Education Profile

  • Ph.D Mathematics, Univ. of Tennessee, USA, 1994
  • M.Sc. Mathematics, Univ. of Tennessee, USA, 1991
  • B.Sc. Mathematics, Univ. of Crete, Greece, 1987


Short Bio

Dr. Theodoros Katsaounis is a research scientist in the AppliedPDE group of the Applied Mathematics and Computational Science program (AMCS) of CEMSE division at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia. He received his Ph.D in 1994 for the Univ. of Tennessee USA, in applied mathematics. After his postdoctoral studies in the Ecole Normale Superieure of Paris, he joined the Dept. of Applied Mathematics of Univ. of Crete, Greece as an Assistant professor in 2003.  Dr. Katsaounis joined KAUST on January 2015 as a Research Scientist. His main research interests are in the area of applied and computational mathematics.   


Selected Publications

Katsaounis, T., Kotsovos, K., Gereige, I., Al-Saggaf, A., & Tzavaras, A. (2017). 2D simulation and performance evaluation of bifacial rear local contact c-Si solar cells under variable illumination conditions. Solar Energy, 158, 34–41. doi:10.1016/j.solener.2017.09.023
Katsaounis, T., Lee, M.-G., & Tzavaras, A. (2017). Localization in inelastic rate dependent shearing deformations. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 98, 106–125. doi:10.1016/j.jmps.2016.08.015
Athanassoulis, A., Katsaounis, T., & Kyza, I. (2016). Regularized semiclassical limits: Linear flows with infinite Lyapunov exponents. Communications in Mathematical Sciences, 14(7), 1821–1858. doi:10.4310/cms.2016.v14.n7.a3
Katsaounis, T., & Mitsotakis, D. (2016). On the reflection of solitons of the cubic nonlinear Schrödinger equation. Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences, 41(3), 1013–1018. doi:10.1002/mma.4070
Katsaounis, Th., Olivier, J., & Tzavaras A.E. (2017) Emergence of Coherent Localized Structures in Shear Deformations of Temperature Dependent Fluids, Archive Rational Mechanics and Analysis, vol. 224, no. 1, pp. 173–208. doi:10.1007/s00205-016-1071-2