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

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

Professional Experience

  •   Professor, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 2008-today. 
  •   Associate Professor, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 2002-2008. 
  •   Assistant Professor, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 10/96 - 2002. 
  •   Adjunct Professor, McGill University, Canada, 1997-2004.
  •   Associate Professor, McGill University, Canada, 1997.
  •   Assistant Professor, McGill University, Canada, 1991-1996.
  •   Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, 1991.
  •   Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, 1987-1990.
  •   Researcher, Hellenic Navy, Greece, 1985-1987.
  •   Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, 1982-1984.

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

Distinctions
Associate Editor, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (2015-), Associate Editor, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control (2011-), Associate Editor, Mechanism and Machine Theory (2005-), Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Robotics (2004-2008), Venture 2002, 1st Prize, 16th Panhellenic Urological Conference, 1st Prize, Who's Who in the World, και Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 1998-today. Outstanding Paper Award, Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME) Transactions, 1995. Thomaidion Award and Scholarship, NTUA, 1981. Technical Chamber of Greece 17th of November Award, Technical Chambers of Greece, 1978-1981. Honor Scholarship, State Scholarships Foundation-ΙKY, Ministry of education, 1977-1981.

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.
Chair, Department's Web Site Committee.

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, Computational Methods for Control Systems and Robotics, System Optimization, Design of Micromechanisms and Microrobotic Systems.