Nikolaos A. Chrysochoidis
Structural Mechanics and Smart Materials Group,
Research Faculty in the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics at the University of Patras. He holds a Ph. D. (2008) in Mechanical Engineering and BS/MS (2001) in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Patras. He was visiting scientist (Grantholder-30) for 3 years (2012-2015) in the ISPRA-EU Research Center in Italy working on the integration of smart devices in composite container structures for SHM and energy harvesting applications. He has fifteen years of experience in active materials, modeling, and damage detection in composite structures. He has published over 50 refereed journals articles and conference papers in the area of damage detection via analytical modeling and experimental investigation. He has participated in various Research Programs supported by Greek National Funds (Greek Ministry of Education), European Funds (FP6, FP7, CleanSky JTI, ESA etc.) and US Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). He is a member of AIAA and is a registered member of the Technical Chamber of Greece.