Polykarpou Marios

Marios Polycarpou is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Director of the KIOS Research Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks at the University of Cyprus. He received undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and in Electrical Engineering, both from Rice University, USA in 1987, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, in 1989 and 1992 respectively. His teaching and research interests are in intelligent systems and networks, adaptive and cooperative control systems, computational intelligence, fault diagnosis and distributed agents. Dr. Polycarpou has published more than 280 articles in refereed journals, edited books and refereed conference proceedings, and co-authored 7 books. He is also the holder of 6 patents. Prof. Polycarpou is a Fellow of IEEE and has served as the President of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (2012-13). He has served as the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems between 2004-2010. He is the recipient of the IEEE Neural Networks Pioneer Award for 2016. Prof. Polycarpou has participated in more than 60 research projects/grants, funded by several agencies and industry in Europe and the United States, including the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant.​

​He has been on the Advisory Board of the Center for Applied Neuroscience since April 2016.

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Recent Publication:

Zhang, M. Polycarpou and T. Parisini, “Fault Diagnosis of a Class of Nonlinear Uncertain Systems with Lipschitz Nonlinearities Using Adaptive Estimation,” Automatica, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 290-299, February 2010.

Zhang, M. Polycarpou and T. Parisini, “Adaptive Fault Diagnosis and Fault-Tolerant Control of MIMO Nonlinear Uncertain Systems,” International Journal of Control, vol. 83, no. 5, pp. 1054-1080, May 2010.

Eliades and M. Polycarpou, “A Fault Diagnosis and Security Framework for Water Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 18, no. 6, pp. 1254-1265, November 2010.

Theocharides, M. K. Michael, M. Polycarpou and A. Dingankar, “Hardware-Enabled Dynamic Resource Allocation for Manycore Systems Using Bidding-based System Feedback,” EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems, vol. 2010, article id: 261434, December 2010.

Panagi and M. Polycarpou, “Decentralized Fault Tolerant Control of a Class of Interconnected Nonlinear Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 178-184, January 2011.

Eliades, M. Polycarpou and B. Charalambous, “A Security-Oriented Manual Quality Sampling Methodology for Water Systems,” Water Resources Management, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 1219-1228, 2011.

L. Zhang, H. R. Ansari, P. Bradley, G. C. Cawley, T. Hertz, X. Hu, N. Jojic, Y. Kim, O. Kohlbacher, O. Lund, C. Lundegaard, C. A. Magaret, M. Nielsen, H. Papadopoulos, G.P.S. Raghava, V.-S. Tal, L. C. Xue, C. Yanover, S. Zhu, M. T. Rock, J. E. Crowe Jr., C. Panayiotou, M. M. Polycarpou, W. Duch, V. Brusic, “Machine learning competition in immunology – Prediction of HLA class I binding peptides,” Journal of Immunological Methods, Vol. 374, Issues 1–2, pp. 1-4, November 2011.

Panagi and M. Polycarpou, “Distributed Fault Accommodation for a Class of Interconnected Nonlinear Systems with Partial Communication,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 56, no. 12, pp. 2962-2967, December 2011.

Ferrari, T. Parisini and M. Polycarpou, “Distributed Fault Detection and Isolation of Large-Scale Discrete-time Nonlinear Systems: an Adaptive Approximation Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 275-290, February 2012.

Dong, J. Farrell, M. Polycarpou, V. Djapic and M. Sharma, “Command Filtered Adaptive Backstepping,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 566-580, May 2012.

Eliades and M. Polycarpou, “Water Contamination Impact Evaluation and Source-Area Isolation Using Decision Trees,” ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, vol. 138, no. 5, pp. 562-570, September 2012.

Eliades and M. Polycarpou, “Leakage Fault Detection in District Metered Areas of Water Distribution Systems,” Journal of Hydroinformatics, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 992-1005, 2012.

Panagi and M. Polycarpou, “A Coordinated Communication Scheme for Distributed Fault Tolerant Control,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 386-393, February 2013.

Eliades, M. P. Michaelides, C. Panayiotou and M. Polycarpou, “Security-Oriented Sensor Placement in Intelligent Buildings”, Building and Environment, vol. 63, pp. 114-121, March 2013

Boem, R. Ferrari, T. Parisini and M. Polycarpou, “Distributed Fault Diagnosis for Continuous-Time Nonlinear Systems: the Input-Output Case”, inIFAC Annual Reviews in Control, vol. 37, pp. 163-169, May 2013.

Keliris, M. Polycarpou and T. Parisini, “A Distributed Fault Detection Filtering Approach for a Class of Interconnected Continuous-Time Nonlinear Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 58, no. 8, pp. 2032-2047, August 2013.

Reppa, M. Polycarpou and C. Panayiotou, “Adaptive Approximation for Multiple Sensor Fault Detection and Isolation of Nonlinear Uncertain Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 137-153, January 2014.

P. Michaelides, V. Reppa, M. Christodoulou, C. Panayiotou and M. Polycarpou, “Contaminant Event Monitoring in Multi-zone Buildings Using the State-Space Method,” Building and Environment, vol. 71, pp. 140-152, January 2014 (Best Paper Award).

Zhang, X. Zhang, M. Polycarpou and T. Parisini, “Distributed Sensor Fault Detection and Isolation for Multimachine Power Systems,” International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, vol. 24, no. 8-9, pp. 1403-1430, May-June 2014.

Lambrou, C. Anastasiou, C. Panayiotou and M. Polycarpou, “A Low-Cost Sensor Network for Real-Time Monitoring and Contamination Detection in Drinking Water Distribution Systems,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 14, no. 8, pp.2765-2772, August 2014.

Timotheou, C.G. Panayiotou and M. Polycarpou, “Network Traffic Signal Control via Non-Convex Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers Formulations”, Transportation Research Record: Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics, vol. 2490, pp. 11-20, 2015.

Reppa, M. Polycarpou and C. Panayiotou, “Distributed Sensor Fault Diagnosis for a Network of Interconnected Cyber-Physical Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 11-23, March 2015.

Keliris, M. Polycarpou and T. Parisini, “A Robust Nonlinear Observer-based Approach for Distributed Fault Detection of Input-Output Interconnected Systems”, Automatica, vol. 53, pp. 408-415, March 2015.

Timotheou, C. Panayiotou and M. Polycarpou, “Distributed Traffic Signal Control using the Cell Transmission Model via the Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 919-933, April 2015.

Reppa, M. Polycarpou and C. Panayiotou, “Decentralized Isolation of Multiple Sensor Faults in Large-Scale Interconnected Nonlinear Systems” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 60, no. 6, pp. 1582-1596, June 2015.

Reppa, P. Papadopoulos, M. Polycarpou and C. Panayiotou, “A Distributed Architecture for HVAC Sensor Fault Detection and Isolation,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 1323-1337, July 2015.

Kyrkou, C. Bouganis, T. Theocharides and M. Polycarpou, ”Embedded Hardware-Efficient Real-Time Classification with Cascade Support Vector Machines”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 99-112, January 2016.

Keliris, M. Polycarpou and T. Parisini, “Distributed Fault Diagnosis for Process and Sensor Faults in a Class of Interconnected Input-Output Nonlinear Discrete-Time Systems”, International Journal of Control, 2015 (accepted for publication – to appear).

Reppa, M.M. Polycarpou, and C.G. Panayiotou, “Sensor Fault Diagnosis”, Foundations and Trends in Systems and Control, pp.1-246, 2015 (to appear).

Stavrou, D.G. Eliades, C.G. Panayiotou, M.M. Polycarpou, “Fault detection for service mobile robots using model-based method”, Autonomous Robots, Springer, 2015, (accepted for publication – to appear).

Keliris, M. Polycarpou and T. Parisini, “An Integrated Learning and Filtering Approach for Fault Diagnosis of a Class of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, 2015 (accepted for publication – to appear).

F. Boem, R. Ferrari, C. Keliris, T. Parisini and M. Polycarpou, “A Distributed Networked Approach for Fault Detection of Large-scale Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2015 (accepted for publication – to appear).