R&D

Research

Mechatronics – Automation Systems – Robotics – Intelligent and autonomous robots (humanoids, animated, underwater, flying, etc. – Measurement Systems – Fusion-sensor data with applications in robotics and automation – Architectures and microprocessors and their applications – Standards Formulation – Total Quality – Health & Safety at Work – Multimedia – material for education, e-applications.
Technical Drawing, CNC machine tools and CAD / CAM systems, Production systems, Determination of mechanical properties of metal and other materials, strength of materials, Design and computational techniques to FEM, CAE Systems, Design of – build experimental device, Induction heating essays aluminium castings at Slush, Simulation and optimization of the casting process using appropriate computer software FEA, Play archaeological finds and other items of geometry scanning technologies and rapid prototyping

Publications

Projects

γ1) Coordination

  • R&D_1. “Quality Control of Industrial Materials “, Funding: MAG-GroupAl, manufacturer of aluminum profiles (01.07.1991–31.12.1993), Competitive program.
  • R&D_2. “Design and Construction of an Industrial Prototype and Continuous Arteriovenous Haemodialysis Machine”, Funding: ERGO-Medical, medical equipment company), Competitive program, (02.01.1992–31.12.1993).
  • R&D_3. “Guided Vehicle for Underwater work”, Funding: ΣΠΑ-Special Thrace Program, Competitive program, (01.11.1991–31.10.1993).
  • R&D_4. “Support system for Heart Lag Machine”, Funding: GGET – ERGO-Medical, PENED ’92), Competitive program, (11.04.1993–10.04.1995.
  • R&D_5. “TEMPUS Bureau, Inert-University Co-operation programme”, {SHIVKV, GENK (B), DUTH (GR), VITIS, Sofia (BG)}, JEP coordinator: prof. Yan van Praet (Genk-Belgium), Φορέας χρηματοδότησης Ευρωπαϊκή Επιτροπή – JEP 004473-93/2 (1993-1994).
  • R&D_6. “ERASMUS Bureau, Inert-University Co-operation programme, ERASMUS – Postgraduate curriculum in Interactive System Design”, {Electrical & Computer Engineering Department, Democritus University of Thrace (GR), Institute for Applied and Numerical Mathematics ,Technical University of Vienna (A), Institut d’Informatique, Facultes Universitaires 4 Notre-Dame de la Paix, Namur (B), Facultad de Informatica, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona (SP), Faculty of Computer Science, Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao (SP), ENST de Bretagne, Brest (F), Groupe E.S.C. Brest, Brest (F), Groupe ESC de Normandie (F), Dept. d’ Informatique, Facultte des Sciences de Luminy, Universite D’Aix Marseille (F), Dip. Electronica e Informazione, Politecnico di Milano (I), Faculteit der Economische Wettenschappen, Universiteit van Amsterdam (H), Departmento de Informatica, Universidade do Mincho (P), Department of Informatics, Lund University (S), Department of Information Processing Science, University of Oulu, (F), Department of Human Sciences, Loughbo¬rough University of Technology (UK), Department of Computer Science, University of Manchester (UK), Computation Department, UMIST, Information Systems Research Center, University of Salford (UK), Sheffield University Management School (UK)}, ICP coordinator: prof. Dipak Khakhar (Lund- Sweden), Funding: European Commission– ICP-94-S-3006 and ICP-95-S-3006 (1994-1996).
  • R&D_7. “Computer-Torque/Fuzzy Logic Control of Robotic Manipulators”, Funding: GGET, JRP, GR-UK (11.04.1995–10.04.1997), Competitive program.
  • R&D_8. “Provision of Technical Advice for EOL”, Funding: EOL (01.11. 1996 – today), Competitive program.
  • R&D_9. “CLIMATE – Study for the establishment of a Marble’s industry Institute “, Funding: Municipality of Drama (01.04.1997–31.10.1997), Competitive program.
  • R&D_10. «Upgrading and Development equipment, Enhancing Teaching and Research, and View Research Project in scientific field of Mechatronics», Funding: Ε.Τ.Α.Α. (2009-σήμερα).
    R&D_11. «Project for servicing students’ needs», Funding: Ε.Τ.Α.Α. (2010–today), Funding: 10k€.
  • Collaborations

  • RA_1. “Creating Designer Libraries for Computer “, Funding: Research Committee, DUTh.
    (01.10.1989–28.02.1991) Ε.Υ. Professor P. Sparis.
  • RA_2. “Reorganization and computerization of services of DUTh ” Funding: YPEPTH- Research Committee DUTh (02.11.1989–31.08.1992), Ε.Υ. Professor D. Panagiotakopoulos and Professor Al. Κarakos.
  • RA_3. 1992-1994 “STRIDE HELLAS 8″ application VI entitled “Design and development of a system for monitoring performance catalytic converter to clean modern engine technology.
  • RA_4. “MAST I – Developing methods for adaptive control systems for underwater motion”, Ε.Υ. Professor Ν. Tsagkas), Competitive program, Funding: EEC (1.1191-1.10.93).
  • RA_5. «Pilot Forecasting System Development and Early Warning of Ecological Disaster in the Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace”, CR Professor P. Sparis, Funding: SPA-Special Thracian Program (01.11.1991-31.10.1993).
  • RA_6. “Diagnosis System Car Exhaust Catalysis”, CR Professor Professor, Funding: STRIDE Hellas # 8 (01.11.1991-31.12.1993).
  • RA_7. “Development and Customized fixation Arthroprostheseon” CR Professor V. Galousis, Funding: STRIDE Dinosa (01.11.1991-31.12.1993).
  • RA_8. “Computerization of Production System of tobacco industry SEKAP”, CR e Professor D. Panagiotakopoulos, Funding: Tobacco industry ΣΕΚΑΠ (01.12.1991–31.12.1993).
  • RA_9. “System CAD For computing robotic mechanisms – Construction”, CR Professor P. Sparis, Funding: GSRT, PENED (01.12.1991–30.11.1993).
  • RA_10. “ERASMUS Bureau, Inert-University Co-operation programme, ERASMUS – Postgraduate curriculum in Interactive System Design “, {Dept. of Human Sciences, Loughborough Univ. of Technology (UK), Dept of Informatics, Lund Univ. (S), Computer Science Institute, Namur Univ. (B), Dept. of Computer Science Univ. of Manchester (UK), Dept. of Informatics, Univ. of Mincho (P), Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Univ of Salford (UK), Electrical & Computer Eng. Dept. DUTh (GR)}, ICP coordinator: prof. Dipak Khakhar, Φορέας χρηματοδότησης Ευρωπαϊκή Επιτροπή – ICP-94-S-3006 and ICP-95-S-3006 (1994-1996).
  • RA_11. “Presentation of the Treasures of the Monastery of the Great Meteoro and virtual navigation through images in” (Greek), CR e Professor Ger. Kekkeris (1994).
  • RA_12. “The child in Greek Art” (Greek / English), CR e Professor Ger. Kekkeris (1994).
    RA_13. “New Technologies in Teaching Efficiency Methods”, CR e Professor K. Taxildaris, Funding OPAP and Physical Education – Research Committee DUTh (1994 – 1995).
  • RA_14. “Expansion / Completion of Internal Network Democritus University of ThraceDuthNet”, Ministry of Education Funding (CM 453), CR e Professor Philip Tsalides, (1997).
  • RA_15. “Thracian Electronic Thesaurus: History & Culture, Environment, Tourism,” CR Professor Ch. Hamza, Funding II EPET (01.12.1996 – 30.11.1998).
  • RA_16. “Development of Educational Software for Distributed Hypermedia Processing Issues Combined Study Area and Physical Distribution and Evolution of Human Potential in Him”, CR Professor Ch. Hamza, Funding II EPET (01.12.1996 – 30.11.1998).
  • RA_17. “Sirens, Second Phase: The Laboratory School of Physics in Technology Center World Communication and Learning”, CR e Professor H. Hamza, Funding EPEAK, subprogramme 1, Action 1.1b (1997-1998).
  • RA_18. “The Archaeological Treasures of Thrace”, CR e Professor G. Kekkeris, Funding in collaboration with ΙΘ΄ Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities 12th Byzantine Antiquities and Directorate of Conservation of Antiquities, of Ministry of Coulture (1997).
  • RA_19. “Reorganization Program, Department of Physical Education and Sport (Physical Education) of DUTh”, CR e Professor Ε. Kioumourtzoglou & Professor Κ. Taxildaris, Funding: YPEPTH- ΕPEAEK (1997-2000).
  • RA_20. “Practical exercises of students of DECE – DUTh”, CR e Professor An. Safigianni, Funding: ΕPEAEK / ΕRΕΤ ΙΙ (academic years 1997-1998 & 1998-1999).
  • RA_21. “ System Development, Cultural and Documentation of Monuments and dissemination of monuments and Works of Art “, CR e Professor G. Kekkeris, Funding: PENED 95, (project 445/95 GSRT), ‘National Gallery and Al. Soutzo’s museum’ (01.01.1997 – 31.03.1999)
  • RA_22. “Atlas of Greece”, Funding: Ministry of Education – EPEAEK, contractor: Livani Publishing (Greek), 1997-2000.
  • RA_23. «Project ΕΚVΑΝ-P-30», Funding: G.S.R.Τ., Min. Of development, (2809/ 17.03.1998 – GSRΤ – Min. Of development).
  • RA_24. “Simulation of laboratory experiments Using Computer “, CR e Professor G. Kekkeris, Funding of Mobil Program, Project Σ0303Α/97/ΕΙΝ/ EPEAEK, in collaboration with National Youth Institution. http://ipml.ee.duth.gr/mobil/ front.html (1998 – 1999).
  • RA_25. “Information System & Equipment for Create-installation of a web-server in DUTh”, CRe Professor G. Kekkeris, funding: PAMTH, Project 4730/17-7-98, (1.12.98 – 31.12.2000).
  • RA_26. “Sirens, Β’ phase”, Funding YPEPTH – EPEAK, subprogram 1, Activity 1.1β, «WORLD», sponsor: Livani Publishing, 1999-2000.
  • RA_27. “ Software Development for Teaching Courses using Electronic Media ”, CR e Professor P. Sparis, Funding: TSMEDE, (2002-2005).
  • RA_28. “Improvement of the Emergency Risk Management through Secure Mobile Mechatronic Support to Bomb Disposal (RESCUER), FP6-IST-511492″, Competitive program, CR e Professor Antonios Gasteratos, Funding: European Commission – Information Society Technologies (IST), (2004-2008).
  • RA_29. “Βελτίωση της Διαχείρισης Άμεσου Κινδύνου μέσω Ασφαλούς Κινητής Μηχανοτρονικής Υποστήριξης για Απενεργοποίηση Βομβών (Συγχρηματοδότηση)”, Ε.Υ. ε. καθηγητής Αν. Γαστεράτος, Φορέας χρηματοδότησης: ΓΓΕΤ (matching funds), (2004-2008).
  • RA_30. “Autonomous Collaborative Robots to Swing and Work in Everyday EnviRonment (ACROBOTER), FP6-IST-2006-045530″, Ανταγωνιστικό πρόγραμμα, Ε.Υ. ε. Καθηγητής Αντώνιος Γαστεράτος, Φορέας χρηματοδότησης: Ευρωπαϊκή Επιτροπή – Information Society Technologies (IST), (2007-2010).
  • RA_31. “Vision and Chemiresistor Equipped Web-connected Finding Robots (View-Finder)”, FP6-IST-2006-045541», Ανταγωνιστικό πρόγραμμα, Ε.Υ. ε. Καθηγητής Αντώνιος7 Γαστεράτος, Φορέας χρηματοδότησης: Ευρωπαϊκή Επιτροπή – Information Society Technologies (IST), (2007-2010).
  • RA_32. “Ανάπτυξη Νέων Τεχνικών Αναγνώρισης και Κατηγοριοποίησης”, Ανταγωνιστικό πρόγραμμα, Ε.Υ. ε. Καθηγητής Αντώνιος Γαστεράτος, Φορέας χρηματοδότησης ΓΓΕΤ, Ε+Τ Συνεργασία Ελλάδος-Σλοβενίας, (2005-2007).
  • RA_33. “Ανάπτυξη και Υλοποίηση Νέων Αλγόριθμων Αναγνώρισης Προτύπων Βασισμένων σε Βιολογικά Εμπνευσμένα Μοντέλα και σε Ευφυή Συστήματα”, Ανταγωνιστικό πρόγραμμα, Ε.Υ. ε. Καθηγητής Αντώνιος Γαστεράτος, Φορέας χρηματοδότησης ΓΓΕΤ, ΠΕΝΕΔ, (2005-2008).
  • RA_34. “Ρομπότ εύρεσης, συνδεδεμένα με τεχνολογία ιστού και εξοπλισμένα με αισθητήρες όρασης και χημικής ανάλυσης (Συγχρηματοδότηση)”, Ε.Υ. ε. καθηγητής Αντώνιος Γαστεράτος, Φορέας χρηματοδότησης ΓΓΕΤ (matching funds), Έργο Εφαρμοσμένης Έρευνας, (2007-2011).
  • RA_35. “Αυτόνομα Συνεργαζόμενα Ρομπότ, που αιωρούνται και εργάζονται σε καθημερινά περιβάλλοντα (Συγχρηματοδότηση)”, Ε.Υ. ε. καθηγητής Αντώνιος Γαστεράτος, Φορέας χρηματοδότησης ΓΓΕΤ (matching funds), Έργο Εφαρμοσμένης Έρευνας, (2007-2011).
  • RA_36. “Innovative and Novel First Responders Applications (INFRA)”, FP7-ICT-SEC-2007-1- 225272», Ανταγωνιστικό πρόγραμμα, Ε.Υ. ε. Καθηγητής Αντώνιος Γαστεράτος, Φορέας χρηματοδότησης: Ευρωπαϊκή Επιτροπή – joint call Security (SEC) & Information & Communication Technologies (ICT), (2009-2011).