The SimEA project has already hosted a number of Postdoctoral researchers, PhD students and summer interns.


Postdoctoral researchers

  • Dr. George Pavlou (04/04/2022 - 15/04/2022) from the Institute of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Institute of Astrophysics – FORTH, working in the area of numerical methods for boundary value problems and statistical inference methods. This work is part of the ongoing "MagMASim" (Reconstructing the Magnetic field of the Milky way via Astrophysical Techniques and Numerical Simulations) project.
  • Dr Petra Bačová (17/10/2021 - 24/10/2021) from the Institute of Applied and Computational Mathematics - FORTH. 
  • Dr Georgios Papamokos (02/07/2021 - 15/02/2021) from the University of Ioannina, working on computational modeling of complex polymeric materials as per an existing research collaboration (molecular simulations of polymer confinement in alumina nanopores).


PhD students

  • Maria Arnittali (25 September 2021 - 25 September 2023) working on the project "Molecular simulations of biomolecular systems"
  • Eirini Gkolfi (25 September 2021 - 25 June 2022) working on the project "Using high-performance computing and big data analytic methods to study star-shaped polymers in melts through atomistic simulations"
  • Ali Youssef (15 September 2022 - 14 March 2023) investigating the local mechanical properties of graphene/polymer nano-composites using molecular dynamics simulations. 
  • Jiahua Zhao (17 October 2022 - 15 June 2023) engaged in research pertaining to HPC codes for wetting hydrodynamics. 


MSc students

Malak Barakat (20 June 2022 - 19 November 2022) working on developing a multiscale mechanical model for the effective interphase of a graphene reinforced polymer nanocomposite


Summer interns

The SimEA project has hosted a number Summer interns:

  • Panagiotis Ilia (15 June – 9 August 2022; next reporting period) working on “The influence of electric fields on contact angles”.
  • Alexandros Georgiou (1 June – 30 September 2022; next reporting period) working on the industrial collaborative project "Image denoiser for deep learning models".
  • Petros Andreou (24 May - 13 June 2022 and 29 August - 18 September 2022) working on the industrial collaborative project "Building a Greek-Cypriot Language Model".
  • Charalambos Ioannou (9 July - 10 September 2021) worked on using the finite element method for the simulation of droplets in the presence of electric fields.
  • Chris Hirodontis (13 July - 13 September 2021) was introduced to python and worked on the iterative solution of nonlinear problems.
  • Anastasia Pipi (7 July - 18 August 2021) worked on the solution of partial differential equations arising in computational physics.
  • Andrea Achilleos (5 June - 31 August 2021) worked on using monte carlo techniques on the modelling of COVID-19.
  • Eleanor Krige (9 July – 21 August 2020) worked on the project "Parameter Estimation for Wetting Hydrodynamics using Machine Learning Techniques"
  • Anastasia Polyviou (9 July – 9 September 2020)) worked on the project "Iterative solvers for nonlinear partial differential equations"
  • Savvas Shiakas (1 July - 31 August 2020) worked on adaptive mesh refinement for parabolic partial differential equations.