Dr Nikolaos Efkolidis (www.efkolidis.eu) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Product and Systems Design Engineering, University of Western Macedonia, Greece. He is a founder member of the Computational Design and Digital Fabrication Laboratory - CODE+ (codeplus.uowm.gr).
Dr Nikolaos Efkolidis received his PhD in the area of Sustainability - “Development of Sustainable Methodologies in Product Design, Manufacturing and Education”, from the University of Zaragoza, Spain. He holds a diploma in Industrial Design (Western Macedonia University of Applied Sciences) and a M.Sc. in Product Design and Management, from the University of Liverpool, UK. His main research interests include sustainable design, sustainable manufacturing, machining, CAD/CAM/CAE systems, product design, reverse engineering and prototyping.
He has published 3 books: “Product Design Methodologies”, “Product Design Tools” and “Product Design and Prototyping” (Tziola Publications, 2020-2021) and more than 30 papers in Scientific Journals and International Conferences. He acts as a reviewer to well established scientific journals and holds 5 industrial designs registered within the Greek Patent Office.
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