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Dr. Panagiotis Neofytou

Research Scientist

Thermal Hydraulics and Multiphase Flow Laboratory


Tel: +30 210 6503736

Fax: +30 210 6545496 

email: panosn(AT)ipta(DOT)demokritos(DOT)gr

Office: 1st Floor, Buildng No. 17, “Demokritos” campus

Address: Institute of Nuclear & Radiological Sciences & Technology,

Energy & Safety,

National Centre for Scientific Research «Demokritos»,

Aghia Paraskevi 15310, Athens, Greece.


·      Ph.D., University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, UK, 2001
·      Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 1996

Research Interests

·      Multi-phase Flows
·      Computational Fluid Dynamics
·      Non-Newtonian Fluids
·      Bio Fluid Mechanics
·      Fluid - Nanoparticle Interaction
·      Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling


·      IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
·      VPH (Virtual Physiological Human) European Network of Excellence

Research Projects


·      DEKA : ‘Integrated prognostic system for risk assessment in stent implantations for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm repair’ (Funded by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology of Greece)
·      SCAFFOLD : ‘Innovative strategies, methods and tools for occupational risks management of manufactured nanomaterials (MNMs) in the construction industry’ (Funded by the European Union)
·      MIFIS : ‘Multiple Inverted Funnel Intervention System Internal Flow Simulations’ (Funded by the European Union)


·      NANEX : ‘Development of Exposure Scenarios for Manufactured Nanomaterials’ (Funded by the European Union)
·      HENVINET :  Health and Environment Network’ (Funded by the European Union)
·      OSCAR : ‘Optimised Expert System for Conducting Environmental Assessment of Urban Road Traffic’ (Funded by the European Union)
·      ROSE : ‘Remote Optical Sensing Evaluation’ (Funded by the European Union)
·      ENTER : ‘Development of a software for investigation of blood-flows’ (Funded by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology of Greece)

 Selected Publications

·      A. Skiadopoulos, P. Neofytou and C. Housiadas, “Effect of blood rheological models on patient specific cardiovascular system simulations” Proc. of the 14th IEEE International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 10-12 November 2014
·      E. Makris, P. Neofytou, S. Tsangaris and  C. Housiadas, “A novel method for the generation of multi-block computational structured grids from medical imaging of arterial bifurcations”, Medical Engineering & Physics 2012; 34: 1157-66
·      M. Pilou, S. Tsangaris, P. Neofytou, C. Housiadas and Y. Drossinos, “Inertial particle deposition in a 90o laminar-flow bend: An Eulerian fluid-particle approach”, Aerosol Science and Technology 2011; 45:1376-1387
·      P. Neofytou, A. G. Venetsanos, S. Rafailidis and J. G. Bartzis, “Numerical Investigation of the pollution dispersion in an urban street-canyon”, Environmental Modelling and Software 2006; 21:525-531
·      P. Neofytou, “A 3rd order upwind finite volume method for generalised Newtonian fluid flows”, Advances in Engineering Software 2005; 36:664-680
·      P. Neofytou and D. Drikakis, “Non-Newtonian flow instability in a channel with a sudden expansion”, Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 2003; 111:127-150