National Technical University of Athens - School of Mechanical Engineering
Control Systems Lab
Evangelos Papadopoulos Research Group

IMG 20170529 112103 copy Mechanical Engineer - PhD Student
Location: Building M, Room 003a
Phone: +(30) 210-772-2348

Olga-Orsalia Christidi-Loumpasefski was born in Athens in February 1992. She received her Diploma with First-Class Honours from the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics of University of Patras in September 2015. Since October 2015, she is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of NTUA. Her research focuses on dynamics, identification and control of robotic systems in space. She is also working as a Research Associate Engineer in the CSL team for the ESA’s project “On-Board System Identification for Uncertainty Modelling & Characterization".

Research Interests

On-Orbit Servicing, Dynamics and Control of Space Robots, Identification of Rigid and Flexible Space Robotic Systems

Ongoing Work

Parameter Identification of Flexible Space Systems, Parameter Identification of Space Robots in the Presence of Reaction Wheels Accumulated Angular Momentum

Past Work

Rotordynamics, Smart Rotating Machines, Parameter Identification of Rigid Space Systems, Concurrent Parameter Identification and Control for Space Systems during On-Orbit Servicing

Awards and Distinctions

 ESA Academy Selection & Sponsorhip for attendance of Space Debris Training Course 2019

 Scholarship for Doctoral Studies from Hellenic Foundation for Research & Innovation

 C. Mavroidis Award of Excellence in Robotics and Automation 2017

  Scholarship for Doctoral Studies from Onassis Foundation 


Christidi-Loumpasefski, O.-O., Rekleitis, G., and Papadopoulos, E., “Concurrent Parameter Identification and Control for Free-Floating Robotic Systems During On-Orbit Servicing,” Proc. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA '20), Paris, France, May 31-June 4, 2020.

 Christidi-Loumpasefski, O.-O. and Papadopoulos, E., "Parameter Identification of a Space Object in the Pre-capture Phase", Proc. International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space (i-SAIRAS '18), Madrid, Spain, June 4-6, 2018.

 Christidi-Loumpasefski, O.-O., Tzifas, I., Nikolakopoulos, P., and Papadopoulos, C., "Dynamic analysis of rotor-bearing systems with electrorheological fluids", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part K: Journal of Multi-body Dynamics, 2017.

 Christidi-Loumpasefski, O.-O., Ntinos, C., and Papadopoulos, E., “Analytical and Experimental Parameter Estimation for Free-Floating Space Manipulator Systems,” 14th Symposium on Advanced Space Technologies in Robotics and Automation (ASTRA '17), Leiden, The Netherlands, June 20-22, 2017.

Christidi-Loumpasefski, O.-O., Nanos, K., and Papadopoulos, E., “On Parameter Estimation of Space Manipulator Systems Using the Angular Momentum Conservation,” Proc. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA '17), Singapore, May 29-June 3, 2017.

 Christidi-Loumpasefski, O.-O., Tzifas, I., Nikolakopoulos, P., and Papadopoulos, C., "Dynamics of Smart Rotating Machines", 4th International Conference of Engineering Against Failure (ICEAF IV), Skiathos, Greece, June 24–26, 2015.


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