Sotiris Makris

Sotiris Makris

Place of employment
Works at
Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems and Automation

Sotiris Makris is working on the field of Robots, Automation and Virtual reality in Manufacturing. He is an Associate Member of the International Academy for Production Research (CIRP) and a member of the IEEE.

He has been involved in a number of RTD projects, acting as Senior Researcher, Project and Technical Manager.  Major EC funded projects that he managed are the following: MyCar, AUTORECON, X-act, ROBO-PARTNER, Sense&React, SYMBIO-TIC, INTERMAR, SYRIOS, MARVIN.

He has been leading research teams towards accomplishing outstanding achievements in manufacturing mainly by investigating emerging technology in manufacturing environments. Fields of research involve the Modeling and control of production networks, Task planning of multi-robot, human-robot systems, Digital production engineering, Virtual Commissioning of robotic cells, Industrial robots and artificial intelligence methods for multi robot systems cognition, Sensing technology in robotic assembly for random mix manufacturing.

He has published more than 80 articles in international refereed scientific journals, books chapters, conference proceedings.


Expert cooperative robots for highly skilled operations for the factory of the future

Track & Session

Revolution by technology & innovation

23 June, 10:00-12:00 hr - Advanced Robotics for smart industry