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Research Interests

  • Control of continuous (distributed parameter, infinite dimensional) systems, robust control, vibration and vibration control, dynamics and modeling of nonlinear systems, control and modeling of biological and social systems.

Courses Taught




ENGR 2331

Engineering Statics


ENGR 2332

Engineering Dynamics


ENGR 3001

Engineering Economics


MEE 4040

Nonlinear System Dynamics and Control


MEE 4173

Data Acquisition and Analysis for Engineers


MEE 4405

Vibrations Laboratory


MEE 4422

Mechanical Vibrations


MEE 5110

Nonlinear System Dynamics and Control


Selected Publications

  • Karagiannis, D. & Radisavljevic-Gajic, V. (2019). A backstepping boundary observer for a simply supported beam. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 64(9), pp. 3809-3816. doi: 10.1109/TAC.2018.2884677

  • Karagiannis, D. & Radisavljevic-Gajic, V. (2019). Exponential stability for a class of boundary conditions on a Euler-Bernoulli beam subject to disturbances via boundary control. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 446, pp. 387-411. doi: 10.1016/j.jsv.2019.01.020

  • Karagiannis, D. & Radisavljevic-Gajic, V. (2018). Sliding mode boundary control of an euler-bernoulli beam subject to disturbances. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 63(10), pp. 3442-3448. doi: 10.1109/TAC.2018.2793940

  • Karagiannis, D. & Radisavljevic-Gajic, V. (2018). On Boundary Observation of a Simply Supported Beam via a Backstepping Design. Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 2018-June, pp. 3678-3682. doi: 10.23919/ACC.2018.8431200

  • Karagiannis, D. & Radisavljevic–Gajic, V. (2018). Sliding mode boundary control for vibration suppression in a pinned-pinned Euler–Bernoulli beam with disturbances. JVC/Journal of Vibration and Control, 24(6), pp. 1109-1122. doi: 10.1177/1077546316658578

  • Karagiannis, D. & Radisavljevic-Gajic, V. (2017). Robust boundary control for an euler bernoulli beam subject to unknown harmonic disturbances with a focus on resonance. ASME 2017 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2017, 3. doi: 10.1115/DSCC2017-5264

  • Karagiannis, D.A., Clayton, G.M., & Nataraj, C. (2016). Boundary control of harmonic disturbances on flexible cantilever beams using piezoelectric patch actuators. JVC/Journal of Vibration and Control, 22(18), pp. 3916-3929. doi: 10.1177/1077546314567723

  • Karagiannis, D., Radisavljevic-Gajic, V., & Ashrafiuon, H. (2016). Control of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) dynamics with parameter uncertainties. ASME 2016 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2016, 1. doi: 10.1115/DSCC2016-9755