Anestis Kalfas is an Assistant Professor in turbomachinery. He belongs to the teaching staff of the Laboratory of Fluid Mechanics and Turbomachinery of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece. He received his Ph.D. degree in turbomachinery aerodynamics from Cranfield University, Bedford, UK in 1994 and his Dipl.-Ing. Mech. Eng from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece in 1989. He worked as a Research Associate at the Whittle Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK and as an Aircraft Engineer at the Hellenic Air Force. He has been a Senior Scientist at the Turbomachinery Laboratory of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland since July 2000 where he lectured in turbomachinery design. His areas of research include axial steam and gas-turbine aerodynamics, gas-turbine performance and power plant optimization, boundary layer transition and turbulence, and novel aerodynamic probe technology.
Biography Updated on 23 September 2012