Assistant Professor of Robotics
Office 204, Building I
Laboratory of Robotics and Automation
Department of Production & Management Engineering
School of Engineering
Democritus University of Thrace
Xanthi, Greece

The following sources are acknowledged for research funding

Angelos A. Amanatiadis is Assistant Professor of Robotics in the Department of Production and Management Engineering at Democritus University of Thrace (DUTH). He received his Diploma and his Ph.D. (Hons.) from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, DUTH, Greece, in 2004 and 2009, respectively. His research lies at the intersection of autonomous robotic systems, computer vision, machine learning, and real-time embedded systems. He has received the Stavros Niarchos Award for Promising Young Scientists and a State Scholarships Foundation (IKY) Postdoc scholarship. He is a Senior member of the IEEE and awarded as one of the Transactions “Outstanding Reviewers” in appreciation of outstanding service to the IEEE Society.

His published work includes 3 journal special issues as guest editor, 30 papers in refereed international journals, 3 chapters in books and over 40 papers in international conference proceedings. Ηe holds one patent and has been the technical manager of several European and National R&D projects. He is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems and HardwareX Journal and has been member of the program/organizing committee of more than 10 international conferences. He has also served as expert evaluator in research grant funding bodies for the European Commission, the Government of Canada, Italy, Cyprus and Latvia. Many aspects of his research have been prominently featured in wider media, such as, BBC, Bloomberg, RT and also in technology-focused media, such as IEEE Spectrum, Popular Mechanics, Popular Science, Engadget. Currently, he is working as the Chief Research Engineer for building the first Hellenic Autonomous Vehicle (HAV) with the aid of deep learning and artificial intelligence.

Teaching
Fall 2021: Ζ01 Control Systems
Fall 2021: ΕΠ13 Big Data Analytics
Spring 2022: Η01 Robotics
Spring 2022: Η14Ν Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning

PhD Students
Athanasios Chalvatzaras
Maria Siopi

Invited Talks
2022.02.14 – “Introduction to Autonomous Vehicles”, EESTEC International Workshop, Xanthi
2021.12.09 – “AI and Autonomous Vehicles”, Neapolis University, Pafos
2018.10.16 – “Deep learning design frameworks and techniques for mobile robot vision tasks”, IEEE International School of Imaging, Krakow
2014.02.19 – “Vision Systems for Future Autonomous Space Exploration Robots”, Robotic Exploration of Extreme Environments Foresight Workshop, Bremen