Nikos

Nikolaos Bekiaris-Liberis

Technical University of Crete

Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow

Department of Production Engineering & Management


Phone:+30 28210 37460.  E-Mail: bekiaris-liberis@ece.tuc.gr



Research Interests
  • Theory: Distributed parameter systems. Delay systems. Nonlinear control. Adaptive control.

  • Applications: Traffic flow control & estimation. Control of connected and automated vehicles. Occupancy detection in smart buildings. Automotive catalysts. 3D Printing/Extruders. Oil drilling. Networked control systems.













PArtial Differential Equation model-based COntrol of Traffic flow (PADECOT), HORIZON 2020, Marie Sklodowska-Curie IF

Teaching
CV
Positions
  • Assistant Professor (2019--current), Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
  • Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow (2017--current), Department of Production Engineering & Management, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
  • Adjunct Professor in the Department of Electronics & Computer Engineering (2015--2017), Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
  • Postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Production Engineering & Management (2015--2017), Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
    Advisor: Markos Papageorgiou
  • Postdoctoral researcher in the Departments of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences (2013--2015), University of California, Berkeley
    Advisor: Alexandre Bayen
Education Recognitions
  • Member of the TRAMAN21 team, receiving the 2018 IEEE ITS Outstanding Application Award from the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society for Contributions in Vehicle Automation and Communication Systems and Applications.
  • Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship Grant (about 13.5% of the submitted proposals was funded in the 2016 Reintegration scheme), European Commission, 2017.
  • Best Paper Award, International Conference on Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services and Technologies (UBICOMM), 2015.
  • Chancellor's Dissertation Medal in Engineering (Best Dissertation Award in Engineering among 150 PhDs granted in 2013), Jacobs School of Engineering, University of California, San Diego, 2014.
  • Finalist for Best Student Paper Award, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2013.
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UC San Diego, 2012.
  • Finalist for Best Student Paper Award, ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, 2010.
  • Jacobs Fellow, Jacobs School of Enginerring, UC San Diego, 2008.
Lectures Editorship
  • Associate Editor for Automatica. 2019--current
  • Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. 2019--current
  • Guest Editor for the International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, special issue: Robust Adaptive Control: Legacies and Horizons.
  • Guest Editor for the Transportation Research Part C, special issue: Management of Future Motorway and Urban Traffic Systems
  • Associate Editor for the 2019 IEEE International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing.
  • Associate Editor for the 2018, 2019 IFAC Workshop on Time Delay Systems.
  • Associate Editor for the 2018 IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems.
Conference/Workshop Organization
Working Experience
  • Ford Research and Advanced Engineering, Ford Motor Company (2012)
    Technical Report : ``PDE-Based Control of the Oxygen Storage Level in Three-Way Catalytic Converters: Further Results and Experimental Validation"
  • Ford Research and Advanced Engineering, Ford Motor Company (2011)
    Technical Report : ``PDE-Based Control of the Oxygen Storage Level in Three-Way Catalytic Converters"