Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Aeronautics

Reader in Aerodynamics



+44 (0)20 7594 5080g.papadakis




331City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





G. Papadakis graduated from the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering on the National Technical University of Athens in 1990 and received a PhD degree from the same university in 1996. In 1999 he joined the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering of King's College London as a Lecturer. He moved to Imperial College, Dept. of Aeronautics in July 2011.

Research interests: numerical simulation of laminar and turbulent flows with particular emphasis on flow control, stability, fluid-structure-interaction and mixing.



Paul I, Papadakis G, Vassilicos C, DNS of heat transfer from a cylinder immersed in the production and decayregions of grid-element turbulence, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, ISSN:0022-1120

Basbug S, Papadakis G, Vassilicos JC, 2018, Reduced mixing time in stirred vessels by means of irregular impellers, Physical Review Fluids, Vol:3, ISSN:2469-990X

Gallis MA, Torczynski JR, Bitter NP, et al., 2018, Gas-kinetic simulation of sustained turbulence in minimal Couette flow, Physical Review Fluids, Vol:3, ISSN:2469-990X


Alves Portela F, Papadakis, Vassilicos, Scale by scale energy budget in the near wake of a square cylinder, XXIV ICTAM

Alves Portela F, Papadakis G, Vassilicos, Scale-by-scale energy fluxes in anisotropic non-homogeneous turbulence behind a square cylinder, 68th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics

More Publications