School of Mechanical Engineering

National Technical University of Athens


Assistant Professor


Address: National Technical University of Athens,
Heroon Polytechniou 9, 15780 Zografou, Athens, Greece,
School of Mechanical Engineering, Section of Nuclear
Engineering,
Building Κ, 1st floor, Office Α6. 
Tel.  (+30) 210 772-2939, (+30) 210 772-2943. 
Fax  (+30) 210 772-2914. 
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Personal Homepage: http://users.ntua.gr/npetr


Studies

2003 PhD in Nuclear Engineering, National Technical University of Athens
1991 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens


Professional Experience

2013 - today Assistant Professor of Nuclear Engineering, National Technical University of Athens
2006 - 2013 Lecturer of Nuclear Engineering, National Technical University of Athens
2002 - 2006 Research assistant (tenured, post doctoral), Nuclear Engineering Department, School of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens
2000 - 2002 Head of the Undersecretariat for EU Community Support Framework Projects of NTUA (Research Committee Secretariat, Section D)
1997 - 2000 Member of the Executive Team of the Project: "Quality Assessment of Educational and other Provided Services at the National Technical University of Athens" (Project conducted within the Greek Operational Programme "Education and Initial Vocational Training" under the 2nd EU Community Support Framework)
1992 - 1997 Consulting Engineer


Research
Nuclear Engineering Materials. Methodologies for the determination of their radiophysical and thermophysical properties.


Distinctions

1995 - 1997 Research Assistant, Nuclear Engineering Department, National Technical University of Athens


Member of:

2003 Health Physics Society
1992 Hellenic Association of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers
1992 Technical Chamber of Greece


Current Duties


Teaches at NTUA
Undergraduate courses - sophomore (School of Mechanical Engineering): 
Co-teaching with Professor S.E. Simopoulos:
- Physical Principles of Nuclear Power Reactors (Nuclear Engineering I) (7th fall semester).
- Industrial Applications of Nuclear Engineering (7th fall semester).
- Set-up and Operation of Nuclear Power Reactors (Nuclear Engineering II) (8th spring semester).
Co-teaching with Assistant Professor M.J. Anagnostakis:
- Experimental Nuclear Engineering (7th fall semester).
- Dosimetry and Radiation Protection (8th spring semester).
- Nuclear Measurement Systems (8th spring semester). 

Undergraduate courses - sophomore (School of Applied Mathematical and Physical Sciences):
Nuclear Engineering (9th fall semester). 

Postgraduate Courses: 
Non - Destructive Material Testing with Nuclear Engineering Methods (Interdisciplinary - Interdepartmental Post Graduate Program "Applied Mechanics", spring semester).