Ioannis Papamichail received the Diploma (with honors) degree in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece, in 1998 and the M.Sc. (with distinction) degree in process systems engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from the Imperial College London, London, U.K., in 1999 and 2002, respectively.
From 1999 to 2002, he was a Research and Teaching Assistant with the Center for Process Systems Engineering, Imperial College London. From 2003 to 2004, he served his military service in Greece as a Chemical Engineer. From 2004 to 2005, he was an Adjunct Lecturer with the Dynamic Systems and Simulation Laboratory, School of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece, where he was a Lecturer from 2005 to 2009, an Assistant Professor from 2009 to 2016, an Associate Professor from 2016 to 2021 and has been a Professor since 2021. He was a Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, in 2010. He is the author and a coauthor of several technical papers in scientific journals and conference proceedings. His main research interests include automatic control and optimization theory and applications to traffic and transportation systems. Dr. Papamichail is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems and a Member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. He has been a member of the International Program Committee for many International Conferences while he has served as a reviewer for many International Journals and Conferences in his areas of interest.
Dr. Papamichail has received several scholarships for excellence in undergraduate studies and the 1998 Eugenides Foundation Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies. He is a recipient of the 2010 Transition to Practice Award from the IEEE Control Systems Society for the development and implementation of ramp metering algorithms, in particular at the Monash Freeway, Melbourne, Australia. He was a recipient of the TRA 2012 Best Paper Award for Pillar II (Transport, Mobility and Infrastructure), the Best Freeway Operations Paper in 2014 Award by the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Freeway Operations Committee, and the IEEE-ITS 2020 Best Conference Paper Award.