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Papageorgiou Xanthi

Dr. Xanthi S. Papageorgiou is currently a Scientific Associate in the Institute for Language and Speech Processing (ILSP), at the Athena Research Center and a Robotics Tech Leader at UBITECH – The Ubiquitous Technologies Company. She currently also serves as an adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UOA). She was a Senior Research Fellow in Robotics Control and Decision Systems (RCDS) Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering (MEM), at the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) (2018-2020). Also, she was a Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Intelligent Robotics and Automation Laboratory (IRAL), School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) (2013-2018). She holds a Mechanical Engineering Diploma from NTUA (2003) and a PhD (2009) on the subject of “Motion Tasks on Neuro-Robotic Systems”, from the Control Systems Laboratory, School of the Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, where, she worked on a number of research projects (2002-2009). She joined Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus, School of Technological Applications, as an Adjunct Lecturer on Digital Control and Microcontrollers (2008-2015). Her main research interests include neuro-robotics, human/robot interaction, neuro-science, and rehabilitation, as well as motion tasks, force control, compliant, adaptive and optimal control methods, and their applications to robotic systems. She has authored and co-authored more than 60 scientific publications in international journals and conference proceedings. She has also participated in several national and international research programs. She currently is a reviewer in several international journals and conferences. She is a member of IEEE, IEEE Robotics & Automation Society, IEEE Control Systems Society, and the Technical Chamber of Greece.