## Kappos Efthimios

Associate Professor

Office: Main Building of Faculty of Sciences, 3rd Floor, Room ??

Phone Number: +302310997958

Email: kappos@math.auth.gr Website: Personal Website

### Studies

MA Oxon 1980 (First Class Honours)

MS MIT 1983

MA University of California, Berkeley, 1985

Areas: Differential Geometry, Dynamical Systems

PhD University of California, Berkeley, 1986

Thesis title: Large deviation for singular diffusions with dissipative drift, an optimal control approach

Thesis committee: S. Sastry, P. Varaiya, C. Pugh

### Professional Experience

- Northeastern University, Boston, 1987-1989
- City University, London 1989-1990
- University of Sheffield, Department of Applied Mathematics 1991-2004
- Aristotle Univ. Thessaloniki, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Engineering 2005-2014
- Aristotle Univ. Thessaloniki, School of Mathematics, Faculty of Pure Sciences 2014-now
- Academic Visits to Oxford University (1992), UC Berkeley (1995-96), UC Santa Barbara (1996-97), Yasar University, Izmir (2013-14)

### Research Interests

Global Control Theory and Stability

Bifurcations and Dynamical Systems

Differential Topology

Application areas (Mathematical Biology, Power System Dynamics)

### Selected Publications

- Athans, P. Kapasouris, E. Kappos, H.A. Spang: Linear-Quadratic-Gaussian with Loop- Transfer-Recovery Methodology for the F–100 Engine, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, 9–1, Jan.–Feb. 1986, pp. 45–52
- A Global Geometrical Input–Output Linearization Theory, IMA Journal of Mathematical Control and Information, 9, 1992, pp. 1–21
- The Role of Morse–Lyapunov Functions in the Design of Nonlinear Global Feedback Dynamics, Chapter 12, pp. 249-267 in: A. Zinober ed.: ‘‘Variable Structure and Lyapunov Control’’, Springer Verlag, January 1994
- Dynamics of Polynomial Systems at Infinity, Elec. Journal of Differential Equations, 15pp.,
**2001**–22, 2001 - Control-Transverse Dynamics and Bifurcation Behaviour, Int. Journal of Differential Equations and Applications, 12–4, December 2013, pp.197–207