1 Curriculum Vitae George Breyiannis Mechanical Engineer, PhD Sep 2006
2 Personal Nationality: Greek/Australian Place/Date of birth: Melbourne Australia, March 13, Marital status: Married, two children. Languages: Greek, English Address: University of Thessaly Dept. Of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Pedion Areos 38334, Volos Tel.: Fax: Education Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. (1991) Dissertation Title: Study of waves on the interface of two ideal fluids in relative motion Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. (1996) Thesis Title: Stability analysis of waves. Work History Graduate Researcher ( ) Laboratory of Fluid Mechanics and Turbomachinery, Dept. Of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Military service in Greek army's special forces ( ). Postdoctoral Researcher ( ).
3 Dept. Of Applied Mechanics & Engineering Sciences, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA. Postdoctoral Researcher ( ). Dept. Of Mechanical Engineering, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA. Research Associate (2001-today). Dept. Of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece. Visiting Lecturer (2002-today). Dept. Of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece. Fields of Experience My scientific research covers the area of Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Turbulence and CFD with emphasis in the following topics: Numerical methods for the solution of systems of algebraic equations. Computational solution of parabolic, elliptic and hyperbolic differential equations with finite differences, finite elements and boundary integral/elements methods. Computational fluid mechanics and heat transfer: Navier- Stokes equations, discrete vortex methods, grid generation, and transition. Study of steady/unsteady nonlinear inviscid waves using constant vorticity approach, Kelvin - Helmholtz stability analysis, breaking mechanisms and criteria. Interaction between vortex and boundary layer flow. Two phase flow, development of waves between two stratified viscous fluids, estimation of wave characteristics.
4 Numerical application of Boundary Integral/Elements Methods in the study of suspension rheology in Stokes flow. Lattice Boltzmann Methods (LBM) in Fluid Mechanics including two phase flows and magneto-hydrodynamic flows. Discrete Velocity Methods (DVM) in rarefied flows. Applications - Expertise Extensive experience in various operating systems AIX 3, HP-UX, SUN OS, Linux, DOS, Windows 95/98, Mac OS. Extensive knowledge of programming languages such as Fortran, C, Python, MPI. Extensive knowledge of various commercial software and applications (Mathematica, Matlab, etc.). Teaching Experience Numerical Analysis and Computational Fluid Mechanics (1994, 1995). I was teaching assistant in the above course to third year undergraduate students of the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. This course includes an introduction to applied numerical analysis and basic computational methods in fluid mechanics and heat transfer. Supervision of the dissertation entitled Study of the flow in the vicinity of a water gate using Finite Elements. Symbolic Mathematics ( ). I taught the above course to third year undergraduate students of the Dept. Of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece.
5 This course introduces the use of Mathematica & Matlab for scientific research. Introduction to Computer Programming (2003-today). I teach the above course to first year undergraduate students of the Dept. Of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece. This course introduces computers and the use of fortran programming language. Computer Programming (2003-today). I teach the above course to first year undergraduate students of the Dept. Of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece. This course introduces object oriented programming and the use of commercial software such as Mathematica, Matlab. Research Programs Since 1991, I have been involved in the following research programs. Transition from Laminar to Turbulent flow (Sponsored by E.U., 1992) Study of the aerodynamics and cooling of advanced components in turbomachines. (Sponsored by E.U., ). Research on the numerical simulation of blood flow. (Sponsored by UCSD, ). Research in sedimentation flows. (Sponsored by Tulane University, ). A Balkan and Eastern European Network of Excellence for the Diffusion of Mathematics in Industry (Sponsored by E.U, IST, ). Diagnosis and Prediction of failure in water networks (Sponsored by GSRD, ).
6 Controlled Thermo-nuclear Fusion, EURATOM (Sponsored by E.U today). Lattice Boltzmann method in CFD (Sponsored by GSRD, ). Flow & Transport processes of gas mixtures in mems (Sponsored by GSRD ). Experimental & Computational study of gas-liquid twophase flows (Sponsored by GSRD ). Journal Reviewer Journal of Statistical Physics European Journal of Mechanics-B/Fluids Computer & Fluids International Journal of CFD (IJCFD) Computers & Mathematics with Applications (CAM) Publications A Reviewed Journals 1. BREYIANNIS G., BONTOZOGLOU V., VALOUGEORGIS D. & GOU- LAS A., Large-amplitude interfacial waves on a linear shear flow in the presence of a current, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 249, (1993). 2. BREYIANNIS G., VALOUGEORGIS D., BONTOZOGLOU V. & GOU- LAS A., An inviscid investigation of the initiation of roll waves in horizontal gas-liquid flows, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 20(5), (1994).
7 3. BREYIANNIS G. & POZRIKIDIS C., Simple shear flow of suspensions of elastic capsules. Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics, 13: , Springer (2000). 4. G. BREYIANNIS & D. VALOUGEORGIS, Lattice kinetic simulations in 3-D magnetohydrodynamics. Physical Review E, 69: (2004). 5. G. BREYIANNIS & D. VALOUGEORGIS, Lattice kinetic simulations in three-dimensional MHD turbulence, Computers & Fluids 35, (2006). B Reviewed Conference Proceedings 1. BREYIANNIS G., VALOUGEORGIS D., BONTOZOGLOU V. & GOU- LAS A. Wave height estimation in gas-liquid flows: Effect of vorticity. in Proc. of International symposium on waves -physical and numerical modelling. Univ. British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (1994). 2. BREYIANNIS G., NARIS S. & VALOUGEORGIS D., Lattice Boltzmann benchmarking and verification in fluid flows. 4 th GRACM Congress on Computational Mechanics, Patras, Greece (2002). 3. G. BREYIANNIS, S. VAROUTIS, D. VALOUGEORGIS & C. PAPA- DIMITRIOU, An integrated algorithm for real time identification of water pipe networks. XXX IAHR Congress, Thessaloniki, Greece (2003). 4. G. BREYIANNIS, S. VAROUTIS, C. PAPADIMITRIOU & D. VALOUGEORGIS, Design Optimization of Gas Pipe Networks. MII2003 International Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece (2003). 5. G. BREYIANNIS and D. Valougeorgis, Lattice kinetic simulations in 3D MHD turbulence, International Conference in Mesoscale Methods in Engineering and Science, Braunschweig, (2004). 6. G. BREYIANNIS and D. Valougeorgis, «Hybrid Lattice Boltzmann kinetic Scheme: Natural Convection with external magnetic
8 field», 5 ο National Scientific Congress in Chemical Engineering, Thessaloniki Greece, in greek (2005). 7. G. BREYIANNIS & D. VALOUGEORGIS, Lattice kinetic schemes in toroidal geometry, 33rd EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, Rome, Italy (2006). C Other publications 1. BREYIANNIS G. & GOULAS A., Technical Report to the European Commision s Research Programme BRITE-EURAM: Transition in Turbomachinery Flows, EEC Contract No. AERO-0002 (1995). 2. G. BREYIANNIS, S. Naris & D. VALOUGEORGIS, «Lattice Boltzmann method in CFD», 1 ο fusion school, Volos, Greece (2002). 3. S. Naris, G. BREYIANNIS & D. VALOUGEORGIS, MHD with Lattice Boltzmann Methods, 1 ο fusion school, Volos, Greece, (2002). 4. G. BREYIANNIS, S. Ziogas, D. VALOUGEORGIS & Κ. Papadimitriou, «Study and monitoring of water supply and irrigation systems», 3ο Conference for the Development of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece (2003). 5. S. Naris, G. BREYIANNIS & D. VALOUGEORGIS, Lattice Boltzmann Methods in MHD, 2 ο fusion school, Volos, Greece, (2003). 6. G. BREYIANNIS & D. VALOUGEORGIS, Simulation of 3D isotropic MHD turbulence with kinetic schemes, 4 ο fusion school, Volos, Greece, (2005). 7. G. BREYIANNIS & D. VALOUGEORGIS, A hybrid lattice Boltzmann scheme in MHD simulations, 10 th Jubilee National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Varna, (2005). 8. G. BREYIANNIS, MHD in toroidal geometry based in lattice kinetic simulations, 5 ο fusion school, Volos, Greece, (2006).
9 D Lectures/Workshops 1. G. BREYIANNIS, Introduction to Kinetic Theory. 3 ο fusion school, Volos, Greece, (2004). 2. G. BREYIANNIS, Lattice Boltzmann Methods in MHD, Integrated Tokamak Modelling Task Force, IMP-5 Project Meeting, Cadarache, France (2006). 3. G. BREYIANNIS, Towards a Lattice Kinetic Code in Tokamak Geometry, Integrated Tokamak Modelling Task Force, ITM-TF General Meeting, Cadarache, France (2006). SCIENCΕ CITATION INDEX referrals (by other researchers) Paper Number Total citations Citations by other researchers Α1 6 5 Α2 1 1 Α3 7 7 Α4 3 2 Total 17 15