Dr. Aristides Gogoussis is a Professor of Robotics in the Department of Automation Engineering at the Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki.
He is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering (Diploma with highest honors) from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1981.
He also holds 2 Master of Science Degrees (in Mechanical Engineering and in Electrical Engineering) from the University of Minnesota - USA, and 2 Doctoral Degrees (one in Mech. Engineering, from the Univ. of Minnesota, and another in Philosophy, from the Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki).
He is a Fulbright scholar and has been the recipient of several other distinctions. He has authored many original papers within his areas of expertise. He also holds an International patent while many others are pending.
His Academic interests span the areas of Robot Design & Automatic Control, Theory of Functional Design, Philosophy of Science and Technology. He is particularly interested in conceiving and converting innovative ideas into useful applications through patents.
His hobbies include piano performance, music composition, sketching, athletics.