Demetris Josephides

308 w. 27th St, Apartment B,
Chicago, IL - 60616
Phone no: (312) 282 8137


  • M. S. Student in Bioengineering
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (2003)
    National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Athens, Greece.

Research Projects at VRI:

Risk and Uncertainty Assessment Tools for Biorefineries

Academic Experience:

  • Graduate Research Assistant: Research on "Risk and Uncertainty Assessment Tools for Biorefineries", a project funded by the Las Alamos Research Laboratories.

Relevant Coursework:

  • Probability Theory and Statistics
  • Basic Numerical Analysis
  • Computational Methods for Transfer Phenomena
  • Operational Research
  • Engineering Economics
  • Fluid Mechanics I, II, Lab
  • Thermodynamics I, II, Lab
  • Heat Transfer I, II
  • Transport Phenomena
  • Environmental Fluid Mechanics
  • Pollution Abatement Technology for Thermal Plants
  • Steam Generators I, II, Lab
  • Nuclear Engineering I, II, Advanced

Undergraduate Thesis in Mechanical Engineering NTUA:

"Simulation of Shielding of Gamma-Rays by a two material slab shield"

Computer skills:

  • Operating Systems: Windows, Unix, Ms-Dos.
  • Programming Languages: Fortran.
  • Mathematical Software: Matlab, MathCAD, Gams.
  • Office: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Simulation Tools: Aspen Engineering Suite.


  • Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber, member, 2003.

Academic Honors and Prizes:

  • Fulbright Scholarship, Cyprus Fulbright Association, 2004.
  • Tuition and Service fee waivers, Graduate College UIC, 2004-2005.
  • Army Sergeant, Cyprus National Guard,1995-1997.


  • English
  • Greek (Native)
  • French