Ioannis A. Raptis


Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Autonomous Robotics Systems Laboratory (ARSL)
University of Massachusetts Lowell

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1 University Ave., Lowell, MA
Perry Hall 214A
Tel: (978) 934-4972

I am looking for two talented and self-motivated students to work on a new project on Distributed Fault Diagnosis of Nonlinear Stochastic Systems. If you are interested, have a look at the online posting here.

Research Interests

  • Fault diagnosis and failure prognosis

  • Cyber-physical systems

  • Distributed sensor networks

  • Multi-agent dynamic systems

  • Autonomous vehicles

  • Path planning and trajectory generation

  • Rotorcraft/aircraft control and system identification

  • Nonlinear dynamic systems theory and control design


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, 2010, University of South Florida

  • M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2006, The Ohio State University

  • Dipl. Ing., Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2003, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki


  • Assistant Professor, Sep. 2012 - present, Mechanical Engineering, Umass Lowell

    • Autonomous Robotics Systems Laboratory

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Jun. 11 - Aug. 12, Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

    • Aerospace Systems design Laboratory

  • Postodoctoral Fellow, Feb. 10 - Jul. 11, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

    • Intelligent Control Systems Laboratory

  • Reserach Assistant, Aug. 6 - Dec. 9, Computer Science and Engineering, University of South Florida

    • Unmanned Systems Laboratory

  • Graduate Student, Jun. 5 - Jun. 6, Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University

    • Locomotion and Biomechanics Laboratory