Thalita Nazaré graduated from the Federal University of São João del-Rei (UFSJ), Brazil, with
bachelor’s (2019) and master’s (2021) degrees in Electrical Engineering, focusing on control and
modelling of non-linear and chaotic systems.

In 2021 she worked as a temporary lecturer at the Electrical
Engineering Department at UFSJ. In 2022 Thalita was awarded the Women in STEM (WISH) Hume Fellow
Scholarship and joined COER to commence her PhD studies focusing on control co-design for wave energy converters.