Vassilios Loukopoulos received a BSc degree from the Physics Department, University of Patras in 1993, an MSc degree from the University of Patras in 1998 and a PhD degree from Physics Department, University of Patras in 2001. From 2007 he has joined the Physics Department, University of Patras, as Lecturer, from 2011 as Assistant Professor, from 2016 as Associate Professor and from 2021 as Professor. He has participated in 5 European/national funded projects. His research contributions include theoretical studies in Fluid Mechanics and Computational Fluid Dynamics. Research interests include Fluid Dynamics and Computational Modelling with Application to Cardiovascular Flows, Biofluids Flow, Blood Rheology, heat transfer enhancement using nanofluids, microfluidics, flow in porous media and high performance computing. He has authored and co-authored more than 80 articles in the top international referred journals and conferences of fluid mechanics and computational/numerical science. His published work has received up to 1040 citations. He is Referee in 28 international scientific journals and has reviewed up to 82 research papers. He is member of Editorial Board of the international journal “Mathematical Problems in Engineering”. He has authored and co-authored 5 books for graduate and post graduate students.
Max Planck Institute, Germany.
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia.
École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.
Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences (ICE/HT), Greece.
School of Medicine, Department of Medical Physics, University of Patras, Greece.
V.C. Loukopoulos, G.A Katsiaris and G.T. Karahalios, A steady-state solver for the simulation of Taylor vortices in spherical annular flow, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 192, 2993-3003 , 2003
V.C. Loukopoulos, D. Gavril, G. Karaiskakis, An Inverse Gas Chromatographic Instrumentation for the Study of Carbon Monoxide’s Adsorption on Rh/SiO2 Catalyst, Under Hydrogen-Rich Conditions, Instrumentation Science & Technology, Vol. 31 (2), 165-181 , 2003
V.C. Loukopoulos, E.E. Tzirtzilakis, Biomagnetic channel flow in spatially varying magnetic field, International Journal of Engineering Science, Vol. 42, 571-590, 2004
V.C. Loukopoulos, D. Gavril, G. Karaiskakis and N.A. Katsanos, Gas chromatographic investigation of the competition between mass transfer and kinetics on a solid catalyst, J. Chromatogr A., Vol 1061/1, 55-73 , 2004
D. Gavril, V.C. Loukopoulos, and G. Karaiskakis, Study of CO dissociative adsorption over Pt and Rh catalysts by Inverse Gas Chromatography, Chromatographia. 59(11), 721-729 , 2004
Khan Rashid Atta, Dimitrios Gavril, Vassilios Loukopoulos and George Karaiskakis, Study of the Influence of Surfactants on the Transfer of Gases into Liquids by Inverse Gas Chromatography, J. Chromatogr A, Vol. 1023, 287-296 , 2004
V.C. Loukopoulos, G.T. Karahalios, Taylor vortices in annular spherical flow at large aspect ratios, Physics of Fluids, Vol. 16 (7), 2708-2711 , 2004
D. Gavril, V. Loukopoulos, A. Georgaka, A. Gabriel, G. Karaiskakis, Inverse gas chromatographic investigation of the effect of hydrogen in carbon monoxide adsorption over silica supported Rh and Pt-Rh alloy catalysts, under hydrogen-rich conditions, J. Chromatogr. A, Vol. 1087 (1-2), 158-168 , 2005
V.C. Loukopoulos, Taylor vortices in annular heated spherical flow at medium and large aspect ratios, Physics of Fluids, Vol. 17 (1), 0181081-0181084 , 2005
V.C. Loukopoulos, A numerical technique for the solution of the Navier-Stokes equations of unsteady flow, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 195, 534-550 , 2006
E.E. Tzirtzilakis, V.C. Loukopoulos, Biofluid flow in channel under the action of a uniform localized magnetic field, Computational Mechanics, Vol. 36, 360-374 , 2006
V.C. Loukopoulos, Flow in a Slightly Differentially Rotating Spherical Shell, Wseas Transactions on Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 1(6), 542-549 , 2006
D. Gavril, A. Georgaka, V. Loukopoulos, G. Karaiskakis, B.E. Nieuwenhuys, On The Mechanism of Selective CO Oxidation on Nanosized Au/γ-Al2O3 Catalysts, Gold Bull., Vol. 39, 192-199, 2006
N.A. Katsanos, J. Kapolos, D. Gavril, N. Bakaoukas, V. Loukopoulos, Ath. Koliadima and G. Karaiskakis, Time distribution of adsorption entropy of gases on heterogeneous surfaces by reversed-flow gas chromatography, J. Chromatogr. A, Vol. 1127, 221-227 , 2006
E.E. Tzirtzilakis, M. Xenos, V.C. Loukopoulos and N.G. Kafoussias, Turbulent biomagnetic fluid flow in a rectangular channel under the action of a localized magnetic field, International Journal of Engineering Science, Vol. 44, 1205-1224, 2006
D. Gavril, A. Georgaka, V. Loukopoulos, G. Karaiskakis, Gas chromatographic investigation of the effects of hydrogen and temperature on the nature of the active sites related to CO adsorption on nanosized Au/γ-Al2O3, J. Chromatogr. A, Vol. 1164, 271-280 , 2007
D. Gavril, A. Georgaka, V. Loukopoulos, G. Karaiskakis, Inverse gas chromatographic investigation of the active sites related to CO adsorption over Rh/SiO2 catalysts in excess of hydrogen, J. Chromatogr. A, Vol. 1160, 289-298 , 2007
N. Niakas, V.C. Loukopoulos and C. Douskos, An Accurate Numerical Solver on Second Order PDEs with Variable Coefficients in Three Dimensions, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 204 , 50-57, 2008
A. Georgaka, D. Gavril, V. Loukopoulos, G. Karaiskakis, BE Nieuwenhuys, H(2) and CO(2) coadsorption effects in CO adsorption over nanosized Au/gamma-Al(2)O(3) catalysts, J Chromatogr A., Vol. 1205, 128-36, 2008
V.C. Loukopoulos and I.K. Kalavrouziotis, Reuse of municipal reclaimed wastewater for the irrigation in soils and plants: Aitoloakarnania in Western Greece as an example, Fresenius Environmental Bulletin 17 (4), 434-438, 2008
G.C. Bourantas, E.D. Skouras, V.C. Loukopoulos and G.C. Nikiforidis, An accurate, stable and efficient domain-type meshless method for the solution of MHD flow problems, Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 228, 8135-8160, 2009
N. Niakas, V.C. Loukopoulos and C. Douskos, FDM on Second-Order Partial Differential Equations in 3D, Mathematical and Computer Modelling, Vol. 52, 278-283, 2010
G.C. Bourantas, E.D. Skouras, V.C. Loukopoulos and G.C. Nikiforidis, Meshfree point collocation schemes for 2D steady state incompressible Navier-Stokes equations in velocity-vorticity formulation for high values of Reynolds number, Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences (CMES), Vol. 59, 31-64, 2010
G.C. Bourantas, E.D. Skouras, V.C. Loukopoulos and G.C. Nikiforidis, Numerical solution of non-isothermal fluid flows using local radial basis functions (LRBF) interpolation and a velocity-correction method, Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences (CMES), Vol. 64, 187-212, 2010
V.C. Loukopoulos, G.C. Bourantas, E.D. Skouras and G.C. Nikiforidis, Localized meshless point collocation (LMPC) method for time-dependent magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) flow through pipes under a variety of wall conductivity conditions, Computational Mechanics, Vol. 47, 137-159, 2011
E.D. Skouras, G.C. Bourantas, V.C. Loukopoulos and G.C. Nikiforidis, Truly meshless localized type techniques for the steady-state heat conduction problems for isotropic and functionally graded materials, Boundary Elements Analysis in Engineering, Vol. 35, 452-464, 2011
G.C. Bourantas and V.C. Loukopoulos, A localized RBF meshfree method for the numerical solution of the KdV-Burger’s equation, Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences (CMES), Vol. 86 , 275-300, 2012
A.N. Kalarakis, G.C. Bourantas, E.D. Skouras, V.C. Loukopoulos and V.N. Burganos, Lattice-Boltzmann and meshless point collocation solvers for fluid flow and conjugate heat transfer, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol. 70, 1428-1442, 2012
V.C. Loukopoulos and G.C. Bourantas , MLPG6 for the solution of incompressible flow equations, Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences (CMES), Vol. 88, 531-558, 2012
G.C. Bourantas, D. Korfiatis, V.C. Loukopoulos and K- Thoma, Numerical simulation of the unsteady nonlinear heat transfer problems. Application on nanosecond laser annealing of Si, Applied Surface Science, Vol. 258, 7266-7273, 2012
G.C. Bourantas, V.C. Loukopoulos, A meshless scheme for incompressible fluid flow using a velocity-pressure correction method, Computers and Fluids, Vol. 88, 189-199, 2013
G.C. Bourantas, E.D. Skouras, V.C. Loukopoulos and V.N. Burganos, Heat transfer and natural convection of nanofluids in porous media, European Journal of Mechanics – B/Fluids, , 2013
G.C. Bourantas, E.D. Skouras, V.C. Loukopoulos and G.C. Nikiforidis, Natural convection of nanofluids flow with “nanofluid-oriented” models of thermal conductivity and dynamic viscosity in the presence of heat source, International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, Vol. 23, 248-274, 2013
V.C. Loukopoulos, G.T. Messaris, G.C. Bourantas, Numerical Solution of the Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations in Primitive Variables and Velocity-Vorticity Formulation, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 222, 575-588, 2013
G.C. Bourantas, V.C. Loukopoulos, V.N. Burganos and G.C. Nikiforidis, A meshless point collocation treatment of transient bioheat problems, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 30, 587–601, 2014
G.C. Bourantas, V.C. Loukopoulos, MHD natural-convection flow in an inclined square enclosure filled with a micropolar-nanofluid, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 79, 930-944, 2014
G.C. Bourantas, V.C. Loukopoulos, Modeling the natural convective flow of micropolar nanofluids, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 68, 35-41, 2014
George C. Bourantas, Mehdi Ghommem, George C. Kagadis, Konstantinos Katsanos, Vassilis C. Loukopoulos, Vasilis N. Burganos, and George C. Nikiforidis, Real-time tumor ablation simulation based on the dynamic mode decomposition method, Medical Physics, Vol. 41, 053301, 2014
V.C. Loukopoulos and G.C. Bourantas, Solution of two-dimensional linear and nonlinear unsteady Schrödinger equation using “quantum hydrodynamics” formulation with a MLPG Collocation method, CMES: Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, Vol. 103, 49-70, 2014
V.C. Loukopoulos, Criteria and Limits for Flow Modes of the Spherical Taylor-Couette Problem in Medium and Wide Gaps, Journal of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 15, 825-846, 2015
G.C. Bourantas, V.C. Loukopoulos, H.A. Chowdhuty, G.R. Joldes, K. Miller and S. P.A. Bordas, An implicit potential method along with a meshless technique for incompressible fluid flows for regular and irregular geometries in 2D and 3D, Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, Vol. 77, 97–111, 2017
G. C. Bourantas, K. A. Mountris, V. C. Loukopoulos, L. Lavier and K. Miller, Strong-form approach to elasticity: hybrid Finite Difference – Meshless Collocation Method (FDMCM), Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol. 57, 316-338, 2018
G.C. Bourantas, V.C. Loukopoulos, G.R. Joldes, A. Wittek and K. Miller, An explicit meshless point collocation method for electrically driven magnetohydrodynamics MHD) flow, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 348, 215–233, 2019
44. George Bourantas, Benjamin Zwick, Grand Joldes, Vassilios Loukopoulos, Angus Tavner, Adam Wittek, Karol Miller, An explicit meshless point collocation solver for incompressible Navier-Stokes equations, Fluids, Vol. 4, 164, 2019
DS Lampropoulos, GC Bourantas, BF Zwick, GC Kagadis, A Wittek, K Miller, VC Loukopoulos, Immersed boundary finite element method for blood flow simulation, arXiv preprint arXiv:2007.13411, , 2020
DS Lampropoulos, GC Bourantas, BF Zwick, GC Kagadis, A Wittek, K Miller, VC Loukopoulos, Intracranial hemodynamics simulations: An efficient and accurate immersed boundary scheme, arXiv preprint arXiv:2007.13411, , 2020
CostasPapadopoulos, Eleni K. Efthimiadou, Michael Pissas, David Fuentes, Nikolaos Boukos, Vassilios Psycharis, George Kordas, Vassilios C. Loukopoulos and George C. Kagadis, Magnetic Fluid Hyperthermia Simulations in Evaluation of SAR Calculation Methods, Physica Medica, Vol. 71, 39–52, 2020
Nikolaos P. Karagiannakis, George C. Bourantas, Eugene D. Skouras, Vassilios C. Loukopoulos, Karol Miller, Vasilis N. Burganos, Modeling the natural convection flow in a square porous enclosure filled with a micropolar nanofluid under magnetohydrodynamic conditions, Applied Sciences, Appl. Sci. 2020, 10, 1633, 2020
V. C. Loukopoulos, G. C. Bourantas and K. Miller, Study of the thermo-magneto-hydrodynamic flow of micropolar-nanofluid in square enclosure using dynamic mode decomposition and proper orthogonal decomposition, European Journal of Mechanics / B Fluids, Vol. 84, 272–288, 2020
Ioannis D. Boutopoulos, Dimitrios S. Lampropoulos, George C.Bourantas, Karol Miller and Vassilios C. Loukopoulos, Two Phase Biofluid Flow Model for the Magnetic Drug Targeting, Symmetry, special issue on “Fluid Mechanics Physical Problems and Symmetry”, Symmetry 2020, 12, 1083, 2020
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