Dr Demosthenes Kivotides

Senior Lecturer

Chemical and Process Engineering

Personal statement


Research Interests:

physical mathematics of vortices & turbulence


Research Animations: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPbGsgRHUUDlKOO2pVmIb7A

Research Talks: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPbGsgRHUUDlKOO2pVmIb7A/playlists



[7] University of Strathclyde Glasgow, Scotland, UK: Senior Lecturer (2015-present).

[6] Imperial College London, England, UK: Research Fellow (2013-2015); Senior Lecturer  (2010-2013).

[5] University of California Santa Barbara, California, USA: Research Associate Professor (2009-2010); Research Assistant Professor (2007-2009).

[4] Newcastle University, England, UK: Senior Research Associate (2004-2007).

[3] Aalto University, Finland (EU): Research Fellow (2003-2004).

[2] California Institute of Technology, California, USA: Senior Research Associate (2001-2003).

[1] Newcastle UniversityEngland, UK: Research Associate (1998-2001).



[4] University of CambridgeEngland, UK: MSc/Mathematical Tripos III (1998).

[3] RWTH Aachen University, Germany (EU): PhD (1995).

[2] Stanford University, California, USA: MSc (1989).

[1] Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (EU): MEng (1988).


Interactions between vortex and magnetic rings at high kinetic and magnetic Reynolds numbers
Kivotides Demosthenes
Physics Letters A Vol 383, pp. 1601-1606 (2019)
Superfluid helium-4 hydrodynamics with discrete topological defects
Kivotides Demosthenes
Physical Review Fluids Vol 3 (2018)
Mutual-friction induced instability of normal-fluid vortex tubes in superfluid helium-4
Kivotides Demosthenes
Physics Letters A Vol 382, pp. 1481-1485 (2018)
Interactions between vortex tubes and magnetic-flux rings at high kinetic and magnetic Reynolds numbers
Kivotides Demosthenes
Physical Review Fluids Vol 3 (2018)
A method for the computation of turbulent polymeric liquids including hydrodynamic interactions and chain entanglements
Kivotides Demosthenes
Physics Letters A Vol 381, pp. 629-635 (2017)
Interactions between normal-fluid and superfluid vortex rings in helium-4
Kivotides Demosthenes
EPL: A Letters Journal Exploring the Frontiers of Physics Vol 112 (2015)

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Chemical and Process Engineering
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