Α Ph.D graduate of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras was awarded with the 2nd prize of “Clean Sky Best PhD Award 2018”.


Dr. Christoforos Rekatsinas, Ph.D graduate of the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics received the 2nd prize of the “Clean Sky Best PhD Award 2018” award by the Clean Sky Academy, in recognition of outstanding work in Engineering and Applied Sciences in Aeronautics. The award was issued to Dr. Rekatsinas for his Ph.D thesis work with title “Time Domain Spectral Finite Element Methods for the Simulation of Wave Propagation in Composite Layered Structures with Active Piezoelectric Sensors”, which was completed in 2016 under the supervision of Prof. Dimitris A. Saravanos.