Journal Publications

[J10] Deep Learning-based Nonlinear MPC for Robot Navigation with Guaranteed Performance
Alexandros Nikou
2019, (under preparation)

[J9] Signal Temporal Logic under Prescribed Performance Nonlinear Model Predictive Control
Shahb Heshmati-alamdari, Alexandros Nikou, Lars Lindemann and Dimos V. Dimarogonas
2019, (under preparation)

[J8] Scalable Time-constrained Planning of Multi-robot Systems
Alexandros Nikou, Shahab Hehmati-alamdari, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
Autonomous Robots, 2019, (under review)

[J7] A Robust Nonlinear MPC Framework for Control of Underwater Vehicle Manipulator
Systems under High-Level Tasks

Alexandros Nikou, Christos K. Verginis, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
IET Control Theory and Applications, 2019, (under review)

[J6] Robust Trajectory Tracking Control for Underctuated Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
in Uncertain Environments

Shahab Heshmati-alamdari, Alexandros Nikou and Dimos V. Dimarogonas
IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (TASE), 2019, (under review)

[J5] Decentralized Tube-Based Robust Model Predictive Control for Uncertain
Nonlinear Multi-Agent Systems

Alexandros Nikou, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control (IJRNC), vol. 29, pp.2799-2818, July 2019,

[J4] Robust Formation Control in SE(3) for Tree-Graph Structures with Prescribed Transient
and Steady State Performance

Christos K. Verginis, Alexandros Nikou, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
Automatica, vol. 103, pp. 538-548, 2019

[J3] A Robust Interaction Control Approach for Underwater Vehicle Manipulator Systems
Shahab Heshmati-alamdari, Charalampos P. Bechlioulis, George C. Karras, Alexandros Nikou,
Dimos V. Dimarogonas, Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos
Annual Reviews in Control, Vol 46, p. 315-325, 2018

[J2] On the Timed Temporal Logic Planning of Coupled Multi-Agent Systems
Alexandros Nikou, Dimitris Boskos, Jana Tumova, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
Automatica, Vol 97, p. 339-345, 2018

[J1] Robust Decentralized Navigation of Multi-Agent Systems with Collision Avoidance
and Connectivity Maintenance Using Model Predictive Controllers

Alexandros Filotheou, Alexandros Nikou, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
International Journal of Control (IJC), vol. 21, pp. 1-15, August 2018

Peer Reviewed Conference Publications

[C16] Robust Trajectory Tracking Control for Underactuated Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
Shahab Heshmati-alamdari, Alexandros Nikou, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Nice, France, December 2019

[C15] Design and Experimental Validation of Tube-based MPC for Timed-constrained
Robot Planning

Alexandros Nikou, Shahab Heshmati-alamdari, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE),
Vancouver, Canada, August 2019

[C14] Robust Tube-based Model Predictive Control for Timed Constrained Robot Navigation
Alexandros Nikou, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
American Control Conference (ACC), Philadelphia, USA, June, 2019

[C13] A Tube-based Nonlinear MPC Scheme for Interaction Control of Underwater Vehicle
Manipulator Systems

Alexandros Nikou, Christos K. Verginis, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
IEEE OES Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Symposium (AUVS), Porto, Portugal, November, 2018

[C12] Communication-based Decentralized Cooperative Object Transportation Using
Nonlinear Model Predictive Control

Christos K. Verginis, Alexandros Nikou, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
European Control Conference (ECC), Limassol, Cyprus, June 2018

[C11] Decentralized Control of Uncertain Multi-Agent Systems with Connectivity
Maintenance and Collision Avoidance

Alexandros Filotheou, Alexandros Nikou, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
European Control Conference (ECC), Limassol, Cyprus, June 2018

[C10] Decentralized Abstractions and Timed Constrained Planning of a General Class of
Coupled Multi-Agent Systems

Alexandros Nikou, Shahab Heshmati-alamdari, Christos K. Verginis, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Melbourne, Australia, December 2017

[C9] Position and Orientation Based Formation Control of Multiple Rigid Bodies with
Collision Avoidance and Connectivity Maintenance

Christos K. Verginis, Alexandros Nikou, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Melbourne, Australia, December 2017

[C8] Robust Distance-Based Formation Control of Multiple Rigid Bodies
with Orientation Alignment

Alexandros Nikou, Christos K. Verginis, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
20th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC WC),
Toulouse, France, July 2017

[C7] A Robust Control Approach for Underwater Vehicle Manipulator Systems in
Interaction with Compliant Environments

Shahab Heshmati-alamdari, Alexandros Nikou, Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
20th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC WC),
Toulouse, France, July 2017

[C6] Control Synthesis for Multi-Agent Systems under Metric Interval
Temporal Logic Specifications

Sofie Andersson, Alexandros Nikou, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
20th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC WC),
Toulouse, France, July 2017

[C5] Probabilistic Plan Synthesis for Coupled Multi-Agent Systems
Alexandros Nikou, Jana Tumova, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
20th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC WC),
Toulouse, France, July 2017

[C4] A Nonlinear Model Predictive Control Scheme for Cooperative Manipulation with
Singularity and Collision Avoidance

Alexandros Nikou, Christos K. Verginis, Shahab Heshmati-alamdari, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
25th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED), Valletta, Malta, June 2017

[C3] Cooperative Planning Synthesis for Coupled Multi-Agent Systems Under
Timed Temporal Specifications

Alexandros Nikou, Dimitris Boskos, Jana Tumova, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
American Control Conference (ACC), Seattle, USA, May 2017

[C2] Cooperative Task Planning Synthesis for Multi-Agent Systems Under
Timed Temporal Specifications

Alexandros Nikou, Jana Tumova, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
American Control Conference (ACC), Boston, USA, July 2016

[C1] Mechanical Design, Modelling and Control of a Novel Aerial Manipulator
Alexandros Nikou, Georgios Gavridis, Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), p.4698-4703, Seattle,
USA, May 2015

Theses Publications

[T3] Cooperative Planning Control and Formation Control of Multi-Agent Systems
Alexandros Nikou
Licentiate Thesis, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 2017

[T2] Analysis, Modeling and Nonlinear Control of a Novel Aerial Manipulator
Alexandros Nikou
MSc Thesis, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, 2014

[T1] Numerical Research On the Sequential Quadratic Programming (SQP)
Optimization Algorithm

Alexandros Nikou
MEng Thesis, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, 2012