Prof. Markos Papageorgiou: Freeway Traffic Control

The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence of the University of Cyprus is pleased to announce the lecture of the internationally recognized Professor Markos Papageorgiou from the Technical University of Crete.

Professor Papageorgiou received the Diplom-Ingenieur and Doktor-Ingenieur Degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Munich, Germany, in 1976 and 1981, respectively.

He was a Free Associate with Dorsch Consult, Munich (1982-1988), and with Institute National de Recherche sur les Transports et leur Sécurité (INRETS), Arcueil, France (1986-1988). From 1988 to 1994 he was a Professor of Automation at the Technical University of Munich. Since 1994 he has been a Professor at the Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece. He was a Visiting Professor at Politecnico di Milano, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, MIT, University of Rome La Sapienza and Tsinghua University; and a Visiting Scholar at the University of California at Berkeley.

His research interests include automatic control and optimisation theory and applications to traffic and transportation systems, water systems and further areas. He is a Life Fellow of IEEE and a Fellow of IFAC. He received several distinctions and awards, including an ERC Advanced Investigator Grant.

The “Freeway Traffic Control” is the second lecture of the KIOS Distinguished Lecture Series for the 2019, a series of lectures that hosts world-class researchers who are specialized in technology and innovation fields.

The lecture will take place on Thursday, February 7th 2019 at 12:00 in Room B108 of A. Leventis Building at the University of Cyprus.

The lecture is open to the public. More information and details about the lecture can be found here.