Damage Simulation
Development of specialty Finite Elements and numerical tools for the simulation of damage initiation and propagation in composites.
Composite Bridge
Design, manufacturing and testing of a bridge fully made of advanced composites.
Coupon Fabrication and Instrumentation
Coupon fabrication and instrumentation following international standards (ISO, ASTM, etc.) and successful practices.
Damped Composites
Experimental investigation of composites damping.
Nanoscale Modeling
Nanomechanics simulation and development of specialty numerical tools.
Design and Manufacturing
The Group is highly trained on the whole manufacturing process; from concept to final product.
Hi-Speed Imaging and DIC
HiSpeed imaging can achive framerates up to 500k fps. Acquired images can be post-processed by specialty Digital Image Correlation software (GOM Aramis)
Quality Assessment
Investigation of fabricated specimens using C-Scan facility for the identification of damage and impurities.
Modeling of Morphing Structures
Numerical modeling and simulations of morphing structures and components.
Impact Facility
Hi-Speed impact testing facility. Typical velocities are around 300m/s.
Active and Morphing Structures Facility
Experimental investigation of SMA-based active and morphing structures.
Material Characterization
Specialty material testing and characterization, using international standards (ISO, ASTM, etc.)

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Kostas Georgopoulos
Mechanical & Aeronautics Engineer

Contact info:

Structural Mechanics and Smart Materials Group, 
Applied Mechanics Lab,
Dept of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics,
University of Patras, 26500 Rion-Patras, Greece

Tel: 
Fax: +30-2610-969417

k [DOT] georgopou [AT] upnet [DOT] gr

Biographical Notes

Undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Patras (Diploma in Mechanical & Aeronautics Engineering, 2016).