School of Mechanical Engineering

National Technical University of Athens


Professor


Address: National Technical University of Athens,
Heroon Polytechniou 9, 15780 Zografou, Athens, Greece,
School of Mechanical Engineering, Section of Fluids,
Building Ο, Office S2.1. 
Tel.  (+30) 210 772-2341, (+30) 210 772-1638. 
Fax  (+30) 210 772-1658. 
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Personal Homepage: http://users.ntua.gr/kmathiou/


Studies

1985 Doctor in Applied Sciences, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
1981 Diploma in Fluid Dynamics, Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium
1980 Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens Greece


Professional Experience

12/2009-5/2015 Secretary General for Energy, Ministry of Environment Energy and Climate Change
3/2006-today Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
9/2000-2/2006 Associate Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
2/1994-8/2000 Assistant Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
5/1990-1/1994 Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
3/1987-5/1990 Research Associate Lab of Thermal Turbomachines, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
10/1987-2/1988 Appointed Assistant Professor (Law 407) Technical University of Crete, Greece
7/1985-5/1987 Research Scientist, Hellenic Air force Technology Research Center, Propulsion Division, (Military service) Greece
10/1981-5/1985 Research Assistant Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics Belgium
7-8/1981 Trainee, Brown Boveri, Baden, Switzerland


Research
Performance of Gas Turbines in Energy production and Aviation. Turbomachinery Diagnostics. Experimental studies of Flow in Turbomachines. Unsteady phenomena in Turbomachnies.


Distinctions
Studies:
Ranked first among his peers, in entry exams, all years of studies, and graduation. Scholarship for outstanding performance during all years of his studies, from State Scholarhip Foyndation and the Technical Chamber of Greece. Postgraduate Diploma obtained with Doctorl Degree obtained with "the highest distinction".

Career:

2012 Best paper award of the Cycle Innovations Committee, at ASME International TURBΟ-EXPΟ
2004 PE Publishing Award for the best paper published in the ImechE Journal of Power and Energy
2003 Best paper award in Education, ASME International TURBΟ-EXPΟ
2002 Best paper award in Controls and Diagnostics, ASME International TURBΟ-EXPΟ
2002 The annual Outstanding Service Award of the Controls and Diagnostics Committee of the ASME
1992 Best paper award in Controls and Diagnostics, ASME International TURBΟ-EXPΟ



2006 - 2008 Chairman of the Controls and Diagnostics Committee, International Gas Turbine Institute of ASME
2004 - 2006 Vice Chairman of the Committee
2002 - 2004 PhD externaql Examiner for Cranfield University, University of Liege. Expert of GSRT in 'Aeronautics and Space' for the 6th Framework Program


Invited to give lectures at many institutions in different countries including Pratt & Whitney, East Hartford, CT, in the USA, the von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, in Belgium, the Institute of Engineering Thermophysics-Academy of Science, at the Shanghai Marine Diesel Engine Research Institute as well as at the Zhejiang University- Institute of Thermal Power Engineering, in China and the University of Ferrara in Italy.


Member of:
Technical Chamber of Greece.
Hellenic Association of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers.


Current Duties
Director of Laboratory of Thermal Turbomachines.


Teaches at NTUA
Principles of Aircraft Engines (Jet Propulsion). Gas and Steam Turbine Operation., Aircraft Engine Operation, Gas Turbine Diagnostics.