Fields

Fields:

Division of Applied Mechanics, Technology of Materials and Biomechanics

Division Director: Lampeas George

Area of expertise
The research activities of the Section are focused on leading technical areas such as, aerospace materials and aerostructures, composite materials, wind-turbine rotor structures, nanomaterials and nanomechanics, advanced computational mechanics,  bio- and tissue-engineering, NDT, structural health monitoring and smart materials. The majority of conducted research receives competitive funding from national and EU sources, thus maintaining direct interactions with European Universities, Research Centers and Industry. The research works of the Section are internationally renowned through publications in referred journals, the authoring of books published by international publishers, presentations in international conferences, and organization of international conferences.

The Division consists of:

Other Faculty members of Section:

Zois Dimitrios , Lecturer
Loutas Theodoros , Assistant Professor (Non-Destructive Testing of materials & structures, Structural Health Monitoring, Machinery Condition Monitoring and predictive health management, advanced signal processing)

Division of Energy, Aeronautics & Enviroment

Division Director: Margaris Dionissios

Area of expertise
Indicative scientific regions of the Division include: thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, fluid dynamic machines, combustion, heat, energy and mass transfer, systems of production, transformation and disposal of energy, aerodynamics, mechanics of flight, computational fluid dynamics and thermodynamics, aeroacoustics, aircraft noise, technologies of propulsion systems, design technologies of land, air and space vehicles, nuclear technology, renewable sources of energy, natural gas technology, multi-phase flows, environmental technologies.

The Division consists of:

Other Faculty members of Section:

Papadopoulos Policarpos , Assistant Professor (Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer, Ferrohydrodynamics, Biofluid Mechanics, Numerical Methods, Electromagnetics.

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Menounou Penelope , Assistant Professor

Division of Design & Manufacturing

Division Director: Mourtzis Dimitris

Area of expertise
Regarding research activities, focus is given to the following fields: Engineering Design - Flexible Manufacturing Systems - Statistical Qualitative Control of Production - Planning, programming and Control of Production Systems - Artificial and Computational Intelligence - Robotics - Mechatronics - Computer Graphics - Laser Technologies for Material Processing - Techniques for Rapid Prototyping - Machine Tools and Reliability Control - Methods and Techniques for Fault Identification - Dynamics of Mechanical Systems - Design of Biomedical Systems

The Division consists of:

Other Faculty members of Section:

Katsareas Dimitrios , Lecturer

Division of Management & Organization Studies

Division Director: Karacapilidis Nikos

Area of expertise
Operations and production management, strategic management, Total Quality Management, innovation and technology management, technology policy, management information systems, computer-assisted learning systems, computer-assisted cooperation systems, industrial relations and related legal issues, operational research and systems science, supply chain management and logistics, economic analysis, applied statistics, quantitative methods, ergonomics, occupational health and safety, critical management studies, industrial sociology, industrial ecology, modeling and simulation, product development process management.

The Division consists of:

Other Faculty members of Section:

Malefaki Sonia , Assistant Professor (

Selected Publications:

1. V. P Koutras, S. Malefaki and A.N. Platis, (2013) ``Rejuvenation Effects on the Grid Environment Performance with Response Time Delays using Monte Carlo Simulation." (accepted in Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory)
2. S. Malefaki, N. Limnios and P. Dersin, (2013) ``Reliability of maintained systems under a semi--Markov setting." (accepted in Reliability Engineering & System Safety)
3. ΙIliopoulos, G. and Malefaki, S. (2013). ``Variance reduction of estimators arising from Metropolis-Hastings algorithms." Statistics and Computing, 23(5), 577--587.
4. Chryssaphinou, O., Limnios, N. and Malefaki, S. (2011). "Multi-state Reliability Systems under Discrete Time Semi-Markovian Hypothesis." IEEE Transactions on Reliability, 60(1): 80-87.
5. Malefaki, S. Trevezas, S. and Limnios, N. (2010) "An improved EM and a Stochastic EM algorithm for nonparametric hidden Semi-Markov models." Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation, 39(2), 240-261.
6. Malefaki, S. and Iliopoulos, G. (2009). "Simulation from a target distribution based on discretization and weighting." Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation, 38(4), 829-845.
7. Malefaki, S. and Iliopoulos, G. (2008). "On convergence of importance sampling to the target distribution." Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 138(4), 1210-1225.
8. Malefaki, S. and Iliopoulos, G. (2007). "Simulating from a multinomial distribution with large number of categories." Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 51(12), 5471-5476.

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