Kostopoulos Vasilios

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics Univeristy of Patras

  • PhD in Applied Mechanics, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics, Univ. of Patras, Greece, 1987
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, NTU Athens, Greece, 1980

Research Interests:
  • Composite materials (analytical and numerical modelling, non-destructive techniques, thermo mechanical characterisation, fracture and fatigue of composites, experimental techniques)
  • Design and design optimisation of composite structures
  • Anisotropic elasticity
  • Fluid-structure interaction
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Wave propagation and scattering in continuous media
  • Inverse problems and inversion of scattering data
  • Biomechanics
Project Leader of 3 current research projects funded by EU (GROWTH, BRITE).


Contact Info

Department of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics

University of Patras
Patras, 261 10

Tel.: +30 2610 997234
Fax: +30 2610 992644