Victor Barasuol was born in São Miguel do Oeste/SC, Brazil. He received the Diploma degree in electrical engineering from Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Florianpolis, Brazil, in 2006. He received the M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering and the Ph.D degree in automation and systems engineering from the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianpolis, Brazil, in 2008 and 2013, respectively.,He is currently a Researcher with the Dynamic Legged Systems Lab of the Dept. of Advanced Robotics (directed by Prof Darwin Caldwell) at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia. He is an expert in motion generation and control for quadruped robots with emphasis in reactive actions using proprioceptive and exteroceptive sensor feedback