Kyriakos G. Vamvoudakis - Professional Experience

Faculty Project Research Scientist Center for Control, Dynamical-systems, and Computation (CCDC), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, (2012-present).

  • Working in the general area of network security, game theory, smart grid and multi-agent optimization with Professor João P. Hespanha. Under grants:

  • “Bio-inspired Control Systems,” Army Research Office (ARO) grant, W911NF-09-D-0001, 2013-present.

  • “A Cyber Awareness Framework for Attack Analysis, Prediction, and Visualization,” MURI Army Research Office (ARO) grant, W911NF-09-1-0553, 2012-present.

Adjunct Professor Department of Electrical Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington, (2011-2012)

  • Instructor for the graduate class Linear Systems Engineering. This is the main graduate introductory course on linear system theory. Student evaluation (out of 5): 4.7.

Faculty Research Associate/Research Scientist Automation & Robotics Research Institute, The University of Texas at Arlington, (2011-2012).

  • Working on feedback control theory, approximate dynamic programming and game theory (Nash, Stackelberg, graphical games). Under grants:

  • “Adaptive Dynamic Programming for Real-Time Cooperative Multi-Player Games and Graphical Games,” National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, ECS-1128050, 2011-2012.

  • “Design of Structured Controllers for High Performance DoD Maneuvering Systems Using Neural Networks,” ARO grant, W91NF-05-1-0314, 2008-2012.

  • “Trust Based Collaborative Control for Teams on Communication Networks,” Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) grant, FA9550-09-1-0278, 2009-2012.

Research Assistant Automation & Robotics Research Institute, The University of Texas at Arlington, (2006-2011)

  • Working on feedback control theory and approximate dynamic programming. Under grants:

  • “Design of Structured Controllers for High Performance DoD Maneuvering Systems Using Neural Networks,” ARO grant, W91NF-05-1-0314, 2008-2012.

  • “Trust Based Collaborative Control for Teams on Communication Networks,” AFOSR grant, FA9550-09-1-0278, 2009-2012.

  • “Adaptive Critics for Nonlinear Continuous-Time Systems,” NSF grant, ECS-0501451, 2007-2008.

  • “Adaptive Dynamic Programming for Continuous Time Systems and Networked Agents on Graphs,” NSF grant, ECS-0801330, 2008-2011.

Research Assistant Automation Laboratory, Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Greece, (2005-2006)

  • Working on systems biology and neural networks for feedback control.