Panagiotis Vlantis

Research Interests:

My main research interests involve automatic control and robotics.
More specifically, my field of research is focused around control of ground and aerial vehicles, single- and multi-agent motion planning, artificial potential fields and model predictive control.

Contact Details:

Email: vlantis AT mail.ntua.gr
Phone: 2107724012
Office: Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Building M, Basement
Website: www.controlsystemslab.gr/main/members/panagiotis-vlantis

Education:

02/2015 – present
National Technical University of Athens,
School of Mechanical Engineering,
Department of Mechanical Design and Automatic Control

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Mechanical Engineering

Thesis:
Multi-robot cooperation under operational constraints via implicit communication

Supervisor: Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos

09/2008 – 12/2014 National Technical University of Athens, School of Mechanical Engineering

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (GPA: 8.56/10)

Thesis: Quadrotor landing on an inclined platform of a moving ground vehicle

Supervisor: Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos

Scholarships:

12/2016 – present Πρόγραμμα υποτροφιών με τίτλο «Ενίσχυση του Ανθρώπινου Ερευνητικού Δυναμικού μέσω της υλοποίησης Διδακτορικής Έρευνας»- 1ος κύκλος

5ος με συνολική βαθμολογία πρότασης 91.26/100.00 στον κλάδο “Επιστήμες Μηχανικού και Τεχνολογία”

Publications:

 

Journal Papers

 

  • [J3] C. Vrohidis, P. Vlantis, C. P. Bechlioulis and K. J. Kyriakopoulos, “Prescribed Time Scale Robot Navigation,” in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 1191-1198, April 2018.
    doi: 10.1109/LRA.2018.2794616
  • [J2] C. Vrohidis, P. Vlantis, C. P. Bechlioulis, K. J. Kyriakopoulos, “Reconfigurable multi-robot coordination with guaranteed convergence in obstacle cluttered environments under local communication.” Auton. Robots 42(4): 853-873 (2018)
  • [J1] P. Marantos, G. C. Karras, P. Vlantis, K. J. Kyriakopoulos, “Vision-based Autonomous Landing Control for Unmanned Helicopters”, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, October 2017

 

Conference Papers

 

  • [C4] C. Vrohidis, P. Vlantis, C. P. Bechlioulis and K. J. Kyriakopoulos, “Prescribed Time Scale Robot Navigation in Dynamic Environments,” 2018 European Control Conference (ECC), Limassol, 2018, pp. 1803-1808.
    doi: 10.23919/ECC.2018.8550556
  • [C3] P. Vlantis, C. Vrohidis, C. P. Bechlioulis and K. J. Kyriakopoulos, “Robot Navigation in Complex Workspaces Using Harmonic Maps,” 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Brisbane, QLD, 2018, pp. 1726-1731.
    doi: 10.1109/ICRA.2018.8460695
  • [C2] P. Vlantis, C. P. Bechlioulis, G. Karras, G. Fourlas and K. J. Kyriakopoulos, “Fault tolerant control for omni-directional mobile platforms with 4 mecanum wheels,” 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stockholm, 2016, pp. 2395-2400
  • [C1] P. Vlantis, P. Marantos, C. P. Bechlioulis and K. J. Kyriakopoulos, “Quadrotor landing on an inclined platform of a moving ground vehicle,” 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Seattle, WA, 2015, pp. 2202-2207