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Discipline: Design for manufacture of product and systems
Curriculum Vitae: Greek CV / English CV
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Office: Old 1st Gymnasio Building, office Α.1.7.1
Postal Address: Konstantinoupoleos 2, Ermoupolis, Syros, ΤΚ 84100
Phone: 22810-97129
azar [papaki] aegean [teleia] gr
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Dr. Philip Azariadis is a Professor with the Department of Product & Systems Design Engineering at the University of the Aegean. He holds a Mathematics degree from the Department of Mathematics (1994) and a Ph.D. from the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics (1999) of the University of Patras. He has served at various faculty positions at the Department of Product & Systems Design Engineering since 2002. Between May 2001 and June 2005, he worked as an R&D coordinator at ELKEDE – Technology & Design Centre, while between July 2005 and December 2010, he was an external collaborator at the above institute focusing on European R&D projects. During 2011-2012 and 2014 he has served as a Tutor at the Hellenic Open University.

His research activities are focused in the areas of Product Design (Computer-Aided Design, 3D Modeling for engineers), Reverse Engineering, Motion Design, Routing/Scheduling and Computer Graphics. His research work has found industrial applications in the footwear, garment and jewelry industries and has been published in leading scientific journals and conferences like Computer-Aided Design, Computers in Industry, The Visual Computer, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Computing, Eurographics Conference, CAD Conference.

He has been involved as a researcher or scientific coordinator in numerous European or National R&D projects and served as a reviewer in 37 international journals, in more than 135 international conferences and in several international and national founding organisations. He has been member of the international programme committee of more than 100 international conferences, and he is member of the editorial board of 3 international journals.

Currently, Dr. Azariadis, is Head of the Department of Product & Systems Design Engineering, Director of the M.Sc. Program “Integrated Product Design and Innovation” and Head of the “Integrated Industrial Design Lab” at the University of the Aegean.


Research Interests:

  • Product Design (Computer-Aided Design, 3D Modeling for engineers)
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Motion Design
  • Routing/Scheduling
  • Computer Graphics.
  • 1999 Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering & & Aeronautics, Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics Department, University of Patras, Dissertation: “Development of Approximately Isometric Mappings of Arbitrarily Three-dimensional Surfaces onto the Plane. Application in Computer Graphics.”
  • 1994 Mathematics Degree, Department of Mathematics, University of Patras.
  • 2005-2010: ELKEDE – Technology & Design Centre, R&T Ext. Collaborator
  • 2001-2005: ELKEDE – Technology & Design Centre, R&T Coordinator
  • 1997 -2000: ELKEDE – Technology & Design Centre, Design & Implementation of the CAD system “Shoe Modeling 2D & 3D”
  • Azariadis P., Aspragathos N. (1997). Design of Plane Patterns of Doubly Curved Surfaces, Computer-Aided Design, 29(10), 675-685,
  • Agathos A., Pratikakis I., Perantonis S., Sapidis N., Azariadis P. (2007). 3D Mesh Segmentation Methodologies for CAD applications, Computer-Aided Design and Applications, 4(6), 827-842,
  • Azariadis P., Kyratzi S., Sapidis S. (2013). A hybrid-optimization method for assessing the realizability of wireframe sketches, 3D Research (Springer), 4(1), 1-11,
  • Xidias E., Azariadis P. (2016). Computing Collision-Free Motions for a Team of Robots Using Formation and Non-Holonomic Constraints, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 82, 15-23,
  • Agathos A., Azariadis Ph. (2018) 3D Reconstruction of Skeletal Mesh Models and Human Foot Biomodel Generation Using Semantic Parametric-Based Deformation, International Journal of Computers and Applications, in press,