National Technical University of Athens
School of Chemical Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Computational Materials Science and Engineering Group (Co.M.S.E.)
 
 
 
 
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26 September 2019
Diploma thesis presentation: On the 1st of October 2019, Christina Zois will present her Diploma Thesis, entitled "Molecular Simulations of Epoxy Resins with Water Ingress" in front of her three-member examination committee. The presentation will take place in the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building at 15:00. Click here for an abstract of the talk

2 August 2019
On Friday, 30 of August, Miss Ariadni Boziki from EPFL, will make a presentation with the following title: ""Computational studies of the structural and optical properties of organic-inorganic lead halide perovskites". The presentation will take place in "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building at 11:00. Click here for the abstract of the presentation!

5 July 2019
On Tuesday, 9th of Juny, at 10:00, Dr. Julija Zavadlav, Dr. Xin Bian and Ms. Ermioni Papadopoulou researchers of the Computational Science and Engineering Lab in ETH Zurich will give us three talks regarding their latest works. The meeting will be held at "Nikos Koumoutsos" Room. We are looking forward to seeing you all.

1 July 2019
Diploma thesis presentations: On 2nd of July 2019, Nikolaos Sigalas and Alexandros Phillipas will present their Diploma Thesis in front of their three-member examination committees. For more details visit news section.

19 June 2019
On June 28, Professor Masao Doi from Beihang University, will make a presentation with the following title: "When droplets of colloidal solutions dry on a substrate". The presentation will take place in "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building at 11:00. Click here for the abstract of the presentation.

14 May 2019
Mrs Marnie Papamatthaiou made an article regarding CoMSE Lab, published in tanea.gr! Click here for the full article.

7 March 2019
Ph.D. thesis presentation: On the 12th of March 2019, Panagiotis-Nikolaos Tzounis will present his Ph.D. Thesis, entitled "Prediction of Conformational and Mixing Properties of Polymers relevant to Lithographic Applications through Atomistic Simulations" in front of his seven-member examination committee. The presentation will take place in the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building at 15:00. Click here for an abstract of the talk

4 March 2019
Ph.D. thesis presentation: On the 7th of March 2019, Aris Sgouros will present his Ph.D. Thesis, entitled "Atomistic and Mesoscopic Simulations of the Interfacial Dynamics of Polymer Melts" in front of his seven-member examination committee. The presentation will take place in the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building at 10:30. Click here for an abstract of the talk

15 February 2019
Diploma thesis presentation: On the 18th of February 2019, Evgenia Kountoupi will present her Diploma Thesis, entitled "Application of the MARTINI force field to coarse-grained atomistic simulations" in front of her three-member examination committee. The presentation will take place in the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building at 14:00. Click here for an abstract of the talk




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Doros Nicolas Theodorou

Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
School of Chemical Engineering
National Technical University of Athens
9 Heroon Polytechniou Street, Zografou Campus
GR-157 80 Athens, Greece
Tel. +302107723157, Fax +302107723112
E-mail doros@central.ntua.gr
Research interests Computer modeling of matter. Application of statistical mechanics, thermodynamics, and transport phenomena for the elucidation of structure-processing-property relations in materials. Multiscale modeling and simulation strategies. Polymer science and engineering. Polymer-matrix nanocomposites. Interfacial phenomena. Self-assembly in soft matter systems. Zeolites and other nanoporous solids.
Personal data Born 29 October, 1957 in Athens, Greece.
Married, one child.
Education Diploma, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 1982, Chem. Engineering.
Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983, Chem. Engineering.
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985, Chemical Engineering.
Employment  
  Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
1981 - 1985 Research Assistant, Chemical Engineering Department.
Spring 1985 Teaching Assistant, graduate thermodynamics, Chemical Engineering Department.
  Hellenic Naval Academy, Piraeus, Greece
1985 - 1986 Instructor in computer programming and computer center administrator (mil. service).
  University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
1986 - 1990 Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering.
1990 - 1994 Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering.
1994 - 1995 Professor of Chemical Engineering.
  Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA
1986 - 1995 Associated Faculty, Polymers Program, Center for Advanced Materials, Division of Materials Sciences. Project Leader, Polymer/Substrate Interactions.
  University of Patras, Patras, Greece
1991 - 1994 Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering.
1994 - 2002 Professor of Chemical Engineering.
  National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
2002 - Present Professor of Chemical Engineering.
  Institute of Chemical Engineering and High Temperature Chemical Processes (ICE/HT-FORTH), Patras, Greece
1991 - 2007 Adjunct Senior Researcher.
  National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos", Athens, Greece
Spring 1992 Visiting Professor, Physical Chemistry Institute.
1993 - Present Collaborating Researcher.
1993 - 2005 Director, Molecular Modeling of Materials Laboratory.
Classes Taught at U.C. Berkeley
Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (with J.M. Prausnitz)
Transport Processes (Heat and Mass)
Polymer Science and Engineering
Chemical Engineering Laboratory
Graduate Thermodynamics for Chemical Product and Process Design (with J.M. Prausnitz)
Applied Molecular Theory for Chemical Engineers (with Arup K. Chakraborty)
Classes Taught at the University of Patras
Undergraduate Mass and Energy Balances
Physical Chemistry II
Chemical Thermodynamics I and II
Advanced Thermodynamics
Graduate Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
Statistical Mechanics and Molecular Simulation
Physical Chemistry of Polymers
Statistical Mechanics of Polymers (with A. Dondos, D. Photinos, M. Kosmas, A. Terzis)
Classes Taught at the National Technical University of Athens
Undergraduate Physical Chemistry II
Structure-Property Relations in Materials
Connecting Microscopic and Macroscopic Properties by Computer Simulation
Graduate Molecular Simulations of Materials
Classes Taught at NCSR "Demokritos"
Graduate Topics in Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Molecular Systems and Applications to the Molecular Simulation of Materials Using Supercomputers
Molecular Simulations of Physicochemical Systems (with A.Z. Panagiotopoulos)
Polymer Physics and Physical Chemistry (with I. Economou, C. Tsenoglou, N. Hadjichristidis and J. Petropoulos)
Honors
  • Salutatorian, Summa cum Laude, Ancient Greek Prize, Dolashik Prize, Athens College, 1976.
  • Entrance examination award, National Technical University of Athens, 1976.
  • Condoulis and Thomaides awards, National Technical University of Athens, 1978-1981.
  • 17 November 1973 prize, Technical Chamber of Greece, 1977-1981.
  • Chrysovergis prize, National Technical University of Athens, 1982.
  • Gilliland Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A., 1981-1982.
  • Scholarship of the Bodossakis Foundation, 1981-1984.
  • Shell Faculty Career Initiation Grant, U.S.A., 1986-1988.
  • Du Pont Young Faculty Grant, U.S.A., 1989-1991.
  • Presidential Young Investigator Award, U.S. National Science Foundation, 1988 - 1992.
  • Allan P. Colburn Memorial Lectureship, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, U.S.A., October 1992.
  • Ernest W. Thiele Lectureship, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, U.S.A., September 1993.
  • Robert W. Vaughan Lecture, Department of Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, U.S.A., March 1994.
  • Science Award of the Bodossakis Foundation in Chemistry, 1996.
  • Invitation to the international conference Scientia Europaea, organized by the Institut de France and the Fondation Rhône-Poulenc, September 1998.
  • Danckwerts Lecture, awarded by the AIChE, IChemE, EFCE, and the Editors of Chemical Engineering Science, AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, U.S.A., November 2006.
  • Dick Medema Award in Polymer Science and Technology, awarded by the Dutch PTN (Polymer Technology in the Netherlands), Lunteren, The Netherlands, February 2009.
  • Included in Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Men and Women of Science, Men of Achievement, European Biographical Directory.
  • Bird-Stewart-Lightfoot Lectureship, awarded by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A., May 2013.
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering of the U.S.A., February 2015.
  • John M. Prausnitz Award in Applied Chemical Thermodynamics, Conference on Properties and Phase Equilibria for Product and Process Design (PPEPPD 2016), Porto, Portugal, May 2016.
  • John M. Prausnitz AIChE Institute Lecturer, AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 2016.
  • On 26 March 2018 DSM honoured Professor Dr. Doros Theodorou, from the National Technical University of Athens in Greece, with the 2018 Life Time Achievement Award in Materials Sciences.
Professional Activities
Languages Greek, English, German, French.
Personal interests Music (playing the piano), literature, traveling, swimming.