Dimitrios Pavlou

Professor i maskinteknikk

Det teknisk-naturvitenskapelige fakultet
Institutt for maskin, bygg og materialteknologi
KE E-223


Dimitrios Pavlou is Professor of Mechanics at University of Stavanger in Norway, and Elected Academician of the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences. He has had over twenty-five years of teaching and research experience in the fields of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Fracture Mechanics, Finite and Boundary Elements, Structural Dynamics, Anisotropic Materials, and their applications in Engineering Structures. Professor Pavlou is the author of the books "Essentials of the Finite Element Method" (Elsevier), "Composite Materials in Piping Applications" (Destech Publications), "Advanced Mechanics of Solids and Structures" (to be published) and guest co-editor of several international Special Issues of journals and conference proceedings. His research portfolio includes over 120 publications in the areas of Applied Mechanics and Engineering Mathematics. In most of them he is the single or first author. Since January 2020 Prof. Pavlou joined the Editorial Board of the journal "Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering" (IF=11.775, 1st of 134 journals in Civil Engineering – 2020 Journal Citation Reports). He is also Associate Editor of the journal “Maritime Engineering” (IF=5.952), Associate Editor of the journal “Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation” (IF=2.098), Academic Editor of the journal “Advances in Civil Engineering” (IF= 1.843), Associate Editor of the Journal of “Aerospace Technology and Management” (IF= 0.713), Editorial Board member of the “International Journal of Structural Integrity”, Topic editor of the Journal “Dynamics”, Editorial board member of the “International Journal of Ocean Systems Management”, Honorable Editor of the journal “Aeronautics and Aerospace Open Access Journal”, Editorial board member of the “Journal of Materials Science and Research”, etc. He has been conference chair and has participated as a plenary speaker and session chair in many international conferences. In 2015-2019 Prof. Pavlou was the Discipline Leader for "Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science" and Study Program Leader for the MSc program "Constructions and Materials", the BSc program "Mechanical Engineering", and the double MSc degree program "Offshore Field Development". In the same period, he was the coordinator of the Norwegian module of the TWIN program in Mechanical Engineering of the European Consortium of Innovative universities (ECIU).