Konstantinos Pattas

Konstantinos Pattas
Birth: Piraeus - Greece, 3.1.1935  
 
Family Status: Married, 4 children  
 
Education: Primary and secondary education, Athens 1941-1953
  National Technical University, Athens 1953-1958
  Ph.D. Thesis at the Institute of Machine and Vehicle Construction,
University of Karlsruhe (scholarship of the Greek Scholarship Foundation)
1964-1966
 
Professional Experience:  Research Fellow at the Chair of Internal Combustion Engines,
National Technical University, Athens
1958-1962
  Research Fellow at the Institute of Machine and Vehicle Construction of the University of Karlsruhe 1964-1966
  Vehicle Constructor at BIAMAX S.A., Athens, Construction Dept. (Dept. Leader since 1962) 1960-1964
  Leader of the constructions dept. of the INGENIEURBUERO Dr. Pietzsch GmbH Karlsruhe 1966-1968
  DAIMLER-BENZ A.G. Stuttgart, at the Dept. of Primer Movers (Dept. Leader since 1971) 1968-1974
  Founder and Director of the Hellenic Vehicle Construction Company (EBKO S.A.) 1974-1980
  Professor and Director of the Lab. of Applied Thermodynamics,
Mechanical Engineering Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
since 1974
  President of the Urban Bus Corporation of Athens 1989-1990
 
Lectures: Applied Thermodynamics
  Heat Transfer
  Internal Combustion Engines
 
Research Work: Solar Energy  
  Heat Transfer  
  Internal Combustion Engines  
  Air Pollution from Road Traffic  
  Diesel Particulate Traps  
 
Memberships: VDI (Verein Deutscher Ingenieure)
  IHT (Greek Institute of Solar Technologies)
  TEE (Technical Chamber of Greece)
 
Miscellaneous: More than 50 publications (including two books)  
  22 European and international patents  
  Publisher and referee of the Scientific edition of Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE)  
  Member of the Scientific Committee of a number of international conferences