Prof. Demosthenes Polyzos

Department of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics, Vice-Rector of Research and Development, University of Patras

Demosthenes  Polyzos is  Vice-­‐Rector  of  Research  and  Development  of  the  University  of Patras and Professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics at the same University. His research activities concern analytical and computational methods on the dynamic behavior of materials and structures. He is recipient of medals and awards for his contribution in the area of analytical and computational mechanics. He is President of the Special Account of Research Funds, the Unit of Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship and the platform of PATRAS IQ, which aims to create a competitive advantage for both the research community and the productive sector, through a continuous effort to resolve real problems and apply innovative ideas.