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

Production Engineer, MSc.
PhD Student
Location:   Biomimetics Lab
Phone:   +(30) 210-772-3512


Ioannis Georgiou Kontolatis was born in Athens in November 1980. He received his Diploma from Technical University of Crete (TUC), in January 2005, in Production Engineering and Management. He attended the Postgraduate Program “Automation Systems” organized by the Department of Mechanical Engineering of National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and received the M.S. Degree in 2008. His Master thesis concerned position feedback for visual servoing implementation of a space robot simulator. Since November 2009, he is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of NTUA. His research is in the area of dynamics and control of legged robots with compliance. Research Interests: Legged Robots, Dynamic Locomotion, Space Robotics.

Research Interests

Current Work
  Research Area: Legged Robots
  Ariadna Call for Proposals: Space Gaits.

Past Work

  Kontolatis, I., and Papadopoulos, E., “Dynamic Running Quadruped for Crater Exploration,” 11th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space, (i-SAIRAS), 4-6 September 2012, Turin, Italy.
  Papadopoulos E, Paraskevas I.S.., Flessa T., Nanos K., Rekleitis G. and Kontolatis I., “Development of Simulator and Emulator System for Space Robot”, 1st Panhellenic Conference on Robotics, Athens, Greece, 23-24 February 2009, (in Greek).
  Papadopoulos, E., Paraskevas, I., Flessa, T., Nanos, K., Kontolatis, I., “The NTUA Space Robot Simulator: Design & Results,” 10th ESA Workshop on Advanced Space Technologies for Robotics and Automation (ASTRA 2008), 11 - 14 November 2008, ESA/ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

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