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Dimitrios Chronopoulos

Assistant Professor in Dynamics of Aerospace Structures, Faculty of Engineering

Contact

  • workRoom C27 Advanced Manufacturing Building
    Jubilee Campus
    Wollaton Road
    Nottingham
    NG8 1BB
    UK
  • work+44 (0) 115 846 8454
  • faxOffice hours: Wednesday 2:00-5:00 or by appt.

Biography

Prior to joining the University of Nottingham as a lecturer in Dynamics and Control (June 2013) Dimitrios conducted research in Structural Dynamics and Vibroacoustics within EADS Astrium (currently Airbus Defense and Space) at Les Mureaux, France (2009-'12). The research was funded by the EU FP7 project coded MID-FREQUENCY and resulted in the attribution of a PhD from the Ecole Centrale de Lyon. He also holds a MSc with Distinction in Automotive Systems Engineering by Loughborough University (2008-'09) and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (2003-'08).

Dimitrios is a part of the Composites Research Group.

Teaching Summary

MM1DMS Dynamics of Mechanical Systems

MM2DYN Dynamics

Research Summary

My current research interests focus on:

-Prediction of the dynamic and acoustic performance of aerospace composites.

-Design optimisation of composite multifunctional structures.

-Structural health monitoring of aerospace composites.

-Design of adaptive composites and metamaterials having exceptional damping and structural controllability properties.

Keywords: Structural dynamics, Composite structures, Wave propagation, Damping, Smart adaptive composites, Acoustic response and transmission, Design optimization

Students with a first or a 2:1 degree in mechanical engineering or a relevant discipline and a solid background in dynamics and/or composites are welcome for discussing on funded PhD opportunities.

Recent Publications

Past Research

Please have a look at my publications page.

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