Spiros Samaras, Chemical Engineer M.Sc., Ph.D.


Spiros Samaras, Chemical Engineer M.Sc., Ph.D.

He Holds a Chemical Engineering Diploma from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.) (1998), presenting a diploma thesis “Kinetic Modelling & Simulation of Methane-Steam Reforming” and his M.Sc. degree from A.U.Th. (2000) on Materials Science presenting a thesis “Emulsion Polymeric Materials, Kinetic Modelling of the Emulsion Polymerization Process”.
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He fulfilled his Military Service as Officer on Probation of the Corps of Supplies & Transportation, Discharged as 2nd Lieutenant (2003-2004). He obtained his PhD from University of Thessaly (2006) on Physical Metallurgy presenting a thesis “Microstructure Evolution during Aluminum Extrusion Processing”. He conducted research at Chemical Process Engineering Research Institute (1998-2000) and University of Thessaly (2000-2007).

He joined AGET Heracles / LAFARGEHOLCIM (2006). He worked at Milaki Plant (2006-2010) as Production Engineer and Plant Controller. He works from 2010 at Volos Plant in various roles as Process, Quality and Environment Engineer.

Publication in Scientific Journals under Review : 3 Publications in National Scientific Conferences : 6

Participation in GSRT Funded Projects.

Analysis & Design of Heat Treatments and Extrusion Processing of Aluminum Alloys, University of Thessaly, EXALCO.

Development of High Strength Rolled Aluminum Alloys, G.S.R.T., University of Thessaly, ELVAL, ELKEME.

Publication List:

S.N. Samaras, G.N. Haidemenopoulos, ‘Modelling of Microsegregation and Homogenization of 6061 Extrudable Al-Alloy’, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 194, p.63-73, (2007).

S.N.Samaras, ‘Modeling of Microstructure Evolution During Precipitation Processes: A Population Balance Approach of the KW N-Model’, Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 14(8), p.1271-1292, (2006).

S.N.Samaras, 'Effect of Initial Microstructure on the Performance of 6XXX Al-alloy Laser Welds: A Computational Study', Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 25(5), p.1729-1740, (2016).