School of Mechanical Engineering

National Technical University of Athens

Director: Sotirios Karellas, 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 Thermal Processes
  - Laboratory of Internal Combustion Engines
  - Laboratory of Solar Energy
  - Laboratory of Vehicle Refrigeration Technology
  - Laboratory of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning & Solar Energy


Μ. Founti, PhD Imperial College, MSc, DIC Imperial College, BSc Nuclear Engineering University of London.
Ε. Giakoumis, PhD NTUA, Diploma in Mechanical Engineering NTUA.
D. Hountalas, PhD NTUA, Diploma in Mechanical Engineering NTUA.
Ε. Kakaras, PhD NTUA, Diploma in Mechanical Engineering NTUA.
S. Karellas, PhD Technical University of Munich, Diploma in Mechanical Engineering NTUA.
I. Koronaki, PhD NTUA, Diploma in Mechanical Engineering NTUA.
C. Tzivanidis, PhD NTUA, Diploma in Mechanical Engineering NTUA.

Professors Emeritus
K. Antonopoulos, PhD, Imperial College, London University, U.K.
X. Kakatsios, PhD Eng. Vienna Polytechnic, Mechanical Engineer Munchen Polytechnic.
D. Kouremenos, PhD of Technical Sciences Eidgehossische Tech. HochshuleZurich, Diploma in Mechanical –Electrical Engineer NTUA.
K. Rakopoulos, Ph.D. Imperial College, M.Sc., DIC Imperial College, Mechanical Engineer NTUA.

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

Technical Staff
Alexandros Gerampinis, Dimitrios Georgou, Efthimios Dimitriadis, Fotini Kanakaki, G. Maragianis.

Teaching & Research Associates
Antonakos George, Nikitas Spiridon, Vourliotis Panagiotis, Katsourinis Dimitrios, Giannopoulos Dimitrios, Doukelis Angelos, Zannis G., Kolaitis Dionisios, Komninos Neofitos, Sagia Zoi, P. Pallis, Christina-Stavroula Hatzilaou.

Administrative Staff
Antoniadou Elizabeth, Kantartzis Evangelos, Nasopoulou Alexandra, Founti Irini, Chatzidakis Konstantinos.