Education:
1980: Habilitation in Partial Differential Equations, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
1975: PhD in Applied Mathematics, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
1972: MSc in Mathematics, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
1970: Diploma in Mathematics, University of Athens, Greece
Previous Employment/Occupation:
1989today: Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece
19811989: Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Patras, Greece
19801981: Habiliter, Department of Mathematics, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
19771980: Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
19751977: Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, University of Patras, Greece
20052008: Marie Curie Chair of Excellence Professorship, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
19982004: Academic Coordinator for Mathematics for the Hellenic Open University
19802000 : Professor, Extended Educational Program For High School Teachers, Greek Ministry of Education, Greece
19861987: Visiting Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
19801981: Lecturer, University of Maryland, University College, Athens, Greece
19791980: Professor, National Office of Meteorology, Greece
19781979: Visiting Assistant Professor, Brown University, USA
19771978: Lecturer, City College of Chicago, Athens Division, Greece
Research Activities:
Mathematical methods in science and technology. Mathematical problems in Medicine and medical imaging. Electroencephalography. Magnetoencephalography. Modelling in Tumour growth. Wave propagation and scattering theory in acoustics, electromagnetic, elasticity, magneto elasticity, thermoelasticity and coupled fields. Stokes flow in spheroidal geometry and representation theory. Boundaryvalue problems in ellipsoidal geometry. Energy partition in wave propagation. Asymptotic and spectral methods in partial differential equations.
Participation in Research Projects:
Main coordinator/ partner in over 30 national and international research programmes such as ACTION, ERASMUS, SCIENCE, MARIE CURIE, COPERNICUS, AGARD, NATO, EPETII, GermanGreek and FrenchGreek bilateral cooperation schemes.
Publications:
161 refereed journal papers. 97 papers in international conference proceedings. 16 text books. One Research monograph on LowFrequency Theory (Oxford Publication Press). One research monograph on Ellipsoidal Harmonics (Cambridge University Press). Over 60 publications concerning Lectures, Articles, NonOriginal Publications and Announcements in local meetings.
Conference Participation/Attendance:
Participation in over than 120 international and national conferences.
PhD Students:
21 Students have received their PhD under his supervision.
Teaching Activities:
Taught all undergraduate curriculum mathematical courses in Greece, in United Kingdom, and in USA.
Taught graduate courses and seminars in all areas of Applied Mathematics from 1976 continuously. During the years 20052008, that he had a Marie Curie Chair of Excellence Appointment in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics of the University of Cambridge, he taught graduate courses on Boundary Value problems in Ellipsoidal Geometry with Applications in Electroencephalography and Magnetoencephalography.
Selected Publications:
 "Axisymmetric Stokes' Flow in a Spherical Shell Revisited via the Fokas Method. Part I: Irrotational Flow"
(with M.Doschoris) Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences, 34, pp.850868
2011
 "Directional Dependent Green's Function and Kelvin Images"
Archive of Applied Mechanics, 82, pp.13251335
2012
 "On the Neumann Function and the Method of Images in Spherical and
Ellipsoidal Geometry"
(with J. Sten)
Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences, 35, pp.482496
2012
 "Blood Plasma Flow Past a Red Cell: Mathematical Modeling and Analytic Treatment"
(with M.Hadjinicolaou and E.Protopapas)
Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences, 35, pp.15471563
2012
 "Ellipsoidal Harmonics. Theory and Applications"
Encyclopedia of Mathematics and its Applications, Volume 146, 458 pages,
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
2012
 "Mathematical Modelling of Avascular Ellipsoidal Tumour Growth"
(with F.Kariotou, B.D.Sleeman and M.Tsampas)
Quarterly of Applied Mathematics, 70, pp. 124
2012
