Areas of expertise


Dr Velenis received his PhD in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2006. His PhD research was honoured with the Georgia Institute of Technology's Luther Long award for the best PhD thesis in the area of Engineering Mechanics.

From 2006 to 2007 he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow in trajectory optimisation for land vehicles at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and as a visiting researcher at Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan.

From 2008 to 2012 he was a lecturer and course director of undergraduate Motorsport Engineering position at the School of Engineering and Design at Brunel University in the UK.

Current activities

Dr Velenis is a lecturer in Automotive Engineering and course director of the MSc in Automotive Mechatronics course. He specialises in modelling and control of vehicle dynamics.

Dr Velenis' research focuses on control design for active chassis systems, modelling of tyre forces, nonlinear optimisation for lap-time simulation, modelling of expert driving techniques near the limit of handling.


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