Contact Nikos Monokrousos

Areas of expertise

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Computing, Simulation & Modelling


Nikos was awarded a 5-year full-time diploma (Integrated MEng.) in Mechanical Engineering in 2019 from the University of Thessaly, Greece, with specialization in the division of Energy, Industrial Processes and Pollution Abatement Technology. During his Master Thesis, he conducted an integrated computational simulation of the mechanics of breathing, in the Laboratory of Transport Processes, under the supervision of Prof. Vasilis Bontozoglou.

Subsequently, Nikos joined the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) and the School of Industrial, Aerospace and Audiovisual Engineering of Terrassa (ESEIAAT) in 2020, where he enrolled in the Spacecrafts and Space Systems Engineering track of the Space and Aeronautical Engineering MSc. He graduated in 2021, after conducting his Master Thesis on a study of the performance of propulsion units with nitrogen-jet thrusters for astronaut Extravehicular Activities (EVAs), under the supervision of Prof. Lizandra Dalmases, Josep Oriol.

His scientific interests focus on the fields of numerical building activities for complex engineering applications and computational fluid dynamics on space applications.

Current activities

Currently, Nikos is undertaking his PhD on “Future Air and Space Propulsion Technology” within the Cranfield Air & Space Propulsion Institute, under the supervision of Prof. Vassilios Pachidis and Dr. László Könözsy.