Director of Research, School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing and member of the University Executive

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