International Scientific Committee
Co-Chair of the ISC

Constantinos Soutis, Professor, PhD(Cantab), CEng, FRAeS, FIMechE, FIM, AFAIAA, Chair of Aerospace Engineering, Director of Aerospace Research Institute, Research Director of NW Composites Centre/NCCEF, School of Mechanical, Aerospace & Civil Engineering, D41, Sackville Street Building, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL (Sat Nav: M1 3NJ), U.K.,
mail:, Website:

John Botsis, Professor Emeritus, Institute of Mechanical Engineering, Laboratory of Applied Mechanics and Reliability Analysis EPFL STI / IGM / LMAF, Lausanne, Switzerland, e-mail: .

Members of the ISC
(in alphabetical order by country)

Ralf Schledjewski, Christian Dopppler Laboratory for High Efficient Composite Processing, Montanuniversität Leoben, Leoben, Austria; Processing of Composites Group, Department of Polymer Engineering, Leoben, Austria, e-mail:

Danny Van Hemelrijck, Department Mechanics of Materials and Constructions (MeMC), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium, e-mail:

Vassilis Drakonakis, Co-founder and Managing Director, Defense and Security Research Institute, University of Nicosia, AmaDema, Advanced Materials Design & Manufacturing Limited, Nicosia, Cyprus, e-mail:

Olivier Dalverny, University of Toulouse, INP/ENIT, Tarbes, France, e-mail:

Pierre Ouagne, Laboratoire Génie de Production, LGP, Université de Toulouse, INP-ENIT, Tarbes, France, e-mail:

Hajo Dieringa, Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon, Institute of Material and Process Design, Head of Department Hybrid Materials and Processes, Max-Planck-Str. 1, 21502 Geesthacht, Germany, e-mail:

Siegfried Schmauder, University of Stuttgart, Department Head of Multi-Scale Simulation, Institute for Materials Testing, Materials Science and Strength of Materials (IMWF), Germany, e-mail:

Dimitris Alexandropoulos, Department of Materials Science, University of Patras, Greece, e-mail:

Nikolaos Athanasopoulos, FORTH/ICEHT – Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, Greece, e-mail:

Nektaria Barkoula, Department of Materials Engineering, University of Ioannina, Greece, e-mail:

John D. Kapolos, Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Peloponnese, Greece, e-mail:

Evi Kontou, Mechanics Department, National Technical University of Athens, NTUA, Athens, Greece, e-mail:

Vassilios Kostopoulos, Laboratory of Applied Mechanics and Vibrations, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras, Rion, Greece, e-mail: 

Dimitris Kouzoudis, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece, e-mail:

Dionysios Mouzakis, Hellenic Army Academy, Department of Military Sciences, Sector of Mathematics and Engineering Applications, Mechanics of Materials Laboratory, Vari, Greece

Alkis Paipetis, Materials Science & Engineering Department, University of Ioannina, Greece, e-mail:

George Papanicolaou, Composite Materials Group, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras, Rion, Greece

Diana Portan, Laboratory of Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras, Greece, e-mail:

Georgios Psarras, Department of Materials Science, University of Patras, Greece, e-mail:

Elias Stathatos, Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials Laboratory Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of the Peloponnese, 26334 Patras, Greece, e-mail:

Stephanos Zaoutsos, Laboratory of Advanced Materials and Constructions, Department of Energy Systems, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece, email:

Gad Marom, Casali Institute of Applied Chemistry, The Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel,

H. Daniel Wagner, Department of Molecular Chemistry and Materials Science, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel,

Alberto D’Amore, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli (formerly The Second University of Naples-SUN), Engineering, Italy,

Tatjana Glaskova-Kuzmina, University of Latvia, Latvia, e-mail:

Olesja Starkova, Institute for Mechanics of Materials, University of Latvia, Latvia, e-mail: 

Dimitrios Zarouchas, Artificial Intelligence for Structures, Prognostics & Health Management, Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Group of Structural Integrity & Composites, Delft, The Netherlands, e-mail:, W:

Sotirios Grammatikos, Laboratory of Advanced and Sustainable Engineering Materials (ASEMlab), Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 2815 Gjøvik, Norway. e-mail:

Tomasz Sadowski, Head of Department of Solid Mechanics Lublin University of Technology, Department of Solid Mechanics, Lublin, Poland,

Antonio Torres Marques, University of Porto, UP , Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica, Portugal, e-mail:

Pedro Moreira, Faculty of Engineering (FEUP), University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, INEGI – Institute of Science and Innovation in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Porto, Portugal, e-mail:;

Rui Miranda Guedes, Department of Mechanical Engineering (DEMec), Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto (FEUP), Porto, Portugal. INEGI – Laboratory of Optics and Experimental Mechanics, Porto, Portugal. LABIOMEP – Porto Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal. LEPABE, Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade Do Porto Porto, Portugal, e-mail:

Ioana Demetrescu, Department of General Chemistry, University “Politechnica” of Bucharest and Academy of Romanian Scientists, Bucharest, Romania, e-mail:

Minodora Dobreanu, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University Med Pharmacy Sciences & Technology, Tîrgu Mures, Romania, e-mail:

Gabriel Jiga, University “POLITEHNICA, Romania, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Robotics, Bucharest, Romania,

Members of the International Scientific Committee are coming from the following 16 countries:










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