balassas

I. PERSONAL DATA

Last Name:                          Balassas
First Name:                          Konstantinos
Date of Birth:                       10-05-1975
Place of Birth:                      Epanomi-Thessaloniki
Permanent Address:            Sfageion 3
P.O. Box 57500, Epanomi-Thassaloniki, Greece
Affiliation:                            Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Western Macedonia,
50132, Kozani, Greece,
Phone: 6937 597905
e-mail: kbalassas@uowm.gr

II. EDUCATION

  • Diploma: Department of Mathematics, University of Ioannina, Greece (Sept. 1995-June 1999).
  • M.Sc.: Department of Mathematics, Division of Applied Math & Mechanics, University of Ioannina, Greece (Sept. 1999-Sept. 2001).
  • D.: Department of Mathematics, Division of Applied Math & Mechanics, University of Ioannina, Greece (Oct. 2001-Nov. 2001).

III. FELLOWSHIPS

Graduate: 1995-1996, 1997-1998

  • State Scholarships Foundation

Postgraduate: 1999-2000, 2002-2005

    • State Scholarships Foundation
    • Hellenic Ministry of Education

Postdoctoral Fellowship
 

  • State Scholarships Foundation

IV. RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Symmetry Groups and Similarity Solutions of Differential Equations (Boundary Layer Flow between surface and sticky liquid).
  • Configurational Mechanics.
  • Phase Transition Problems.
  • Computational Methods (Finite Element Method).
  • Computational Codes. Code development and their implementation in problems of Mechanics.

 

V.   TEACHING

Α. Undergraduate

  1. «Linear Algebra» 2. «Classical Dynamics«
  2. «Signals & Systems Theory» 4. «An Introduction to Computer Science«
  3. «Discrete Mathematics» 6. «Mathematical Theory of Elasticity«
  4. «Applied Mathematics» 8. «Mathematical Analysis«

Β. Graduate

  1. «Finite Element PrinciplesEnvironmental Applications «

(Teaching of «Matlab« package)

VI.    PUBLICATIONS-RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

His current scientific work is constituted by 14 scientific papers by which the six of them have been published in international scientific journals, one in a book and the last seven have been presented in international congresses. The above research work has 22 citations. Also, has participated as researcher in a significant number of research programmes, at the period of 2001-2007.

 

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