Faculty members

 Associate Professor Yannis Dimakopoulos

Email: dimako [at] chemeng.upatras.gr

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Curriculum Details


Diploma in Chemical Engineering, University of Patras (1997)

Master in the Simulation, Optimization and Control of Processes, University of Patras (2003)

Doctoral Diploma in Chemical Engineering, University of Patras (2003)


Selected publications

Dimakopoulos, Y., Karapetsas, G., Malamataris, N.A., Mitsoulis, E., “The Free (open) Boundary Condition at Inflow Boundaries”, J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech., 187-188, 16-31 (2012) DOI: 10.1016/j.jnnfm.2012.09.001

Dimakopoulos, Y., Bogaerds, A., Anderson, P., Hulsen, M., Baaijens, F.P.T., “Direct numerical simulation of a 2D idealized aortic heart valve at physiological flow rates”, Comp. Meth. Biomech. and Biomed. Engrg, 15 (11), 1157-1179 (2012) DOI: 10.1080/10255842.2011.581238

Dimakopoulos, Y., “An efficient parallel fully implicit algorithm for the simulation of transient free surface flows of multimode viscoelastic liquids”, J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech., 165 (7-8), 409-424 (2010) DOI: 10.1016/j.jnnfm.2010.01.017

Dimakopoulos, Y., and Tsamopoulos, J., “A quasi-elliptic transformation for moving boundary problems with large anisotropic deformations”, J. Comp. Physics, 192, 494-522 (2003) DOI: 10.1016/j.jcp.2003.07.027

Tseropoulos, G., Dimakopoulos, Y., Tsamopoulos, J., and Lyberatos, G., “On the flow characteristics of the conical Minoan pipes used in water supply systems, via Computational Fluid Dynamics”, J. Archaeological Sc. 40 (4), 2057-2068 (2013) DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2012.11.025

Pavlidis, M., Dimakopoulos, Y., and Tsamopoulos, J., “Analytical and numerical solutions for the flow of an undeformed viscoelastic film down a vertical cylinder”, Rheologica Acta, 48 (9), 1031-1048(2009)

Dimakopoulos, Y., Bogaerds, A., Anderson, P., and Baaijens, F., “Application of the ficticious domain/Lagrange multiplier method on the simulation of the aortic valve”, GRACM 2011, June-July 2011, Athens, GREECE.


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