|Date||Academic appointments/Educational background|
|2010||Professor in Engineering Science and Applied Mathematics|
|2004-2010||Reader in Fluid Mechanics|
|2004-2009||EPSRC Advanced Fellow|
|2001-2004||Senior Lecturer, Reader in Fluid Mechanics, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Leeds, UK|
|2015||Visiting Professor, Tokyo University of Science, Japan|
|2015||Research scholar with the Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering and the Programme in Applied and Computational Mathematics (PACM), Princeton University, USA|
|2005||Visiting Professor, Laboratoire FAST, UMR CNRS, Université P. et M. Curie et Paris Sud, France|
|2002-present||Visiting Professor, Unidad de Fluidos, Instituto Pluridisciplinar, Madrid, Spain|
|2001-present||Visiting Scientist, Center for Nonlinear Phenomena and Complex Systems, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.|
|2000||Visiting Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Stanford, USA|
|1995-2001||Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Leeds, UK|
|1994-1995||Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, School of Mathematics, University of Bristol, UK (Research Supervisor: Prof. D.H. Peregrine)|
|1990-1994||PhD, University of Notre Dame, USA (Thesis title: Self-similar interfacial and wetting dynamics, Research Advisor: Prof. H.-C. Chang)|
|1984-1989||Dipl. Ing.(5 yrs UG degree), Polytechnic School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (Thesis title: Inviscid free-surface flows over topography, Advisors: Prof. V. Bontozoglou and Prof. A. Karabelas)|
Engineering Science Fundamentals, especially the cusp-interface between Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics, Engineering Science and Complex Multiscale Systems. Systems of interest cross the boundaries between Engineering Science, Physics and Chemistry. Particular emphasis is given to:
- Applied Mathematics, Computational Science and Engineering: perturbation methods; bifurcation and dynamical systems theory; discrete and essential spectra of differential operators; applied PDEs; numerical analysis; complexity reduction and low-dimensional representation of complex systems; data-driven coarse graining and applications to biology, climate and finance; extracting coarse-grained models from time series with multiscale structure; applied stochastic processes; multiscale analysis for stochastic PDEs (SPDEs); homogenization theory; control of PDEs and of SPDEs; nonlinear forecasting; mathematical foundations of engineering.
- Statistical Mechanics: equilibrium and dynamic phase transitions; out-of--equilibrium processes; noise effects; dynamic density-functional theory; rigorous hydrodynamic theory of simple and complex fluids; phase transitions of fluids in confinement; micro-/mesoscopic dynamics of moving contact lines.
- Fluid Mechanics: micro- and multiscale fluid mechanics; molecular fluid mechanics; topological transitions; hydrodynamic stability, low-dimensional complexity and self-organisation in interfacial flows, dissipative solitons and nonlinear waves in free-surface thin-film flows; soft matter at interfaces and interfacial phenomena; viscoelastic and other complex fluids; chaotic mixing in micro-scale flows; flows in porous media; transport phenomena in advection/diffusion systems; wave-induced transport in multi-phase flow systems; applications on micro-/nanofluidics such as microengineered devices.
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