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Prof. Dimosthenis Mavrilas


TECAS-ITN Scientist-In-Charge


Current Appointments /Affiliations


Associate Professor, Lab. of Biomechanics & Biomedical Engineering, Dept. Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics, University of Patras, University of Patras. 26500, Rion-Patras, Greece




Degree in Physics in 1980, University of Patras


Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in1991 from the University of Patras


Academic Career


Started his professional academic career as research assistant (1980-1981) (Dept. of Physics) and (1981-1991) (Dept. oh Mechanical Engineering) University of Patras.


He was elected as lecturer (1993-2004), assistant professor (2004-2013) and associate professor (2013 - today) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics, University of Patras. His research and teaching interests are in the fields of biomechanics, biomaterials and artificial organs, with special attention in the field of biomechanics of soft cardiovascular tissues, heart valve calcification, vascular atherosclerosis and cardiovascular tissue engineering.


He has been elected in the council board of the Hellenic society of Biomechanics as vice-president (2006-2008) and as president (2008-2010). He is a member of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESBiomechanics) and European Society for Artificial Organs (ESAO), as well the Hellenic Societies of Biomechanics and Biomaterials.  He has been member of the organising committees of 3 National congresses of the Hellenic Society of Biomechanics: 2007, 2009, and 2010. He is member of the organizing committee of the 19th ESBiomechanics congress, Patras, in August of 2013.


His teaching activities include lectures in the fields of biomechanics, biomaterials, artificial organs, chemistry for engineers, physics and chemistry of polymers e.t.c. His research activities include 9 research projects, 23 peer reviewed related publications and more than 50 presentations in national and international congresses.


email: mauril(at)

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TECAS-ITN End-of-Network Conference

 Padua, November 28-30, 2016

The TECAS-ITN European Doctoral Academy in Regenerative Engineering, is organising the End-of-Network Conference in Padua, Italy.

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