Director of Research, School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing

Antonios completed his PhD on Nonlinear Robust Autopilot Design and Analysis with Cranfield in 1999 before joining the same year as a lecturer. He was appointed Head of the Autonomous Systems Group in 2007, became Professor of Autonomous Systems and Control in 2009, and is now head of the Centre for Autonomous and Cyber-Physical Systems. Antonios became the Director of Research for the School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing in September 2015.

He has a diverse expertise in both unmanned and autonomous vehicles as well as cyber-physical systems.

Antonios is an editorial board member of the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) Part G Journal of Aerospace Engineering; International Journal of Systems Science; Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement; IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems; and Aerospace Science and Technology.

He is vice-chair of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Technical Committee on Aerospace Control, and a member of the IFAC Technical Committees on Networked Systems, Discrete Event and Hybrid Systems, and Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles.

Antonios is also a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Technical Committee on Guidance, Control and Navigation; AIAA Unmanned Systems Program Committee; IEEE Control System Society Technical Committee on Aerospace Control (TCAC); and IET Robotics and Mechatronics Executive Team.

Antonios Tsourdos
Professor Antonios Tsourdos