The Founders

Vassilis Drakonakis

PhD, Dipl Ing. Industrial, Mechanical and Aeronautics Engineer

Vassilis Drakonakis

PhD, Dipl Ing. Industrial, Mechanical and Aeronautics Engineer

PhD, Dipl Ing. Industrial, Mechanical and Aeronautics Engineer Vassilis (Dipl.-Ing. 2008 UoPatras/Greece, PhD 2012 UoTexas Arlington/USA) is a Mechanical and Aeronautics Engineer with 1) strong technical background on development, industrial processing, and characterization of advanced polymer composites and 2) extensive experience in technology projects management. He has obtained international and multidisciplinary experience by working as a scientist in world-class research laboratories such as PCL - Seattle WA USA, NECST - Cambridge MA USA, Hephaistus NRS – Cyprus, CMG and AML in Patras, Greece. Throughout his doctoral studies, he was mainly supported by research grants from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). He has also worked as a PDRA in the MEP Research Unit at Cyprus University of Technology and as a visiting lecturer at the University of Nevada, Reno. Vassilis has co-authored 17 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals, 14 papers in peer-reviewed conference proceedings, and 15 conference presentations in composite materials processing. He is one of the three co-founders of AmaDema.

Katerina Sofocleous

PhD, Mechanical and Material Engineer

Katerina Sofocleous

PhD, Mechanical and Material Engineer

Katerina (BEng 2003 & PhD 2008 UoSurrey/UK) is a Mechanical Engineer with strong background in Mechanical and Materials engineering. Her research expertise is in mechanical testing of CFRP composite materials; in smart material reinforcements; in energy analysis and damage development. Katerina has also worked as a PDRA at University of Cyprus. Her work is well-documented in more than 7 peer reviewed journal publications and conference papers. She is one of the three co-founders of AmaDema.

Evelthon Iacovides

MBA, Senior Economist

Evelthon Iacovides

MBA, Senior Economist

Evelthon (BA 1985 Swarthmore College/USA & MBA 1986 Hult
International Business School/USA) has over 33 years of experience as an economist and management consultant with expertise in small and medium enterprise (SME) management and consulting, marketing research and techno-economic feasibilities studies, small business training, and environmental and socio-economic impact assessment. Evelthon is also one of the three co-founders of AmaDema.

AmaDema on February 2020 counts 9 people in the team and it keeps growing.

AmaDema has many Academic and Industrial Partners

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