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

News

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 Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Publisher: SAGE (2018-present)

  • 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).

Courses I teach on

Undergraduate

Postgraduate taught

My publications

Highlights

Selected publications from the last 10 years

R. Reece, C. Lekakou, P.A. Smith, R. Grilli, C. Trapalis “Sulphur-linked graphitic and graphene oxide platelet-based electrodes for electrochemical double layer capacitors” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 792, 2019, pp.582-593

Jonathan Pope and Constantina (Tina) Lekakou “Thermoelectric polymer composite yarns and an energy harvesting wearable textile” Smart Materials and Structures, published online 2019

Y. Elsayed  C. Lekakou  P. Tomlins “Modeling, simulations, and optimization of smooth muscle cell tissue engineering for the production of vascular grafts” Biotechnology and Bioengineering, online 2019, https://doi.org/10.1002/bit.26955

S.Mastura Mustaza, Y.Elsayed, C.Lekakou , C.Saaj, J.Fras “Dynamic modeling of fiber-reinforced soft manipulator: A Visco-hyperelastic material-based continuum mechanics approach” Soft Robotics, online March 2019, https://doi.org/10.1089/soro.2018.0032

M.Rutt, C.Lekakou, P.A.Smith, A.Sordon, C.Santoni, G.Meeks & I.Hamerton “Methods for process-related resin selection and optimisation in high-pressure resin transfer moulding” Materials Science and Technology, 35(3), 2018, pp.327-335

R.Reece, C.Lekakou, P.A.Smith “A structural supercapacitor based on activated carbon fabric and a solid electrolyte” Materials Science and Technology, 35(3), 2018, pp.368-375

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, doi:10.1115/1.4039390, 9pp.

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

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

R.Fields, C.Lei, F.Markoulidis and C.Lekakou “The Composite Supercapacitor” Energy Technology, 4(4), 2016, pp. 517–525

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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   Issue: 2   Pages: 461-468   Published: 2008, pp.461-468 

Publications

(). JOURNAL PAPERS
1 R. Reece, C. Lekakou, P.A. Smith, R. Grilli, C. Trapalis “Sulphur-linked graphitic and graphene oxide platelet-based electrodes for electrochemical double layer capacitors” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 792, 2019, pp.582-593
2 Jonathan Pope and Constantina (Tina) Lekakou “Thermoelectric polymer composite yarns and an energy harvesting wearable textile” Smart Materials and Structures, published online 2019
3 Y. Elsayed C. Lekakou P. Tomlins “Modeling, simulations, and optimization of smooth muscle cell tissue engineering for the production of vascular grafts” Biotechnology and Bioengineering, online 2019, https://doi.org/10.1002/bit.26955
4 S.Mastura Mustaza, Y.Elsayed, C.Lekakou , C.Saaj, J.Fras “Dynamic modeling of fiber-reinforced soft manipulator: A Visco-hyperelastic material-based continuum mechanics approach” Soft Robotics, online March 2019, https://doi.org/10.1089/soro.2018.0032
5 M.Rutt, C.Lekakou, P.A.Smith, A.Sordon, C.Santoni, G.Meeks & I.Hamerton “Methods for process-related resin selection and optimisation in high-pressure resin transfer moulding” Materials Science and Technology, 35(3), 2018, pp.327-335
6 R.Reece, C.Lekakou, P.A.Smith “A structural supercapacitor based on activated carbon fabric and a solid electrolyte” Materials Science and Technology, 35(3), 2018, pp.368-375
7 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, doi:10.1115/1.4039390, 9pp.
8 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
9 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
10 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
11 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
12 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
13 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
14 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
15 S. Mustaza, D.Mahdi, C.M. Saaj, F. Comin, C. Lekakou “Development Of Tunable Stiffness Control For Soft Continuum Surgical Manipulators” International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, 2017
16 R.Fields, C.Lei, F.Markoulidis and C.Lekakou “The Composite Supercapacitor” Energy Technology, 4(4), 2016, pp. 517–525
17 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
18 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
19 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
20 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
21 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
22 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
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
24 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
25 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
26 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
27 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
28 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
29 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
30 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
31 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
32 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
33 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
34 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
35 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
36 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
37 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
38 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
39 C. Lei and C.Lekakou “Activated carbon–carbon nanotube nanocomposite coatings for supercapacitor application” Surface and Coatings Technology, 232, 2013, pp.326-330
40 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
41 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
42 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
43 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
44 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
45 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), 2011, pp.209-226
46 GSE. Antipas, C.Lekakou, P.Tsakiropoulos "Microstructural characterisation of Al - Hf and Al - Li - Hf spray deposits" Materials Characterization 62(4), 2011, 402-408
47 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
48 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
49 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
50 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 Issue: 2 Pages: 461-468 Published: 2008, pp.461-468
51 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)
52 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
53 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
54 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
55 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
56 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
57 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
58 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
59 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
60 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
61 S.C.Amico and C.Lekakou "Axial impregnation of a fibre bundle. Part 1. Capillary experiments", Polymer Composites, 23(2), 2002, pp.249-263
62 S.C.Amico and C.Lekakou "Axial impregnation of a fibre bundle. Part 2. Theoretical analysis" Polymer Composites, 23(2), 2002, pp.264-273
63 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
64 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
65 E.Heardman, C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader "In-plane permeability of sheared fabrics", Composites A, 32 (7), 2001, pp.933-940
66 S.Amico and C.Lekakou "Mathematical modelling of capillary micro-flow through woven fabrics", Composites A, 31(12) special issue, 2000, pp.1331-1344
67 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
68 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
69 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
70 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
71 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
72 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
73 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
74 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.
75 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
76 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
77 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
78 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 (JIF: 1.581, Q2 journal, Citations: 14)
79 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
80 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
81 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
82 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
83 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.
84 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
85 C.Lekakou “A theoretical analysis of the injection moulding of thermotropic liquid crystalline polymers”, Engineering Plastics, 4(4), 1992, pp.267-278
86 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
87 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
88 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
89 E.M.Kampouris, C.D.Papaspyrides and C.N.Lekakou “A model recovery process for scrap polystyrene foam by means of solvent systems”, Conservation & Recycling, 10, 1987, pp.315-319
90 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
BOOKS
91 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
92 A.E. Watts and C. Lekakou “A Robot Gripper with Sensor Skin”in 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
93 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) (Citations: 2)
94 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
95 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
96 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
97 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
98 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
PATENT
99 Patent GB201509870D0 “Composite Supercapacitor”, Assignee University of Surrey, 2015-07-22 Grant
CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
100 C.Lekakou “Modelling of electrochemical transport in supercapacitors”, Modelling of Energy Storage Materials (ESM-2018: Modelling), 13 September 2018, Guildford, UK
101 J.Bates, C.Lekakou, Q.Cai, R.Slade, G.Hinds, “Optimisation of cathode material and cell performance in li-air batteries”, 69th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, 2-7 September 2018, Bologna, Italy
102 C.Lekakou “Organic thermoelectric energy harvesting wearables” 15th Int. Conf. on Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies (NN18), 3-6 Juky 2018, Thessaloniki, Greece
103 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” Proc. Conference Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems- TAROS2017, July 2017, Guildford, Springer
104 A.E. Watts and C. Lekakou “A Robot Gripper with Sensor Skin” Proc. Conference Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems- TAROS2017, July 2017, Guildford, Springer
105 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
106 R.Reece, C.Lei, R.Grilli, C.Lekakou, P.A.Smith and C.Trapalis “Graphene-based supercapacitors” 1st International Conference on Advanced Energy Materials, AEM2016, September 2016, Guildford
107 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
108 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
109 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
110 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
111 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
112 Y. Elsayed, C. Lekakou, T. Geng, C.M. Saaj “Design optimisation of soft silicone pneumatic actuators using finite element analysis” Proc. 2014 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Besacon, France, IEEE
113 C. Lekakou “Skins in Nature and Soft Biorobotics”, ICRA 2014 Workshop: Soft and stiffness-controllable robots for MIS, 1st June 2014, Hong Kong, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
114 X. Wang, T. Geng, Y. Elsayed, T. Ranzani, C. Saaj, C. Lekakou “A new coefficient-adaptive orthonormal basis function model structure for identifying a class of pneumatic soft actuators” Proc. Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2014), 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on, Sept. 2014, Chicago, US, IEEE.
115 R. Reece, C. Lekakou and P.A. Smith “Sulphur Cross-Linked Graphene Nano Platelets as Structural Composite Supercapacitor Electrodes”, Proc. 16Th European Conference On Composite Materials-ECCM16, Seville, Spain, 22-26 June 2014
116 R. Reece, C. Lekakou and P.A. Smith “Sulphur Cross-linked Graphene Nano Platelets as Structural Composite Supercapacitor Electrodes” 1st International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics, Aberdeen Scotland, 8-10 July 2014
117 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”International Conference on Future Energy, Environment and Materials – FEEM2013, Hong Kong, December 2013
118 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
119 C. Trapalis, E.C. Vermisoglou, N. Todorova, T. Giannakopoulou, G.E. Romanos, F. Markoulidis, C. Lei and C. Lekakou “Graphene-based Materials for Supercapacitor Applications”, Conference: Graphene 2013 - IMAGINENANO, At Bilbao, Spain
120 C. Lekakou and F. Markoulidis “Development of high Energy/high Power Density Supercapacitors for Automotive Applications” Conference: EV Batteries: Moving from Research Towards Innovation. Joint EC / European Green Cars Initiative Workshop 2013, Brussels, Belgium
121 A Santucci, A Sorniotti, C Lekakou "Model Predictive Control for the Power-Split between Supercapacitor and Battery for Automotive Applications", Proceedings Electric Vehicle Conference (IEVC), 2013 IEEE International, Santa Clara, US, October 2013
122 F. Markoulidis, C. Lei, P. Wilson, C. Lekakou and A. Sorniotti “Electrode Fabrication And Manufacturing Of High Energy Density/High Power Density Supercapacitors” Battery Manufacturing 2013, Warwick
123 D. Sadykov, L. Nouicer and C. Lekakou “Hybrid woven glass fibre fabric-carbon nanotube-epoxy composites”, Proceedings ICCM19- 19th International Conference for Composite Materials, Montreal, 2013
124 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), (Invited Speaker/Plenary Paper), Birmingham, August 2012, DOI: 10.1109/NANO.2012.6322011
125 P. Wilson, C. Lekakou and J.F. Watts “Electrical, morphological and electronic properties of inkjet printed PEDOT:PSS” IEEE 12th International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO), Birmingham, August 2012, DOI: 10.1109/NANO.2012.6322011
126 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
127 E. Vermisoglou, N. Todorova, G. Pilatos, G.Romanos, V. Likodimos, N. Boukos, C. Lei, F. Markoulidis, C. Lekakou and C.Trapalis “Few layer graphene decorated with silver nanoparticles” ECCM 2012 - Composites at Venice, Proceedings of the 15th European Conference on Composite Materials
128 A.A. Salifu and C. Lekakou “Electrospinning of hydroxyapatite-gelatine scaffolds: Physical characterisation and process optimisation” ECCM 2012-Composites at Venice, Proceedings of the 15th European Conference
129 C. Lei, F. Markoulidis, P. Wilson and C. Lekakou “Reduction of the Internal Resistance of Carbon Electrodes for an Electric Double-layer Capacitor (EDLC)” The First International Conference on Materials, Energy and Environments (ICMEE), Toledo, OH, USA, 2012
130 F. Markoulidis, C. Lei, C. Lekakou, E. Figgemeier, D. Duff, S. Khalil, B. Martorana, I. Cannavaro “High-performance Supercapacitor cells with Activated Carbon/MWNT nanocomposite electrodes” IOP Publishing IOP Conf.Series:Materials Science and Engineering 40 (2012) 012021, International Conference on Structural Nano Composites(NANOSTRUC2012) 40, doi: 10.1088/1757-899X/40/1/012021
131 M. Weil, H. Dura, B. Simon, M. Baumann, B. Zimmermann, S. Ziemann, C. Lei, F. Markoulidis, T. Lekakou, M. Decker ““Ecological assessment of nano enabled supercapacitors for automotive applications” Vortrag auf der Nanostruc. Cranfield, Großbritannien, 02.-04.07.2012
132 E.C. Vermisoglou, D. Petridis, G. Pilatos, G.E. Romanos, V. Likodimos, C.Lei, F. Markoulidis, C. Lekakou and C. Trapalis “Iron carbide–graphene hybrid nanostructures” European Conference/Workshop on the Synthesis, Characterization and Applications of Graphene (GrapHEL), Mykonos, Greece, September 2012
133 N. Todorova, E.C. Vermisoglou, T. Giannakopoulou, C. Lei, F. Markoulidis, C. Lekakou and C. Trapalis “Simultaneous photoreduction and silver decoration of graphitic materials” European Conference/Workshop on the Synthesis, Characterization and Apllications of Graphene (GrapHEL), Mykonos, Greece, September 2012
134 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
135 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
136 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
137 C.Lei and C.Lekakou “Carbon-based nanocomposite EDLC supercapacitors”, Technical Proceedings of the 2010 Nanotechnology Conference, Nanotech 2010, Anaheim, USA, June 2010
138 C.Lekakou, P.Wilson, Y.C.Chau, A.A.Salifu, Y.L. Chen and J.F.Watts “Electrospinning of polymer nanocomposites”, Proceedings ICCM17: 17th International Conference of Composite Materials, Edinburgh, July 2009
139 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
140 C.Lekakou “Advanced carbon composites”, Proceedings CARBONO 2007, Invited Speaker (Plenary session), Brazil November 2007
141 K.Kanas, C.Lekakou and N.Vrellos “FEA and experimental studies of adaptive composite materials with SMA wires”, Proc. The 2007 International Conference of Mechanics Engineering, WCE 2007, London, July 2007, Paper WCE_ICME_71
142 U. Vidyarthi, P. Zhdan, C. Gravanis and C. Lekakou “Gelatine-hydroxyapatite nanocomposites for orthopaedic applications”, Proc. The 2007 International Conference of Mechanics Engineering), WCE 2007, London, July 2007, Paper WCE_ICME_32, Best Paper Award
143 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
144 P. Wilson and C. Lekakou “Processing and testing of polymer photovoltaic devices”, Proc. “Solar Energy and Artificial Photosynthesis”, London, July 2007
145 C.Lekakou “Biomimetic materials for tissue engineered vascular and orthopaedic grafts”, Proc. British Soc. Rheology, Manchester, Dec 2006
146 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”, Invited/Plenary Paper, Proc. FPCM7 7th International Conference of Flow Processes of Composite Materials, Delaware, 2004
147 C.Lekakou, E.C.Heardman, M.Easton and M.G.Bader “Integrated in-plane infiltration simulations in the design of liquid composite processing”, Proc. FPCM7 7th International Conference of Flow Processes of Composite Materials, Delaware, July 2004
148 C. Lekakou, S.Cook, Y.Deng, T.W.Ang, G.T.Reed, “Optical fibre sensor for monitoring flow and resin curing in composites manufacturing”, Proc. FPCM7 7th International Conference of Flow Processes of Composite Materials, Delaware, July 2004
149 M.J. Langham and C. Lekakou, “Experimental study of Resin Infusion under Flexible Tool (RIFT)”, ECCM11 11th European Conference of Composite Materials, Rhodes, May, 2004
150 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
151 C.R.Rios, S.L.Ogin, C.Lekakou, K.H.Leong “Study of the mechanisms of fracture and mechanical properties of an engineering knitted fabric reinforced composite” Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings 2: 1384-1389 2004
152 V.A.Liaskos, L.Coutts, D.Malik and C.Lekakou “Surface microstructure and particle deposition in vascular grafts” Proc. Int. Conf. Polymers in Medicine and Surgery PIMS04, Cambridge UK, September 2004
153 C.R.Rios, S.L.Ogin, C.Lekakou, K.H.Leong “Study of progressive damage in a knitted fabric reinforced composite” Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings 2:2188-2192 2003
154 CR Rios, C.Lekakou, SL Ogin and KH Leong “Matrix cracking damage development in a knitted fabric reinforced composite”, Proc. ECCM10 10th European Conference of Composite Materials, Brugge, June 2002
155 CR Rios, C Lekakou, SL Ogin and KH Leong “Damage development in a knitted fabric composite” Proc. FRC (Fibre Reinforced Composites) 2002
156 CR Rios, C Lekakou, S Ogin and KH Leong “Estudio De La Acumulacion Del Daño En Un Material Compuesto Reforzado Con Textil De Fibra De Vidrio”, SLAP 2002 (Symposium Latinoamericano de Polymeros), Acapulco, Mexico, 2002
157 VA Liaskos, C Lekakou and M Hughes, “3-D topology and microstructure of vascular grafts and potential effects on vascular thrombosis”, Int. Conf. Microsc. Biomedical Materials and Thin Films, London, 2002
158 L.Dong, C.Lekakou, E.Heardman, M.G.Bader, Q.Fontana, P.Marshall and R.Banim “Integrated process design and quality control in the processing of polymer composites”, Proc. ICCM13 13th International Conference of Composite Materials, Beijing 2001
159 C.Lekakou, L.Dong, E.Heardman and M.G.Bader “Computer simulation of forming and infiltration of woven fabrics”, Proceedings ECCM-9 9th European Conference of Composite Materials, Brighton, June 2000, UK
160 L.Dong, C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader "Solid mechanics draping simulations of woven fabrics", Proceedings ICCM-12 12th International Conference of Composite Materials, Paris, July 1999
161 C.R.Rios, S.L.Ogin, C.Lekakou and K.H.Leong "The relationship between fibre architecture and cracking damage in a knitted fabric reinforced composite", Proceedings ICCM-12 12th International Conference of Composite Materials, Paris, July 1999
162 S.C.Amico and C.Lekakou "Predictions and measurement of the permeability and capillary pressure in capillary flows through woven fabrics", Proceedings 5th Intern. Conf. On Flow Processes in Composite Materials, Plymouth, July 1999
163 E.Heardman, C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader "Measurement of the principal components of the in-plane permeability of woven fabrics", Proc. 5th Intern. Conf. Flow Processes in Composite Materials, Plymouth, July 1999
164 U.Mohammed, C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader "Experimental studies and computer simulations of the draping of woven fabrics", Proceedings 5th Intern. Conf. On Flow Processes in Composite Materials, Plymouth, July 1999
165 E.Heardman, C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader "In-plane permeability of sheared fabrics", Proceedings of ICAC-99, Bristol, September 1999
166 C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader “Considerations in infiltration studies and measurement of permeability in the processing of polymer composites”, Proceedings ECCM-8 8th European Conference of Composite Materials, Naples, June 1998, pp.675-682
167 S.Amico and C.Lekakou “Impregnation of fibres and fabrics due to capillary pressure in resin transfer moulding”, Proceedings ECCM-8 8th European Conference of Composite Materials, Naples, Naples, June 1998, pp.487-494
168 R.A.Saunders, C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader “Microstructural studies of the compression of woven fabrics in the processing of polymer composites”, Proceedings ECCM-8 8th European Conference of Composite Materials, Naples, Naples, June 1998, pp.455-462
169 U.Mohammed, C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader “Mathematical and experimental studies of the draping of woven fabrics in resin transfer moulding (RTM)”, Proceed. ECCM-8, Naples, June 1998, pp.683-690
170 C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader “Mathematical modelling of resin infiltration in Resin Transfer moulding (RTM)”, Proceedings Fourth International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials, FPCM”96, 10pp, Aberystwyth, September 1996
171 C.Lekakou, U.Mohammed and M.G.Bader “Mathematical modelling of the draping of fibre cloths in composite processes and numerical prediction of local porosity and fibre orientation”, Proceedings Fourth International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials, FPCM”96, 10pp, Aberystwyth, September 1996
172 C.Lekakou, D.Norman and M.G.Bader “Macro- and micro- resin impregnation in Resin Transfer Moulding”, Proceedings Seventh European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM-7, Vol.1, Woodhead Publ.Ltd., 1996, pp.285-290. (Conference, London, May 1996)
173 R.A.Saunders, C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader “Experimental analysis of the compression of fibre woven cloths in the processing of polymer composites”, Proceedings Seventh European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM-7, Vol.1, Woodhead Publ.Ltd., 1996, pp.341-346. (Conference, London, May 1996)
174 C.Lekakou, U.Mohammed and M.G.Bader “Finite element analysis of the draping of fibre cloths in the processing of composites”, Symposium of Finite Element Modelling of Materials and Materials Processing in MAFELAP 1996 (Ninth Conference on the Mathematics of Finite Elements and Applications), Brunel University, London, June 1996
175 C.Lekakou, M.A.K.Johari and M.G.Bader “Measurements of flow permeability of woven cloths in resin transfer moulding”, Proc. POLYMAT “94, Inst. of Materials, London, 1994
176 C.Lekakou and C.E.Dickinson “Self-reinforcing polymer blends: processing, phases and properties”, Proc. POLYMAT”94, Inst. of Materials, London, 1994
177 J.Brandao and C.Lekakou “Modelling of die swell of polypropylene”, 2nd Brazilian Congress on Polymers, October 1993
178 G.Antipas, C.Lekakou and P.Tsakiropoulos “The break up of melt streams by high pressure gases in spray forming”, Proc, ICSF2, Swansea, Sept 1993
179 C.Lekakou, M.G.Bader and J.D.Tonkin “Modelling of fibre network deformation during processing of continuous fibre reinforced composites”, 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Applications to Materials and Molecular Science and Engineering - CAMSE 92, Date: SEP 22-25, 1992 Yokohama Japan
180 C.Lekakou “Modelling of the injection moulding of thermotropic liquid crystalline polymers”, Conf. on Advances in Self-reinforcing Polymers, Kingston 1991
181 C.Lekakou “Modelling of the interactions between processing and mechanical properties of plastics”, Proc. 8th Int. Conf. Deformation, Yield and Fracture of Polymers, Cambridge, 1991
182 H.You, C.Lekakou and M.G.Bader “Modelling of melt solidification in the processing of composite materials”, EUROMAT 91, Cambridge, July 1991
183 A.D.Gosman, C.Lekakou, M.K.Looney and S.Politis “Multidimensional modelling of turbulent two-phase flows in stirred vessels”, AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 1989
184 C.N.Lekakou and S.M.Richardson “Simulation of reaction injection moulding in mould cavities of complex geometries”, Proc. 5th Int. Conf. on Reactive Processing of Polymers, Bradford, 1988
185 C.N.Lekakou, G.C.Maitland and S.M.Richardson “A mathematical model for reaction injection moulding (RIM)”, Proc. 3rd Int. Conf. in Reactive Processing of Polymers, Strasburg, 1984