Dr. George Voyatzis
Address: Department of Physics
(Bld. School of Sciences – Aristotle University)
GR 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece
Home Page: http://users.auth.gr/voyatzis
Date of birth: 1965
Organization : Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR (AUTh)
Current Position : Associate Professor
Academic Qualifications :
- PhD in Physics (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1993)
- Diploma in Physics (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1987)
2015- : Associate professor in Physics Department, AUTh
2007-2015: Assistant professor in Physics Department, AUTh (section of Astrophysics, Astronomy and Mechanics).
2000-2007: Lecturer in Physics Department, AUTh (section of Astrophysics, Astronomy and Mechanics).
1998-2000: Teacher of Informatics in High School Education.
1995-1998: Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Informatics (AUTh) – Digital image processing using chaos.
· Supervisor of one PhD thesis, 7 Diploma Theses of MSc students of Computational Physics, 18 Diploma Theses of Bachelor students in Physics Department
Main Research topics:
• Celestial Mechanics (orbital dynamics of planets, satellites and small bodies),
• Computation of periodic orbits and orbital stability of celestial bodies.
• Methods for distinguishing between order and chaos,
• Applications of dynamical systems in Physics and Digital processes.
• 2005 – 2007 “Computational Algorithms of high accuracy and applications in chaotic systems” (P.I.), Pythagoras II – Greek Ministry of Education
• 2012 – 2013 “Dynamical mechanisms of planet injection and orphan planets”, AUTh Research Committee (P.I.).
• Current Project Involvement (as member) : 2012-2015, Mathematical Modeling of complex systems with applications to Biomedicine, Physics and the technology of Materials, THALIS research program (NSRF), P.I. A. Bountis, University of Patras, GR..
Research Publications: ~65 papers in refereed journals and in Proceedings of international and local meetings.
Experience in Computations:
• Programming in C++, MFC, OpenGL
• Numerical simulations of dynamical systems
• Graphic applications for educational purposes.