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 E.313. 
Tel.  (+30) 210 772-1440, (+30) 210 772-2348 (lab1), 
        (+30) 210 772-2643 (lab2), (+30) 210 772-3512 (lab3). 
Fax  (+30) 210 772-1455. 
email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Personal Homepage 1: http://nereus.mech.ntua.gr
Personal Homepage 2: http://users.ntua.gr/egpapado


Studies

1991 Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
1983 M.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
1981 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece


Professional Experience

2008 - today Professor, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
2002 - 2008 Associate Professor, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
1996 - 2002 Assistant Professor, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
1997 - 2004 Adjunct Professor, McGill University, Canada
1997 Associate Professor, McGill University, Canada
1991 - 1996 Assistant Professor, McGill University, Canada
1991 Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
1987 - 1990 Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
1985 - 1987 Researcher, Hellenic Navy, Greece
1982 - 1984 Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA


Research
Modelling, identification and control of dynamic systems. Robotics, incl. mobile space, earth and underwater robotic devices. Legged robots. Design and control of mechatronic devices. Model-based control of electrohydraulic systems and simulators.


Distinctions

2019 IEEE Fellow
2017 ASME Fellow
2017 AIAA Associate Fellow
2016 - today Associate Editor, Frontiers in Space Robotics
2015 - 2018 Associate Editor, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters
2011 - 2018 Associate Editor, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control
2009 - today Apple Distinguished Educator
2005 - today Associate Editor, Mechanism and Machine Theory
2004 - 2008 Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Robotics
2002 Venture, Entrepreneurship Competition, 1st Prize
2002 Panhellenic award, 16th Panhellenic Urological Conference, 1st Prize
1998 Competition OCTAS 1998, Fédération de l'informatique du Québec, OCTAS de l’Excellence, 1st Prize, "ATREF Simulator"
1995 Outstanding Paper Award, Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME) Transactions
1981 Thomaidion Award and Scholarship, NTUA
1978 - 1981 Technical Chamber of Greece 17th of November Award, Technical Chambers of Greece
1977 - 1981 Honor Scholarship, State Scholarships Foundation-ΙKY, Ministry of education


Member of:
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Fellow. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), Associate Fellow. Institute of Electronic & Electrical Engineers (IEEE), Senior Member.


Current Duties
Director of the Automatic Control & Machine and Plant Regulation Laboratory.
Director of the Mechanical Design & Automatic Control Section.


Teaches at NTUA
Undergraduate: Introduction to Electrical Circuits and Systems, Electromechanical Systems, Introduction to Theory and Technology of Automatic Control, Intelligent Control Systems and Robotics. 
Postgraduate: Mechatronics.