The Team

Supervision

Antonios Gasteratos

Prof Antonios Gasteratos (M) is a Full Professor of Mechatronics and Computer Vision at Democritus University of Thrace, Head of the Department of Production and Management Engineering and Director of the Laboratory of Robotics and Automation. He holds a MEng. and a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace (1994 and 1999, respectively). During the past 15 years he has been principal investigator to several projects funded mostly by the European Commission, the European Space Agency, the Greek Secretariat for Research and Technology, Industry and other sources, which were mostly related to robotics and vision. He has published over 200 papers in peer reviewed journals and international conferences. He is Subject Editor at the Electronics Letters and Assoc. Editor at the International Journal of Optomechatronics. He is also reviewer of projects supported by the European Commission and of many international journals in the field of Computer Vision and Robotics. Antonios Gasteratos has been a member of programme committees of international conferences and chairman and co-chairman of international conferences and workshops.

Loukas Bampis

Loukas Bampis received his diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2013 and Ph.D. in Machine Vision and Embedded Systems in 2018 from the Democritus University of Thrace (DUTH), Greece. He is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Laboratory of Robotics and Automation (LRA), Department of Production and Management Engineering, DUTH. His work has been supported through several research projects funded by the European Space Agency, the European Commission and the Greek government. His research interests include real-time Localization and Place Recognition techniques using hardware accelerators and parallel processing.

1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.

2. A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.

3. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.


- Isaac Asimov

Administration

Andreas kechagias

Founder, Project Manager & CMO

Evdokimos Theodoridis

Founder, Project Manager & CTO

"Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them."

- Paul Hawken

Programming

Altzi tsanko

Programming Manager & Navigation

alexandros askepidis

Manipulation

Athanasios Sendros

Technical Support & Vision

Aristeidis Mertsaris

Navigation

Nikolaos Mpaltagiannis

Vision

christos kamaris

State Machine

Nikolaos Chatzipapas

Vision

Milton Logothetis

State Machine

panagiotis giannis

Vision

"Programming isn't about what you know; it's about what you can figure out.”

- Chris Pine

Construction

Vasileios Kokkinos

Construction Manager & Assembly

Konstantinos Nikolaou

Mechanical Designer

Athanasios Sendros

Assembly, Power Supply & Electronics

Chris Grammenos

Mechanical Designer

Vasileios Dimitriou

Mechanical Engineer

Maria Areti Germanou

Power Supply & Electronics

"Testing leads to failure, and failure leads to understanding."

- Burt Rutan

Marketing

Ioannis Pavlos Zoulakis

Marketing Manager

Maximos KOukaras

Fundraising

Anastasia Kyriazi

Promotion & Social Media Manager

Panagiotis Menexes

Fundraising

Nefeli Chalkia

Promotion

Alexandros Katakalos

Graphic Design

Zoi Kovlaka

Promotion

Athanasios Sendros

Graphic Design & Webmaster

Zoi Voltsi

Promotion

“Your brand is a story unfolding across all customer touch points.”

- Jonah Sachs

RoboCup 2021 Team description Paper
contact
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  • (+30) 697 592 4828
  • Vasilissis Sofias 12, Xanthi, 67100, Greece

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