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Dr Evangelos Kordatos MSc, PhD, FHEA

Senior Lecturer in Materials Engineering


Summary

Dr. Evangelos Kordatos has joined Sheffield Hallam University in 2013 as a Lecturer in Materials Engineering and became a Senior Lecturer in 2016. His main research expertise is the development of Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) methodologies for the assessment of advanced materials' behaviour.

Evangelos is teaching in Materials Engineering and Chemical Engineering courses and he is the Course Leader for the BEng/MEng Materials Engineering courses since 2016.


About

Dr Evangelos Kordatos graduated with a MEng degree in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Ioannina, Greece, in 2008. He received his MSc in Chemistry and Materials Technology and his PhD in Materials Engineering from the University of Ioannina in 2013. Upon the completion of his PhD, he became a Postdoctoral research associate at the Texas A&M University, Texas (USA), working on Non-Destructive assessment of aerospace materials, shape memory alloys (SMAs). Evangelos joined Sheffield Hallam University in 2013 as a Lecturer in Materials Engineering and became a Senior Lecturer in 2016.

He is teaching in Materials Engineering and Chemical Engineering courses. Specifically, the topics he teaches are “Materials Science”, “Fracture Mechanics” and Non-Destructive Evaluation. Evangelos is the Course Leader for the BEng and MEng Materials Engineering courses and he led the MEng Materials Engineering course successful re-accreditation by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3).

He has published more than 40 papers in international journals and conference proceedings and delivered several conference presentations. He is reviewer of many journals in his field and Guest Editor for the special issue “Recent Advances and Applications of Infrared Thermography” Applied Sciences, MDPI 2018.

He is member of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) and The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3). He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Research Gate and Google Scholar profiles.



Teaching

Department of Engineering and Mathematics

College of Business, Technology and Engineering

Modules: 

  • Fundamentals of Materials and Manufacturing (Lvl 3), Module Leader
  • Materials Science (Lvl 4)
  • Engineering Materials (Lvl 4)
  • Professional Practice (Lvl 5)
  • Composites (Lvl 6)
  • Fracture, Degradation and Evaluation (Lvl 6), Module Leader

Other teaching: 

Supervision of BEng(Hons), MEng and MSc project students



Research

Evangelos’ research is focused on the study of the mechanical and thermal behaviour of advanced materials, such as Metal Matrix Composites (MMCs), Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMCs), Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymers (CFRPs), Shape Memory Alloys (SMAs), smart materials, etc. He has worked extensively on the non-destructive monitoring of materials behaviour developing advanced NDE (Non-Destructive Evaluation) methodologies based on Infrared Thermography, Acoustic Emission and Ultrasounds. The main areas of his research interests involve: 

  • Non-destructive methodologies for real-time monitoring of damage
  • Mechanical behaviour (fatigue, tension, bending etc.) of advanced materials
  • Life prediction and quantification of damage of materials and structures
  • Energy efficiency of buildings

2009 - 2012: IAPETUS, “Innovative Repair of Aerospace Structures with Curing Optimization and Life Cycle Monitoring Abilities”, EU 7th Framework, Programme ACP8-GA-2009-234333

2012 - 2013: “Optimal operation and maintenance of bridges and road networks”, European Union (European Regional Development Fund- ERDF) and Greek national funds through the Operational Program “THESSALY- MAINLAND GREECE AND EPIRUS-2007-2013” of the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF 2007-2013))


Collaborators:

University of Ioannina (Greece)
National Technical University of Athens (Greece)
Texas A&M University (USA)
University of Houston (USA)
>Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norway)
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Brussels)


Publications

Key Publications

Panagiotopoulos, N.T., Diamanti, E.K., Koutsokeras, L.E., Baikousi, M., Kordatos, E., Matikas, T.E., ... Patsalas, P. (2012). Nanocomposite Catalysts Producing Durable, Super-Black Carbon Nanotube Systems: Applications in Solar Thermal Harvesting. ACS Nano, 6 (12), 10475-10485. http://doi.org/10.1021/nn304531k

Kordatos, E.Z., Dassios, K.G., Aggelis, D.G., & Matikas, T.E. (2013). Rapid evaluation of the fatigue limit in composites using infrared lock-in thermography and acoustic emission. Mechanics Research Communications, 54, 14-20. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.mechrescom.2013.09.005

Dassios, K.G., Aggelis, D.G., Kordatos, E.Z., & Matikas, T.E. (2013). Cyclic loading of a SiC-fiber reinforced ceramic matrix composite reveals damage mechanisms and thermal residual stress state. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 44, 105-113. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2012.06.011

Kordatos, E.Z., Aggelis, D.G., & Matikas, T.E. (2012). Monitoring mechanical damage in structural materials using complimentary NDE techniques based on thermography and acoustic emission. Composites Part B: Engineering, 43 (6), 2676-2686. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2011.12.013

Journal articles

Grammatikos, S.A., Kordatos, E., Matikas, T.E., & Paipetis, A.S. (2018). On the fatigue response of a bonded repaired aerospace composite using thermography. Composite Structures, 188, 461-469. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2018.01.035

Pavlopoulou, S., Grammatikos, S.A., Kordatos, E.Z., Worden, K., Paipetis, A.S., Matikas, T.E., & Soutis, C. (2015). Continuous debonding monitoring of a patch repaired helicopter stabilizer: damage assessment and analysis. Composite Structures, 127, 231-244. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2015.03.014

Grammatikos, S.A., Kordatos, E.Z., Matikas, T.E., David, C., & Paipetis, A.S. (2014). Current injection phase thermography for low-velocity impact damage identification in composite laminates. Materials and Design, 55, 429-441. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2013.09.019

Dassios, K.G., Kordatos, E.Z., Aggelis, D.G., & Matikas, T.E. (2014). Crack Growth Monitoring in Ceramic Matrix Composites by Combined Infrared Thermography and Acoustic Emission. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 97 (1), 251-257. http://doi.org/10.1111/jace.12592

Grammatikos, S.A., Kordatos, E.Z., Matikas, T.E., & Paipetis, A.S. (2014). Real-Time Debonding Monitoring of Composite Repaired Materials via Electrical, Acoustic, and Thermographic Methods. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 23 (1), 169-180. http://doi.org/10.1007/s11665-013-0672-2

Kordatos, E.Z., Exarchos, D.A., Stavrakos, C., Moropoulou, A., & Matikas, T.E. (2013). Infrared thermographic inspection of murals and characterization of degradation in historic monuments. Construction and Building Materials, 48, 1261-1265. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2012.06.062

Kordatos, E.Z., Aggelis, D.G., Dassios, K.G., & Matikas, T.E. (2013). In-situ monitoring of damage evolution in glass matrix composites during cyclic loading using nondestructive techniques. Applied Composite Materials, 20 (5), 961-973. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10443-013-9313-z

Dassios, K.G., Kordatos, E.Z., Aggelis, D.G., & Matikas, T.E. (2013). Nondestructive damage evaluation in ceramic matrix composites for aerospace applications. The Scientific World Journal, 2013. http://doi.org/10.1155/2013/715945

Aggelis, D.G., Dassios, K.G., Kordatos, E.Z., & Matikas, T.E. (2013). Damage accumulation in cyclically-loaded glass-ceramic matrix composites monitored by acoustic emission. TheScientificWorldJournal, 2013, 869467. http://doi.org/10.1155/2013/869467

Kordatos, E.Z., Aggelis, D.G., & Matikas, T.E. (2012). Thermography and acoustic emission for monitoring the fracture of aluminium plates. RILEM Bookseries, 6, 519-524. http://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-0723-8_74

Kordatos, E.Z., Soulioti, D.V., Strantza, M., Matikas, T.M., & Aggelis, D.G. (2012). Thermography and ultrasound for characterizing subsurface defects in concrete. RILEM Bookseries, 6, 193-198. http://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-0723-8_28

Aggelis, D.G., Kordatos, E.Z., Strantza, M., Soulioti, D.V., & Matikas, T.E. (2011). NDT approach for characterization of subsurface cracks in concrete. Construction and Building Materials, 25 (7), 3089-3097. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2010.12.045

Aggelis, D.G., Kordatos, E.Z., & Matikas, T.E. (2011). Acoustic emission for fatigue damage characterization in metal plates. Mechanics Research Communications, 38 (2), 106-110. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.mechrescom.2011.01.011

Aggelis, D.G., Kordatos, E.Z., Soulioti, D.V., & Matikas, T.E. (2010). Combined use of thermography and ultrasound for the characterization of subsurface cracks in concrete. Construction and Building Materials, 24 (10), 1888-1897. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2010.04.014

Myriounis, D., Kordatos, E.Z., Hasan, S., & Matikas, T.E. (2010). Crack-tip stress field and fatigue crack growth monitoring using infrared lock-in thermography in A359/SiCp composites. Strain, 47 (Supp 1), e619-e627. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-1305.2009.00665.x

Conference papers

Coulbeck, T.S.V., Hammond, I.P.G., Gooding, C.J., Wither, J.K., Sterianou, I., Soulioti, D., & Kordatos, E.Z. (2020). Development of self-sensing cementitious materials. Smart Structures and NDE for Industry 4.0, Smart Cities, and Energy Systems. http://doi.org/10.1117/12.2558875

Kordatou, T.Z., Exarchos, D., Kordatos, E.Z., & Matikas, T. (2019). Development of a new methodology for thermal image reconstruction. Thermosense: Thermal Infrared Applications XLI. http://doi.org/10.1117/12.2518615

Shull, P.J., Kordatos, E.Z., Matikas, T.E., & Exarchos, D.A. (2018). The effect of erosion on the fatigue limit of metallic materials for aerospace applications. In Nondestructive Characterization and Monitoring of Advanced Materials, Aerospace, Civil Infrastructure, and Transportation XII, Denver United States, 5 March 2018 - 8 March 2018 (pp. 69). SPIE: http://doi.org/10.1117/12.2295211

Kordatos, E., Abdulkadhim, Z., & Feteira, A. (2017). Non-destructive thermo-mechanical behavior assessment of glass-ceramics for dental applications. In Bison, P., & Burleigh, D. (Eds.) Thermosense: Thermal Infrared Applications XXXIX 2017, Anaheim United States, 10 April 2017 - 13 April 2017 (pp. 102140P). SPIE Publications: http://doi.org/10.1117/12.2262580

Kordatos, E., Exarchos, D.A., & Matikas, T.E. (2016). Mechanical damage assessment by means of thermo-electrical lock-in thermography. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 9804 (9804). http://doi.org/10.1117/12.2219617

Kordatos, E., Exarchos, D.A., & Matikas, T.E. (2015). Nondestructive assessment of damage accumulation in Shape Memory Alloys. In Society of Engineering Science 52nd Annual Technical Meeting, 26 October 2015 - 28 October 2015. TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY MEMORIAL STUDENT CENTER

Kordatos, E., Exarchos, D.A., Mpalaskas, A.C., & Matikas, T.E. (2015). Monitoring the fracture behavior of metal matrix composites by combined NDE methodologies. Proceedings of SPIE: Smart Sensor Phenomena, Technology, Networks, and Systems Integration 2015, 9436, 943603. http://doi.org/10.1117/12.2085505

Grammatikos, S.A., Kordatos, E.Z., Matikas, T.E., & Paipetis, A.S. (2015). Service and maintenance damage assessment of composite structures using various modes of infrared thermography. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 74, 012006. http://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899x/74/1/012006

Dassios, K.G., Kordatos, E., Aggelis,, D.G., & Matikas, T.E. (2014). In Situ Crack Growth Monitoring in Ceramic Matrix Composites: Infrared Thermography vs Acoustic Emission. In 11th International Conference On Durability Analysis Of Composite Systems, DURACOSYS-2014.

Kordatos, E.Z., Exarchos, D.A., Dassios, K.G., & Matikas, T.E. (2014). Thermo-electrical lockin thermography for characterization of subsurface defects. Smart Sensor Phenomena, Technology, Networks, and Systems Integration 2014. http://doi.org/10.1117/12.2044928

Dassios, K.G., Kordatos, E.Z., Aggelis, D.G., Exarchos, D.A., & Matikas, T.E. (2014). Monitoring the fracture behavior in ceramic matrix composites by infrared thermography and acoustic emission. SPIE Proceedings. http://doi.org/10.1117/12.2044930

Dassios, K.G., Kordatos, E.Z., Aggelis, D.G., & Matikas, T.E. (2014). Damage evaluation in glass-ceramic matrix composites via combined infrared thermography and acoustic emission. Ceramic Transactions, 248, 615-632. http://doi.org/10.1002/9781118932995.ch70

Kordatos, E.Z., Aggelis, D.G., Dassios, K.G., & Matikas, T.E. (2013). Monitoring of glass-ceramic composites under static and dynamic loading by combined NDE methods. SPIE Proceedings. http://doi.org/10.1117/12.2009354

Aggelis, D.G., Dassios, K., Kordatos, E., & Matikas, T.E. (2012). A study on the acoustic emission behavior of ceramic matrix composites during cyclic loading. In 10th International Conference On Durability Of Composite Systems, 17 September 2012 - 19 September 2012.

Grammatikos, S.A., Kordatos, E., Aggelis, D.G., Matikas, T.E., & Paipetis, A.S. (2012). Bonded repair integrity monitoring of aerospace materials using combined non-destructive methods. In 10th International Conference On Durability Of Composite Systems.

Kordatos, E., Strantza, M.A., Dassios, K., Lagari,, P.-.L.I., & Matikas, T.E. (2012). Determination of Fatigue Limit in Composite Materials Using Ir Lock-in Thermography. In 10th International Conference on Durability of Composite Systems.

Kordatos, E.Z., Aggelis, D.G., Dassios, K.G., Lagari, P.-.L.I., & Matikas, T.E. (2012). Real-time characterization of damage in ceramic matrix composites using IR thermography and acoustic emission. SPIE Proceedings. http://doi.org/10.1117/12.915242

Grammatikos, S.A., Kordatos, E.Z., Aggelis, D.G., Matikas, T.E., & Paipetis, A.S. (2012). Critical and subcritical damage monitoring of bonded composite repairs using innovative non-destructive techniques. SPIE Proceedings. http://doi.org/10.1117/12.915490

Grammatikos, S.A., Kordatos, E.Z., Matikas, T.E., & Paipetis, A.S. (2012). Low-velocity impact damage identification using a novel current injection thermographic technique. SPIE Proceedings. http://doi.org/10.1117/12.915494

Grammatikos, S.A., Kordatos, E., Aggelis, D.G., Matikas, T.E., & Paipetis, A.S. (2012). Critical and subcritical damage monitoring of bonded composite repairs using innovative non-destructive techniques. In TRA 2012: Transport Research Arena.

Kordatos, E.Z., Exarchos, D.A., Matikas, T.E., Stavrakos, C., & Moropoulou, A.I. (2012). Application of IR thermography to damage characterization of structures and the diagnosis of historic monuments. Emerging Technologies in Non-Destructive Testing V - Proceedings of the 5th Conference on Emerging Technologies in NDT, 77-81.

Grammatikos, S.A., Kordatos, E.Z., Barkoula, N.-.M., Matikas, T.E., & Paipetis, A.S. (2011). Innovative non-destructive evaluation and damage characterisation of composite aerostructures using thermography. Plastics, Rubber and Composites, 40 (6-7), 342-348. http://doi.org/10.1179/1743289810y.0000000013

Kordatos, E., Aggelis, D.G., & Matikas, T.E. (2011). Monitoring of Fracture Behaviour in Structural Materials by Thermography and Acoustic Emission. In Micromechanics and Modeling of Multifunctional Materials 2011 (MMMM11), 14 July 2011 - 15 July 2011.

Grammatikos, S., Kordatos, E., Barkoula, N.-.M., Matikas, T.E., & Paipetis, A. (2011). In Service Damage Assessment of Bonded Composite Repairs with Full Field Thermographic Techniques. In Micromechanics and Modeling of Multifunctional Materials 2011 (MMMM11), 14 July 2011 - 15 July 2011.

Paipetis, A.S., Grammatikos, S.A., Kordatos, E.Z., Barkoula, N.-.M., & Matikas, T.E. (2011). In service damage assessment of bonded composite repairs with full field thermographic techniques. SPIE Proceedings. http://doi.org/10.1117/12.880376

Kordatos, E.Z., & Matikas, T.E. (2011). Developing damage metrics for metallic structures undergoing fatigue using real-time thermographic evaluation. SPIE Proceedings. http://doi.org/10.1117/12.881019

Kordatos, E.Z., Aggelis, D.G., & Matikas, T.E. (2011). Monitoring of fatigue damage in metal plates by acoustic emission and thermography. SPIE Proceedings. http://doi.org/10.1117/12.881021

Kordatos, E.Z., Strantza, M., Soulioti, D.V., Matikas, T.E., & Aggelis, D.G. (2011). Combined NDT methods for characterization of subsurface cracks in concrete. SPIE Proceedings. http://doi.org/10.1117/12.881025

Aggelis, D.G., Kordatos, E., & Matikas, T.E. (2010). Monitoring of Acoustic Emission During Fatigue of Metal Plates. In 20th International Acoustic Emission Symposium, Kumamoto, Japan, 16 November 2010 - 19 November 2010 (pp. 73-78).

Strantza, M.A., Kordatos, E., Soulioti, D.V., Matikas, T.E., & Aggelis, D.G. (2010). Use of thermography and ultrasound for characterization of subsurface cracks in concrete. In 7th National Conference in Nondestructive Testing, 15 October 2010 - 17 October 2010.

Aggelis, D.G., Kordatos, E., & Matikas, T.E. (2010). Acoustic emission for fatigue damage characterization on metal plates. In 7th National Conference in Nondestructive Testing, 15 October 2010 - 17 October 2010.

Grammatikos, S.A., Kordatos, E., Aggelis, D.G., Mparkoula,, N.M., Matikas, T.E., & Paipetis, A. (2010). Non-destructive inspection of repair patches in aeronautic materials. In 7th National Conference in Nondestructive Testing, 15 October 2010 - 17 October 2010.

Kordatos, E., Mparkoula, N.M., Paipetis, A., & Matikas, T.E. (2010). Characterization of crack growth in metallic materials by non-destructive full field method. In 7th National Conference in Nondestructive Testing, 15 October 2010 - 17 October 2010.

Grammatikos, S., Kordatos, E., Barkoula,, N.-.M., Matikas, T.E., & Paipetis, A.S. (2010). In-service damage monitoring of bonded composite repairs. In 9th International Conference on Durability of Composite Systems (Duracosys 2010), 12 September 2010 - 15 September 2010.

Grammatikos, S.A., Kordatos, E., Barkoula, N.M., Matikas, T.E., & Paipetis, A. (2010). Innovative Non-Destructive Evaluation and Damage Characterization of Composite Aerostructures. In 14th European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM14), 7 June 2010 - 10 June 2010.

Grammatikos, S., Kordatos, E., Barkoula, N.-.M., Matikas, T., & Paipetis, A. (2010). Repair integrity monitoring of composite aerostructures using thermographic imaging. SPIE Proceedings. http://doi.org/10.1117/12.847611

Aggelis, D.G., Kordatos, E., Charalambopoulos, A., & Matikas, T.E. (2009). Characterization of Subsurface Damage in Concrete Using Rayleigh Waves and Thermography. In The 5th Kumamoto International Workshop on Fracture, Acoustic Emission and NDE in Concrete (KIFA-5), Kumamoto, Japan, 17 September 2009 - 18 September 2009.

Kordatos, E.Z., Myriounis, D., Hasan, S., & Matikas, T.E. (2009). Monitoring the fracture behavior of SiCp/Al alloy composites using infrared lock-in thermography. In Wu, H.F., Diaz, A.A., Shull, P.J., & Vogel, D. (Eds.) Nondestructive Characterization for Composite Materials, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Infrastructure, and Homeland Security 2009. SPIE: http://doi.org/10.1117/12.815207

Book chapters

Dassios, K.G., Kordatos, E.Z., Aggelis, D.G., & Matikas, T.E. (2014). Damage evaluation in glass-ceramic matrix composites via combined infrared thermography and acoustic emission. In High Temperature Ceramic Matrix Composites 8. (pp. 615-632). http://doi.org/10.1002/9781118932995.ch70

Theses / Dissertations

Al-Jlaihawi, Z.G.A.-.K. (2020). Study of the physical properties of a novel lithiumaluminosilicate dental glass-ceramic. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Feteira, A., & Kordatos, E. http://doi.org/10.7190/shu-thesis-00365

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