Professor of Engineering science,
Executive Director, University of Strathclyde
Dr. Dimitris Drikakis is Professor of Engineering Science and Executive Dean (Engineering) and Associate Principal and at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (till June 2017). Since July 2017, and in addition to his continued Professorial role, Dimitris has taken on new leadership roles as Executive Director of Global University Partnerships (US and Far East), Executive Director of the Strathclyde Space Institute and, furthermore as Co-Director of a new Institute of Autonomous Systems and Robotics.
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD), Fluid mechanics (particularly compressible flows), and Micro/nanoscale processes at fluid-solid interfaces.