Evangelos Papadopoulos


Department of Mechanical Engineering

National Technical University of Athens

Heroon Polytechniou 9

15780 Zografou, Athens, GREECE

Phone: +(30) 210-772-1440

Phone: +(30) 210-772-1440Fax: +(30) 210-772-1455



Robotics, Dynamic Systems and Control, Mechatronics, Space Robotics, Underwater

Robotics, Legged Robots, Medical Haptic Devices, Microrobotics, Simulators, Planning,

Electrohydraulic Servo Control, and Design.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D. M.E., 1991

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.S. M.E., 1983

National Technical University of Athens, Diploma M.E., 1981

Athens College, Apolytirion, 1976

Positions held

Professor, National Technical University of Athens, 2008-today

Associate Professor, National Technical University of Athens, 2002-2008

Adjunct Professor, McGill University, 1997-2004

Assistant Professor, National Technical University of Athens, 1997 – 2001

Associate Professor, McGill University, 1997

Assistant Professor, McGill University, 1991-1997

Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991

Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987-1990

Analyst, R&D Office (GETEN), Hellenic Navy, 1985-1987

Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982-1984

Society Memberships

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)Fellow

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)Life Fellow

American Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (AAIA)Fellow

American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics (AIAA)Associate Fellow

Sigma Xi

MIT Entrepreneurial Forum-Greece

Technical Chamber of Greece

Professional Activities

Associate Editor, Frontiers in Space Robotics, 2016-today

Associate Editor, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2015-2018

Associate Editor, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 2011-2015

Associate Editor, Mechanism and Machine Theory, 2005-today

Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 2004-2008

Associate Editor (Μechanics, Design and Control), IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) Conference Editorial Board, 2007-2013

Guest Editor, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 2003

International Program Committee Member for ICRA, IROS, ISRA, etc.

Awards & Distinctions

IEEE Fellow

ASME Fellow

AIAA Associate Fellow

Apple Distinguished Educator (2006-)

Best Presentation Award, 2002 16th Hellenic Urological Conference

First Prize, Venture 2002 competition

Best Paper Award, 1995 Transactions of the CSME

Thomaidion Award, NTUA, 1981

0TEE Scholarship and Award, TEE, 1978-1981

Honorary Title of Scholar, Ministry of Education, 1977-1981