Dimitrellou Sotiria

   +30  210  538  7353

   sdimitre (at) uniwa.gr

   Office: Κ11.127

  Office hours:
Wednesday 16:00 – 17:00,
Thursday 11:00 – 15:00


  Curriculum vitae

Sotiria Dimitrellou

Associate Professor


  • PhD in the scientific area of Mechanical Design & Control Systems, School of Mechanical Engineering, NTUA, 2008.
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) “Advanced Mechanical Engineering”, Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Sussex, UK, 2001.
  • Bachelor (B.Sc.) in Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Sussex, UK, 2000.


Research interests

  • CAD/CAE/CAM applications in ship mechanical systems.
  • Mechanical design based on quality, cost, and environment. Constructive development of ship systems.
  • Additive manufacturing. Reverse engineering and digital reproduction of products.
  • Advanced polymers and composites.
  • Energy efficient design. Management of ship energy performance. Techno-economic and environmental assessment.


Selected publications

I. Iakovidis, S. Dimitrellou, G. Orfanos, M. Vlachogiannis, 2024, “Improving the mechanical properties of Glass Reinforced Plastics by slight mechanical compression”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 2692(1): 012018, https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/2692/1/012018.
S. Dimitrellou, I. Iakovidis, D.-R. Psarianos, 2024, “Mechanical characterization of PLA, PC, and
carbon fiber-reinforced PA specimens fabricated by Fused Deposition Modeling”, Journal of Material Engineering and Performance, Springer, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11665-024-09144-9.
Μ. Serris, P. Petrou, I. Iakovidis, S. Dimitrellou, 2023, “Techno-Economic and Environmental Evaluation of a Solar Energy System on a Ro-Ro Vessel for Sustainability”. Energies, 16, 6523. https://doi.org/10.3390/en16186523.
Stratis, S. Dimitrellou, A. Theodoulidis, 2023, “Re-production of the hull geometry of a traditional Greek boat by using advanced 3D scanning and ship design techniques, 17th Annual Conference of Marine Technology, 14-15 November 2023, Athens, Greece.
S.Ch. Dimitrellou, E. Strantzali, D.-N. Pagonis, G.A. Livanos, 2020, “Retrofit of a Ro-Ro Passenger Ferry to Operate on LNG Fuel: A Greener and Safe Solution for Short-Sea Transportation”. International Conference on Sustainable and Safe Passenger Ships, HIMT & RINA, 4 March 2020, Athens, Greece.
V. Zacharis, S. Dimitrellou, K. Politis, G. Livanos, V. Pagounis, O. Arabatzi, M. Tsakiri, 2019, “The use of geodetic techniques in stability monitoring of floating structures”, 4th Joint International Symposium on Deformation Monitoring (JISDM), 15-17 May 2019, Athens, Greece.
Ch. Dimitrellou, 2018, “Reducing Energy Consumption in Greek School Buildings through Energy-Efficient Design”, Journal of Engineering and Architecture, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 1-11. https://doi.org/10.15640/jea.v6n2a4.
E. Strantzali, S. Dimitrellou, K. Aravossis, G.A. Livanos, F. Magana, 2018, “A Methodological Approach for Sustainable Energy Planning in Decentralised Regions: The case of Greek islands”. International Congress on Engineering and Architecture, 14-16 November 2018, Alanya, Turkey.
G.A. Livanos, S. Dimitrellou, E. Strantzali, G. Theotokatos, 2015, “Economic and Environmental Evaluation of an Open-type Ferry Converted to Use LNG Fuel”, International Conference “Shipping in Changing Climates” (SCC 2015), 24 –26 November 2015, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Theotokatos, G.A. Livanos, S. Dimitrellou, E. Strantzali, D.-N. Pagonis, et. al., 2015, “Design of LNG storage and feeding system for an open type ferry”, 16th International Congress of the International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean, 21-24 September 2015, Pula, Croatia.



The current academic year he teaches the following courses:


  • Mechanical Engineering Drawing & Introduction to MCAD
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • 3D Computer Aided Design


  • Advanced 3D design of ship systems