About me

I am Assistant Professor with the Division of Systems and Control (SYSCON), Department of Signals and Systems (S2) at Chalmers University of Technology. I am also Senior Researcher with the Center of Autonomous Systems and the Dept. of  Robotics Perception and Learning (RPL former CVAP) at KTH, Royal Institute of Technology. I am a reviewer in the major scientific journals specialised in robotics and automatic control. I also serve as the treasurer of the IEEE Robotics Chapter in Sweden.


I received a Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a PhD from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), in 2004 and 2009 respectively.

Funding and Projects

I am Principal Investigator of the project (projecktbidrag – Unga forskare) Cooperative Human Robot Object Manipulation via Adaptive learning control (CHROMA) which is funded the by the Swedish Research Council (VR) at Chalmers and, as a researcher at KTH, I am Principal Investigator and WP leader  for the H2020 project SARAfun related to bimanual robotic assembly.

Research interests

Robot control, robotic manipulation in human-centered environments and dual arm manipulation, force control, control of physical human-robot interaction, multi-agent robotic systems, adaptive control and nonlinear control systems.



e-mail Chalmerse-mail KTHPhone NumberSkype
yiannis AT chalmers.se
yiankar AT kth.se 
+4631 772 1562




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