Constantina (Tina) Lekakou

Dr Constantina (Tina) Lekakou


Reader
PhD (Imperial College), Dipl. Chemical Eng. (NTUA), CEng, MIMechE

Biography

University roles and responsibilities

  • Organiser of the Individual Final Year Projects (BEng and MEng)
  • Member of the Academic Misconduct Panels

Affiliations and memberships

CEng
Chartered Engineer, UK
MIMechE
Member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, UK
Member of the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE-TCG)
Member of the Institute of Chemical Engineers, Greece
Member of the European Society of Composite Materials (ESCM)
Member of the International Association of Engineers (IAENG)
Member of the Materials KTN
Member of the EPSRC UK-RAS Network
Member of the Energy Storage Research Network, UK

Research

Research interests

Research projects

Indicators of esteem

  • As overall coordinator of the EC-funded research project AUTOSUPERCAP, C.Lekakou received Best Prize in the FP7 NMP projects (2007-2014) ongoing category, awarded by the European Community (EC)  (April 2014).

  • Patent GB201509870D0 “Composite Supercapacitor”, Assignee University of Surrey, 2015-07-22 Grant.

  • Best Paper Award at the 2007 International Conference of Mechanical Engineering in World Congress of Engineering WCE 2007 for the paper: U. Vidyarthi, P. Zhdan, C. Gravanis and C. Lekakou "Gelatine-hydroxyapatite nanocomposites for orthopaedic applications".

  • Panellist in Panel Discussion at TAROS2017 (18th Annual Conference Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems, 2017, Guildford) with Professor Yang Gao, Surrey Space Centre, Professor Alan Winfield, UWE Bristol, Dr Alexander Thorn, University of Sheffield.

  • Invited Speaker at NARA Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Japan, Summer 2016.

  • Panellist in Panel Discussion at ICRA 2014 Workshop: Soft and stiffness-controllable robots for MIS, 1st June 2014, Hong Kong, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.

  • Invited Speaker to Experts Workshops of ICT4EV in Brussels (Nov 2010), Berlin (June 2011), Brussels (April 2013; December 2014).

  • Invited Speaker/Plenary Session at IEEE-NANO: C. Lekakou, C. Lei, F. Markoulidis, A. Sorniotti “Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites for High Energy/High Power Supercapacitors” IEEE 12th International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO), August 2012.

  • Editor of Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10454), 2017, Editors: Y. Gao, S. Fallah, Y. Jin, C. Lekakou, Publisher: Springer.

  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Composites Science, Publisher: MDPI (2016-present).

  • Member of the Editorial Board for the SF Journal of Biotechnology and Biomedical Engineering (2018-present).

  • Associate Editor for journal: Advances in Renewable Energy, Avestia Publishers (2013-2017).

My publications

Highlights

Topic:  Energy

  1. E. Shumbayawonda, A.A.Salifu, C.Lekakou, J.P.Cosmas “Numerical and Experimental Simulations of the Wireless Energy Transmission and Harvesting by a Camera Pill” ASME Transactions - Journal of Medical Devices, 2, 2018, 9pp., doi:10.1115/1.4039390
  2. F.Markoulidis, C.Lei and C.Lekakou “Investigations of Activated Carbon Fabric-Based Supercapacitors with Different Interlayers via Experiments and Modelling of Electrochemical Processes of Different Timescales” Electrochimica Acta, 49, 2017, pp.122-134, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.017.07.182
  3. R.Fields, C.Lei, F.Markoulidis and C.Lekakou “The Composite Supercapacitor” Energy Technology, 4(4), 2016, pp. 517–525, https://doi.org/10.1002/ente.20150028
  4. Patent GB201509870D0 “Composite Supercapacitor”, Assignee University of Surrey, 2015-07-22 Grant
  5. C.Lei, F.Markoulidis, P.Wilson and C.Lekakou “Phenolic Carbon Cloth-Based Electric Double-Layer Capacitors with Conductive Interlayers and Graphene Coating” Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 46(2), 2016, pp.21–258, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10800-01-0909-x
  6. E.C. Vermisoglou, M. Giannouri, N. Todorova, T. Giannakopoulou, C. Lekakou and C. Trapalis “Recycling of typical supercapacitor materials” Waste Management & Research, 34(4), 201, pp. 337–344, http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0734242X1525373
  7. E.C.Vermisoglou, T.Giannakopoulou, G.E.Romanos, N.Boukos, M.Giannouri, C.Lei, C. Lekakou and C.Trapalis “Non-Activated High Surface Area Expanded Graphite Oxide for Supercapacitors” Applied Surface Science, Part A, 358, 2015, pp.110-121, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2015.08.123
  8. E.C. Vermisoglou, T. Giannakopoulou, G. Romanos, M. Giannouri, N. Boukos, C. Lei,C. Lekakou, C. Trapalis “Effect of hydrothermal reaction time and alkaline conditions on the electrochemical properties of reduced graphene oxide” Applied Surface Science, Part A, 35, 2015, pp.100-109, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2015.0.127
  9. C. Lekakou, A. Sorniotti, C. Lei, F. Markoulidis, P.C. Wilson, A. Santucci, S. Tennison, N. Amini, C. Trapalis, G. Carotenuto, S. Khalil, B. Martorana, I. Cannavaro, M. Weil, H. Dura, H. et al.  “AUTOSUPERCAP: Development of High Energy and High Power Density Supercapacitor Cells” in: Briec, E.; Müller, B. (Hrsg.): Electric Vehicle Batteries: Moving from Research towards Innovation. Reports of the PPP European Green Research towards Innovation. Heidelberg New York: Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015, S. pp.33-43, DOI: 10.1007/78-3-319-12706-4_3 (Lecture Notes in Mobility)
  10. F.Markoulidis, C.Lei, C. Lekakou, D.Duff, S.Khalil, B.Martorana and I.Cannavaro “A Method to Increase the Energy Density of Supercapacitor Cells by the Addition of Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes into Activated Carbon Electrodes” Carbon, 68, 2014, pp.58–66, https://doi.org/.1016/j.carbon.2013.08.040
  11. E.C.Vermisoglou, E.Devlin, T.Giannakopoulou, G.Romanos, N.Boukos, V.Psycharis, C.Lei, C.Lekakou, D.Petridis and C. Trapalis “Reduced Graphene Oxide/Iron Carbide Nanocomposites for Magnetic and Supercapacitor Applications” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 590, 2014, pp.102-109, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2013..087
  12. A. Santucci, A. Sorniotti and C. Lekakou “Power split strategies for hybrid energy storage systems for vehicular applications” Journal of Power Sources, 258, 2014, pp.395-407, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2014.01.118
  13. C. Lekakou, M. Foderingham, M.K. Abbas, A. Sorniotti, and J.P. Cosmas “Photovoltaic energy source, Battery-supercapacitor energy storage/power system, electric vehicle charge station, in the grid” WIT Transactions on Engineering Sciences, 88, 2014, pp. 305-310
  14. P Wilson, C.Lei, C Lekakou, JF Watts "Transverse charge transport in inkjet printed poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) polystyrene sulfonate (PEDOT:PSS)", Organic Electronics, 15(9), 20, pp. 2043-2051, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orgel.20.05.018
  15. F.Markoulidis, C.Lei, C.Lekakou “Fabrication of high-performance supercapacitors based on transversely oriented carbon nanotubes”. Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing, 111 (1), 2013, pp. 227-236, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00339-012-7471-8
  16. C. Lei, F. Markoulidis, Z. Ashitaka and C. Lekakou “Reduction of porous carbon/Al contact resistance for an electric double-layer capacitor (EDLC)” Electrochimica Acta, 92, 2013, pp.183– 187, https://doi.org/10.10/j.electacta.2012.12.092
  17. C. Lei, N. Amini, F. Markoulidis, P. Wilson, S. Tennison and C. Lekakou “Activated carbon from phenolic resin with controlled mesoporosity for an electric double-layer capacitor (EDLC)” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1(19), 2013, pp. 6037-6042, DOI: 10.1039/C3TA01638B
  18. C. Lei and C.Lekakou “Activated carbon–carbon nanotube nanocomposite coatings for supercapacitor application” Surface and Coatings Technology, 232, 2013, pp.326-330, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2013.05.027
  19. M. Weil, H. Dura, B. Simon, M.J. Baumann, B.M. Zimmermann, S. Ziemann, C. Lei, F. Markoulidis, C. Lekakou and M. Dekker “Ecological Assessment of Nano Materials for the Production of Electrostatic/Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems” in book Structural Nanocomposites - Perspectives for Future Applications, 2013, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-40322-4_12, ISSN 1612-1317, Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Editor: James Njuguna, pp.259-269
  20. P.Wilson, C.Lekakou, J.F.Watts "A comparative assessment of surface microstructure and electrical conductivity dependence on co-solvent addition in spin coated and inkjet printed poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene):polystyrene sulfonate (PEDOT:PSS), Organic Electronics, 13 (3), 12, pp.409 - 418
  21. C.Lei, P.Wilson, C.Lekakou “Effect of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) in carbon-based composite electrodes for electrochemical supercapacitors” Journal of Power Sources, 196 (18), 2011, pp. 7823-7827, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2011.03.070
  22. C.Lekakou, O.Moudam, F.Markoulidis, T.Andrews, J.F.Watts, G.T.Reed “Carbon-based fibrous EDLC capacitors and supercapacitors” Journal of Nanotechnology, 2011 Article number 409382, doi: 10.1155/2011/409382C

Publications

(). JOURNAL PAPERS & BOOKS
1 E. Shumbayawonda, A.A.Salifu, C.Lekakou, J.P.Cosmas “Numerical and Experimental Simulations of the Wireless Energy Transmission and Harvesting by a Camera Pill” ASME Transactions - Journal of Medical Devices, 12, 2018, 9pp., doi:10.1115/1.4039390
2 C.Lekakou, A.Nguyen, M.Phillips "Organic Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting Wearables" accepted as oral presentation at 15th International Conference on Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies (NN18), 3-6 July 2018, Thessaloniki, Greece
3 F.Markoulidis, C.Lei and C.Lekakou “Investigations of Activated Carbon Fabric-Based Supercapacitors with Different Interlayers via Experiments and Modelling of Electrochemical Processes of Different Timescales” Electrochimica Acta, 249, 2017, pp.122-134, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2017.07.182
4 N. Todorova, T. Giannakopoulou, N. Boukos, E. Vermisoglou, C. Lekakou, C. Trapalis "Self-propagating solar light reduction of graphite oxide in water" Applied Surface Science, Part B, 391, 2017, pp.601-608, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2016.04.088
5 E.C. Vermisoglou, T. Giannakopoulou, G. Romanos, N. Boukos, V. Psycharis, C. Lei, C. Lekakou, D. Petridis and C. Trapalis "Graphene-based materials via benzidine-assisted exfoliation and reduction of graphite oxide and their electrochemical properties" Applied Surface Science, 392, 2017, 244-255, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2016.08.079
6 A.A. Salifu, C. Lekakou, F. Labeed “Multilayer cellular stacks of gelatin-hydroxyapatite fiber scaffolds for bone tissue engineering”, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 105(3), 2017, pp. 779-789, https://doi.org/10.1002/jbm.a.35954
7 A.A. Salifu, C. Lekakou, F.H. Labeed “Electrospun oriented gelatin-hydroxyapatite fiber scaffolds for bone tissue engineering”, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 105(7), 2017, pp. 1911–1926, DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.36058
8 A.A.Salifu, Y.A.Elsayed, C.Lekakou, F. Labeed, P.Tomlins “Cell Dynamics of Smooth Muscle Cells and Osteoblasts for Tissue Engineering Applications” Journal of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, 7(6), 2017, pp. 504-510, https://doi.org/10.1166/jbt.2017.1595
9 C. Lekakou, S.M. Mustaza, T. Crisp, Y. Elsayed and C.M. Saaj “A Material-based Model for the Simulation and Control of Soft Robot Actuator” Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10454), 2017, pp. 557-569, Editors: Y. Gao, S. Fallah, Y. Jin, C. Lekakou, Publisher: Springer
10 A.E. Watts and C. Lekakou “A Robot Gripper with Sensor Skin” ” Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10454), 2017, pp. 570-575, Editors: Y. Gao, S. Fallah, Y. Jin, C. Lekakou, Publisher: Springer
11 D. Sadykov, L. Nouicer and C. Lekakou "Hybrid Woven Glass Fibre Fabric-Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube-Epoxy Composites Under Low Rate Impact" Journal of Composites Science, 1(10), 2017, 10; doi:10.3390/jcs1010010, http://www.mdpi.com/2504-477X/1/1/10/htm
12 M. Rutt, C. Lekakou, P.A.Smith, I.Hamerton, G.Meeks, A.Sordon and C.Santoni “Framework for process-related resin selection and optimisation for the resin transfer moulding (RTM) of composite materials” 21 International Conference on Composite Materials, Proceedings ICCM21, Xi’an, China, August 2017
13 R.Fields, C.Lei, F.Markoulidis and C.Lekakou “The Composite Supercapacitor” Energy Technology, 4(4), 2016, pp. 517–525, https://doi.org/10.1002/ente.201500328
14 Patent GB201509870D0 “Composite Supercapacitor”, Assignee University of Surrey, 2015-07-22 Grant
15 C.Lei, F.Markoulidis, P.Wilson and C.Lekakou “Phenolic Carbon Cloth-Based Electric Double-Layer Capacitors with Conductive Interlayers and Graphene Coating” Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 46(2), 2016, pp.251–258, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10800-015-0909-x
16 E.C. Vermisoglou, M. Giannouri, N. Todorova, T. Giannakopoulou, C. Lekakou and C. Trapalis “Recycling of typical supercapacitor materials” Waste Management & Research, 34(4), 2016, pp. 337–344, http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0734242X15625373
17 S. De Pinto, Q. Lu, P. Camocardi, C. Chatzikomis, A. Sorniotti, C. Lekakou “Electric vehicle driving range extension using photovoltaic panels” 13th IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC), 2016-10-17 - 2016-10-20, Hangzhou, China
18 Y.Elsayed, C.Lekakou, F.Labeed, and P.Tomlins “Fabrication and characterisation of biomimetic, electrospun gelatin fibre scaffolds for tunica media-equivalent, tissue engineered vascular grafts” Materials Science & Engineering C-Materials For Biological Applications, 61, 2016, pp. 473-483, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2015.12.081
19 Y.Elsayed, C.Lekakou, F.Labeed, and P.Tomlins “Smooth muscle tissue engineering in crosslinked electrospun gelatin scaffolds” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 104(1), 2016, pp.313–321, https://doi.org/10.1002/jbm.a.35565
20 E.C.Vermisoglou, T.Giannakopoulou, G.E.Romanos, N.Boukos, M.Giannouri, C.Lei, C. Lekakou and C.Trapalis “Non-Activated High Surface Area Expanded Graphite Oxide for Supercapacitors” Applied Surface Science, Part A, 358, 2015, pp.110-121, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2015.08.123
21 E.C. Vermisoglou, T. Giannakopoulou, G. Romanos, M. Giannouri, N. Boukos, C. Lei,C. Lekakou, C. Trapalis “Effect of hydrothermal reaction time and alkaline conditions on the electrochemical properties of reduced graphene oxide” Applied Surface Science, Part A, 358, 2015, pp.100-109, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2015.08.127
22 C. Lekakou, A. Sorniotti, C. Lei, F. Markoulidis, P.C. Wilson, A. Santucci, S. Tennison, N. Amini, C. Trapalis, G. Carotenuto, S. Khalil, B. Martorana, I. Cannavaro, M. Weil, H. Dura, H. et al. “AUTOSUPERCAP: Development of High Energy and High Power Density Supercapacitor Cells” in: Briec, E.; Müller, B. (Hrsg.): Electric Vehicle Batteries: Moving from Research towards Innovation. Reports of the PPP European Green Research towards Innovation. Heidelberg New York: Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015, S. pp.33-43, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-12706-4_3 (Lecture Notes in Mobility)
23 I.Papailias, M. Giannouri, A. Trapalis, N.Todorova, T. Giannakopoulou, N. Boukos, C. Lekakou "Decoration of crumpled rGO sheets with Ag nanoparticles by spray pyrolysis" Applied Surface Science, Part A, 358, 2015, pp.84-90, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2015.08.143
24 C. Lekakou, F. Markoulidis and P. Wilson “Fabrication of thin, hybrid photovoltaic (PV) cell - supercapacitor devices by printing and spraying” The Energy & Materials Research Conference 2015- EMR 2015, Feb 2015, Madrid
25 C. Lekakou, J.Onyekwere, R. Fields, A. Sorniotti, P. Gruber "High Power/High Energy Density Supercapacitors in PV-Supercapacitor-Battery Systems for Charging Electric Vehicles", The Energy & Materials Research Conference 2015- EMR 2015, Feb 2015, Madrid
26 H. Dura, B.M. Zimmermann, M. Decker, C. Lekakou, F. Markoulidis, C. Lei, P. Wilson, R. Fields, J. Perry, B. Martorana, M. Weil “Life Cycle Costing of a supercapacitor for automotive application, in early development stage”, Conference: International Society of Industrial Ecology, ISIE, July 2015
27 Y. Elsayed and C. Lekakou “Designing and modeling pore size distribution in tissue scaffolds” Chapter in Book Characterisation and Design of Tissue Scaffolds, 2015, pp.23-43, Editor: Paul Tomlins, Publisher: Elsevier
28 C.Lekakou, Y. Elsayed, T. Geng and C.M. Saaj “Skins and Sleeves for Soft Robotics: Inspiration from Nature and Architecture” Advanced Engineering Materials, 17(8), 2015, pp. 1180-1188, https://doi.org/10.1002/adem.201400406
29 Y.Elsayed, C.Lekakou, T. Ranzani, M.Cianchetti, M Morino, A.Arezzo, A.Menciassi, T.Geng and C.M.Saaj “Crimped braided sleeves for soft, actuating arm in robotic abdominal surgery”, Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies, 24(4), 2015, pp. 204-210, https://doi.org/10.3109/13645706.2015.1012083
30 X. Wang, T. Geng, Y. Elsayed, C. Saaj, C. Lekakou “A unified system identification approach for a class of pneumatically-driven soft actuators”, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 63(1), 2015, pp.136-149, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2014.08.017
31 S.M. Mustaza, D. Mahdi, C. Saaj, W.A. Albukhanajer, C. Lekakou, Y. Elsayed and J. Fras “Tuneable Stiffness Design of Soft Continuum Manipulator” Proc. International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications ICIRA 2015, pp.152-163, Springer
32 F.Markoulidis, C.Lei, C. Lekakou, D.Duff, S.Khalil, B.Martorana and I.Cannavaro “A Method to Increase the Energy Density of Supercapacitor Cells by the Addition of Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes into Activated Carbon Electrodes” Carbon, 68, 2014, pp.58–66, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2013.08.040
33 E.C.Vermisoglou, E.Devlin, T.Giannakopoulou, G.Romanos, N.Boukos, V.Psycharis, C.Lei, C.Lekakou, D.Petridis and C. Trapalis “Reduced Graphene Oxide/Iron Carbide Nanocomposites for Magnetic and Supercapacitor Applications” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 590, 2014, pp.102-109, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2013.11.087
34 A. Santucci, A. Sorniotti and C. Lekakou “Power split strategies for hybrid energy storage systems for vehicular applications” Journal of Power Sources, 258, 2014, pp.395-407, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2014.01.118
35 C. Lekakou, M. Foderingham, M.K. Abbas, A. Sorniotti, and J.P. Cosmas “Photovoltaic energy source, Battery-supercapacitor energy storage/power system, electric vehicle charge station, in the grid” WIT Transactions on Engineering Sciences, 88, 2014, pp. 305-310
36 P Wilson, C.Lei, C Lekakou, JF Watts "Transverse charge transport in inkjet printed poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) polystyrene sulfonate (PEDOT:PSS)", Organic Electronics, 15(9), 2014, pp. 2043-2051, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orgel.2014.05.018
37 P Wilson, C Lekakou and JF Watts “System design and process optimisation for the inkjet printing of PEDOT:PSS” ASME Transactions: Journal of Micro and Nano-Manufacturing, 2(1), 2014, pp.1-10, DOI: 10.1115/1.4026272
38 Y.Elsayed, C.Lekakou, P.Tomlins “Monitoring and modelling of oxygen transport through un-crosslinked and crosslinked gelatine gels”, Polymer Testing, 40, 2014, pp.106-115, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymertesting.2014.08.016
39 Y Elsayed, A Vincensi, C Lekakou, T Geng,, C. M. Saaj, T Ranzani, M Cianchetti,and A Menciassi “Finite Element Analysis and Design Optimization of a Pneumatically Actuating Silicone Module for Robotic Surgery Applications”, Soft Robotics, 1(4), 2014, pp. 255-262, https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/soro.2014.0016
40 F.Markoulidis, C.Lei, C.Lekakou “Fabrication of high-performance supercapacitors based on transversely oriented carbon nanotubes”. Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing, 111 (1), 2013, pp. 227-236, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00339-012-7471-8
41 C. Lei, F. Markoulidis, Z. Ashitaka and C. Lekakou “Reduction of porous carbon/Al contact resistance for an electric double-layer capacitor (EDLC)” Electrochimica Acta, 92, 2013, pp.183– 187, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2012.12.092
42 C. Lei, N. Amini, F. Markoulidis, P. Wilson, S. Tennison and C. Lekakou “Activated carbon from phenolic resin with controlled mesoporosity for an electric double-layer capacitor (EDLC)” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1(19), 2013, pp. 6037-6042, DOI: 10.1039/C3TA01638B
43 C. Lei and C.Lekakou “Activated carbon–carbon nanotube nanocomposite coatings for supercapacitor application” Surface and Coatings Technology, 232, 2013, pp.326-330, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2013.05.027
44 M. Weil, H. Dura, B. Simon, M.J. Baumann, B.M. Zimmermann, S. Ziemann, C. Lei, F. Markoulidis, C. Lekakou and M. Dekker “Ecological Assessment of Nano Materials for the Production of Electrostatic/Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems” in book Structural Nanocomposites - Perspectives for Future Applications, 2013, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-40322-4_12, ISSN 1612-1317, Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Editor: James Njuguna, pp.259-269
45 H. Dura, J. Perry, C. Lekakou, F. Markoulidis, S. Khalil, M. Decker, M. Weil “Cost Analysis of Supercapacitor Cell Production” Proc. International Conference on Clean Electrical Power (ICCEP), At Alghero, Volume: 1, June 2013
46 P.Wilson, C.Lekakou and J.F.Watts “In-plane conduction characterisation and charge transport model of DMSO co-doped, inkjet printed Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene): Polystyrene sulfonate (PEDOT:PSS)”, Organic Electronics, 14, 2013, pp.3277–3285, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orgel.2013.09.025
47 O. Moudam, T. Andrews, C. Lekakou, J. F. Watts, and G. Reed “Carbon Nanotube-Epoxy Nanocomposites: Correlation and Integration of Dynamic Impedance, Dielectric, and Mechanical Analyses” Journal of Nanomaterials, 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/801850
48 C. Lekakou, F. Markoulidis, C. Lei, A. Sorniotti, J. Perry, C. Hoy, B. Martorana, I. Cannavaro, and M. Gosso “Meso-nano and micro-nano ion transport in porous carbon composite electrodes for energy storage applications” ECCM 2012 - Composites at Venice, Proceedings of the 15th European Conference on Composite Materials
49 P.Wilson, C.Lekakou, J.F.Watts "A comparative assessment of surface microstructure and electrical conductivity dependence on co-solvent addition in spin coated and inkjet printed poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene):polystyrene sulfonate (PEDOT:PSS), Organic Electronics, 13 (3), 2012, pp.409 - 418
50 C.Lei, P.Wilson, C.Lekakou “Effect of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) in carbon-based composite electrodes for electrochemical supercapacitors” Journal of Power Sources, 196 (18), 2011, pp. 7823-7827, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2011.03.070
51 C.Lekakou, O.Moudam, F.Markoulidis, T.Andrews, J.F.Watts, G.T.Reed “Carbon-based fibrous EDLC capacitors and supercapacitors” Journal of Nanotechnology, 2011 Article number 409382, doi: 10.1155/2011/409382C
52 A.A.Salifu, B.D.Nury and C.Lekakou "Electrospinning of nanocomposite fibrillar tubular and flat scaffolds with controlled fiber orientation" Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 39(10), 2011, 2510-2520, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10439-011-0350-1
53 D.Lamprou, P.Zhdan, F.Labeed and C.Lekakou "Gelatine and gelatine/elastin nanocomposites for vascular grafts: processing and characterisation", Journal of Biomaterials Applications, 26(2):209-226 Aug 2011 , http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0885328210364429
54 Y.Elsayed, C.Lekakou and P.Tomlins “Characterisation of Electrospun, Tubular, Circumferentially Oriented Fibrillar Gelatin Scaffolds for Vascular Tissue Engineering” (Collaboration between Univ Surrey and NPL), Conference Proceedings TERMIS (Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society), June 2011, Granada, Spain
55 Y.Elsayed, C.Lekakou and P.Tomlins “Modelling of nutrient mass transfer and cell transfer and proliferation in engineered vascular tissue and scaffold optimisation” (Collaboration between Univ Surrey and NPL), Conference Proceedings TERMIS (Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society), June 2011, Granada, Spain
56 Y.Elsayed, C.Lekakou and P.Tomlins “Biofabrication of tissue engineered vascular grafts” (Collaboration between Univ Surrey and NPL), Conference Proceedings TERMIS (Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society), June 2011, Granada, Spain
57 GSE. Antipas, C.Lekakou, P.Tsakiropoulos "Microstructural characterisation of Al - Hf and Al - Li - Hf spray deposits" Materials Characterization 62(4):402-408 2011, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchar.2011.02.001
58 C.Lekakou, P.C.Wilson, D.Schoinas and J.F.Watts "Inkjet printing and electrospinning for printed electronics" in Book "Polymer Electronics", publisher RAPRA, 2010
59 A.K.Murugesh, A.Uthayanan and C.Lekakou "Electrophoresis and orientation of multiple wall carbon nanotubes in polymer solution", Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing, 100(1), 2010, pp.135-144, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00339-010-5562-y
60 T.M.Schmidt, T. M. Goss, S.C.Amico, C.Lekakou "Permeability of Hybrid Reinforcements and Mechanical Properties of their Composites Molded by Resin Transfer Molding" J of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 28(23), 2009, pp.2839-2850, http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0731684408093974
61 C.Lekakou, I.Kontodimopoulos, A.K.Murugesh, D.A.Jesson, J.Watts and P.A.Smith "Processability studies of silica-thermoset polymer matrix nanocomposites", Polymer Engineering and Science, 48(2), 2008, pp.216-222, https://doi.org/10.1002/pen.20815
62 G.Rebord, N.Hansrisuk, B.Lindsay, C.Lekakou, G.T.Reed and J.F.Watts “Electrofunctional nanocomposites”, Proceedings ESTC 2008: 2nd Electronics System-Integration Technology Conference, Greenwich England, 2008, Vols 1 & 2, pp.1401-1405
63 C.Lekakou, D.Lamprou, U.Vidyarthi, E.Karopoulou and P.Zhdan "Structural hierarchy of biomimetic materials for tissue engineered vascular and orthopaedic grafts" Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials Volume: 85B (2), 2008, pp.461-468, https://doi.org/10.1002/jbm.b.30966
64 K.Kanas, C.Lekakou and N.Vrellos "FEA and experimental studies of adaptive composite materials with SMA wires", Current Themes In Engineering Science 2007 Volume: 1045, 2008, pp.101-110
65 R.Duncan, V.Stolojan and C.Lekakou “Manufacture of carbon-multi-walled nanotubes by the arc discharge technique”, Proc. The 2007 International Conference of Mechanics Engineering, WCE 2007, London, July 2007, Paper WCE_ICME_31
66 P. Wilson and C. Lekakou “Processing and testing of polymer photovoltaic devices”, Proc. “Solar Energy and Artificial Photosynthesis”, London, July 2007
67 C.Lekakou, A.Hearn, A.K.Murugesh and B. Le Page, "Liquid composite moulding of fibre nanocomposites", Materials Science and Technology (MST), 23(4), 2007, pp.487-491, https://doi.org/10.1179/174328407X157371
68 C.R.Rios, S.L.Ogin, C.Lekakou and K.H.Leong "A study of damage development in a weft knitted fabric reinforced composite: Part 1 - Experiments using model sandwich laminates", Composites A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 38(7), 2007, pp.1773-1793, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2006.02.027
69 C.R.Rios, S.L.Ogin, C.Lekakou and K.H.Leong "A study of damage development in a weft knitted fabric reinforced composite: Part 2 - Stress-strain and early cyclic behaviour of composite laminates with realistic fabric layups", Composites A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 38(7), 2007, pp.1794-1808, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2006.02.022
70 U. Vidyarthi, P. Zhdan, C. Gravanis and C. Lekakou "Gelatine-hydroxyapatite nanocomposites for orthopaedic applications", Current Themes in Engineering Science 2007 Volume: 1045, 2008, pp.81-90 (It also received the Best Paper Award of the 2007 International Conference of Mechanical Engineering in World Congress of Engineering WCE 2007)
71 C.Lekakou, S.Edwards, G.Bell, S.C.Amico, "Computer Modelling for the Prediction of the In-Plane Permeability of Non-Crimp Stitch Bonded Fabrics", Composites A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 37(6), 2006, Special Issue, pp.820-825, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2005.04.002
72 C. Lekakou, S.Cook, Y.Deng, T.W.Ang, G.T.Reed, "Optical fibre sensor for monitoring flow and resin curing in composites manufacturing", Composites A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 37(6), 2006, Special Issue, pp.934-938, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2005.03.003
73 E.Heardman, C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader, "Flow monitoring and permeability measurement under constant and transient flow conditions", Composites Science and Technology, 64(9), 2004, pp.1239-1249, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2003.10.005
74 S.Amico and C.Lekakou "Flow through a two-scale porosity, oriented fibre porous medium", Transport in Porous Media, 54(1), 2004, pp.35-53, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1023%2FA%3A1025799404038
75 P.Panopoulos, C. Lekakou and N.Toy, “A nano-micro-composite sensor for the measurement of flow shear stress”, Proc ECCM11 11th European Conference of Composite Materials, Rhodes, May, 2004
76 C.Lekakou, S.Cook, T.W.Ang and G.T.Reed "Optical fibre flow sensor for composites manufacturing", Advanced Composites Letters, 12(5), 2003, pp.211-215, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2005.03.003
77 S.C.Amico and C.Lekakou "Axial impregnation of a fibre bundle. Part 1. Capillary experiments", Polymer Composites, 23(2), 2002, pp.249-263, https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.10429
78 S.C.Amico and C.Lekakou "Axial impregnation of a fibre bundle. Part 2. Theoretical analysis" Polymer Composites, 23(2), 2002, pp.264-273, https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.10430
79 L.Dong, C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader "Processing of composites: simulations of the draping of fabrics with updated material behaviour law", Journal of Composite Materials, 35(2), 2001, pp.138-163, http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/002199801772661975
80 S.Amico and C.Lekakou "An experimental study of the permeability and capillary pressure in resin-transfer moulding", Composites Science and Technology, 61 (13), 2001, pp. 1945-1959, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0266-3538(01)00104-X
81 E.Heardman, C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader "In-plane permeability of sheared fabrics", Composites A, 32 (7), 2001, pp.933-940, https://doi.org/10.1016/S1359-835X(01)00006-9
82 S.Amico and C.Lekakou "Mathematical modelling of capillary micro-flow through woven fabrics", Composites A, 31(12) special issue, 2000, pp.1331-1344, https://doi.org/10.1016/S1359-835X(00)00033-6
83 U.Mohammed, C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader "Experimental studies and analysis of the draping of woven fabrics", Composites A, 31(12) special issue, 2000, pp.1409-1420, https://doi.org/10.1016/S1359-835X(00)00080-4
84 L.Dong, C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader "Solid-mechanics finite element simulations of the draping of fabrics: a sensitivity analysis", Composites A, 31(7), 2000, pp.639-652, https://doi.org/10.1016/S1359-835X(00)00046-4
85 U.Mohammed, C.Lekakou, L.Dong and M.G.Bader "Shear deformation and micromechanics of woven fabrics", Composites A, 31(4), 2000, pp.299-308, https://doi.org/10.1016/S1359-835X(99)00081-0
86 R.A.Saunders, C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader “Compression in the processing of polymer composites 1. A mechanical and microstructural study for different glass fabrics and resins”, Composites Science and Technology, 59, 1999, pp.983-993, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0266-3538(98)00137-7
87 R.A.Saunders, C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader “Compression in the processing of polymer composites 2. Modelling of the viscoelastic compression of resin-impregnated fibre networks”, Composites Science and Technology, 59, 1999, pp.1483-1494, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0266-3538(98)00187-0
88 C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader “Mathematical modelling of macro- and micro-infiltration in Resin Transfer Moulding (RTM)”, Composites A, 29A, special issue, 1998, pp.29-37, https://doi.org/10.1016/S1359-835X(97)00030-4
89 R.A.Saunders, C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader “Compression and microstructure of fibre plain woven cloths in the processing of polymer composites”, Composites A, 29A, 1998, pp.443-454, https://doi.org/10.1016/S1359-835X(97)00092-4
90 C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader “Experimental study and modelling of infiltration, mould filling and fibre reinforcement distortion in resin transfer moulding”, Materials Processing News, August 1998.
91 M.G.Bader and C.Lekakou, Chapter 'Processing for laminated structures' pp. 371-479 in 'Composites Engineering Handbook', Ed. P.K.Mallick, Marcel Dekker, New York, 1997
92 C.Lekakou, J.Cowley and C.E.Dickinson “Injection moulding of self-reinforcing polymers and polymer blends”, J. of Materials Science, 31, 1997, pp.1319-1324, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1023%2FA%3A1018560707902
93 C.Lekakou “Mathematical modelling and computer simulations of the flow, nematic phase orientation and heat transfer in liquid crystalline polymers”, Polymer Engineering and Science, 37(3), 1997, pp.529-540, https://doi.org/10.1002/pen.11696
94 C.Lekakou, M.A.K.B.Johari and M.G.Bader “Compressibility and flow permeability of two-dimensional woven reinforcements in the processing of composites”, Polymer Composites, 17(5), October 1996, pp.666-672, https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.10658
95 J.Brandao, E.Spieth and C.Lekakou “Extrusion of polypropylene. Part I: Melt rheology”, Polymer Engineering and Science, 36(1), January 1996, pp.49-55, https://doi.org/10.1002/pen.10383
96 C.Lekakou and J.Brandao “Extrusion of polypropylene. Part II: Process analysis of the metering zone”, Polymer Engineering and Science, 36(1), January 1996, pp.56-64, https://doi.org/10.1002/pen.10383
97 C.Lekakou and C.E.Dickinson “Self-reinforcing polymer blends containing a liquid crystalline polymer: processing, microstructure and properties”, High Performance Polymers, 8, March 1996, pp.1-9
98 C.Lekakou, M.A.K.Johari, D.Norman and M.G.Bader “Measurement techniques and effects on in-plane permeability of woven cloths in resin transfer moulding”, Composites, Part A, 27A, 1996, pp.401-408, https://doi.org/10.1016/1359-835X(95)00028-Z
99 A.S.Deazle, B.J.Howlin, C.Lekakou, G.J.Buist, J.R.Jones and J.M.Barton “Modelling of the structure and physical properties of polymers”, J. of Chemical Crystallography, 24(1), 1994, pp.17-20.
100 C.Lekakou and P.Tsakiropoulos “Modelling of dispersed two-phase flows in materials processing”, Inst. of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) Conf. Series, New Series No 12, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1993, pp.455-468.
101 C.Lekakou, M.G.Bader and J.D.Tonkin “Modelling of fibre network deformation during processing of continuous fibre reinforced composites”, Computer Aided Innovation of New Materials, 2, North Holland, London, 1993, pp.1511-1514.
102 A.D.Gosman, C.Lekakou, S. Politis, R.I.Issa and M.K.Looney “Multidimensional modelling of turbulent two-phase flows in stirred vessels”, AIChE J., 38(12), 1992, pp.1946-1956, https://doi.org/10.1002/aic.690381210
103 C.Lekakou “A theoretical analysis of the injection moulding of thermotropic liquid crystalline polymers”, Engineering Plastics, 4(4), 1992, pp.267-278.
104 C.N.Lekakou and S.M.Richardson “Simulation of reaction injection moulding in mould cavities of complex geometries”, Plastics and Rubber Processing and Applications, 13(2), 1990, pp.129-137.
105 C.N.Lekakou and S.M.Richardson “Computer simulation of the filling and curing stages in RIM: sensitivity analysis on reaction kinetics”, Plastics and Rubber Processing and Applications, 10(1), 1988, pp.17-25.
106 E.M.Kampouris, C.D.Papaspyrides and C.N.Lekakou “A model process for the solvent recycling of polystyrene”, Polymer Engineering and Science, 28(8), 1988, pp.534-537, https://doi.org/10.1002/pen.760280808
107 E.M.Kampouris, C.D.Papaspyrides and C.N.Lekakou “Polystyrene recycling using a dissolution/precipitation technique”, Conservation & Recycling, 10, 1987, pp.315-319.
108 C.N.Lekakou and S.M.Richardson “Simulation of reacting flow during filling in reaction injection moulding (RIM)”, Polymer Engineering Science, 26(18), 1986, pp.1264-1275, https://doi.org/10.1002/pen.760261806