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Office Location: ASE 4.232

Efstathios Bakolas

Associate Professor

Eli H. and Ramona Thornton Centennial Fellowship in Engineering

Department Research Areas:
Controls, Autonomy and Robotics

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Interests:

  • Systems and Control Theory
  • Optimal Control
  • Stochastic Control
  • Differential/Dynamic Game Theory
  • Motion planning for robotic systems and autonomous vehicles
  • Multi-agent Networks

Dr. Bakolas joined the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin as an Assistant Professor in fall 2012. He received his Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with highest honors from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, in 2004 and his MS. and Ph.D. degrees in Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, in 2007 and 2011, respectively.

His main research interests include optimal control theory, stochastic control, optimization-based control, differential games and game theory, computational and algorithmic geometry, dynamic programming, nonlinear control, path planning and motion planning for robotic systems and autonomous vehicles, and distributed control and estimation for multi-agent networks.

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