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

 Theodosis Theodosiou

Theodosis C. Theodosiou, PhD, MSc
Mechanical & Aeronautics Engineer
Information Systems 

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: +30-2610-969445
Fax: +30-2610-969417

dozius [AT] mech [DOT] upatras [DOT] gr

Biographical Notes

Dr. Theodosis C. Theodosiou holds a Diploma (2004) in Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics, a Ph.D. (2010) in Mechanical Engineering in the area of Computational Nanotechnology and Multiscale Modeling from the University of Patras, and a Master's Degree in Information Systems from the Hellenic Open University. He has more than ten years’ experience in material modeling, composite structures, nanocomposites and structural health monitoring (SHM). He has also a long experience in programming and software development. He has more than 25 publications in refereed journals and conferences in the area of nanotechnology, computational engineering and information technology. He has participated in various Research Programs supported by Greek National Funds (Greek Ministry of Education) and European Funds (FP6, FP7, CleanSky JTI etc.). He is a licensed Mechanical and Electrical Engineer and a registered member of the Technical Chamber of Greece. Currently, he is a research engineer at the Lab. of Applied Mechanics and Vibrations at the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics (Univ. of Patras, GR). Since 2009 he has been co-instructor for the courses: Introduction to Computer Systems and Computer Programming.