Control Group

Cambridge University Department of Engineering

Thiago Burghi

Background - Research - Publications

Position: Research Assistant / PhD student

Office Location: BN4-85

E-mail: tbb29 [at]

Thesis Title: Feedback for neuronal system dentification

Supervisor: Professor Rodolphe Sepulchre


2012: BSc Automation and Control Engineering (University of Campinas, Brazil)

2012: Diplôme d'Ingénieur (École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées, France)

2014: Msc Mechanical Engineering (University of Campinas, Brazil)

Research Interests

Neuronal systems; Nonlinear oscillations; Nonlinear system identification; Nonlinear systems; Differential analysis


Journal papers

T. Burghi, M. Schoukens and R. Sepulchre. “Feedback identification of conductance-based models”. Provisionally accepted for publication at Automatica, April 2020. Available at

Conference papers

T. Burghi, M. Schoukens and R. Sepulchre. “Feedback for Nonlinear System Identification”. Proceedings of the European Control Conference (ECC 2019) – June 2019, Naples, Italy.

T. Burghi, J. Iossaqui, J. Camino, “Stability analysis of perturbed nonlinear systems applied to the trajectory control of a wheeled mobile robot subject to lateral slip ”. Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Dynamic Problems of Mechanics, Natal, Brazil, 2015.

Conference posters

“Identification of Excitable Neuronal Systems”. 27th Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting (CNS*2018) – July 2018, Seattle, WA, United States.


“Identification of Excitable Neuronal Systems”. 27th European Research Network on System Identification (ERNSI) Workshop – September 2018, Cambridge, United Kingdom.