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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28-July-2017
Sincerest congratulations to our Master thesis student Dora Argyropoulou on winning a postgraduate studies scholarship of the Bodossaki Foundation.

7-July-2017
Master thesis presentation: On the 11th of July 2017, Georgios Kissas will present his Master Thesis, entitled "A Computational Study of Self-Consistent Field Theory for Polymer Interfaces" in front of his three-member examination committee. The presentation will take place in the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building at 10:30.

7-July-2017
Master thesis presentation: On the 11th of July 2017, Stefanos Konstantinopoulos will present his Master Thesis, entitled "Molecular Simulations of Graphene-based Materials for Organic Electronics" in front of his three-member examination committee. The presentation will take place in the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building at 11:30.



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28 July 2017
Sincerest congratulations to our Master thesis student Dora Argyropoulou on winning a postgraduate studies scholarship of the Bodossaki Foundation.
7 July 2017
Master thesis presentation: On the 11th of July 2017, Georgios Kissas will present his Master Thesis, entitled "A Computational Study of Self-Consistent Field Theory for Polymer Interfaces" in front of his three-member examination committee. The presentation will take place in the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building at 10:30.
7 July 2017
Master thesis presentation: On the 11th of July 2017, Stefanos Konstantinopoulos will present his Master Thesis, entitled "Molecular Simulations of Graphene-based Materials for Organic Electronics" in front of his three-member examination committee. The presentation will take place in the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building at 11:30.
30 June 2017
Diploma thesis presentation: On the 4th of July 2017, Theodora Myrto Perdikari will present her Diploma Thesis, entitled "Atomistic Simulations of Lamellar Nanostructures of Amphiphilic Disc-like Molecules" 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.
23 June 2017
Master thesis presentation: On the 26th of June 2017, Christos Bardas will present his Master Thesis, entitled "Atomistic Simulations of Carbon Nanotube - Polymer Matrix Nanocomposites" in front of his three-member examination committee. The presentation will take place in the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building at 16:00.
1 June 2017
Sincerest congratulations to our Master thesis student Stefanos Konstantinopoulos on winning a poster presentation award of the 11th Panhellenic Scientific Conference on Chemical Engineering held in Thessaloniki, Greece, 25-27 May, 2017 for his work "Atomistic Simulations of Disc-like Nanographene Liquid Crystals".
29 March 2017
New Year's Pie Cutting photographs: On the 17th of February 2017, our group celebrated the coming of the new year in a traditional manner by cutting the New Year's Pie! Below you will find the photographs taken during the event.


13 March 2017
Invited talk: On the 30th of March 2017 at 16:00 at the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building, Dr. Marco Sant, post-doctoral associate from the Universita degli Studi di Sassari, will give a lecture titled "Development of DFT-Based Force Fields for Atomistic Simulations in Microporous Materials".
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21 February 2017
Diploma thesis presentation: On the 6th of March 2017 at 10:00 at the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building, Virginia Ampntoulchanti will present her Diploma Thesis, entitled "Atomistic simulations of medicine into lipid membranes" in front of her three-member examination committee.
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9 December 2016
Invited talk: On the 22nd of December 2016 at 16:00 at the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building, Mr. Phaedon Brotzakis, PhD student from the University of Amsterdam, will give a lecture titled "Discovering rough mountain peaks in the dark by using Transition Path Sampling Elucidating the mechanism and role of solvent for beta-lactoglobulin dimerization".
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9 December 2016
Invited talk: On the 28th of December 2016 at 12:00 at the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building, Dr. Polydefkis Diamantis, post-doctoral associate from the University of Basel, will give a lecture titled "Theoretical Investigation of the Interaction of Ligands with Heme Proteins".
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18 November 2016
Ph.D. thesis presentation: On the 21st of November 2016, Ioannis Mathioudakis will present his Ph.D. Thesis, entitled "Atomistic Simulation of Polymer Nanocomposites" in front of his seven-member examination committee. The presentation will take place in the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building at 10:00.
29 October 2016
Master thesis presentation: On the 3rd of November 2016, Andreas Balafoutis will present his Master Thesis, entitled "Mechanical response of elastomers: thermodynamical analysis based on molecular simulation" in front of his three-member examination committee. The presentation will take place in the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building at 15:00.
30 June 2016
Master thesis presentation: On the 14th of July 2016, Lefteris Koulierakis will present his Master Thesis, entitled "Atomistic Simulations of Poly(Dimethylsiloxane) and Poly(Lactic Acid) Polymer Systems for Directed Self-Assembly Applications" in front of his three-member examination committee. The presentation will take place in the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building at 12:00.
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30 May 2016
Master thesis presentation: On the 1st of June 2016, Spyros Kournopoulos will present his Master Thesis, entitled "Cavitation Rate in Elastomers: A Geometric Free Volume Analysis Approach" in front of his three-member examination committee. The presentation will take place in the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building at 14:00.
22 April 2016
Warmest congratulations to our Master thesis student Stefanos Konstantinopoulos on winning the award for the best diploma thesis of Sector III of the School of Chemical Engineering, NTUA, for the academic year 2015.
6 April 2016
Sincerest congratulations to our post-doctoral researcher Dr. Georgios Vogiatzis on winning the award for the best PhD thesis in the field of Computational Mechanics in Greece during 2015 by the Greek Association of Computational Mechanics (GRACM) and for his nomination for the ECCOMAS PhD Olympiad 2016.
2 March 2016
Invited talk: On the 10th of March 2016 at 16:00 at the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building, Ms. Rallia Iliana Velliou, M.S. from Imperial College London, will give a lecture titled "Prediction of Melting Points of Organic Compounds Through Molecular Simulation".
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25 January 2016
Sincerest congratulations to our post-doctoral researcher Dr. Stefanos Anogiannakis on winning the Honor for best Doctoral Thesis for the academic year 2012 by the School of Chemical Engineering, NTUA.
20 January 2016
New Year's Pie Cutting photographs: On the 18th of January 2016, our group celebrated the coming of the new year in a traditional manner by cutting the New Year's Pie! Below you will find the photographs taken during the event.



9 October 2015
Diploma thesis presentation: On the 14th of October 2015, Konstantinos Manikas will present his Diploma Thesis, entitled "Molecular Simulations of Glassy Atactic Polystyrene" in front of his three-member examination committee. The presentation will take place in conference/seminar room of Tomeas III (Phase B of ChemE building) at 10:00.
9 October 2015
Diploma thesis presentation: On the 14th of October 2015, Stefanos Konstantinopoulos will present his Diploma Thesis, entitled "Atomistic Simulations of Nanographene Discotic Liquid Crystals" in front of his three-member examination committee. The presentation will take place in the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building at 17:15.
29 September 2015
Invited talk: On the 23rd of December 2015 at 11:00 at the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building, Mr. Phaedon Brotzakis, Ph.D. student at the University of Amsterdam, will give a lecture titled "Stability and self assembly mechanism of synthesized anti freeze peptides nanotubes using Transition Path Sampling".
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23 July 2015
Invited talk: On the 31st of August 2015 at 11:00 at the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building, Dr. Manolis Doxastakis from Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois US, will give a lecture titled "Simulations at the interface: protein association in lipid membranes, polymer adsorption on surfaces and reaction-diffusion in polymer films".
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23 July 2015
Diploma thesis presentation: On the 24th of July 2015, Anastasia Nikolakopoulou will present her Diploma Thesis, entitled "Molecular Simulations of Free Films of Linear Polyethylene in Atomistic Representation" in front of her three-member examination committee. The presentation will take place in the conference/seminar room of Tomeas III (Phase B of ChemE building) at 10:00.
23 July 2015
Group party photographs: On the 2nd of July 2015, a farewell party to Dr. Georgios Vogiatzis was held on the occasion of his recent departure to join our Armed Forces. Below you will find the photographs taken during the event (courtesy of Dr. Christos Tzoumanekas; plus a photograph from a street label from Volos, Greece, that celebrates Polymer Science).

26 June 2015
Seminar announcement: The 13th Co.M.S.E. group seminar with take place on the 6th of July at 16:00 at the "Nikos Koumoutsos" hall of the Chemical Engineering building. Prof. Vissarion Papadopoulos of the School of Civil Engineering will give a lecture titled "Hybrid Multiscale Simulation of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites".
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8 June 2015
Internships Available at Scienomics. For more information see the following link.
Detailed information about internship positions
6 May 2015
A crash course on molecular simulations is offered by the Computational Science and Engineering Group on May 13, 2015. For more information see the following link.
Course program
18 February 2015
Two new doctoral candidate positions and one post-doctoral researcher position are available in the CoMSE Group at NTUA in the context of the research programme "Multiscale Simulations of Complex Polymer Systems" (MuSiComPS), carried out in collaboration with the University of Patras thanks to the generous support of the Limmat Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland. These new positions are available immediately (starting date 1 March 2015) for one year, with the possibility of extension for two additional years.
Detailed information about doctoral candidate positions
Detailed information about post-doctoral researcher position
16 February 2015
Warmest congratulations to diploma thesis student Stefanos Konstantinopoulos on winning the "N. Kritikos" scholarship and the "Ch. Papakyriakopoulou" award of the School of Chemical Engineering of NTUA.
5 February 2015
Congratulations to Professor Doros N. Theodorou on his election to the U.S. National Academy of Engineering.
"National Academy of Engineering Elects 67 Members and 12 Foreign Members"
1 February 2015
Sincerest congratulations to Ph.D. student Orestis G. Ziogos on winning a prestigious Siemens Fellowship of the National Scholarship Foundation (IKY) of Greece.
1 June 2013
Sincerest Congratulations to our doctoral student Panagiotis D. (Takis) Kolokathis on winning the first prize of the 9th Panhellenic Scientific Conference on Chemical Engineering held in Athens, Greece, 23-25 May, 2013 for his paper "Reduction of the Dimensionality of Local Free Energy Profiles of Benzene in the Zeolite Silicalite-1: Computation of Diffusion Coefficients Using Transition State Theory".
15 December 2012
Sincerest congratulations to George G. Vogiatzis on winning an award from the Hellenic Polymer Society (HPS) for his poster "Local Polymer Dynamics in Polystyrene - C60 Mixtures", presented at the 9th conference of HPS in Thessaloniki, 27 November - 1 December 2012.
15 December 2012
Warmest congratulations and best wishes to our doctoral student George G. Vogiatzis on winning the prestigious "Thomaideion" award in an NTU-wide competition for the best Diploma Thesis of the year 2010.