Background and activities

Marialena Vagia (BSc.2005, Ph.D. 2009) is currently a Research Scientist at SINTEF Applied Cybernetics (80%) and a Post Doctoral Researcher at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Dept. of Cybernetics (20%) working in the area of robotics, autonomy and nanopositioning systems respectively. Previously she has has been awarded with numerous research scholarshipslike the one funded by the ERCIM Marie Curie Network (2011-2012) completed at NTNU, the Post Doctoral scholarship from "Greek State Scholarships Foundation" (IKY) (2010-2011) completed at University of Patras, and she was also awarded with the "Post Doctoral Researchers Scholarships" funded by the European Union and General Secretariat Research and Technology, Greece (acceptance rate 200/2500). In the past, she has also served as an Adjunct Lecturer in Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept. University of Patras, Greece (2011). Her research interests include but are not limited to: Robust and Nonlinear Control, Switching Control, Electostatic Micro Actuators, Micro-Cantilever Beams, Nano Structures, Micro Piezo Actuators, nanopositioners, robotic manipulators. She has published 10 journal papers and 20 Conference papers and has received the Best Student Paper Award in IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, 2007. She has also served as an editor of the book "PID Controller Design Approaches - Theory and Application Tuning two Frontier Areas" and as a reviewer in many international Conferences and Journals.


Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications