Contact Dr Efstathios Velenis

Areas of expertise

  • Mechatronics & Advanced Controls
  • On-Road Vehicle Dynamics


Dr Velenis received his MSc and PhD degrees from the School of Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, GA, USA in 2000 and 2006 respectively and his Mechanical Engineering Diploma from the Mechanical Engineering Department at the National Technical University of Athens in 1999. In 2006 he was awarded the Luther Long award for the best PhD dissertation in Engineering Mechanics at Georgia Institute of Technology.  Following his PhD, Efstathios held a Post-doctoral researcher position at Georgia Institute of Technology and was a visiting researcher at Ford Motor Company in MI, USA. 

Current activities

Dr Velenis is currently a Reader at the Advanced Vehicle Engineering Centre at Cranfield University. His research focuses on vehicle dynamics and control, optimal control for active chassis systems and autonomous vehicles, lap-time optimisation and tire modelling. He has received research funding from EPSRC, Innovate UK and the European Commission.


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