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Online Short Courses

Dr Nicolas Aristokleous

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Position: Marie Curie Postdoctoral Research Fellow


My academic and research interests lie on biomedical and biomechanical studies and applications. More specifically, I am working in Image-Based Modelling and in Haemodynamics area with the use of computational fluid dynamics (CFD).

Institute: University of Dundee

Department: Cardiovascular and Diabetes Medicine

Research Themes

Carotid Artery Disease, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Intracranial Aneurysm and Renal Failure.

Key Publications

L.D. Browne, J.G. Houston , S.P.Broderick, E.Kokkalis, N. Aristokleous, S.J. Gandy, D. Newport and M. T.Walsh, “Towards A Preoperative Assessment of the Brachial Artery and Cephalic Vein for Vascular Access Creation: Non-Contrast Imaging and Computational Fluid Dynamics”, ASDIN, 2015 (submitted/under review).

N. Aristokleous, N.G. Kontopodis, K. Tzirakis, C.V. Ioannou and Y. Papaharilaou. Hemodynamic impact of abdomianl aortic aneurysm stent-graft implantation-induced stenosis. med Biol Eng Comput. 2015. doi: 10.1007/s11517-015-1425-1.

Berg P, Roloff C, Beuing O, Voss S, Sugiyama SI, Aristokleous N, (...), Janiga G. The
Computational Fluid Dynamics Rupture Challenge 2013 - Phase II: Variability of
Hemodynamic Simulations in Two Intracranial Aneurysms. J Biomech Eng. 2015 Oct
16. doi: 10.1115/1.4031794.

Kokkalis E, Aristokleous N, Houston JG. Haemodynamics and flow modification stents for peripheral arterial disease: A Review. Ann Biomed Eng. Oct 2015.            doi: 10.1007/s10439-015-1483-4.

Aristokleous N, Seimenis I, Georgiou GC, Nicolaides A, Anayiotos AS. The
effect of head rotation on the geometry and hemodynamics of healthy vertebral
arteries. Ann Biomed Eng. 2015 Jun;43(6):1287-97. doi: 10.1007/s10439-015-1340-5.

Aristokleous N, Seimenis I, Georgiou GC, Papaharilaou Y, Brott BC, Nicolaides
A, Anayiotos AS. Impact of head rotation on the individualized common carotid
flow and carotid bifurcation hemodynamics. IEEE J Biomed Health Inform. 2014
May;18(3):783-9. doi: 10.1109/JBHI.2014.2305575.

Steinman DA, Hoi Y, Fahy P, Morris L, Walsh MT, Aristokleous N, Anayiotos AS, (...), Loth F. Variability of computational fluid dynamics solutions for pressure and flow in a giant aneurysm: the ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference CFD Challenge. J Biomech Eng. 2013 Feb;135(2):021016. doi: 10.1115/1.4023382.

Papaharilaou Y, Aristokleous N, Seimenis I, Khozeymeh MI, Georgiou GC, Brott
BC, Eracleous E, Anayiotos AS. Effect of head posture on the healthy human
carotid bifurcation hemodynamics. Med Biol Eng Comput. 2013 Feb;51(1-2):207-18.
doi: 10.1007/s11517-012-0985-6.

Aristokleous N, Seimenis I, Papaharilaou Y, Georgiou GC, Brott BC, Eracleous
E, Anayiotos AS. Effect of posture change on the geometric features of the
healthy carotid bifurcation. IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed. 2011
Jan;15(1):148-54. doi: 10.1109/TITB.2010.2091417.


Prof Graeme J. Houston (University of Dundee)

Prof Andreas Anayiotos (Cyprus University of Technology)

Prof Georgios Georgiou (University of Cyprus)

Dr. Ioannis Seimenis (Democritus University of Thrace)

Dr. Yannis Papaharilaou (Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas)


Software Expertise
  • Vascular Modeling Toolkit (VMTK)
  • Image J
  • Segment
  • ITK-Snap
  • Ansys ICEM-CFD, Fluent
  • Tecplot