Department of
Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering

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Panorios Benardos

Assistant Professor in Manufacturing Systems, Faculty of Engineering



Dr Panorios Benardos received his Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens in 2001. He was successively engaged as a Researcher at the Manufacturing Technology Division, School of Mechanical Engineering, focusing on artificial intelligence methods for the modelling and optimization of manufacturing processes. In 2009, he received his PhD for his Thesis on Intelligent Optimization of Sculptured Surface Machining and was appointed as a contract Lecturer covering the area of Material Removal Processes. From 2010, he has been a Senior Researcher at the NTUA involved in various EU funded research projects under FP7. In April 2014, he joined the Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering of the University of Nottingham as Lecturer of Manufacturing Systems.

Dr Panorios Benardos is part of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Group.

Teaching Summary

Currently teaching at the areas of Manufacturing Systems and Automation.


  • Automated Manufacture (MM2AUT)
  • Flexible Automated Manufacture (MM3FAM)

Recent Publications

  • P. MAIOLINO, R. WOOLEY, D. BRANSON, P. BENARDOS, A. POPOV and S. RATCHEV, 2017. Flexible robot sealant dispensing cell using RGB-D sensor and off-line programming Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing. 48, 188-195
  • P.G. BENARDOS and G.-C. VOSNIAKOS, 2017. Internet of Things and industrial applications for precision machining In: 9th International Congress on Precision Machining. (In Press.)
  • P. BENARDOS and G.-C. VOSNIAKOS, 2017. Removed material volume calculations in CNC milling by exploiting CAD functionality International Journal of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology. (In Press.)
  • T. G. JEFFERSON, P. BENARDOS and S. RATCHEV, 2016. Reconfigurable Assembly System Design Methodology: A Wing Assembly Case Study SAE International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing. 9(1), 31-48

Department of Mechanical, Manufacturing and Materials Engineering

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