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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

      LATEST NEWS UPDATE:

 

 

 

  • 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 Presidents Luncheon on Thursday, October 23, 2014. For further details, please visit SNAMEs 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 Presidents Luncheon on Thursday, October 24, 2014, at 12:30pm, in the Imperial Room of the Hyatt Regency Houston, Texas. For further details, please visit SNAMEs 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.
    All NTUA-SDL staff feels once again exceptionally honored for this prestigious award and expresses hearty congratulations and gratitude to our Professor for his dedication to Ship Design Research!

 

  • 27/06/2014 A Friendship Systems software training course for the Ship Design Laboratory staff and students was successfully held from June 25 to June 27, 2014 (see photos). Due to a strike of the administrative personnel of NTUA, the course was hosted at the Cultural Centre of Athens Municipality, offered to NTUA-SDL free of charge (during the course, outside under shadow temperatures were 40+ deg Celsius, but the room was air-conditioned). We thank Friendship Systems, the instructor Matthias Maasch and the Cultural Centre of Athens Municipality for their valuable services to NTUA-SDL, especially in view of the uneasiness at our university campus in the last two weeks.

 

  • 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! 

 

 

  • 05/06/2013 Lambros Nikolopoulos received for his diploma thesis on "A Holistic Methodology for the Optimization of Tanker Design and Operation and its Applications" , supervised by Prof. A. Papanikolaou, the First Prize of the GL AWARDS FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS 2012. The award ceremony was held during the Nor-Shipping Maritime Exhibition in Oslo. All staff of the Ship Design Laboratory of NTUA congratulates Lambros for this well-deserved award and wishes him good steaming ahead in his professional career!

 

  • 09/03/2013 -- EXCELLENCE AWARD 2012 on the HOLISTIC METHODS ON SHIP DESIGN AND SAFETY is presented on the Educational Zone of TV Channel ET-1, on Saturday 9th March at 11:45 a.m.

 

Prof. Apostolos Papanikolaou visited Osaka Prefecture University in Japan in the period 19th January to 17th February 2013 on the Special Guest Professor Program of OPU, aiming to stimulate OPU students' intellectual growth, to provide access to the finest in the world-class research, and to build tighter relations between OPU and leading universities around the world; in this framework, OPU and NTUA signed a collaboration agreement. During his visit, Prof. Papanikolaou gave a series of lectures on ship design, ship hydrodynamics and ship stability to students of OPU, Osaka University and the KANSAI Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers of Japan: see also relevant article in KANRIN: Bulletin of The Japan Society of Naval Architects & Ocean Engineers, No.48, May 2013.

 

   

  • 08/04/2012 -- Papanikolaou, A., Interview with Mrs Sylvia Klimaki on SKAI TV at 12:30 pm (in Greek), http://www.stinpraxi.gr

 

 

  • 16/12/2011 --ABS  2011 awards ceremony will take place at the Ship Design Laboratory NTUA and 5 students will be offered a total prize of 5000 euros. George Koutroukis was ranked first, his essay was supervised by Prof. Apostolos Papanikolaou.
     
  • 18/10/2011 -- Container Ship Concept by G. Koutroukis and A. Pavlou is among the top three winners of the "Visionary Concepts for Ships and Floating Structures" academic competition award of Visions Olympics 2011. The award ceremony will take place at the Transport Research Arena TRA2012 conference on the 23rd of April in Athens (http://www.traconference.eu/).
    Our 2nd team on L2-07 The G5 Tanker by Nikolopoulos, Pytharoulis, Damianidou et al. was ranked 4th!
    Both projects were supervised by Prof. Apostolos Papanikolaou.
     

 

  • 29/09/2011 -- Dipl.-Eng. Sotiris Skoupas defends his Doctoral Thesis on "Integrated Methodology for the Design of Ro-Ro Passenger Ships" Rm. I.1, 15:00 Guests welcome!

 

  • 15/04/2011 -- Dipl.-Eng. Shukui Liu defends his Doctoral Thesis on "Numerical Simulation of Large Amplitude Ship Motions & Application to Ship Design & Safe Operation" Rm. I.1, 15:00 Guests welcome!
 

 

  • February 2009 -- Newly Published Book: Risk-Based Ship Design Methods, Tools and Applications, Papanikolaou, Apostolos (Ed.) 2009, X, 376 p. 194 illus., 130 in color., Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-540-89041-6

 

  • January 2009 -- JEME Paper Award
    The Editorial Board for the Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment has awarded the 2007 PE Publishing Award to the paper: "Casualty analysis of Aframax tankers
    by Papanikolaou, A., Eliopoulou, E., Alissafaki, A., Mikelis, N., Aksu, S., and Delautre, S. 
    Proc. IMechE, Part M: J. Engineering for the Maritime Environment, 2007, vol. 221(issue M2), pp. 47-65. 
    The paper will also be highlighted on PE publishing website (www.pepublishing.com) and made available free of charge.
 

 

 

  • 08/03/2006 -- Dipl.-Eng. Eleftheria Eliopoulou defends her Doctoral Thesis on "Methodology of Development of New  Damage Stability Rules and Impact on Ship Design"
 
  • 29/09/2005 -- Dipl.-Eng. Eleftheria Eliopoulou presents her research work in the article of Lloyd's List 
 
  • 16/12/2003 -- Dipl.-Eng. Evaggelos K. Boulougouris defends his Doctoral Thesis on "Ship Design Optimisation For Enhanced Survivability After Damage For Ro-Ro Passenger and Naval Ships"

 

  • 20/12/2002 -- Dipl.-Eng. Dimitrios Spanos defends his Doctoral Thesis on "Simulation of flooded ship motion in waves and assessment of Ro-Ro passenger ship behavior", Rm. I.1, 15:00 Guests welcome!

 

 

 

Events

 

  • November 2009 -- Newly Published Book: Ship Design - Methodologies of Preliminary Design (in Greek: - ), Papanikolaou, Apostolos, 2 Volumes, ISBN (set) 978-960-9400-09-01

 

 

  • January 2009 -- JEME Paper Award
    The Editorial Board for the Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment has awarded the 2007 PE Publishing Award to the paper: "Casualty analysis of Aframax tankers
    by Papanikolaou, A., Eliopoulou, E., Alissafaki, A., Mikelis, N., Aksu, S., and Delautre, S. 
    Proc. IMechE, Part M: J. Engineering for the Maritime Environment, 2007, vol. 221(issue M2), pp. 47-65. 
    The paper will also be highlighted on PE publishing website (www.pepublishing.com) and made available free of charge.

 

 

  • 26/05/2006 -- Lecture / Presentation of Germanischer Lloyd Hellas (Announcement)
  • To download all the programme of planned lectures, please see the relevant announcement

 

 

 
  • 20/05/2005 -- Lecture of Professor Sander Calisal (University of British Columbia) on "RESISTANCE REDUCTION BY INCREASED BEAM FOR TWO DIFFERENT TYPES OF SHIPS" (Announcement)

 

 

 

  •  5- 8 May 2003, Athens, IMDC 2003 Conference

The Ship Design Laboratory and the School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering of NTUA organized in May 2003 the prestigious 8th  International Marine Design Conference. The conference was supported by local and international scientific and professional societies and the national and international shipping and shipbuilding industry. The technical program included the presentation of six key-note lectures by invited international speakers and 90 peer-reviewed technical papers. A post-conference technical program (May 9-13, 2003) had been arranged for workshops of EU funded thematic networks and projects.

Thank you for your participation and your contribution to the success of IMDC03 conference.

 

SAFEDOR Events

SAFEDOR, standing for Design, Operation and Regulation for Safety, is an Integrated Project (IP), funded by the European Commission under the 6th RTD Framework Programme, in which a total of 53 project partners coordinated by Germanischer Lloyd - from all sectors of the maritime industry in Europe are participating. Further details (news, information resources, articles, newsletters) can be found at www.safedor.org 

NTUA-SDL is the coordinator of the SAFEDOR training and dissemination activities. Under this section, updates on training and knowledge dissemination events are provided.