Despite the short period since the establishment of the AET Department, its staff consists of six (6) new faculty members and four (5) faculty members who joined the General Department. Specifically:
- Eleven (11) faculty members serve in the Department: four Professors, two Associate Professors and five Assistant Professors
- One (1) faculty member is in membership
- Three EIB members have joined the General Department
- Head of Department Secretariat: Evangelia Touloumi, tel.: (+30) 2228021850, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Department Secretary: Eleni Pastra, (+30) 2228021851, email:email@example.com, Sofia Satravella, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel: (+30) 2228021852.
The high level Teaching and Research Staff of the AET Department has a high international recognition with an average 1852 citations per faculty member (Google Scholar), means h-index 24 and corresponds to the tradition of the School of Sciences (STS) for conducting cutting-edge research.
Xanthippi Zianni is Professor of Physics at the Department of Aerospace Science and Technology of the School of Science of NKUA. She studied physics at the Physics Department of the University of Athens (Greece-NKUA). She received a Ph.D. in Physics from the Physics Department of the University of Warwick (UK). Her research is in the field of Theoretical and Computational Condensed Matter Physics and Devices.
Charalampos Lampropoulos is Professor in the Aerospace Science and Technology Department (NKUA). His research interests are on the design of semiconductor sensors for ionizing radiation measurement, mixed signal VLSI design, modelling, and measurement of semiconductors for ionizing radiation detectors, security, industrial, medical, space and science applications of ionizing radiation detectors. Bibliographical records can be found in: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6411-1848 and in https://www.webofscience.com/wos/author/record/1022531
Vaios Lappas is Professor in the Department of Aerospace Science and Technology (NKUA). He has a Bachelor in Aeronautical Engineering from Ryerson University (Toronto, Canada) and MSc from International Space University (Strasbourg, France). He received his PhD from the University of Surrey (UK). Participated as Co/Principal Investigator in research programs and space missions with funding by Airbus Defense and Space, European Space Agency, NASA. Participates as a national representative, in the field of control and navigation systems to the European Defense Agency. His research interests are focused on Aerospace systems and technology.
Dr. Antonios Hatzieframidis is Professor of the Department of Aerospace Science and Technology. He received his degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens and his PhD from the same department. His research interests include the design and development of optical logic devices, photonic signal processing subsystems for optical networks, OTDM / DWDM high-speed optical sources, wireless optical communications, satellite applications, telecommunications and unmanned aerial vehicles.
Dr. Nektarios Kranitis is an Associate Professor of the Department of Aerospace Science and Technology (NKUA). He received the B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Patras, and the Ph.D. in Informatics and Telecommunications from the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications (NKUA). He has participated as PI, Co-PI and senior researcher in numerous R&D projects and space missions funded by EU, Greek Government and ESA. His research interests focus on on-board computers & data handling, onboard payload data processing systems, FPGA accelerators και dependable and reliable systems design.
Dr. Stelios K. Georganzinos is Associate Professor of the Department of Aerospace Science and Technology of the School of Sciences of the University of Athens. He holds a PhD in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Patras, MBA, University of Patras, MSc in Mechanical Engineering, University of Thessaly and Diploma in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Patras. His research interests focus on the design, analysis and simulation of advanced materials, structures, and systems at multiple scales (nano-micro-macro), as well as additive manufacturing.
Dr. Zisis Ioannidis is an Assistant Professor (2021) at the Department of Aerospace Science and Technology of the School of Sciences at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA). His area of expertise is "Electromagnetic Applications and High-Power Microwave Devices". He has a B.Sc. degree in Physics (2002), an M.Sc. degree in Electronics and Radioelectrology and a Ph.D. in Physics (2008) from NKUA.
Dr. Stavros Kolios is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Aerospace Science and Technology (AET) of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA). Dr. Stavros Kolios studied at the Department of Physics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and holds a Master's Degree in Environmental Physics, in the same Department. He has PhD in satellite remote sensing focused on satellite meteorology from the University of the Aegean (Department of Geography). His research interests include the monitoring of the geo-environment, meteorological conditions and extreme weather phenomena using remote sensing data and the development of related applications.
Christos Tsigkanos (Assis. Prof. Dr. Habil.) received (2017) his PhD at Politecnico di Milano, and also holds Habilitation (2022). Senior researcher at the University of Bern, previously Lise Meitner Fellow of the Austrian Science Foundation, and post-doctoral researcher at TU Vienna. His research interests lie in the intersection of software and (software) systems engineering - including dependable systems, applied formal methods and space software.
is research interests: Professor of the Department of Aerospace Science and Technology, NKUA. He is a Mechanical Engineer (University of Patras, 1989) with a MSc (1990) and PhD (1995) in Fluid Mechanics in Turbines at the von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics (VKI), Belgium. He has also worked in the Energy Sector (Office National d'Études et Recherces Aérospatioales. Research interests: Thermal Turbines and Aerospace Vehicle Propulsion Systems, High Speed Computational Fluid Mechanics (CFD) and Heat Transfer.
Stylianos I. Markolefas: Assistant Professor with Department of Aerospace Science and Technology (2023) of NKUA. He holds Phd in Computational Mechanics, School of Applied Mathematical and Physical Sciences, National Technical University of Athens (2004), MSc in Computational Mechanics, National Technical University of Athens (1999), MSc in Structural Engineering and Composite Materials, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA (1992) and Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Patras (1989). Research interests: Finite Element methods for Gradient Elasticity theory, Nanomechanics, Composite materials, numerical analysis of Vehicle dynamics models.
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Sotirios Siampanis is a Special Technician Laboratory Staff (S.T.T.L.P.) of the Department of Aerospace Science and Technology. He graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Technological Education Institute in Chalkida. Furthermore, he holds a Master's degree in Design and Construction of Racing Vehicle Systems from Technological Education Institute of Central Greece and a PhD from the University of Athens. He has worked as an Aircraft Structure Engineer at the Hellenic Aerospace Industry. He was trained on the upgrade of C130 aircraft at Spar Aerospace Ltd in Canada. E-mail: email@example.com