TUC 3m Lab
m3 Staff



Prof. Aristomenis Antoniadis




Director of m3 Lab received his diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1984 and the Ph.D. degree from the same University in 1989.


His research interests are in Manufacturing, Computer Numerical Control, CAD/CAM, Machine Design CAE, Finite Elements Analysis, Reverse Engineering and Bioengineering. He is author of 7 books, and more than 140 journal and conference papers. He has managed or participated in numerous (>50) R&D national and European projects.


Research Assistants



Dr. Eng. Anastasia Katsamaki




Member of the Research Team of m3 Lab. Member of Laboratory and Teaching Staff of Department of Electronics of Hellenic Mediterranean University. She has received her diploma in Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete (TUC),


M.Sc. from TUC in Management Systems and Ph.D. from TUC.She has participated in more than 40 national and European projects concerning data analysis, experiments’ simulation, preparation of educational material, renewable energy sources’ exploitation, energy efficiency and end-of-life treatment techniques of solid wastes. Finally, she has 6 publications in scientific journals and more than 25 conference announcements.


Dr. Eng. Lefteris Dermitzakis




Dr. Dermitzakis Em. Eleftherios received his diploma from University of Crete in Computer Science and a Master's Degree in Operational Research and a Ph.D. in  Production Systems Managementfrom from the Technical University of Crete.


He has participated in a large number of research projects in cooperation with the Technical University of Crete (TUC), the Hellenic Mediterranean University(HMU), the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH) and the Center for Technological Research(CTR) of Crete. His research interests include computer networks, information systems and databases.


PhD Candidates



Dipl. Eng. (M.Sc.) Chara Efstathiou




Mechanical Engineer (MSc) specialized in Manufacturing Engineering. She obtained her Mech. Eng. Diploma from the University of Patras in 2010. She worked as a freelance Mechanical Engineer until 2019.


She has been a member of m3-Laboratory since 2014 participating in several academic & research activities. In 2015 she obtained her Masters in Production Systems from the Technical University of Crete. Currently, she is a PhD Candidate focusing on gear cutting simulation and she is also employed as a Manufacturing Engineer for a manufacturing company / aerospace supply chain provider in the UK. Her research interests and professional activities include CNC machining, machining simulation, CAD/CAM modeling & programming and manufacturing of high precision parts.


Dipl. Eng. Evangelos Nikolidakis




Evangelos Nikolidakis graduated from the National Technical University of Athens, Department of Mechanical Engineering. He is a Ph.D. candidate and researcher at Technical University of Crete, School of Production Engineering and Management and develops research work in the area of metal machining processes.


His major research focus is on studying a Finite Element Method (FEM) simulation model of laser engraving process. He is experienced in executing research projects at the national level and at the EU level.


Dipl. Eng. (M.Sc.) Michel Th. Mansour




Dipl. Eng. (M.Sc.) Michel Theodor Mansour, obtained his Master’s degree in Production Systems from the School of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete (2015-2017).


He is a PhD candidate at School of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete and the title of his doctoral dissertation is “3D Printed Sandwich Structures with Nanocomposite Flexible Metamaterial Core (Hierarchical Honeycombs)”. His research interests include Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Materials and Mechanical Testing. His publications are 8 papers in International Scientific Journals and Conference Proceedings.


Dipl. Eng. Aggelos Marinakis




Born in Chania in 1995. He received his Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Technical University of Crete, Greece in 2018. Since November of 2018, he is a Ph.D candidate in Production Engineering & Management School of the same University.


His research interests include programming in CAD environments and gear manufacturing simulation focused in gear power skiving process. He has worked as a lab assistant in Technical University of Crete, supporting the education process.


Dipl. Eng. Ioanna Pateraki




Ioanna Pateraki was born in Chania in 1994. She has received her Diploma from school of Production Engineering and Management at Technical University of Crete. She is a PhD Candidate in the same department, since March 2019.


She is a member of m3 Laboratory in TUC since 2018. Ioanna has participating as a lab assistant supporting several courses. Her research includes programming in CAD environment aimed for gear manufacturing simulation emphasizing on manufacturing process Gear Hobbing.


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