Dr. Eleni Agiasofitou
- Former Principal Investigator of the DFG Project
- “Nanomechanical modeling of materials with defects and microstructure using gradient theories”, AG322/1-2
- eleni agiasofitou ∂ kit edu
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Kaiserstraße 10
Gebäude: 10.23
76131 Karlsruhe
Curriculum Vitae
15/10/2020-10/2023 | Principal Investigator in DFG-Project, Institute of Engineering Mechanics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) |
01/02/2017-31/01/2020 | Senior Researcher in DFG-Project, Department of Physics, Darmstadt University of Technology |
01/10/2010-30/09/2016 | Research Associate in Heisenberg Research Group, Department of Physics, Darmstadt University of Technology |
15/10/2007-30/09/2010 | Research Associate in Emmy-Noether Research Group (ENRG), Department of Physics, Darmstadt University of Technology |
10/10/2006-30/06/2007 | Lecturer, Department of Communications, Informatics and Management, Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Epirus, Greece |
10/10/2006-30/06/2007 | Lecturer, Department of Floriculture and Landscape Architecture, Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Epirus, Greece |
01/01/2006-31/01/2007 | Postdoctoral Researcher in GSRT-Project, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Greece |
01/01/2005-31/12/2005 | Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratoire Sols Solides Structures (3S), Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (INPG), Grenoble, France |
04/2001-12/2004 |
Ph.D. in Mathematics (grade: excellent), Ph.D. Thesis: Derivation of the material balance equations in the mechanics of coupled fields with applications in dynamical fracture, University of Ioannina, 2004 |
10/1998-02/2001 |
Master in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (grade: excellent) Master Thesis: Balance laws for pseudomomentum in the framework of configurational mechanics, University of Ioannina, 2001 |
06/1998 | Diploma in Mathematics Department of Mathematics, University of Ioannina, Greece |
Awards and Fellowships
04/2016-09/2017 | ProProfessur Mentoring-certificate (ProProfessur Mentoringzertifikat) Selected participant in "ProProfessur-Mentoring and intensive training for highly qualified women scientists on the way to a Professorship" of the Universities of Hessen. |
01/2005-12/2005 |
Postdoctoral Fellow |
1999-2000 | Fellowship from the State Scholarships Foundation of Greece (IKY) Top of class in the 2nd year of Master-Program in the Department of Mathematics |
1998-1999 | Fellowship from the State Scholarships Foundation of Greece (IKY) Top of class in the 1st year of Master-Program in the Department of Mathematics |
1989-1990 | Award from the Greek Mathematical Society (Mathematical Olympiad) Student in the 2nd year of High School |
Fields of Research
Applied Analysis and Applied Algebra
- Partial differential equations
- Applications of Lie groups to partial differential equations: Derivation of conservation laws based on Lie-point symmetries (technique of P. Olver), Prolongation method for vector and tensor fields
- Calculus of variations: Variational symmetries, divergence symmetries, Symmetry groups and conservation laws (Noether’s theorem), Balance laws, Evolution equations-Equations of motion
Mathematical Aspects of Material Science and Continuum Mechanics
- Elasticity: Isotropic and Anisotropic, Linear and Non-linear, Compatible and Incompatible
- Generalized theories of elasticity: Gradient theories of elasticity, Non-local theory of elasticity
- Electroelasticity, Piezoelectricity: Compatible and Incompatible, Gradient electroelasticity and piezoelectricity theories
Defects in Solids: Eshelbian-Configurational Mechanics
- Cracks-Fracture Mechanics: Balance laws for cracked elastic bodies (dynamics), Eshelby stress tensor, material (configurational) forces and vector moments, J-, M- and L-integrals, Energy release rates, Asymptotic homogenization for micro-fractured bodies (dynamics)
- Dislocations: Gauge theory of dislocations , Elastodynamics of dislocations, Eshelby stress tensor, Peach-Koehler force, Configurational forces, configurational work, configurational vector moments, J-, M- and L-integrals, Energy release rates, Prelogarithmic energy factor, Interaction energy, self-energy, core energy
Mathematical Modelling of Novel Materials: Quasicrystals
- Dynamics of quasicrystals: Phason dynamics, Elastodynamic model of wave-telegraph type, Equations of motio
- Dislocations in quasicrystals: Dislocation theory (statics and dynamics), Dislocation key-formulas, Peach-Koehler force, Green functions
- Conservation and balance laws Eshelby stress tensor, configurational forces, and J-integral, Scaling flux vector, configurational work, and M-integral, Angular momentum tensor, configurational vector moments, and L-integral, Isotropy conditions
- Piezoelectricity in quasicrystals
Mathematical Physics
- Differential geometry of defects in solids
- Tensor analysis
- Conformal invariance in classical field theory
Academic Teaching
2018 (SS)
- Mathematical Methods in Physics
Lecturer-Lehrauftrag (in German) 2+2 SWS
Department of Physics, Darmstadt University of Technology
2011 (SS)
- Mathematical Methods in Physics
Assistance-Seminar (in English) 2 SWS
Department of Physics, Darmstadt University of Technology
10/10/2006-30/06/2007
- Calculus and Applications
Lecturer- Lehrauftrag 4 SWS
Department of Communications, Informatics and Management
Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Epirus (Greece)
10/10/2006-30/06/2007
- Calculus
Lecturer- Lehrauftrag 4 SWS
Department of Floriculture and Landscape Architecture
Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Epirus (Greece)
2001-2004 (WS)
- Applied Mathematics 3 SWS
Department of Biological Applications and Technology
University of Ioannina
1999-2001 (WS+SS)
- Calculus and Applied Mathematics 2 WSW
EPE (Extended Programs of Education: Environment)
Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina
Publications
(Bold Roman: Refereed Journal Articles)
2020
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
Electro-elastic dislocations in piezoelectric materials.
Phil. Mag. 100, 1059-1101 (2020)
Lazar, M., Agiasofitou, E., Po, G.:
Three-dimensional nonlocal anisotropic elasticity: A generalized continuum theory of Ångström-mechanics.
Acta Mechanica 231, 743-781 (2020)
2018
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
Novel aspects in dislocation continuum theory: J-, M- and L-integrals.
41st Solid Mechanics Conference (SOLMECH 2018), 30-31 (2018)
Lazar, M., Agiasofitou, E.:
The J-, M- and L-integrals of body charges and body forces: Maxwell meets Eshelby.
Journal of Micromechanics and Molecular Physics 3, Nos. 3 & 4 (34 pages) (2018)
Lazar, M., Agiasofitou, E.:
Preface to the Special Issue: Advances in Micromechanics of Defects.
Journal of Micromechanics and Molecular Physics 3 (3,4) (2018)
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
A new insight into the J-, M-, and L-integrals of dislocations.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Eds.: Höffner, Lukas, PAMM 18(1), 1-2 (2018)
Lazar, M., Agiasofitou, E.:
Eshelbian dislocation mechanics: J-, M- and L- integrals of straight dislocations.
Mech. Res. Commun. 93, 89-95 (2018)
2017
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
Micromechanics of dislocations: J-, M- and L- integrals and their fundamental relations.
Int. J. Engng. Sci. 114, 16-40 (2017)
2016
Lazar, M., Agiasofitou, E.:
Eshelbian mechanics of novel materials: Quasicrystals.
Journal of Micromechanics and Molecular Physics 1, Nos. 3 & 4, 164008 (39 pages) (2016)
2015
Lazar, M., Agiasofitou, E., Polyzos, D.:
On gradient enriched elasticity theories: A reply to “Comment on ‘On non-singular crack fields in Helmholtz type enriched elasticity theories’ ” and important theoretical aspects.
Int. J. Solids Struct. (2015)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2015.02.036
2014
Lazar, M., Agiasofitou, E.:
Fundamentals in generalized elasticity and dislocation theory of quasicrystals: Green tensor, dislocation key-formulas and dislocation loops.
Phil. Mag. 94(35), 4080-4101 (2014)
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
On the equations of motion of dislocations in quasicrystals.
Mech. Res. Commun. 5, 27-33 (2014)
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
The elastodynamic model of wave-telegraph type for quasicrystals.
Int. J. Solids Struct. 51, 923-929 (2014)
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
Phason dynamics in quasicrystals.
Acta Cryst. A 70, C86 (2014)
2011
Lazar, M., Agiasofitou, E.:
Screw dislocation in nonlocal anisotropic elasticity.
Int. J. Engng. Sci. 49, 1404-1414 (2011)
2010
Lazar, M., Agiasofitou, E., Kirchner, H.:
Generalized dynamics of moving dislocations in quasicrystals.
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 22, 495401 (8pp) (2010)
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
On the nonlinear continuum theory of dislocations: a gauge field theoretical approach.
J. Elast. 99, 163-178 (2010)
2009
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
On the nonlinear continuum theory of dislocations,
Proceedings of the 7th EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Conference, Eds. J. Ambrosio et al., 111-112, Lisbon, September 7-11 (2009)
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
Anisotropic gradient elasticity of grade three: conservation and balance laws,
in IUTAM Symposium on Progress in the Theory and Numerics of Configurational Mechanics, IUTAM Bookseries Vol. 17, Ed.: P. Steinmann, pp. 179191, Springer Science+ Business Media B.V. (2009)
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
Conservation and balance laws in linear elasticity of grade three.
J. Elast. 94, 69-85 (2009)
2008
Dascalu, C., Bilbie, G., Agiasofitou, E.K.:
Damage and size effects in elastic solids: A homogenization approach.
Int. J. Solids Struct. 45, 409-430 (2008)
2007
Agiasofitou, E.K., Dascalu, C.:
Material forces in microfractured bodies.
Arch. Appl. Mech. 77, 75-84 (2007)
2006
Dascalu, C., Agiasofitou, E.K., Bilbie, G.:
Multiscale modeling of configurational forces in microfractured bodies.
Proceedings of the 6th European Solid Mechanics Conference, CD-Rom (2pp), Budapest, 28 August-1 September (2006)
Agiasofitou, E.K., Dascalu, C., Bilbie, G.:
Asymptotic homogenization for heterogeneous media with evolving microcracks,
Proceedings of the 16th European Conference of Fracture, Edited by E.E. Gdoutos, CD (8pp), Springer, ISBN: 1-4020-4971-4, Alexandroupolis, July 3-7 (2006)
Agiasofitou, E.K., Kalpakides, V.K.:
The concept of a balance law for a cracked elastic body and the configurational force and moment at the crack tip.
Int. J. Engng. Sci. 44, 127-139 (2006)
2005
Kalpakides, V.K., Agiasofitou, E.K.:
Configurational forces and the propagation of a circular crack in an elastic body, in Mechanics of Material Forces,
in Advances in Mechanics and Mathematics, Eds: P. Steinmann and G. A. Maugin, 231-239, Springer Science+ Business Media, Inc. (2005)
2004
Agiasofitou, E.K., Kalpakides, V.K.:
On the dynamic fracture for a curved crack,
in Configurational Mechanics, Eds: V. K. Kalpakides and G. A. Maugin, pp. 139-156, Taylor & Francis Group, London (2004)
2002
Kalpakides, V.K., Agiasofitou, E.K.:
Configurational balance laws for dynamical fracture.
Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 28-29, 205-219 (2002)
Kalpakides, V.K., Agiasofitou, E.K.:
On material equations in second gradient electroelasticity.
J. Elast. 67, 205-227 (2002)
Talks
(Bold Roman: Invited Talks)
2019
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
A new perspective on the J-, M- and L-integrals: from micromechanics of dislocations to body charges and body forces,
International Conference on Material Modelling, ICMM6, Lund, 26-28 June, 2019
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
J-, M- and L-integrals: from micromechanics of dislocations to body charges and body forces,
International Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics, Rome, 16-19 June, 2019
Agiasofitou, E.:
New advancements on the J-, M- and L-integrals: from micromechanics of dislocations to body charges and body forces,
Institute of Engineering Mechanics, Chair for Continuum Mechanics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, 05 February 2019
2018
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
On J-, M- and L-integrals of dislocations and their physical interpretation,
Generalized Continua in Engineering: Theory, Experiments and Applications, Berlin, 03-07 September, 2018
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
Novel aspects in dislocation continuum theory: J-, M- and L-integrals,
41st Solid Mechanics Conference, Warsaw, 27-31 August, 2018
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
A new insight into the J-, M- and L-integrals of dislocations,
GAMM, Munich, 19-23 March, 2018
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
Micromechanics of dislocations: A new insight into the J-, M- and L-integrals, Euromech Colloquium: Micromechanics of Defects in Crystalline Solids and Metals, Sevilla, 11-15 June, 2018
2017
Agiasofitou, E.:
Mathematical modelling of quasicrystals: generalized dynamics,
in “Seminar über Fragen der Mechanik”, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Applied Mechanics, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, 03 August 2017
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
Eshelbian dislocation mechanics: J-, M- and L-integrals,
8th International Symposium on Defect and Material Mechanics (ISDMM17), Lyon, 26-29 June, 2017
2016
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
Micromechanics of dislocations: J-, M- and L-integrals,
11th HSTAM International Congress on Mechanics, Special Symposium: Micromechanics of materials and generalized continua, Athens, 27-30 May, 2016
2015
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
Conservation and balance laws in generalized elasticity of quasicrystals,
7th International Symposium on Defect and Material Mechanics (ISDMM15), Bremen, 14-17 September, 2015
2014
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
Dislocations in quasicrystals I: Generalized elasticity and fundamentals,
Dislocations: the legacy of Alan Head, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, 1-2 September, 2014
2013
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
Dislocation dynamics for quasicrystals: a novel model,
10th HSTAM International Congress on Mechanics, Special Symposium: Micromechanics of materials and generalized continua, Chania, Greece, 25-27 May, 2013
2012
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
On the theory of nonlocal anisotropic elasticity,
12th International Conference on Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences (ICCES’12), Special Symposium: “Analytical, numerical and experimental analysis on generalized elastic theories”, Chania, Greece, 30 April- 4 May, 2012
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M, Kirchner, H.:
Dislocations dynamics in quasicrystals,
83rd Annual meeting of the International Association of Applied mathematics and Mechanics, GAMM, Darmstadt, March 26-30, 2012
2011
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
On the nonlocal anisotropic elasticity theory,
2nd International Conference on Material Modelling, Paris, 31 August-2 September, 2011
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M, Kirchner, H.:
Generalized dynamics of moving dislocations in quasicrystals,
5th International Symposium on Defect and Material Mechanics (ISDMM11), Sevilla, 27 June-1 July, 2011
2009
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
On the nonlinear continuum theory of dislocations,
7th European Solid Mechanics Conference, Lisbon, September 7-11, 2009
2008
Agiasofitou, E., Lazar, M.:
Conservation and balance laws in higher order gradient elasticity,
IUTAM Symposium on “Progress in the Theory and Numerics of Configurational Mechanics, Erlangen (Germany), 20-24 October, 2008
2006
Agiasofitou, E., Dascalu, C., Bilbie, G.:
Asymptotic homogenization for heterogeneous media with evolving microcracks,
16th European Conference of Fracture, Alexandroupolis, July 3-7, 2006
Agiasofitou, E.:
Asymptotic homogenization for micro-fractured bodies,
Chair of Applied Mechanics, Technical University of Kaiserslautern, 30 May 2006
Agiasofitou, E.:
Balance laws for a cracked elastic body,
Chair of Applied Mechanics, Technical University of Kaiserslautern, 29 May 2006
Agiasofitou, E.:
Homogenization for micro-fractured bodies,
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, 26 May 2006
2005
Agiasofitou, E.:
Asymptotic homogenization for elastic bodies with growing microcracks,
Laboratoire Sols Solides Structures (3S), Grenoble, 01 December 2005
2004
Agiasofitou, E., Kalpakides, V.K.:
A configurational setting for cracked elastic body,
7th National Congress on Mechanics, Chania (Greece), 24-26 June, 2004
2003
Agiasofitou, E., Kalpakides, V.K.:
On the dynamic fracture for a curved crack,
Mini Symposium in “Configurational Mechanics”, 5th Euromech Solid Mechanics Conference, Thessaloniki, 17-22 August, 2003