Research interests

  • Computational fluid mechanics (coastal and open-channel flows; sediment transport)
  • Sediment entrainment, transport and mechanics
  • Turbulence in open-channel and coastal flows

Biography

2017 - Today Post-doctoral research fellow, University of Melbourne, Australia
2013 - 2016  Research associate (Marie Sklodowska-Curie ITN FP7-PEOPLE-2012
                        fellowship), University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2013 - 2017  PhD, Engineering, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom,
                        Thesis: Theoretical frameworks for the upscaling of physical interactions in
                        aquatic mobile-boundary flows

2012 - 2013  Research associate, Laboratory of Harbour Works, National Technical University
                        of Athens, Greece
2011 - 2013  M.Sc., Water Resources, Science & Technology, National Technical University
                        of Athens, Greece, Thesis: Water-wave simulation over uneven bottom
2004 - 2009  Diplom, Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Greece
                        Thesis: Comperative assessment of coastal erosion in the regions: north
                        Amvrakikos Gulf, Acheloos delta, Nestos delta, Kos, Limnos, and Kitros Pierias

Recent publications

  1. Papadopoulos K, Nikora V, Cameron S, Stewart M, Biggs H, Gibbins C. Time-averaged hydrodynamic equations for mobile-bed conditions. GeoPlanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences. 2016, Vol. none.
  2. Papadopoulos K, Nikora V, Cameron S, Stewart MT, Biggs HJ, Gibbins C. Second-order hydrodynamic equations for flows over mobile boundaries and their applications for solving environmental problems. 36th IAHR World Congress. International Association of Hydraulic Research. 2015.
  3. Papadopoulos K, Metallinos AS, Memos CD. Validation of a Boussinesq-type wave model applicable to any depth. 3rd IAHR Europe Congress. International Association of Hydraulic Research. 2014.
  4. Foteinis S, Papadopoulos K, Koutsogiannaki I, Synolakis C. Coastal erosion and accretion rates in Greece. Conference Abstracts. 2010.