Michalis J. Velgakis

Professor of Applied Mathematical Physics
Καθηγητής Εφαρμοσμένης Μαθηματικής Φυσικής (γνωσ.)
School of Engineering, University of Patras, 26110 Patras, Greece
Πολυτεχνική Σχολή, Πανεπιστήμιο Πατρών, 26110 Πάτρα
Phone: (+30) 2610 997503 Cell: 6945 195699
Email: velgakis@upatras.gr or velgakis@ceid.upatras.gr

Personal History

B.Sc. in Physics+Maths, University of Athens;
M.Sc. 1980, and Ph.D. 1983, West Virginia University, USA;
University of Houston (central), 1983-1984, USA;
University of New South Wales, 1984-1986, Sydney, AUS;
University of Crete, Depts. Biology & Chemistry (ΠΔ. 407/80), 1987-1989;
The Aegean University, Dept. Mathematics (ΠΔ. 407/80), 1989-1991;
University of Patras (Dept. Engineering Sciences-Γενικό), 1991-2013;
University of Patras (Dept. Computer Engineering and Informatics), 2013-p.

Director of "The Laboratory of High Tech Materials", at School of Engineering, University of Patras, 2011-p,http://www.lhtm.des.upatras.gr/


Research Interests

Critical phenomena and phase transitions,
Magnetic systems, stochastic processes,
Nonlinear dynamics and disordered systems,
Solitons and discrete breathers,
Diffusion and growth dynamics in non-equilibrium systems,
Approximation theory, orthogonal polynomials,
Growth of nanostructures, atomic clusters, R+D of energetic materials,
Synthesis, Characterization + Properties of New High Tech Materials

Archive of Selected Publications + Topics