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Mechanical Engineer (Modeling and Simulation)


A responsible full-time position in a challenging environment, where my talents, problem solving skills and background will be put into optimal use.


June 2005 – Present

Marine Surveyor (on a contract basis) at the Department of Merchant Shipping, Ministry of Communications and Works of Cyprus at the Control of Ships Division:· Worked on projects related to International Safety Management (ISM) Code.· Attended Port State Control Inspections.Main Division Services:· Coordination of Inspectors of Cyprus ships world-wide.· Processing of all deficiency reports of Cyprus ships and keeping a safety record for every ship registered in Cyprus.· Preparation of statistics regarding flag state and port state control inspections of Cyprus Ships.· Planning the occasional inspections and entry inspections. Follow up action.· Follow-up of deficiency reports of Cyprus ships (SOLAS, ILO, STCW, Load Lines), Appeals, Administrative penalties.· ISM Code.

Jan 2005 – June 2005

Consultant in the Consultancy Unit of IMCS Intercollege Ltd. · Undertook different types of projects, especially of a technical nature (risk assessments, production studies, product certification studies and simulation studies). · Assisted the consultancy unit head in preparing proposals, developing new areas, and improving work procedures.

June 2001 – June 2004

Graduate Research Assistant in Networked Intelligent Machine Lab, Mechanical Engineering Department, Texas A&M University, under Dr. Alexander G. Parlos

Jan 2002 – Sept 2002

Teaching Assistant, MEEN 364 System Dynamics and Controls in Mechanical Engineering Department, Texas A&M University· Taught review sessions, prepared and graded work and exams.

Jan 2002 – Sept 2002


Sept 2001 – May 2004

Master of Science (MS), in Mechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering Department, Texas A&M University, College Station TX, USA

Thesis Title: “Adaptive Flow Control Techniques for Media Applications in Best-Effort Networks using Fluid Models ”Advisor: Dr. Alexander G. Parlos(

Sept 1995 – Jan 2001

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (five-year degree),National Technical University of Athens (N.T.U.A.), Athens, Greece; GPA 7.03/10

Sept 1990 – Jun 1993

Apostles Peter & Paul Lyceum, Limassol, Science department; Grade 19/20

Master’s Thesis

Developed methods of compensating for time varying transport delays.· Implemented a platform for simulation, analysis and control of systems and processes with time varying transport delays. (Chemical and mechanical processes)· Modeled and simulated a Wide Area Network using NS-2, MATLAB and SIMULINK. · Developed system identification and prediction techniques.· Developed control algorithms for hybrid systems.· Investigated the applicability and performance of traditional PID controllers in systems with time varying delays.· Developed and simulated adaptive predictive control techniques for streamed media over best-effort networks and other systems and processes with time varying delays.

Undergraduate Thesis

Analytically derived the kinematics and dynamic equations of a robot. · Used the dynamics to identify the physical parameters and used them to analytically develop methods for control of the robot. · Simulated the robot using both MATLAB and Mathematica.

Other Projects

Developed an interface and control system for a microwave oven as a term project for Mechatronics. · Designed an airfoil as a project for the undergraduate course Fluid Mechanics.· Designed Kalman filter for determining velocity and acceleration given the position of a robot arm.



Operating Systems Microsoft Windows NT, DOS, Unix

Programming FORTRAN, C

Applications MATLAB, SIMULINK, Mathematica, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, NS-2 (Network Simulator)


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