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Professor Tassos Karayiannis

Howell Building 255



  • PhD 1986, Engineering Science, Natural Convection in rectangular Cavities, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.
  • BSc (hons) 1981, Mechanical Engineering , City University, London, UK.


  • 2004-2005 Head of Department of Engineering Systems, London South Bank University
  • 2001-2003 Head of Division of Environmental and Energy Engineering, London South Bank University
  • 1993-2001 Head of Research, School of Engineering Systems and Design, London South Bank University
  • 1998 Professor of Engineering; 1996 Reader in Mechanical Engineering; 1993 Principal Lecturer (Thermofluids); 1989 Senior Lecturer; 1988 Lecturer, London South Bank University
  • 1994-1996 Honorary Senior Visiting Fellow; 1988-1994 Honorary Visiting Fellow, City University.
  • 1986-1988 British Technology Group Research Fellow, Electrohydrodynamic Enhancement of Boiling and Condensation in Heat Exchangers, City University.
  • 1986 Research Fellow, Cavitation Erosion, University of Southampton.
  • 1981-1986 Teaching Assistant, The University of Western Ontario.




  • Recruitment & Selection – Equal Opportunities, 1993
  • Appraisal Methods, 1994
  • Management Development Programme, 2001-02 (Recruitment, selection and staff development, Managing multiple roles, Staff disciplinary procedures, Financial management, Health and safety, Equal opportunities).
  • Employment Related Policy & Procedures, 2002.
  • Training for Chairs of Examining Boards, 2002, 2003.
  • Leadership Development Programme, 2004.


  • Institute of Energy 2002 Fellow
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers 1990 Member
  • Institute of Refrigeration 1992 Member
  • Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers 1999 Member
  • UK Heat Transfer Society 1989 Member
  • UK Heat Exchanger Action Group 1996 Member
  • Member of College of Reviewers, EPSRC 2000-2002 and 2002 - present

Newest selected publications

Mahmoud, MM. and Karayiannis, TG. (2015) 'Flow pattern transition models and correlations for flow boiling in mini-tubes'. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 70. pp. 270 - 282. ISSN: 0894-1777 Open Access Link

Journal article

Ferhati, A., Karayiannis, TG., Lewis, JS., McGlen, RJ. and Reay, DA. (2015) 'Single-Phase Laminar Flow Heat Transfer From Confined Electron Beam Enhanced Surfaces'. Heat Transfer Engineering, 36 (14-15). pp. 1165 - 1176. ISSN: 0145-7632 Open Access Link

Journal article

Ahmad, SW., Lewis, JS., McGlen, RJ. and Karayiannis, TG. (2014) 'Pool boiling on modified surfaces using R-123'. Heat Transfer Engineering, 35 (16-17). pp. 1491 - 1503. ISSN: 0145-7632 Open Access Link

Journal article

Sanna, A., Hutter, C., Kenning, DBR., Karayiannis, TG., Sefiane, K. and Nelson, RA. (2014) 'Numerical investigation of nucleate boiling heat transfer on thin substrates'. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 76. pp. 45 - 64. ISSN: 0017-9310 Open Access Link

Journal article

Mumith, J-A., Makatsoris, C. and Karayiannis, TG. (2014) 'Design of a thermoacoustic heat engine for low temperature waste heat recovery in food manufacturing: A thermoacoustic device for heat recovery'. Applied Thermal Engineering, 65 (1-2). pp. 588 - 596. ISSN: 1359-4311 Open Access Link

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