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Ship Design Laboratory

NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS

SCHOOL OF NAVAL ARCHITECTURE & MARINE ENGINEERING

 

Postal Address:

Ship Design Laboratory
Division of Ship Design & Maritime Transport
National Technical University of Athens
9, Heroon Polytechniou
15 773
Zografou - Athens
GREECE
Tel.: 0030 210 772 14 09
         0030 210 772 14 16
 Fax: 0030 210 772 14 08

 

The aim of the Ship Design Laboratory of NTUA is to advance education and research of various disciplines of the concurrent engineering approach to ship and marine vehicles design/operation  and of the management/logistics/economics of maritime transport. 

The activities  of  NTUA-SDL are reflected through its strong participation in NTUA's School of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering under- and postgraduate program, its participation in a large number of funded national and international (EU funded) research projects, the organization of  postgraduate schools, workshops and international conferences, the publication of research results in peer-reviewed scientific journals, books, conference proceedings and technical reports, the contributions of its members to national and international bodies.


LATEST NEWS UPDATE
30/09/2016 – Farewell Professor Apostolos Papanikolaou: Mini-Symposium on Ship Design (presentation on “A Farewell to the Design Spiral” by Prof. Horst Nowacki), Ship Hydrodynamics (presentation on “Added Resistance, Unsteady Wave Field and Memories” by Prof. Shigeru Naito) & Maritime Safety (presentation on “How digitalisation will drive ship safety” by Dr Pierre Sames). Venue: Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens. The Farewell and Mini-Symposium was attended by many guests, both from Greece and the International Maritime Community. (see photos by Efoplistis magazine issued in Nov 2016). The staff of the Ship Design Laboratory of NTUA expresses its sincerest gratitude to our Professor and wishes him all the best for the new period of his life!

    7/06/2016 – Victor Bolbot was granted the DNV-GL award in the category “Greener” for his diploma thesis on "Optimization of Ship’s Bow for Added Resistance in Waves", supervised by Prof. A. Papanikolaou. The staff of the Ship Design Laboratory of NTUA congratulates Bolbot for this well-deserved award and wishes him every success in his professional career!

20
/05/2016 - Lecture on “An X-Ray of the Design of LNG Fueled Vessels” by Dr. John Kokarakis, BV Vice President, Technology & Business Development, Hellenic, Black Sea Region & Middle East at 10:45 (Δ.106)

    7-11/09/2015 - Prof. Apostolos Papanikolaou visited the renowned Nanyang Technological University (www.ntu.edu.sg) of Singapore on invitation of the School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and gave two seminars:
on the “Energy Efficiency of Ships: Impact on Environment and Ship Safety
and on the “Added Resistance of Ships in Waves: Theoretical and Practical approaches”.

03/11/2014 - The first edition of Prof. Papanikolaou ’s text book on “Ship Design: Methodologies of Preliminary Design by the renowned publisher SPRINGER  (ISBN 978-94-017-8751-2) was festively celebrated by his colleagues and NTUA-SDL staff!

27/10/2014 - Prof. Apostolos Papanikolaou was invited for the festive 74-year anniversary speech in the official NTUA ceremony hall on Monday 27th October 2014.

23/10/2014 - Prof. A. Papanikolaou et. al.' s paper on “GOALDS – Goal Based Damage Stability of Passenger Ships” was awarded  the 2014 American Bureau of Shipping-Captain Joseph H. Linnard Prize  at the SNAME Annual President’s Luncheon on Thursday, October 23, 2014. For further details, please visit SNAME’s website. Prof. Papanikolaou wishes to thank all who contributed to the GOALDS research and this landmark paper! This prestigious Linnard Prize of SNAME belongs to the whole GOALDS consortium, which Prof. Papanikolaou had the honor and pleasure to coordinate.

15/09/2014 - The first edition of Prof. Papanikolaou ’s text book on “Ship Design: Methodologies of Preliminary Design” has been released by the renowned publisher SPRINGER (ISBN 978-94-017-8751-2). It is available both as e-book and in print. The book is an enhanced version of the lecture notes of Prof. Papanikolaou at NTUA, published originally in Greek by SYMEON publishers.

27/08/2014 - Prof. A. Papanikolaou et. al.' s paper on “GOALDS – Goal Based Damage Stability of Passenger Ships” will be awarded the 2014 American Bureau of Shipping-Captain Joseph H. Linnard Prize at the SNAME Annual President’s Luncheon on Friday, October 24, 2014, at 12:30pm, in the Imperial Room of the Hyatt Regency Houston, Texas. For further details, please visit SNAME’s website. Prof. Papanikolaou wishes to thank all who contributed to the GOALDS research and this landmark paper! This prestigious Linnard Prize of SNAME belongs to the whole GOALDS consortium, which Prof. Papanikolaou had the honor and pleasure to coordinate.

16/04/2014 – Prof. A. Papanikolaou, Director of NTUA-SDL, is the winner of the EU Champions of the Transport Research 2014 competition in the Waterborne category! The awards ceremony took place during the EU R&D TRA 2014 Conference in Paris, at 17.30pm on 16th April 2014 (see photos). All NTUA-SDL staff feels much honored for this award and likes to wish Prof. A. Papanikolaou all the best for many more years to come!

23/01/2014 – Michalis Pytharoulis was ranked first in the annual SNAME-Greek section Diploma Thesis Competition with his diploma thesis on "Parametric Modeling of Cargo and Ballast Tanks and of Corresponding Piping Systems Using AUTODESK INVENTOR" , supervised by Prof. A. Papanikolaou. The staff of the Ship Design Laboratory of NTUA congratulates Michalis for this well-deserved award and wishes him every success in his professional career!

17/01/2014 – Prof. A. Papanikolaou's interview on the Enhancement of Safety of Passenger ships published on the Horizon 2020 website,  https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/en/news/passenger-ships-course-greater-safety 

     

   


                                                                                            

 

                                                                                                                            

 


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