Research Profile for Ekaterinaris Ioannis

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Scientific Computing
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Research Activity
CFD, Fluid Mechanics, Aerodynamics, Magnetohydrodynamics, Flow instability and transition, turbulence, multi-scale phenomena
Development and implementation of numerical methods in computational mechanics with special emphasis in high order accurate methods for incompressible ans compressible flow, MHD and fluid structure interaction. Applications of CFD and fluid structure interaction to biomedical applications. Numerical techniques for the simulation of multi-scale phenomena. Large eddy simulations for gas dynamics and MHD.
Research Infrastructure
128 node PC cluster. Custom-made CFD software for incompressible and compressible flow simulations based on finite element, finite difference and finite volume methods. High order methods for compressible flow LES based on WENO and discontinuous Galerkin finite element formulations. High order finite element methods for incompressible flow.
Research Activities
KNOWBLADE, FP-5 2001-2004
UFAST STREP FP-6 2004-σήμερα
GOAHEAD STREP FP-6, 2004-σήμερα
ESA, “Computation of High Speed Jet Noise”, 2003-2007
ESTEC “A Preliminary Study on Polarizable and Magnetizable Fluids,” 2008.
1) Ekaterinaris, J. A., “Performance of High-Order Accurate Low-Diffusion Numerical Schemes for Compressible Flow,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 42, No. 3, 2004, pp. 493-500.

2) Ekaterinaris, J. A., “High-Order Accurate, Low Numerical Diffusion Methods for Aerodynamics,” Progress in Aerospace Sciences, Vol. 41, No. 3-4, 2005, pp. 175-322.

3) Ekaterinaris, J. A., and Katsamouris, A. N., “Investigation of Flows in Expansions Characterizing Abdominal Aorta Aneurysms,” Annals of Vascular Surgery, Vol. 20, No.3, 2006, pp. 351 – 359.

4) Toulopoulos, I. and Ekaterinaris J. A. “High-Order Discontinuous Galerkin Discretizations for Computational Aeroacoustics in Complex Domains,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 44, No. 3, 2006, pp. 502-511.

5) Papaharilaou, Y., Ekaterinaris J. A., Manousaki, E., and , Katsamouris A. N., “Decoupled fluid structure approach for estimating wall stress in abdominal aortic aneurysms,” Journal of Biomechanics, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2007, pp.367-377.

1) Imperial College, UK
2) University of Manchester, UK
3) University of Stuttgart, Germany
4) RISOE National Laboratory and DTU, Denmark
5) University of Madrid, Spain
6) University of ROME, Italy
7) Brown University, USA
8) NASA Ames Research center, Ca USA
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