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Ioannis Raptis

Ioannis Raptis
Dr. Ioannis RaptisAssistant Professor

Research Interests

Control Systems, Cooperative Robotics, Fault Diagnosis and Failure Prognosis, Cyber-Physical Systems

Distributed estimation, multi-agent systems, autonomous vehicles, path planning and trajectory generation, nonlinear dynamic systems theory

Education

  • Ph D: Electrical Engineering, (2010), University of South Florida - Tampa, Florida
    Supporting Area: Nonlinear control, attitude control, helicopter control and system identification
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Linear and nonlinear control of unmanned rotorcraft
  • MS: Electrical and Computer Engineering, (2006), Ohio State University - Columbus, Ohio
    Supporting Area: Nonlinear control, bipedal locomotion, robotics, hybrid systems
  • Other: Electrical and Computer Engineering, (2003), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki - Thessaloniki, Greece

Awards and Honors

  • Honorable mention (2014), Scholarship/Research - ASEE

Publications

  • Sinclair, M., Raptis, I. (2016) "Dynamic Endpoint Object Conveyance Using a Large-Scale Actuator Network," arXiv preprint arXiv:1604.04659
  • Guney, M.A., Raptis, I. (2015) "A robotic experimental platform for testing and validating warehouse automation algorithms," IEEE Conference on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications, TePRA 2015-August:
  • Fyler, D., Sullivan, B., Raptis, I. (2015) "Distributed object manipulation using a mobile multi-agent system," IEEE Conference on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications, TePRA 2015-August:
  • Sinclair, M., Raptis, I. (2015) "Dynamic end target part conveyance using an autonomous morphing surface," IEEE Conference on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications, TePRA 2015-August:
  • Sinclair, M., Raptis, I. (2015) "Object conveyance control algorithms with spatially changeable end target location using Large-Scale Actuator Networks," Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation 2015-June:June pp. 6052 - 6057
  • Raptis, I., Vachtsevanos, G. (2014) "An adaptive particle filtering-based framework for real-time fault diagnosis and failure prognosis of environmental control systems," Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Prognostics and Health Management Society 2011, PHM 2011 pp. 77 - 84
  • Laird, D., Raptis, I., Price, J. (2014) "Design and validation of a centimeter-scale robot collective," 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC) pp. 918-923
  • Sinclair, M., Raptis, I. (2014) "Distributed manipulation using cyber-physical systems," 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC) pp. 3097-3102
  • Sinclair, M., Raptis, I. (2014) "Distributed Manipulation Using Large-Scale Actuator Networks," ASEE Zone I Conference
  • Sinclair, M., Raptis, I. (2014) "Implementation of a Large-Scale Actuator Network for Distributed Manipulation," ASME 2014 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference pp. V001T14A006
  • Liu, Z., Li, Z., Fu, X., Raptis, I., Liu, B., Ren, K. (2014) "Rise of Mini-Drones: Applications and Issues," IEEE Globecom
  • Price, J., Laird, D., Raptis, I. (2014) "Spider Bots: A Low Cost Platform for Testing and Validating Cooperative Control Algorithms," ASME 2014 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference pp. V001T14A005
  • Laird, D., Price, J., Raptis, I. (2014) "Spider-Bots: A Low Cost Cooperative Robotics Platform," ASEE Zone I Conference
  • Sconyers, C., Lee, Y., Kim, K., Oh, S., Mavris, D., Oza, N., Mah, R., Martin, R., Raptis, I., Vachtsevanos, G. (2013) "Diagnosis of fault modes masked by control loops with an application to autonomous hovercraft systems," International Journal of Prognostics and Health Management 4:1
  • Raptis, I., Valavanis, K.P., Vachtsevanos, G.J. (2012) "Linear tracking control for small-scale unmanned helicopters," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology 20:4 pp. 995-1010
  • Raptis, I., Valavanis, K.P., Moreno, W.A. (2011) "A novel nonlinear backstepping controller design for helicopters using the rotation matrix," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology 19:2 pp. 465-473
  • Raptis, I., Valavanis, K.P. (2011) "Linear and Nonlinear Control of Small-Scale Unmanned Helicopters," Springer
  • Raptis, I., Vachtsevances, G.J. (2011) "An adaptive particle ltering-based framework for real- time fault diagnosis and failure prognosis of environmental control systems.," Annual Conference of the Prognostics and Health Management Society
  • Raptis, I., Vachtsevances, G.J. (2011) "A health management framework for environmental control systems," Proceedings of the 19th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation pp. 964-969
  • Sconyers, C., Raptis, I., Vachtsevanos, G.J. (2011) "Rotorcraft control and trajectory generation for target tracking," Proceedings of the 19th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Au- tomation pp. 1235-1240
  • Raptis, I., Valavanis, K.P. (2011) "Velocity and heading tracking control for small-scale un- manned helicopters," Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference (ACC) pp. 1579-1586
  • Raptis, I., Valavanis, K.P., Moreno, W.A. (2009) "System identification and discrete nonlinear control of miniature helicopters using backstepping," Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: Theory and Applications 55:2-3 pp. 223-243
  • Raptis, I., Valavanis, K.P., Kandel, A., Moreno, W.A. (2009) "System Identification for a Miniature Helicopter at Hover Using Fuzzy Models," Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: Theory and Applications 56:3 pp. 345-362
  • Raptis, I., Valavanis, K.P., Moreno, W.A. (2009) "Backstepping control design for miniature rotorcraft using the rotation matrix.," Proceedings of the 17th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation pp. 1227-1232
  • Srinivasan, S., Raptis, I., Westervelt, E.R. (2008) "Low-dimensional sagittal plane model of normal human walking," Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 130:5
  • Raptis, I., Valavanis, K.P. (2007) "Airplane basic equations of motion and open-loop dynamics," Springer pp. 49-72