Nickolas D. Polychronopoulos, PhD

Polydynamics Inc.
102 Plaza Dr.
P.O. Box 63067
Dundas, ON
Canada, L9H 6Y3


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            R&D Engineer in Polydynamics Inc (Canada)
Interests: polymer and polymer composites processing, rheology, fluid mechanics, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), computer-aided design (CAD)

                Peer reviewed journal publications

            Book chapters
    • Polychronopoulos N.D., Vlachopoulos J., Chapter on Polymer Processing and Rheology, over 60 manuscript pages in preparation, for inclusion in the Lecture Notes of the 76th International intensive Short Course on Polymer Rheology and Extrusion, Burlington, ON, Canada (2017), Polydynamics Inc. 
    • Vlachopoulos J., Polychronopoulos N.D., Tanifuji S., Peter Müller J., Chapter 4: Flat Film and Sheet Dies in Design of Extrusion Forming Tools, pages 113-140, Carneiro O.S. and Nobrega M. (Editors), Smithers, RAPRA, London UK (2012)
    • Vlachopoulos J., Castillo R., Polychronopoulos N.D., Tanifuji S., Chapter 5: Blown Film Dies in Design of Extrusion Forming Tools, pages 141-168, Carneiro O.S. and Nobrega M. (Editors), Smithers, RAPRA, London, UK (2012)

            Invited presentations and publications
    • Polychronopoulos N.D., Understanding the Production of Plastic Films, Sheets and Tapes through Mathematical Modeling, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, June 2016 
    • Polychronopoulos N.D., Some Experiences in Using the OpenFOAM Software for Polymer Processing Analysis, MontanUniversität Leoben, Leoben, Austria, August 2012