is an Associate Professor in Turbomachinery. He belongs to the teaching staff of the Laboratory of Fluid
Mechanics and Turbomachinery of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
Anestis Kalfas received his PhD in Turbomachinery Aerodynamics from Cranfield University in 1994 and his Dipl.-Ing. in Mechanical Engineering from the Aristotle University of his native Thessaloniki. He worked as a Research Associate at the Whittle Lab., University of Cambridge and as an Aircraft Engineer at the Hellenic Air Force. He has been a Senior Scientist at the Turbomachinery Laboratory of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich since July 2000 where he lectured in Turbomachinery Design.
Dr Kalfas is active in the areas of axial steam and gas-turbine aerodynamics, gas-turbine performance and power plant optimization, boundary layer transition and turbulence and novel aerodynamic probe technology.