School of Mechanical Engineering

National Technical University of Athens

Director: Maria Founti, Professor


The Thermal Section covers the subjects of Thermodynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer, Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning, Internal Combustion Engines, Steam Generators and Thermal Installations, Thermal Stations, Solar Energy, Numerical Methods for Transport Phenomena. In the laboratories of Applied Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Heterogeneous Mixtures & Combustion Systems, Internal Combustion Engines, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning, Solar Energy, Steam Boilers and Thermal Plants, Thermal Processes, Vehicle Refrigeration Technology training of the students and Diploma dissertations are carried out as well as research on Internal Combustion Engines, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Unit Operations, Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning, Emission of Pollutants from Thermal Engines, Combustion, Two-Phase Flow of Gas-Solid particles, Mathematical Models of Combustion Points, Applications of Solar Energy. 

  - Laboratory of Steam Boilers and Thermal Plants (LSBTP)
  - Laboratory of Heterogeneous Mixtures & Combustion Systems
  - Laboratory of Applied Thermodynamics
  - Laboratory of Heat Transfer
  - Laboratory of Thermal Processes
  - Laboratory of Internal Combustion Engines
  - Laboratory of Solar Energy
  - Laboratory of Vehicle Refrigeration Technology
  - Laboratory of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning


Κ. Antonopoulos, Ph.D. MSc. DIC Imperial College, Mechanical-Electrical Engineer NTUA.
Ε. Kakaras, Dr Engineer NTUA, Mechanical-Electrical Engineer NTUA.
Ε. Rogdakis, Dr Engineer NTUA, Mechanical-Electrical Engineer NTUA.
Α. Stegou-Sagia, Dr Engineer NTUA, Mechanical-Electrical Engineer NTUA.
Μ. Founti, Dr Mechanical Engineer NTUA, University of London, Ph.D., M.Sc., D.I.C. Imperial College of Science and Technology, B. Sc. Nuclear Engineering, Queen Mary College.
D. Hountalas, Dr Engineer NTUA, Mechanical Engineer NTUA.

Associate Professors
Ε. Giakoumis, Dr Engineer NTUA, Mechanical Engineer NTUA.
S. Karellas, Ph.D., Lehrstuhl für Energiesysteme, Technische Universiät München, Germany.
I. Koronaki, Dr Engineer NTUA, Mechanical Engineer NTUA.
C. Tzivanidis, Dr Engineer NTUA, Mechanical Engineer NTUA.

Special Scientific Assistants
D. Stavropoulos, Mechanical-Electrical Engineer NTUA.

Technical Staff
L. Adamos, Ε. Dimitriadis, Kanakaki Fotini, Em. Manginas, G. Nezis.

Teaching & Research Associates
Antonakos George, Floros Christos, Nikitas Spiridon, Vourliotis Panagiotis, Katsourinis Dimitrios, Giannopoulos Dimitrios, Doukelis Angelos, Zannis G., Kolaitis Dimitrios, Komninos Neofitos, Sagia Z.

Administrative Staff
Angelidis Dimitrios, Antoniadou Elizabeth, Gerampinis Alexandros, Georgou Dimitrios, Giannakopoulos Dionisios, Kantartzis Evangelos, Kolaitis Dionisios, Nasopoulou Alexandra, Pargiotis Efthimios, Sagia Zoi, Tsetsika Dimitra, Founti Irini, Chatzidakis Konstantinos, Chatzilaou Christina-Stavroula.