School of Mechanical Engineering

National Technical University of Athens


Professor


Address: National Technical University of Athens,
Heroon Polytechniou 9, 15780 Zografou, Athens, Greece,
School of Mechanical Engineering, Section of Mechanical
Design & Automatic Control
, Building 'Ε', Office 309. 
Tel.  (+30) 210 772-3595, (+30) 210 772-1726. 
Fax  (+30) 210 772-3657. 
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Personal Homepage: http://users.ntua.gr/kkyria/


Studies

  •   Ph.D., Computer & Systems Engineering Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA, 1991. 
  •   M.S. , Computer & Systems Engineering Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA, 1987.
  •   Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece, 1985.

Professional Experience

  •   Assοciate Professor Control Systems Laboratory, Mechanical Design & Control Systems Division, Mechanical Engineering Department, NTUA, Greece,2001-.
  •   Assistant Professor Control Systems Laboratory, Mechanical Design & Control Systems Division, Mechanical Engineering Department, NTUA, Greece, 1995-2001.
  •   Assistant Professor New York State Center for Advanced Technology in Automation & Robotics/ Electrical, Computers & Systems Engineering Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA, 1991-1994.
  •   Research Assistant NASA Center of Intelligent Robotic Systems for Space Exploration/ Electrical, Computers & Systems Engineering Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA, 1986-1991.

Research
Intelligent Robotic Systems (Manipulators - Ground/ Underwater/ Aerial Vehicles). Nonlinear/ Optimal Control Applications. Mechatronics - Micromechanics. Real Time Control Systems. Intelligent Robotic Systems.

Distinctions
Alexander von Humboldt Stifftung (1993). Onassis Foundation Scholarship (1988-1990). Bodosakis Foundation Scholarship (1986-1988). D.Samaras Award (1986). Associate Editor (ΙΕΕΕ Robotics & Automation Magazine 1997-/ International Journal of Intelligent Control & Systems 1996-).

Member of:
ΙΕΕΕ (Control, Robotics, Computer Societies). Technical Chamber of Greece.

Current Duties
Director, PC-LAB , Mechanical Engineering Department. Department Representative, Computer & Networking University Committee.

Teaches at NTUA
Undergraduate: Introduction to Computer Engineering & Science, Industrial.