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Day 1 – Monday, July 1, 2024

Assembly Room, Building D’-ground floor, School of Engineering

09:30-10:30 Registration


Session I: Opening
10:30-11:00 Welcome addresses Dr. G. Papagiannis, Dean of Engineering AUTH
Dr. G. Savaidis, Head of Mechanical Engineering AUTH
Dr. D. Lagoudas, University Distinguished Professor  TAMU
11:00-11:30 Overview / Expectations Dr. N. Michailidis, Director of the AUTh-TAMU Partnership


Session II: Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Instructor
11:30-12:10 Shape Memory Materials (SMAs) Dr. D. Lagoudas
12:10-12:50 Additive Manufacturing of Shape Memory Polymers (SMPs), 3D scaffolds and porous structures Dr. N. Michailidis
12:50-14:00 Lunch break – Get to know each other reception
14:00-14:40 Processing and Characterization of Porous Materials Dr. F. Stergioudi
14:40-15:30 Discussion with students All instructors

Day 02 – Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Computer Lab, Civil Engineering

Session III: Micromechanics Workshop, hands-on & student projects Instructor
10:00-11:30 Micromechanics Workshop Part I Dr. D. Lagoudas
11:30-11:40 Coffee break
11:40-13:00 Micromechanics Workshop Part II Dr. G. Chatzigeorgiou
13:00-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-15:30 Mechanical and thermomechanical testing of shape memory materials, porous aluminum, polymer lattice structures and CFRP composites Mr. A. Argyros
Mr. A. Chortis
Dr. K. Katakalos
Dr. F. Stergioudi
Dr. N. Michailidis

Day 03 – Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Computer Lab, Civil Engineering


Session IV: Simulation of Smart Materials & Student projects Instructor
10:00-10:50 Micromechanics of Ductile Failure Dr. J. Wilkerson
10:50-11:40 Machine Learning in computational solid mechanics and constitutive modeling Dr. N. Bouklas
11:40-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-13:30 Student Projects Assignment, Part I Dr. G. Chatzigeorgiou
Dr. J. Wilkerson
Dr. N. Bouklas
13:30-14:30 Lunch break
14:30-15:30 Student Projects Assignment, Part II Dr. G. Chatzigeorgiou
Dr. J. Wilkerson
Dr. N. Bouklas
15:30-… Students continue working on their Projects
21:00 Dinner


Day 04 – Thursday, July 4, 2024

BETA CAE Systems SA, Kato Scholari, Thessaloniki

Session IV: Visit at BETA CAE SYSTEMS for training Instructor
09:15 Meeting at the entrance of Building D’


BETA CAE Systems, Company & Products

Selected Applications of Machine learning in Simulation results prediction

Mr. N. Trakatelis
Mr. K. Rachoutis
11:45-12:30 Machine Learning Optimization and Quick Verification of an Electric Vehicle Rocker Design Mrs. G. Dimopoulou
12:30-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-15:00 Pre & Post Processing for FE modeling of Laminated Composite Structures Mr. S. Tsekouras
15:00-15:15 Coffee break
15:15-15:45 Extended Reality (XR) and collaboration in CAE world Ms. S. Avramidou
15:45-16:00 Q/Α
16:00- Return to AUTH

Day 05 – Friday, July 5, 2024

Meeting room of the  Lab of Experimental Strength of Materials and Structures, Civil Engineering

Session V: Students’ evaluation Instructor
09:00-11:00 Students work on their project presentations
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-13:00 Presentation of Student Projects All instructors
13:00-13:30 Certificate Awarding Ceremony and Conclusion of the AMS24 All instructors
13:30-15:00 Lunch / Networking session / mini-Party All instructors
21:00 Dinner