Konstantinos Adam graduated from the Physics department of the School of Exact Sciences of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.). He received his Research M.Sc. in Theoretical Physics from Utrecht University, in the Netherlands, where he worked in the applications of quantum field theory in cold dense matter. He is active in private higher education, teaching Physics and Mathematics to students in College as well as to students of various schools of Exact Sciences and various departments of the Polytechnic School.
Dr. Anastasopoulos George
Dr. George Anastasopoulos is a Mechanical Engineer. A graduate of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Patras, he holds a PhD from the same University. Currently a Tutor in the MSc/ MEng Programme at the MC School of Engineering-University of Derby he has taught in several Higher Education Institutions (University of Patras as a Laboratory Associate, and as Lecturer at the School of Engineering, University of Peloponese, TEI Stereas Elladas, and ASPAITE) and in Professional and Vocational Education. He works as a consultant in the private sector and in the industry as project manager and energy expert. He has participated in national and international research projects in the area of monitoring of structural integrity and in the field of energy management and eco-design. He has 27 scientific publications in scientific journals and in national and international conferences. He is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE-TCG) and the Hellenic Society of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers (PSDMH).
Panagiota Antoniadou was born in 1989 lives in Thessaloniki, has a diploma in Civil Engineering, Master of Science Degree in Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has been working on research projects regarding buildings’ energy upgrade and sustainability. Main areas of interest and expertise are the building envelope, occupants’ perception and reaction in the build environment. Moreover, she has been focused on energy and environmental profile of the building along with the occupants’ comfort and well-being.
Vivian Benetou is an Architect Engineer, a graduate of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and an MBA holder from the University of Macedonia. She has collaborated with several Architectural and Construction companies and worked as Project Manager in complex construction projects such as hotels, restaurants, retail shops, offices and residences across Greece. She is as a freelance Architect engineer specializing in concept and retail Identity design of private firm spaces. Since 2011 she is an accredited lecturer at Mediterranean College School of Engineering. Her current research interests include Project Management Techniques and their implementation in medium size construction projects.
Dolianitis Alexandros, PhD c.
Alexandros Dolianitis received his Diploma Degree in Civil Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) in 2012. In 2014 he received an MSc in "Planning, Organization and Management of Transport Systems" also from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) and in 2016 he received an MSc in Railway Systems Engineering and Integration from the University of Birmingham. Since January 2016 he is a PhD candidate at the Civil Engineering Department of Polytechnic School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh). He is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece.
Dr. Efstathiou Marianna
Dr. Marianna Efstathiou is a Mechanical Engineer and she received her Ph.D. from the Polytechnic School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She is a Co-founder of a start-up company that deals with 3d design, reverse engineering and 3d printing services. She has a number of publications in the fields of 3d design and the usage of innovative techniques for the investigation of ancient artifacts.
Dr. Galanis Nikolaos
Nikolaos Galanis (MEng, Dr-Ing) earned his MEng Diploma in Mechanical Engineering in 2004 from the School of Engineering at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. In 2011 the School of Mechanical Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) conferred his Doctorate Degree, on completion of his dissertation in “Ultra Precision Manufacturing of Artificial Biological Implants of Hip Joint”. He worked as Researcher in the Manufacturing Technology Division and CS Laboratory in the School of Mechanical Engineering at NTUA. He has several publications in refereed journals and international conferences in the fields of manufacturing, high speed machining and hard machining (ceramic materials). He taught several laboratory sessions at NTUA, was Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at TEI Stereas Elladas, and taught mechanical engineering courses at ASPAITE. He currently teaches UG and PG Mechanical Design courses at Mediterranean College where he has been an accredited lecturer by the University of Derby since 2016.
Dr. Karali Angeliki
Dr. Angela Karali, Coordinator of the School of Engineering at MC, has a MEng degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Patras, a MSc in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of Rochester (USA) and a PhD in Engineering Science and Mechanics from Pennsylvania State University (USA). She also holds a Certificate in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of California Berkeley-Extension. As a PhD student and later as an Assistant Professor of Engineering at PSU-Shenango, she taught several undergraduate and graduate courses, in the areas of Engineering Mechanics and Applied Mathematics. Dr. Karali has worked in the new product development and manufacturing business units of Cummins, Inc., a FORTUNE-500 manufacturer of diesel engines and filtration products, headquartered in Columbus, IN (USA). For more than 15 years she has worked as a consultant focusing on the development and implementation of technical and education projects in Greece and several other EU member-states.
Sofia Karapanou is an accredited lecturer at the University of Derby-Mediterranean College where she has been teaching since 2016. She is a graduate of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in Civil Engineering with specialization in Transportation. She holds a MSc degree in Coastal Zone Management from the NTUA Interdisciplinary Post-graduate Programme and a MBA from the Hellenic Open University. She has worked as Researcher at NTUA in Road Safety. Since 2009 she works as an independent engineering consultant in transportation. Since 2011 she worked with engineering firms specializing in design studies of major infrastructure projects, environmental impact studies, water resources management, and anti-flood works.
Kardala Maria, PhD c.
Maria Kardala is a graduate of the Civil Engineering Department at the Democritus University of Thrace (DUTh) and holds a Master of Science degree in Analysis and Design of Earthquake Resistant Structures from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). She is currently working on her PhD Thesis at the School of Civil Engineering at NTUA. Her research work focuses on 3D nonlinear finite element assessment of reinforced concrete members and the strengthening of reinforced concrete structures through external confining reinforcement with high deformability fiber ropes. Her research work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at international conferences. She is fluent in English and has a good knowledge of German and Italian. She is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) and works as a Civil Engineer consultant and Energy Inspector of buildings.
He studied Physics at the University of Athens and got a Master’s degree in Astrophysics with distinction from Queen Mary, University of London. During his postgraduate studies his research focused on the discovery or Earth-like exoplanets. He has been working in education for several years as an associate lecturer of the University of Derby teaching undergraduate science classes and has been awarded the “Academic Staff Recognition and Excellence Award” from Mediterranean College. He is the creator of popular astronomy channel “Astronio” and has designed a series of lessons of astronomy for children. To share his passion for astrophysics and science with a wide audience of non-specialists, he has participated in the TEDx events of the Technical Universities of Crete and Athens and has given speeches at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the Athens Science Festival, The Planetarium of the Eugenides Foundation and Mediterranean College.
Dr. Katsoulakos Nikolas
Nikolas M. Katsoulakos received his Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in 2004. In 2008 he was awarded an MSc in “Environment and Development”, in the NTUA. In 2013 he completed his PhD research in the field of Energy Planning/ Optimisation in the NTUA. Since 2005 he has been working as a self-employed mechanical engineer, mainly in the field of studying/ designing electrical, mechanical and energy systems in the building sector. He is also an accredited Energy Auditor. Moreover, he has been participated as a research associate in eight national and international research programmes and he is a research/ teaching collaborator in the National Technical University of Athens. He has more than 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. He is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece and of the Greek Association of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers. He speaks fluently English and has basic knowledge in German.
Vasilis Kesalidis holds a B.Sc. in Physics, specialized in Theoretical Physics, from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. His postgraduate studies include a M.A.St. in Mathematics from University of Cambridge, under a fellowship of Trinity College, as well as a Research M.Sc. in Theoretical Physics from Utrecht University in the Netherlands, working on applications of quantum field theory in cosmology. Since 2010 he is occupied in the field of secondary education public schools as a science teacher (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics), including the preparation of university candidates.
Dr. Maragkos Nikolaos
Dr. Nikolaos Maragkos is a Civil Engineer graduated from the Civil Engineering Department of Engineering Faculty in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.). He also holds a postgraduate degree "Master of Science in Antiseismic Design of Structures" from the Civil Engineering Department of A.U.Th. and a Doctoral degree (PhD) in Tunnelling from the Geotechnical Engineering Division - Civil Engineering Department of A.U.Th. Dr. Maragkos has published an array of articles in academic and scientific journals and has made numerous presentations at international conferences. He works as a Public and Private Works Designer and he is a member of a Public and Private Works Construction Company. He teaches at the School of Engineering at Mediterranean College since 2011. He was a scientific associate at the Civil Engineering Department of Technological Educational Institute of Serres during the period 2006-2013.
Dr. Mirisidis John
John Mirisidis Ioannis received his Diploma Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Polytechnic School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2001 and his Ph.D. in the field of Coated Tools Wear Cutting Performance in 2006. He has been Scientific Collaborator at the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Manufacturing Engineering at the Mechanical Engineering Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2001-2015) and researcher for the Fraunhofer Project Center for Coatings in Manufacturing, in Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) (2008-2015). Since 2007 he has been an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Western Macedonia. Additionally, he has been an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2007-2011). Since 2012, he is Assistant Professor in PPC position “Materials Manufacturing Processing for Applications in Energy Systems”. He has published 25 scientific papers in International Journals and more than 40 scientific papers in conference proceedings. Also he has participated in several international research projects. His research interests include CNC programming, material characterization and FEM simulations.
Dr. Mylonas Chrysostomos
Chrysostomos Mylonas received his Diploma Degree in Civil Engineering from the Engineering Faculty of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) in 2013. In 2014 he received a MSc in “Engineering Project Management” from the Civil Engineering department of the Engineering Faculty of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh). Since January 2016 he is a PhD candidate at the Civil Engineering department of the Engineering Faculty of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh). Since March 2018 he is a PhD scholar/ research associate at the Hellenic Institute of Transport (HIT) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). He is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece.
Anthoula Dota received her Diploma Degree in Civil Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.) and has completed the M.Sc. "Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development". She is a PhD candidate at Civil Engineering Department of Polytechnic School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.) and has plenty publications in scientific journals and conference proceedings. She has an eight-year working experience in public (bridges, buildings, steel and composite structures, hydraulic works) and private projects (site surveying works, structural and hydraulic works). Furthermore, she has worked as a member of research teams in european engineering projects. She speaks the English language fluently, she is a member of Technical Chambers of Greece and she is registered in the official list of the Hellenic Ministry for the Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works with certification for the following categories of design works: 08 (Structural Design) and 13 (Hydraulic Projects). She teaches Site Surveying in Mediterranean College since February 2016.
Stelios Panoutsos has a Diploma/ MEng in Civil Engineering and a MSc Degree in Structural Design and Analysis of Structures, both from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). He is an experienced site supervisor engineer and construction project manager. Since 2008 he is an accredited lecturer at Mediterranean College (ATH), teaching in the fields of engineering mechanics, strength of materials, statics and dynamics of structures.
Papageorgaki Ino, PhD c.
Ino Papageorgaki holds a MEng in Rural & Surveying Engineering and a Master of Science (M.Sc.), in Water Resources: Science and Technology, both from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). She is currently a Ph.D. student at NTUA. Her research and work experience are in spatial information analysis by Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in surveying, photogrammetry, mapping, hydrology and natural hazards. She is a collaborator in research projects carried out by the Laboratory of Reclamation Works and Water Resources Management at the School of Rural and Surveying Engineering, N.T.U.A. and since 2010 has also supervised several diploma theses in surveying, hydrology and flood risk. A University of Derby accredited lecturer since 2016 she is the Module Leader for Site Surveying and Flood Risk Management at MC School of Engineering.
Ιoannis Papantoniou received his Diploma/MEng Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Crete (TUC) and completed a MSc degree in "Materials Science and Technology" at NTUA. Since 2014 he is a PhD candidate in the Manufacturing Technology Division, School of Mechanical Engineering at NTUA. His research interests lie in the area of composite materials and specifically in the development, properties and manufacturing technologies of metal foams (mainly AL). Metal foams have extensive applications in, inter-alia, the automotive, marine and aerospace industries as they combine light weight and high strength and can absorb energy and noise. Mr. Papantoniou has published several peer-reviewed articles in international scientific journals and conference proceedings.
Dr. Papazisi Anna
Dr. Anna Papazisi is a Civil Engineer who graduated from the Department of Civil Engineering of the Polytechnic School of Democritus University of Thrace (DUTh) and a Geologist from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh). She holds a MSc in Engineering Geology from the University of London, Imperial College and a Ph.D. in Rock Mechanics from the Geotechnical Engineering Division of the Civil Engineering Department of the Polytechnic School of AUTh. She has participated in research projects and she had received a fellowship in the research project PENED. She works as: 1) a Scientific Associate at the Civil Engineering and Geomatics and Surveying Departments of the Technological Educational Institute (T.E.I.) of Serres since 2002, 2) a Civil Engineer in Attica Bank since 2006 and 3) a freelancer engineer and geologist since 2003.
Senior Project Manager & Consultant
Apostolos Pappas is a Mechanical Engineer with a master's degree at the Cranfield Institute of Technology (U.K.). He has over 29 years of experience as a consultant for major projects in the field of multinational and Greek groups (AKTOR / Mechanical Equipment in Romania, OLYMPIC AIR SERVICES / CEO, THYSSENKRUPP MARINE SYSTEMS / Managing Director / Project Manager Airport Transfer).
Dimitris Pervolarakis is a graduate of the School of Civil Engineering at National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and holds a MSc degree in structural design and analysis from the same school. He is the owner of a private practice specializing in the design of conventional and special structures and an active member of a private firm for the renovation and expansion of hotels on the Greek islands. His expertise include Structural Analysis and Design Software (ETABS, SAP2000, Robot) and CAD tools (AutoCAD, CADware).
Pouliou Anna, PhD c.
Anna Pouliou received her Diploma Degree in Civil Engineering from the Polytechnic School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), has completed her M.Sc. "Planning, Organization and Management of Transport Systems" and since January 2015 is PhD candidate at Civil Engineering Department of the Polytechnic School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh). She has worked in the fields of transport and traffic studies and road construction studies and has also worked on supervising public works. In 2014, she undertook the technical support for the participation of the Municipality of Thessaloniki in transnational European program RAIL4SEE - Rail Hub Cities for South East Europe. At the same time, she works as a freelance engineer performing studies and engineering projects since 2009. She speaks fluent English and has basic German and Italian knowledge. She is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece and the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers. She is reviewer/evaluator at National Organisation for the Certification of Qualifications & Vocational Guidance (EOPPEP) and Energy Inspector since 2013. She is the Programme Leader of School of Engineering at Mediterranean College since September 2015.
Siasos Alexandros, PhD c.
Alexandros Siasos has a Diploma/ MEng in Mechanical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and is currently pursuing his doctorate degree in Mechanical Engineering at the same University. Since 2013 he is a Tutor and Module Leader at the School of Engineering, Mediterranean College (ATH), lecturing mainly in the areas of engineering design and manufacturing technology. His research interests lie in the improvement of repeatability and reliability of manufacturing processes, design cost reduction, and the development of textile reinforced composite products. He is an entrepreneur in the field of machine and product design and innovation, the owner of the engineering firm “Siasos R&D Studio”. He is a bicycle enthusiast and a great fan of trial biking.
Sirgkanis Aristeidis has a bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from A.T.E.I. West Macedonia and his MSc in “ Welding Engineering and Non Destructive Inspection” from A.T.E.I. West Macedonia. He has International Welding Engineering (IWE) Diploma from Welding Greek institute (WGI) and International Institute of Welding (IIW) ,he is certified inspector lvl II on Non Destructive Examination (NDE) according to EN /ASNT ( ΜΤ,PΤ,RT,UT,VI, WI, PHASED ARRAY, ) and he is certified inspector lvl I on Infrared Thermography. He is finishing his second MSc in “ Renewable Energy Sources & Energy Management in Buildings “from A.T.E.I. West Macedonia. He has worked as QA/QC Mechanical Engineer in construction companies such as METKA S.A. , EKME S.A. on construction of power plants and refineries and pressure vessels and equipment’s.in Greece and in other countries From 2012 he is working as Senior Inspector and engineer to HELPE S.A. on the inspection department.
Maria Stratoura is a Civil Engineer, a graduate of the School of Civil Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and holder of two master’s degrees in “Analysis and Design of Earthquake Resistant Structures” and in “Materials Science and Technology”, both from NTUA. Her professional experience includes structural design, and construction site supervision and management. She is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Patras School of Engineering in collaboration with NTUA. Her research interests lie on the experimental investigation of lightweight reinforced concrete structures and aims to improve their structural behaviour and durability. Her research work has been published in academic journals and presented at national and international conferences. Maria Stratoura is a member of the Scientific and Technical Chamber of Cyprus (ETEK) and the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE).
Menelaos Zafiridis is a graduate of the department of Mechanical Engineering of the Technical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, specializing in Aeronautics and Engines. He holds an MSc degree in Powertrain Engineering from the École Nationale Supérieure du Pétrole et des Moteurs, France. His scientific interests and activities are mainly focused on exhaust after- treatment technologies of internal combustion engines.