Manolis Gavaises graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens in 1992 and then obtained his Ph.D. degree from the Thermofluids Section of the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Imperial College London in 1997. For his Ph.D. research, he has received the UnICEG 1998 Richard Way Prize for the most outstanding doctoral thesis in the area of IC engines within the United Kingdom. At the same year, he also received the Arch T. Colwell Merit Award of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAEs). He then performed postdoctoral research at Imperial College London until January 2001, when he was appointed as a Lecturer of computational fluid dynamics at City University London. He promoted to Reader in 2006 and to Professor in 2009. He holds the Delphi Chair in FIE Fluid Dynamics. He is the Director of the Research Centre of Energy and Transport. His research interests are computational fluid dynamics, two-phase flows, cavitation, fuel injection systems, spray processes, and internal combustion engines.
Biography Updated on 1 December 2011