# Georgia A. Foutsitzi

## Research Interests

- Mathematical Modeling and Simulation
- Mechanics of Coupled Fields (Thermoelasticity, Electroelasticity)
- Smart Materials and Structures
- Time-Series Models

- Mathematical Methods
- Variational Methods (Variational Inequalities)
- Finite Element Method
- Quantitative Methods

- Biomechanics

## Projects

- 01/1996 -05/1997: "New instruments for early diagnosis of medical and biotechnological applications (EPET II)" supported by General Secretary for Research and Technology (G.S.R.T.). University of Ioannina, Greece

- 07/1996 - 06/1998: "The magetohydrodynamιc flow and heat production as an energy source (PENED)" supported by General Secretary for Research and Technology (G.S.R.T.) University of Ioannina, Greece

- 10/1996-09/1997: "A dynamic theory of thermoelastic dielectrics with quadruple polarization and polarization inertia" supported by the Research Board of University of Ioannina. University of Ioannina, Greece

- 06/1997-03/1998: "Automatic electromechanical system for production and diagnosis of osteogenesis" supported by General Secretary for Research and Technology (G.S.R.T.). University of Ioannina, Greece

- 04/1998-06/1999: "Rise Regional information society strategy for Epirus" supported by European Union. University of Ioannina, Greece

- 07/1999-10/1999: "TEMETEN. Towards a European medical and teleworking network" supported by European Union. University of Ioannina, Greece

- 01/2000-07/2001: "Telematics of West Greece, Epirus and Ionian Island. INTEREG II" supported by European Union. University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece

- 01/04/2004 - 28/02/2007: "Applications of automatic control theory in structures" Archimedes ΕPΕΑΕΚ, supported by European Union. TEI of Crete, Crete, Greece

- 2001-2003: Network project Greek-German Scientific Partnership IKYDA 2001 Inverse and Crack Identification Problems (Coordinators: Prof. G. Stavroulakis TU Crete and Prof H. Antes TU Braunschweig).

- 2001 – May 2004: Participation in the International European Programme COST-C14: Impact of wind and Storm on City Life and Built Environment. (Coordinators for the Greek team Prof. CK Baniotopoulos and Prof. GE Stavroulakis)

- 2002-2006: Participation in the European Network for Research and Teaching SMART SYSTEMS. New Materials, Adaptive Systems and Their Nonlinearities. Modeling, Control and Numerical Simulation supported by European
- Union (code HPRN-CT-2002-00284)

2006-2007: Scientific Partnership with the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. ERASMUS project

## Publications

#### Theses

G. Foutsitzi, "Field Interaction in Materials with Memory'' Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Mathematics, University of Ioannina (1996).

#### Research Papers (Refereed)

- C.V. Massalas, G. Foutsitzi and V. Kalpakidis
*"Thermodynamic Theory of Materials with Memory"*, Proceedings of 3rd National Conference of Mathematical Analysis, p. 125-127 (1993). - C. V. Massalas, V. K. Kalpakidis, G. Foutsitzi,
*“Some comments on the extended Tiersten’s theory of Thermoelectro-**elasticity”*Mech. Res. Comm., 21(4), 343-351 (1994). - C. V. Massalas, G. Foutsitzi, V. K. Kalpakidis,
*“Thermoelectroelasticity theory for materials with mem**ο**ry”*Int. J. Engng Sci., 32(7), 1075-1084 (1994). - G. Foutsitzi, V. K. Kalpakidis, C. V. Massalas,
*“On the Existence and Uniqueness in Linear Thermoviscoelasticity”*ZAMM, 77, 33-44 (1996). - Foutsitzi, G.; Fotiadis, D.; Massalas,
*“Wave propagation in Human Long Bones”*C. in proc. of 15th IMACS, World Congress on Scientific Computation, Modelling and Applied Mathematics, Vol. 3, p.785-790, (1997). - D.I. Fotiadis, G. Foutsitzi, C.V. Massalas,
*“On the Dynamic Characteristics of the Human Long Bones”*in proc. of 5th National Congress on Mechanics, Vol. I, p.18-25, (1998). - L.P. Lebedev, V.K. Kalpakides, G. Foutsitzi
*“On Existence in non-Linear Theory of Shells”*in proc. of 5th National Congress on Mechanics, Vol. II, p.1101-1111, (1998). - D.I. Fotiadis, G. Foutsitzi, C.V. Massalas “Wave Propagation in Human Long Bones” in Mathematical methods in scattering theory and biomedical technology (Metsovo, 1997), 91-109, Pitman Res. Notes Math. Ser., 390, Longman, Harlow, 1998
- D.I. Fotiadis, G. Foutsitzi, C.V. Massalas,
*“Wave Propagation Modeling in Human Long Bones’’*Acta Mechanica 137, 65-82 (1999). - L.P. Lebedev, V.K. Kalpakides, G. Foutsitzi,
*‘‘Solvability of Boundary Value Problems of the Dynamics of Nonlinear Viscoelastic Shells’’*Math. & Mech of Solids 6(1), 65-86 (2000). - D.I. Fotiadis, G. Foutsitzi, C.V. Massalas,
*‘‘Wave propagation in a piezoelectric bone of arbitrary cross section’’*Int. J. Engng Sci. 38, 1553-1591 (2000). - D.I. Fotiadis, G. Foutsitzi, C.V. Massalas
*‘‘Wave Propagation in Human Long Bones of Arbitrary Cross Section with a Cavity Filled with an Incompressible Fluid”*in proc. of 16th IMACS World Congress on Scientific Computation, Modelling and Applied Mathematics, 2000. - G. Foutsitzi, A. Charalambopoulos, D. I. Fotiadis, C. V. Massalas
*‘‘Study of the Dynamic Characteristics During Callus Formation”*, in proc. of 6th National Congress on Mechanics, Vol. II, p.216-221, (2001). - V. A. Papathanasopoulou,D.I. Fotiadis, G. Foutsitzi, C. V. Massalas.
*‘‘A Poroelastic Bone Model for Internal Remodeling’’*Int. J. Engng. Sci. 40(5), 511-530 (2002). - D. Foutsitsi, G.E. Stavroulakis:
*Variational inequalities in thermoelasticity*. International Conference on Nonsmooth/Nonconvex Mechanics With Applications In Engineering, Ed. C.C. Baniotopoulos, Ziti Publ., Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.), 5 & 6 July 2002, Thessaloniki, Greece. - G. Foutsitzi, V. K. Kalpakides, C. V. Massalas.
*‘‘Existence and Uniqueness in a Theory of Thermoviscoelastic Dielectrics’’*Applicable Analysis Vol. 82, No. 6, pp. 517–533, June 2003. - .E. Stavroulakis, G. Foutsitzi, V. Hadjigeorgiou, D. Marinova and C.C. Baniotopoulos,
*Design of Smart Beams for Suppression of Wind-Induced Vibrations*, in Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, B.H.V. Topping, (Editor), Civil-Comp Press, Stirling, United Kingdom, paper 114, 2003. - E. Hadjigeorgiou, G. Foutsitzi, G.E. Stavroulakis:
*Shape control of beams with piezoelectric actuators.*Hellenic European Research on Computer Mathematics and its Applications, Proceedings of the HERCMA 2003 Conference, Athens, September 25-27, 2003, Minisymposium ‘Smart Materials and Structures’ - G. Foutsitzi, D. Marinova, H. Hadjigeorgiou, G.E. Stavroulakis:
*Robust H-2 vibration control of beams with piezoelectric sensors and actuators*. International Conference “Physics and Control” (PhysCon 2003) Proceedings, (Saint Petersburg, Russia, 20–22 August 2003), Vol. 1, pp. 157-162, 2003, IEEE Conference Proceedings - G. Foutsitzi, D. Marinova, E. Hadjigeorgiou, G. Stavroulakis:
*Finite element modelling of optimally controlled smart beams.*In: Eds. G. Venkov and M. Marinov, Proc. οf the 28th Intern. Summer School “Applications of Mathematics in Engineering and Economics”, 8-11 June 2002, Sozopol, Bulgaria, Bulvest 2000 Press and Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Informatics, Tech. Univ. of Sofia, pp. 199—207, Sofia 2003. - G.E. Stavroulakis, D. Marinova, G. Foutsitzi, E. Hadjigeorgiou, C.C. Baniotopoulos:
*Robust control design of smart beams*. ECCOMAS Conference, Finnland, 24-28 July 2004. Invited Presentation in MS: Smart Systems 1. Modeling, Control and Identification (Organizers: R. Stenberg, C.C. Baniotopoulos, published in CD proceedings) - G.E. Stavroulakis, D. Marinova, V. Hadjigeorgiou, G. Foutsitzi, C.C. Baniotopoulos:
*Active control against wind-induced vibration in structural dynamics*COST C14 Conference "Urban Wind Engineering & Building Aerodynamics", 5-7 May 2004 at the von Karman Institute, Rhode-Saint-Genèse, Belgium. - D. Marinova, G. Stavroulakis E. Hadjigeorgiou, G. Foutsitzi and E. Zacharenakis
*Robust Design of Smart Structures taking into account Structural Defects*" XXXII International Conference "Advanced Problems in Mechanics" (St. Petersburg, Russia, June 24-July 1 2004) - E. Hadjigeorgiou, G. Foutsitzi and G. Stavroulakis
*Shape Control of Smart Beams by Genetic Optimization*HERMIS International Journal Vol. 5, pp. 65-78, (2004) - D. Marinova, G. Stavroulakis, G. Foutsitzi, E. Hadjigeorgiou
*Design and Active Vibration Control of Composite Beams with Bonded Piezoelectric Sensors and Actuators*EUROMECH 452 "Colloquium on Advances in Simulation Techniques for Applied Dynamics" (Halle-Wittenberg, Germany, 1-4 March 2004) - E. Hadjigeorgiou, G. Foutsitzi, G. Stavroulakis, D. Marinova:
*Control of beams with smart piezoelectric sensors and actuators.*1st IC-SCCE (First Intern. Conf. From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering), Invited Paper for Session: Numerical Methods for Applied Physical Problems, Coordinated by Prof. Athanassios Bratsos, September 8-10, 2004, Athens, Greece (published in CD proceedings). - G. Foutsitzi, G.E. Stavroulakis:
*A variational inequality approach to thermoviscoelasticity with monotone unilateral boundaries of kinematical and thermal type.*Nonlinear Analysis. Theory, Methods and Applications 57(5-6), 743-771, 2004. - G. Foutsitzi,
*A**Core**Inflation**Measure**for**Greece*, Review of Economic Sciences 8, 79-90, (2005) - G. Foutsitzi, E. Hadjigeorgiou, D. Marinova, E. Zacharenakis and G. Stavroulakis
*Layerwise Modeling for Smart Piezoelectric Beams and Applications*7th Hellenic-European Conference on Computer Mathematics and its Applications (Athens, Hellas, 22-24 September 2005) HERCMA 2005 Conference Proceedings, LEA Publishers - G. Foutsitzi, E. Hadjigeorgiou, D. Marinova and G. Stavroulakis
*Analysis and Control of Smart Viscoelastic Beams*Proceedings of the 5th GRACM International Congress on Computational Mechanics Vol.1, pp.167-174 (Limassol, Cyprus, 29 June - 1 July 2005) - G.E. Stavroulakis, G. Foutsitzi, V. Hadjigeorgiou, D. Marinova and C.C. Baniotopoulos,
*Design and Robust Optimal Control of Smart Beams with Application on Vibrations Suppression*, Advances in Engineering Software 36, 806-813 (2005). - G.E. Stavroulakis, D.G. Marinova, E. Hadjigeorgiou, G. Foutsitzi, C.C. Baniotopoulos:
*Robust active control against wind-induced structural vibrations*. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 94(11), 895-907, 2006. - G. Foutsitzi, G. Stavroulakis and E. Hadjigeorgiou,
*Modelling and Simulation of Controlled Smart Structures*Proceedings of the 9th HSTAM International Congress on Mechanics pp. 511-518 (Limassol, Cyprus, 12-14 July 2010)