210 2896736 – 210 2896750 elecengedu@aspete.gr

Associate Professor

Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering Educators
School of Pedagogical & Technological Education (ASPETE)

Tel: +30 210 2896-736
e-mail: dritsas-at-aspete.gr


  • 1985: Diploma in Electrical and Computing Engineering, ECE Dept. University of Patras, GR (5-year studies)
  • 1987: MSc degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Drexel University (1987), USA
  • 2009: PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, ECE Dept. University of Patras, GR

Research Interests

  • Automatic Control Systems Technology and Applications
  • Control over Networks (“Networked Control Systems”) and Control of Networks
  • Robust Control Theory with applications to Time Delayed Systems
  • Security Issues in Cyber-physical Systems & applications to Power Systems
  • Robotics, Mechatronics and Flight Control

Teaching Interests

  • Control Systems Technology (Theory & Apllications)
  • Systems and Signals
  • Electrical Machinery
  • Electric Drives and Applications
  • Sensors, Measurement Systems, Data Acquisition
  • Power Electronics
  • Circuit Theory & Electromagnetism
  • Robotics & Μechatronics

Indicative Publications

  1. Spyros Tzafestas and Leonidas Dritsas “Combined computed torque and model reference adaptive control of robot systems” Journal of the Franklin Institute Volume 327, Issue 2 , 1990, pages 273-294 doi:10.1016/0016-0032(90)90022-B
  2. Dritsas and A. Tzes, “Robust Stability Bounds for Networked Controlled Systems with Unknown, Bounded and Varying Delays” – IET Control Theory & Applications, Volume 3 Issue 3 (March 2009), pages 270 – 280 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-cta:20070384
  3. Dritsas and Α. Tzes “Robust Stability Αnαlysis οf Networked Systems with Varying Delays” – “International Jοurnal οf Contrοl” Vol. 82, No. 12, December 2009, pages 2347–2355, first appeared Aug. 2009, DOI: 10.1080/00207170903061705
  4. Dritsas and Α. Tzes “Computation of Robust Stability Bounds forNetworked Systems with Varying Delays”, International Journal of Systems, Control and Communications 2012 – Vol. 4, No.1/2 pp. 20 – 36 , (DOI: 10.1504/IJSCC.2012.045929 ) http://www.inderscience.com/jhome.php?jcode=ijscc
  5. Halikias, L. Dritsas, A. Pantelous and V. Tsoulkas “Strong stability of discrete-time systems”, Linear Algebra and its Applications Volume 436, Issue 7, Pages 1890–1908, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.laa.2011.09.024
  6. George Bitsoris, Nikolaos Athanasopoulos and Leonidas Dritsas, “Stability, positive invariance and design of constrained regulators for networked control systems”, International Journal of Control, Volume 85, Issue 10, 2012 , pages 1401-1413
  7. Theodoulis, V. Gassmann, P. Wernert, L. Dritsas, I. Kitsios, A. Tzes “Guidance and Control Design of a Class of Fin-Controlled Spin-Stabilized Projectiles” JOURNAL OF GUIDANCE, CONTROL, AND DYNAMICS (AIIA) Vol. 36, No. 2, March–April 2013 http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.56520
  8. George Nikolakopoulos, Leonidas Dritsas & Saleh S. Delshad “Combined Networked Switching Output Feedback Control with D-Region Stability for Performance Improvement”, International Journal of Control. 2014 Accepted & posted online: 10 Dec 2013 – Published online: 28 Feb 2014, DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207179.2013.868932
  9. Efstathios Kontouras,  Anthony Tzes  and  Leonidas Dritsas   “Hybrid Detection of Intermittent Cyber-Attacks in Networked Power Systems”  Energies 2019, 12(24), 4625; https://doi.org/10.3390/en12244625 , Available Online:  https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/12/24/4625  
  10. Leonidas Dritsas, Efstathios Kontouras, Eleftherios Vlahakis, Ioannis Kitsios, George Halikias and Anthony Tzes  “Modelling, and Aggressive Robust Load-Frequency Control of Ιnterconnected Electric Power Systems”,  International Journal of Control 2020,  https://doi.org/10.1080/00207179.2020.1821248  
  11. Leonidas Dritsas  “Stabilisation and tracking controllers for a class of nonlinear systems with unmatched nonvanishing perturbations”   Journal of Control and Decision 2022 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23307706.2022.2146011 

Professional Experience

Dr. Dritsas has over twenty-five (25) years of professional experience in Information Technologies and Industrial Automation. More detailed CVs can be found at http://anemos.ece.upatras.gr/index.php/people/completed-phd-thesis/leonidas-dritsas