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Prof. Konstantinos Kostas

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Nazarbayev University
Kazakhstan

Prof. Konstantinos Kostas

Biography

Prof. Konstantinos Kostas joined the dept. of Mechanical Engineering of Nazarbayev University in the summer of 2015. He hold a diploma of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. His Ph.D. in engineering is from the same institution. He have previously worked as a Research Associate in the school of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering in the National Technical University, as a lecturer in the dept. of Naval Architecture, Technological & Education Institute of Athens and for the last year, before joining, served as an Assistant Professor at the Technological & Education Institute of Athens. He have actively participated in more than 18 EU and national funded research projects and he act as reviewer for several CAD/CAGD and Naval Architecture & marine Engineering journals.

Research Interest

Research interests in Parametric Geometrical Modeling, Application of the IsoGeometric concept in design, Computer Graphics & Virtual Environments for Engineering, Reverse engineering & Topology Reconstruction and 3d printing technology.

Publications

  • K.V. Kostas, A.I. Ginnis, C.G. Politis, P.D. Kaklis, 2015, “Isogeometric Analysis for Wave­Body Interaction Problems”, in SIAM Conference on Geometric & Physical Modelling (GD/SPM15), 12-14 October 2015, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

  • A.I. Ginnis, K.V. Kostas, P.D. Kaklis, 2016, “Reconstructing Objects from Planar cross-sections using T-splines”, in USACM Conference on Isogeometric Analysis and Meshfree Methods, 10-12 October 2016, La Jolla, California, USA

  • K.V. Kostas, A.I. Ginnis, C.G. Politis, P.D. Kaklis, 2016, “Shape-optimization of 2D hydrofoils using an Isogeometric BEM solver”, Journal of Computer Aided Design, Special Issue: Isogeometric Analysis, 10.1016/j.cad.2016.07.002)

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