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Angelos P. Markopoulos

Assistant Professor
National Technical University of Athens

I am Assistant Professor in NTUAs Section of Manufacturing Technology, School of Mechanical Engineering. I am interested in various topics including Precision and Ultra-precision Machining, Micromachining, Nanotechnology, Nanomaterials, Non-Conventional Machining, Finite Elements Analysis, Molecular Dynamics, Artificial Intelligence and Neural Networks.


Professor Angelos P. Markopoulos PhD (M) is an Assistant Professor in the Section of Manufacturing Technology at the School of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece. He graduated as Mechanical Engineer from NTUA in 2000 and received his PhD from the same University in 2006.
Since then he has worked as visiting Professor at the University of Thessaly, Hellenic Air Force Academy, School of Pedagogical & Technological Education and Hellenic Navy.
In 2014 he was elected Lecturer in NTUA and from 2016 he is an Assistant Professor.
He has participated in many national and international scientific projects as a researcher. In 2017 he was the chairman of the 9th International Congress on Precision Machining (ICPM 2017, that he successfully organized in Greece, with delegates from 20 countries from around the world.
He is the author of more than 100 papers in journals, conferences and book chapters on the above mentioned scientific areas. He is the author of a book published by Springer and an editor of a book published by CRC Press in the USA. His work is cited 380 times and has an h index of 9, according to Scopus.
He is a member of the editorial board of several scientific journals, a Deputy Section Editor for Mechanical Engineering in “The Journal of Engineering”, IET Open Access Research, has served as a guest editor for “Current Nanoscience” and “Machines”. He is a regular reviewer for journals in major publishing houses and belongs to top 1% of peer reviewers in Engineering according to Publons.


    Mechanical Engineer, NTUA, 2000
    PhD, NTUA, 2006

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    His research includes topics such as precision and ultra-precision machining processes with special interest in high speed hard machining, grinding and micromachining. Among the research topics he is interested in, surface integrity, materials and machinability, tool wear and measurements technology in machining, are included.
    Furthermore, he is an expert in manufacturing technology modeling and simulation, including the Finite Element Method, Artificial Intelligence and Molecular Dynamics, among others.

Personal Interests

    Reading, Music, Travelling



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 Featured Title - Advanced Machining Processes: Innovative Modeling Techniques - 1st Edition book cover


Current Nanoscience

“Modeling Nano-Metric Manufacturing Processes with MD Method: A review

Published: Nov 01, 2017 by Current Nanoscience
Authors: N.E. Karkalos and A.P. Markopoulos
Subjects: Engineering - Industrial & Manufacturing

Nano-machining processes are of increasing interest for state-of-the-art industrial and scientific applications. MD method is a reliable means of simulating these processes and obtaining valuable information about the characteristics of nano-machining that are impossible to be observed by experimental work.

Solid State Phenomena

Computational Methods for the Assessment of Nanofluids in Abrasive Processes

Published: Sep 06, 2017 by Solid State Phenomena
Authors: N.E. Karkalos and A.P. Markopoulos
Subjects: Engineering - Industrial & Manufacturing

In the present work, the effect of cutting fluid type in the temperature profile of the workpiece during grinding is investigated and useful conclusions are drawn, concerning the efficiency of nanofluids as cutting fluids.

Procedia CIRP

Molecular Dynamics Model of Nano-metric Peripheral Grinding

Published: Jun 21, 2017 by Procedia CIRP
Authors: N.E. Karkalos, A.P. Markopoulos, J. Kundrák
Subjects: Engineering - Industrial & Manufacturing

In this study, an MD simulation of nanometric peripheral grinding with two single crystal diamond grains is conducted with a view to determine cutting forces and temperatures as well as surface integrity and subsurface damage in the workpiece.

Manufacturing Technology

Theoretical Analysis of the Contact Area between Grinding Wheel Surface and Work

Published: Jun 06, 2017 by Manufacturing Technology
Authors: J. Kundrák, V. Fedorovich, I. Pyzhov, A.P. Markopoulos, V. Klimenko, N. Kryukova
Subjects: Engineering - Industrial & Manufacturing

Theoretical analysis has been carried out for the determination of the analytical dependences connecting various parameters of contact area between wheel cutting surface and workpiece, such as length, width and arc length in the case of flat face grinding with preliminary inclination of spindle axis.

Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B

Ablation study of laser micromachining process with MD simulation

Published: Feb 24, 2017 by Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B
Authors: A.P. Markopoulos and D.E. Manolakos
Subjects: Engineering - Industrial & Manufacturing

A three-dimensional molecular dynamics model is presented for the simulation of the creation of a micro-hole on a thin film metal substrate via laser ablation.

Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory

Thermotechnical Modelling of Hard Turning: a CFD Approach

Published: Sep 21, 2016 by Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory
Authors: J. Kundrák, K. Gyáni, B. Tolvaj, Z. Pálmai, R. Tóth and A.P. Markopoulos
Subjects: Engineering - Industrial & Manufacturing

The computational fluid dynamics method and a commercial software was used for the modelling and proved to be suitable for the simulation analysis of the hard turning process.


Surface roughness prediction for the milling of Ti-6Al-4V ELI alloy

Published: Jul 19, 2016 by Measurement
Authors: N.E. Karkalos, N.I. Galanis and A.P. Markopoulos
Subjects: Engineering - Industrial & Manufacturing

This study focuses on Ti–6Al–4V ELI titanium alloy machining by means of plain peripheral down milling process and subsequent modeling of this process, in order to predict surface quality of the workpiece and identify optimal cutting parameters, that lead to minimum surface roughness.

SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology

Finite Element Method in Machining Processes

Published: Jan 14, 2013 by SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
Authors: A.P. Markopoulos
Subjects: Engineering - Industrial & Manufacturing

Finite Element Method in Machining Processes provides a concise study on the way the Finite Element Method (FEM) is used in the case of manufacturing processes, primarily in machining.