Anthony Tzes



University of Patras
Electrical & Computer Engineering Department, Rio GR-26500, Greece

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Dr. Anthony Tzes is Professor and Head of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department of the University of Patras (UPAT) in Greece. He is a graduate of UPAT (1985) and has received his M.Sc. and doctorate from the Ohio State University in 1987 and 1990, respectively. From 1990 till 1999 he was with Polytechnic Institute of New York University.

His research interests include Networked Controlled Systems, MEMs, Robotics, Mechatronics, Adaptive Control, Instrumentation and System Identification. Prof. Tzes has received research funding from various organizations including NASA, the National (U.S.) Science Foundation, the European Union and the European Space Agency.

He has been the Chairman of IEEE’s Control Systems Society Greek Chapter, a member of the Greek committee of the European Control Association, member at several committees of the International Federation of Automatic Control, and the national representative (2006-9) to EU’s FP7’s thematic area “Regions of Knowledge, Research Potential and Coherent Development of Policies”. He has served in various positions (Organizing Committee Chairman (ECC’07), General Chairman (MED2011)), and as IPC-member at several international conferences. He has served in the editorial board of several journals and he is a Visiting Professor at U. of Loughborough, UK.

He has authored more than 250 papers published in international journals and conferences. While in UPAT, he leads the “Applied Networked Mechatronics Systems group”.