Research Assistant 
Department of ESM  
Fluid Mechanics Laboratory 
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (VPI&SU) 
Blacksburg, VA 
(540) 231 4102 (office) 
(540) 961 5748 (home) 
(540) 231 4574 (fax) 
e-mail: dstamos@vt.edu 
Home Address: 2400 Ridge Rd, Blacksburg, VA 24060

Fluid Mechanics, Bio-Fluid Mechanics, Aeronautics, Water Wave Mechanics, Signal Processing, Vibration, Genetic Algorithms.

MS in Engineering Science & Mechanics May 1998 (expected).
Department of Engineering Science & Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg, VA.
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Aeronautics specialization October 1995.
Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA).
Thesis: "Investigation of the capabilities of optimization methods in the design of horizontal axis wind turbine rotors."

Graduate Research Assistant Fall 1997
VPI&SU Dept. of ESM, (experimental analysis of the behavior of inflatable dams and breakwaters)
Graduate Teaching Assistant Spring 1997
VPI&SU Dept. of ESM, (teaching the lab course Introduction to Fluids Mechanics 3034)
Graduate Teaching Assistant Fall 1996
VPI&SU Dept. of ESM, (grading the homework assignments for the course Wave Propagation)
Research Assistant Summer 1996
Centre for Renewable Energy Sources (CRES), Athens Greece (developing a "Utility for measurements uncertainty and annual energy production estimation for wind turbines." Project funded by the research division of the European Community (EWTS II. project 4. Power Performance in Complex Terrrain))
Research Assistant Fall 1995
NTUA, (devise the "Optimal Design of Wind Turbine Rotors using a Genetic Algorithm (Application to 100, 300, 500 kW rotors)." Project funded by the research division of the European Community (EPET II #573))
Visiting Researcher at the Physics Research Institute KFKI (Budapest, Hungary) Summer 1993


a. Dimitrios G. Stamos and Demetri P. Telionis (1997) "An Experimental Study of the Use of Flexible Structures as Breakwaters." The 1997 ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.
b. Michael A. Belessis, Dimitrios G. Stamos, Spyros G. Voutsinas (1996) "Investigation of the capabilities of a Genetic Optimization Algorithm in Designing Wind Turbine Rotors." European Union Wind Conference and Exhibition, May 20-24 1996, Goteborg, Sweden.
Programming in FORTRAN 77, MATLAB and MATHEMATICA. Platforms: UNIX, MS-DOS. Worked on Silicon Graphics and Hewellet Packard work stations.
Advanced Courses
Mathematical and Calculative Methods in Aerodynamics; Bio-Fuid Mechanics; Finite Elements; Viscous Flow; Mechanics and Structure Vibrations
Greek, English, German
Registered Professional Enginner, Technical Chamber of Greece, since 1995