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educator , Mechanical engineer

Dimitrios Drikakis, Greek engineering educator. Achievements include development of computational fluid dynamics methods currently used by industrial and university research groups; development of computation of complex flows such as turbulent aerodynamic flows, shock waves, unsteady biological flows, nanosciene, nanoengineering.

Background

Drikakis, Dimitrios was born on March 30, 1965 in Athens, Greece. Arrived in England 1995. Son of Theoklis and Maria (Chasapi) Drikakis.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, National Technology University Athens, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, National Technology University Athens, 1991.

Career

Research and teaching assistant National Technology University Athens, 1988-1991. Research associate University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, 1992-1993, head research group, project leader Germany, 1993-1995. Lecturer, coordinator European project University Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, 1995-1999.

Reader in computational fluid dynamics Queen Mary University, London, 1999-2001, professor fluid mechanics, 2001—2003. Professor fluid mechanics and computational science, head department aerospace science Cranfield University, since 2003. Coordinator United Kingdom-North pilot center of European Research Community on Flow Turbulence and Combustion, 1995-1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of computational fluid dynamics methods currently used by industrial and university research groups. Development of computation of complex flows such as turbulent aerodynamic flows, shock waves, unsteady biological flows, nanosciene, nanoengineering.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Connections

Married Stavroula Alevizakou, September 5,1992.

father:
Theoklis Drikakis

mother:
Maria (Chasapi) Drikakis

spouse:
Stavroula Alevizakou