Petros A. Ioannou

  • Professor of Electrical Engineering/Systems
  • Director, Center for Advanced Transportation Technologies
Office: (213) 740-4452

Expertise Summary

Expert in control systems and applications, intelligent transportation systems


  • advanced transportation technologies
  • "smart" cars and highways
  • autonomous intelligent cruise control - control systems enabling cars to stop and go automatically, using sensors to adjust speed relative to objects ahead
  • computer-assisted driving
  • design of computer control systems
  • flight control systems for aircraft and spacecraft
  • fast ships and agile ports for fast sealift
  • automated terminals
  • optimal ship loading/ unloading

Additional Information

  • Editor of Automated Highway Systems (1997)
  • Co-author of Adaptive Systems with Reduced Models (1983); Linear
    Time Varying Systems: Control and Adaptation (1992); and Robust
    Adaptive Control (1996)
  • Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Winner, Young Investigator Award from National Science Foundation (1985)
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Control