Fields of Study – Expertise

-Structural Dynamics, Vibration and Control of Linear and Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and Mechanisms.
-Optimal Design and Finite Element Analysis of Structures.
-Parametric Modal Identification, Fault Detection and Finite Element Model Updating Techniques in Structures and Machines.
-Integrated Reverse Engineering of Structures.
-Dynamic Analysis, Vibration Monitoring and Fault Detection of Geared Rotor-Bearing Systems.
-Structural Health Monitoring and Fatigue Analysis.

Laboratory Units  –  Establishment Official Government Gazette (FEK) -Greek

1. Unit of Numerical – Computational Methods in Design of Structures

The unit deals with Finite Element Modeling and Analysis Methods of Linear and Nonlinear Structures, Static and Dynamic Analysis (FEA), Optimal Finite Element Modeling using FE model updating Techniques and Methods, Integrated Reverse Engineering (3D-Scan, 3D-FEM, FEA, FEM-Updating). Hybrid Numerical-Experimental Structural Dynamics.

2. Unit of Structural Health Monitoring

The unit deals with Vibration and Control of Linear and Nonlinear Dynamic Systems and Mechanisms, Experimental Identification of Structural Parameters, Techniques and Methods for Structural Health Monitoring and Fatigue Analysis, Damage Detection using Machine Learning and data-driven decision support systems.

3. Unit of Multibody Dynamics

The unit deals with Numerical Modeling and Dynamic Analysis of Motors, Mechanisms, Powertrain Systems and Rotating Systems, Damage Diagnosis and Prognosis, Balancing of Gear-Bearing and Rotating Systems

4. Unit of Composite Materials Characterization and Optimal Modeling

The main object of the unit is to characterize the mechanical properties of the composite materials and their combinations, to calculate their mechanical response and to optimize their modeling for use in various constructions.