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Kostas N. Tarchanidis

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K Tarchanidis

Name Kostas N. Tarchanidis
Date of birth 30th March 1964
Place of birth            Kalochori - Kastorias - Greece
Mailing Address Dept. of Petroleum & Natural Gas Technology
School of Engineering
Kavala Institute of Technology
Ag. Loukas
TK 65404
Kavala - Greece
Home address Venizelou 42b - Kavala - Greece
Telephone +30 2510-462238
FAX +30 2510-462306
Ĺmail ktarch@teikav.edu.gr
Marital Status           Married - 2 children
Title    Professor
Position Dean of Engineering School

           

Studies

Electrical Engineering (Diploma) - Democritus University of Thrace - grade Very Good (7.86/10.0)
Ph.D. in Robotics, Dept. of Electrical Eng. & Electronics - University of Liverpool  - Gr. Britain

 

Teaching Experience

1990-92 Lab demonstration to the 1st year students of the Engineering Science Dept. , Liverpool University - Gr. Britain
1995 Lecturer for “Electrical Circuits & Machines” (2nd Semester) and “Automation” (6th Semester) - Dpt of Industrial Mechanical Engineering , University of Thessaly - Greece
1996- 1998 Teaching Supervisor to Higher National Diploma and First Award Dpts of Dewburry College and FASMA school in Xanthi-Greece
1997 - 2000 Lecturer for “Digital Systems and Computers I” (6th Semester) - Dpt of Electrical and Computer Engineering - Democritus University of Thrace - Greece
1997 Lecturer for “Mechanical Design using Computer” (2nd Semester), Dpt of Industrial Mechanical Engineering , University of Thessaly - Greece
1998- Today “Electrical Circuits” (1st semester), "Basic Electronics" (2nd Semester), "Control I” 3rd Semester' Ĺîáě.), “Control II” 4th Semester, Dept. of Petroleum & Natural Gas Technology, Kavala Institute of Technology - Greece

 

WORK AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Á. Work Experience

1986 Training Engineer in Public Telephone Company - Thessaloniki - Greece
1987 Training Engineer in Public Power Company- Thessaloniki - Greece
1988 Training Engineer in WYSTEK Electric Machine company - Poznan - Poland.
1989 - 1998 Electrical Engineer - Consulting
2/3/93-28/2/95 Military Service: Second Lieutenant - Telecommunication Expert
1989 - 1998 Custom designs of digital systems and boards using microcontrollers/microprocessors
1995-1998 Co-founder of Lamda Electronics Inc. High technology Applications. The company specializes in the industrial sector to robotics, automation, process control-modeling, software, telemetry and instrumentation. It has been subsidized by the Development Law 1892/90 (FEK 38024/28-11-95) as a high technology company.

 

Â. Research and Teaching Positions

1989 Ph.D. student - Liverpool University - Gr. Britain
1995 Lecturer - Dpt of Industrial Mechanical Engineering - University of Thessaly - Greece
1997 Lecturer - Dpt of Industrial Mechanical Engineering - University of Thessaly - Greece
1997- Today Lecturer - Dpt of Electrical & Computer Engineering - Democritus University of Thrace - Greece
1998 - 2007
2007-today
Ass. Professor - Dpt. of Petroleum & Natural Gas Technology - Kavala Institute of Technology - Greece
Professor - Dpt. of Petroleum & Natural Gas Technology - Kavala Institute of Technology - Greece  

 

C. Administration Position

1999 - 2001 Representative of the Assistant Professors to the Council of the Dept. of Petroleum & Natural Gas Technology - Kavala Institute of Technology
2001 - 2003 Head of Department of Petroleum & Natural Gas Technology - Kavala Institute of Technology
2003-Today Dean of Engineering School - Kavala Institute of Technology

 

D. Research Projects

4/1989-9/1989   Research Engineer E.U. research project "ESPRIT", Project leader Prof. Chris Georgopoulos - Democritus University of Thrace - Greece
1989-1992 Research Engineer to the E.U. research project "MAST I" Project Leader Prof. J. Lucas, University of Liverpool - Gr. Britain
1990-1992 Research Engineer to the British SERC project "ENTECH" Project Leader Prof. J. Lucas, University of Liverpool - Gr. Britain
17/4/96-31/8/98 Young Researcher to the Greek G.S.R.D. «Small dimension radiation detector using VLSI circuits» Project Leader Lecturer G. Bakos - Democritus University of Thrace - Greece
1996-1999 Project Leader Assistant to the MED CAMPUS research network
1/3/97-28/2/99 PostDoc researcher E.U. research project “High speed laser cutting based on vision system for complicated design in cloth industry”  ÂRITE-EURAM, Project Leaders Prof. N. Tsagas and Ass. Prof. J. Lygouras
1997-1998 Project Leader to the Development Project LEADER II, "Microwave Dryer for tobacco and other vegetables " (Lamda Inc.)
1/7/99-9/11/99 Researcher to the Project “Jamming system against Pulsed Doppler Radar» Project Leader Ass. Prof. G. Kyiakoy - Democritus University of Thrace - Greece
1/12/99-1/9/2001 Project Leader to the PABET «Automated  metal surface hardening system» G.S.R.D.
1/11/2001-30/4/2003 Project Leader to the PABET «Wireless Data Logger» G.S.R.D.

 

Publications

a. Ph. D. Thesis:

  "Kinematics for Modular Robots".
Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, University of Liverpool, Gr. Britain, (1992).

 

b. Journals


1
Tarchanidis K., Mackay A.S, Lucas J., "Flexible Kinematics for Modular Robots" Microprocessors and Microsystems, Vol. 19, No.9, pp.525-532, 1995
2
I. Seftelis, S. Trasanidis, K. Tarchanidis*, G. Bakos, N. Tsagas " Variations of gross alpha, beta air radioactivity correlated with air temperature and humidity", Hadronic Journal, Vol. 18, no. 3, pp.237-244, 1995 , (*) Corresponding author.
3
Lygouras J., Tsagas N., Bakos G., Tarchanidis K. and Tsalides P. "Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Position Control by Implementation of Modern Control Theory Techniques", Modelling Measurement & Control, B, AMSE Press, Vol. 59, No.3, 1995, pp. 5-14
4
J.N. Lygouras, K.N. Tarchanidis "Non-linear circuit cancels the non-linearity of a DC motor ", Int. J. of Electronics, 1998, Vol.84, No. 2, pp 147-156
5
J.N. Lygouras, K.N. Tarchanidis "Suspended sediment and dye concentration measurements using a digital technique", Int. J. of Electronics, 2000, Vol. 87, No1, pp107-118
6.
Tarchanidis K.N., Lygouras J.N., "Data Glove with a Force Sensor", IEEE Journal of Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 52, Num.3, June 2003, pp. 984-989.
7.
A. Christoforides, N. Kanellopoulos, A. Mitropoulos, K.L. Stefanopoulos and K. Tarchanidis, “Characterization of controlled pore glasses by small angle x-ray scattering and evaluation of the scattering data by he indirect Fourier transformation method”, CHARACTERIZATION OF POROUS SOLIDS VI -STUDIES IN SURFACE SCIENCE AND CATALYSIS,144: 769-774 2002, Elsevier,
8.
Tarchanidis K.N., Lygouras J.N., Pachidis Th., Chatziandreoglou Ch., “Internet Task Logging Using the IDAC-1”, Digital Signal Processing, Accepted for Publication
9.
Pachidis T., Tarchanidis K., Lygouras J. and Tsalides P., “Robot Path Generation Method for a Welding System Based on Pseudo Stereo Visual Servo Control,” EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, Vol. 2005, No. 14, 11 August 2005
10.
Lygouras J.N., Kodogiannis V.S., Pachidis Th., Tarchanidis K.N. and Koukourlis C.S., “Variable structure TITO fuzzy-logic controller implementation for a solar air-conditioning system”, Applied Energy, Volume 85, Issue 4, April 2008, Pages 190-203
11.
D. Badekas,N. Vordos, Tarchanidis K.N. , L. Magafas, G.Tsirigotis “Optimum Selection based on the Energy Capacity between Different Types of Renewable Sources using a Controller”, Electronics and Electrical Engineering 2007.No. 8(80), pp 9-12
12.
Pachidis T, Lygouras J.N. and Tarchanidis K.N., “HumanPT : An Open-source, HumanPT Architecture-based, Robotic Application for Low Cost Robotic Tasks”, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Volume 51, Number 4 / April, 2008, pp. 385-420
13.
Pachidis T, Lygouras J.N. and Tarchanidis K.N., “Adaptive High-Performance Velocity Evaluation Based on High Resolution Time-to-Digital Converter”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurements, 57(9) 2008 , pp. 2035-2043

 

c. Conferences


1
Lygouras J., Tsagas N., Bakos G., Tarchanidis K. and Tsalides P. "Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Position Control by Implementation of Modern Control Theory Techniques", International AMSE Conference, Systems, Control & Design, SYS?94, Lyon (France), July 1994. 
2
Bakos G. C., Tsagas N.F.,  Lygouras J. N, Tarchanidis K.N. and Micholitsis G., "Development of a Sonar System For ROV Positioning". AMSE , Intern. Confer. "Information Processing Methodologies & Applications", New Orleans (USA), Nov. 9-11 1994
3
Tarchanidis K.N., Lygouras J.N., Sarafis I.T., "A New Residual Vector for Fast Converging Iterative Algorithm Solving the Inverse Kinematics Problem", AMSE SYS ‘90, July 3-5, 1995.
4
Lygouras J.N., Tarchanidis K.N., Kakkalis J.K., Dimitriadis C. " DC motor linearisation", Workshop on Developments in Industrial Control Systems, 3-5 Oct. 1996, Thessaloniki
5
Tarchanidis K.N., Lygouras J.N. "Communication Interface Between Transputer and the PUMA robot", ICARCV`96, Singapore 3-6 Dec. 1996
6
Lygouras J.N., Tarchanidis K.N., Tsalides Ph., "THETIS An underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle", OCCEANS96/MTS/IEEE, 23-26 Sept. 1996, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA
7
Lygouras J.N., Tarchanidis K.N. "High resolution optical suspended sediment detector" IASTED, 22 Feb. 1996, Innsbruck- Austria
8
Tarchanidis K.N., Lygouras J.N., “A Hybrid Neural Network/ Newton-Raphson Algorithm Solving the Inverse Kinematics Problem”, IASTED Int. Conference, Control and Applications (CA’2000), May 24-27, Cancun, Mexico, pp.236-245
9
Tarchanidis K.N., Ioannidis I., Kakkalis I., Lygouras J.N., « FLEXIMAT, an Integrated System Scanning the Beding of Any Mattress”, Int. Workshop on Virtual and Intelligent Measurements Systems VIMS 2000, 29-30 April, MD, USA, pp.115-120
10
Tarchanidis K.N., Sarafis E., Lygouras J.N., « Multisegment Snake-like Manipulator”, IASTED Int. Conf. Robotics and Applications, RA2000, August 14-16 2000, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, pp. 264-269
11
Sarafis E.T, Tarchanidis K.N., Lygouras J.N., «Automation of underwater tasks using an electrically driven manipulator”, Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference Robotics and Applications 2000 August 14-16, 2000 - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, pp. 24-28
12
Tarchanidis K.N., Lygouras J.N., "Data Glove with a Force Sensor",Proceedings of the 18th IEEE Intrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Budapest, 21-23 May, 2001, pp 380-385
13
Lygouras J.N., Tarchanidis K.N., Tsalides Ph., "A Digital Optical-Fiber Finger Blood Volume Meter", Proceedings of the 18th IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Budapest, 21-23 May, 2001, pp 648-653
14
Tarchanidis K.N., Koukourlis Ch., "Digital Alternative Sinusoidal Current Waveform for Virtual Resistance Measurements" Proceedings of the VIMS 2001, International Workshop on Virtual and Intelligent Measurement Systems, Budapest, 19-20 May, 2001,pp. 52-56
15
Christoforides A., Kanellopoulos N., Mitropoulos A., Stefanopoulos K.L. and Tarchanidis K.N., “Characterization of controlled pore glasses by small angle x-ray scattering and evaluation of the scattering data by he indirect Fourier transformation method”, Proceedings of the 6th Int. Symposium on the Characterization of Porous Solids (COPS-VI), Allicante, Spain, May 8-11, 2002
16
Tarchanidis K.N., Lygouras J.N., Chatziandreoglou Ch., “Internet Task Logging Using the IDAC-1”, ÉWSSIP 2002, Manchester, November 7-8, 2002
17
Tarchanidis K.N., Lygouras J.N., Chatziandreoglou Ch., “Closed Loop Control Trough Internet Using the IDAC-1”, IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference 2003 ,Vail, CO, USA, 20-22 May 2003
18.
Tarchanidis K.N., Pachidis T., Lygouras J.N., Koutras J.K., “Remote Robot Task Monitoring Using the IDAC-1”, IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference 2006, Sorento, Italy, April 2006.
19.
Tarchanidis, K.N., Lygouras, J.N., Pachidis, T., Kodogiannis, V., Chatziandreoglou, C.G. “PH neutralization through Internet ”, 2006 Proceedings of 2006 IEEE International Conference on Virtual Environments, Human-Computer Interfaces and Measurement Systems, VECIMS 2006, art. no. 4016654, pp. 19-23
20.
Pachidis, T., Tarchanidis, K., Lygouras, J. “Apparatus based experimental study of physics phenomena» 2006 Proceedings of 2006 IEEE International Conference on Virtual Environments, Human-Computer Interfaces and Measurement Systems, VECIMS 2006, art. no. 4016673, pp. 102-107
21.
Pachidis, T., Lygouras, J., Tarchanidis, K., Kodogiannis, V. “HumanPT: Architecture for low cost robotic applications” 2006 Proceedings of 2006 IEEE International Conference on Virtual Environments, Human-Computer Interfaces and Measurement Systems, VECIMS 2006, art. no. 4016685, pp. 154-159

 

d. Citations


1
Lygouras J.N., " DC Thruster Controller Implementation with Integral Anti-Windup Compensator for Underwater ROV”, Int. Journal of Intelligent Robotic Systems, 25: pp. 79-94, 1999 REFERENCE TO PAPER #4
2.
Pachidis, T., «Real Time Robot Arm Trajectory Control using Pseudo-Stereoscopic Vision System », Ph. D. Thesis, Democritus University of Thrace, Xanthi 2005. REFERENCE TO PAPER #8
3.
Pachidis, T., «Real Time Robot Arm Trajectory Control using Pseudo-Stereoscopic Vision System », Ph. D. Thesis, Democritus University of Thrace, Xanthi 2005. REFERENCE TO PAPER #9
4.
Fahn CS, Sun H, “Development of a data glove with reducing sensors based on magnetic induction”, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS 52 (2): 585-594 APR 2005 REFERENCE TO PAPER #6
5.
Lale Korkmaz, “Static Force Production Analysis in a 3D Musculoskeletal Model of the Cat Hindlimb”, Master Thesis, Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, March 2004 REFERENCE TO PAPER #1
6.
McEwan A. L. , Collins S., “Efficient, ROM-less DDFS using non-linear interpolation and non-linear DAC”, Analog Integr Circ Sig Process (2006) 48:231-237, REFERENCE TO CONF. PAPER #12
7.
McEwan A. L. , Collins S., “Efficient, ROM-less DDFS using non-linear interpolation and non-linear DAC”, Analog Integr Circ Sig Process (2006) 48:231-237, REFERENCE TO  CONF. PAPER #13
8.
Weizhong Ye, Yangsheng Xu and Ka Keung Lee, «Shoe-Mouse: An Integrated Intelligent Shoe», Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2005. (IROS 2005). 2005 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on, 2-6 Aug. 2005,p. 1163- 1167, REFERENCE TO PAPER #6
9.
Li Pei-yu, Tan Da-peng, Lio Guo and Ying Mei-yi, “Six Component Force Sensor and its Calibration System”, Networking, Sensing and Control, 2005. Proceedings. 2005 IEEE, 19-22 March 2005 Page(s):889 - 893
REFERENCE TO PAPER #6
10.
Lei Xiaoyong, Dai Shuling, Mei Jihong and Zhang Jin, “Study on Virtual Manipulation Technology in Virtual Reality Systems”, 16th IFAC WORLD CONGRESS, Prague, July 4-8, 2005 REFERENCE TO PAPER #6
11.
Jobbagy A., Csordas P.  and Mersich A., “Accurate blood-pressure measurement at home”, Conf. proc. of MEDICON’04, 1-5 Aug. 2004, Ischia, Italy. (Paper no. 40. on CD-ROM. ISBN: 80-7780-30808.) REFERENCE TO CONF. PAPER. #13
12.
Dipietro, L., Sabatini, A.M., Dario, P. «A survey of glove-based systems and their applications» 2008 IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics Part C: Applications and Reviews 38 (4), pp. 461-482
REFERENCE TO PAPER #6
13.
Lee, Y., Min, S., Yang, H., Jung, K. « Motion sensitive glove-based Korean fingerspelling tutor » 2007 2007 International Conference on Convergence Information Technology, ICCIT 2007, art. no. 4420493, pp. 1674-1677
REFERENCE TO PAPER #6
14.
Min, S., Oh, S., Kim, G., Yoon, T., Lim, C., Lee, Y., Jung, K. « Simple glove-based Korean finger spelling recognition system » 2007 Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) 4705 LNCS (PART 1), pp. 1063-1073
REFERENCE TO PAPER #6
15.
Li, P.-Y., Tan, D.-P., Liu, G., Ying, M.-Y. « Six-component force sensor and its calibration system» 2005 2005 IEEE Networking, Sensing and Control, ICNSC2005 - Proceedings 2005, art. no. 1461310, pp. 889-893
REFERENCE TO PAPER #6
16.
Lin, J., Lian, R.-J. « Hybrid fuzzy-logic and neural-network controller for MIMO systems» 2009 Mechatronics 19 (6), pp. 972-986
REFERENCE TO PAPER #10
17.
Pachidis, T.P., Lygouras, J.N.« Vision-based path generation method for a robot-based arc welding system» 2007 Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: Theory and Applications 48 (3), pp. 307-331
REFERENCE TO CONF. PAPER #20