ENGINEERING

Dr. Ardavanis

Dr. Ardavanis worked as an engineering executive and systems engineer in the railway, aviation, communication, power, and robotic industries in the USA, Canada, Greece, Bulgaria, Germany, India, Saudi Arabia, France, Trinidad & Tobago, Dubai, Egypt, and Oman. Also, he worked extensively in preparing and implementing various rail electrification projects that require environmental clearance.

Dr. Ardavanis has extensive experience in developing and implementing highly complex long-range engineering projects from conceptual to detailed design and from performance to installation and test and commissioning. While, maintaining an emphasis on solid leadership and innovation, project ownership, engineering excellence, technical project management, strategic project management, budgets, work breakdown schedules, contractual requirements, and state-of-the-art communication skills. Strong background in every facet of system engineering, integration, and data analytics covering every phase of engineering, technology, operations, value chain management, system planning, system migration, critical design gate reviews per V-cycle, quality engineering, and system assurance.

Dr. Ardavanis is a full American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association member (AREMA). He is a registered Professional Electrical Engineer with the Greek Chamber of Engineers (Reg. No. 52517/2007). He is a Professional Economist registered with the Greek Chamber of Economists (Reg. No. 0071925).

POSITIONS & PROJECTS

1. VP ENGINEERING & BOARD MEMBER

ASatLab & IEπS (France)
Satellite Engineering & Intelligent Engineering Platforms Consultants (Paris, France)

2. TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Alstom (France)
Riyadh Metro System (Saudi Arabia)

3. SENIOR RAIL SYSTEMS CONSULTANT

Al-Handasah (Egypt)
Al Maktoum International Airport APM System (Dubai)
Dubai Tram System Phase 2 (Dubai)
Qatar Green Line System (Qatar)
Cairo Metro System (Egypt)

4. HEAD OF SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

SYSTRA (France)
Indian Railways’ Dedicated Freight Corridor System (India)

5. HEAD OF ENGINEERING

Oman Rail (Oman)
Oman Rail System (Oman)

6. EXECUTIVE TECHNICAL ADVISOR TO THE PRESIDENT

of Metrolinx (Canada)
GO Transit Railway System (Canada)

7. PRINCIPAL RAILWAY EXPERT

SYSTRA, Louis Berger (ISC Consortium, France)
SAR North-South Railway System (Saudi Arabia)

8. PRINCIPAL ELECTRICAL RAILWAY ENGINEER

WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff (Sweden)
Trinidad Rapid Rail Transit System (Trinidad & Tobago)

9. TEAM LEADER OF CONSULTANTS TO THE BULGARIAN MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT

WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff (Sweden)
Plovdiv – Svilengrad Railway System (Bulgaria)

10. SENIOR RAILWAY ENGINEER

Attico Metro (Greece)
Athens Metro (Greece)

11. R&D SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER

ARINC (USA)
ADNS (ARINC Data Network System) (USA)

12. R&D ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

General DataCom (USA)
Data Communication Networks (USA)

13. R&D ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

SPS Technologies (USA)
Robotic Vehicles Development (USA)

14. R&D ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

Inductotherm Corp. (USA)
Power Systems (USA)

15. NAVAL OFFICER

Navy (Greece)
Communications

4. HEAD OF ENGINEERING

Oman Rail (Oman)
Oman Rail System (Oman)

5. EXECUTIVE TECHNICAL ADVISOR TO THE PRESIDENT

of Metrolinx (Canada)
GO Transit Railway System (Canada)

6. PRINCIPAL RAILWAY EXPERT

SYSTRA, Louis Berger (ISC Consortium, France)
SAR North-South Railway System (Saudi Arabia)

7. PRINCIPAL ELECTRICAL RAILWAY ENGINEER

WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff (Sweden)
Trinidad Rapid Rail Transit System (Trinidad & Tobago)

8. TEAM LEADER OF CONSULTANTS TO THE BULGARIAN MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT

WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff (Sweden)
Plovdiv – Svilengrad Railway System (Bulgaria)

9. SENIOR RAILWAY ENGINEER

Attico Metro (Greece)
Athens Metro (Greece)

10. R&D SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER

ARINC (USA)
ADNS (ARINC Data Network System) (USA)

11. R&D ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

General DataCom (USA)
Data Communication Networks (USA)

12. R&D ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

SPS Technologies (USA)
Robotic Vehicles Development (USA)

13. R&D ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

Inductotherm Corp. (USA)
Power Systems (USA)

14. ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

SPS Technologies (USA)
Robotic Vehicles Division (USA)

15. NAVAL OFFICER

Navy (Greece)
Communications

TECHNICAL PAPERS

Railway Systems Engineering Design and Build Principles

Engineering Excellence Domains

2 x 25 kV ac / 1 x 25 kV ac G&B

RAMS Systems Assurance for Railways

Data Information Management System (DIMS)

Project Management Information System (PMIS)

Sustainability and Energy Management

Railway Transport Planning Key Concepts

Strategic Integrated Environmental Model for the Preliminary Design of Rapid Rail Transit Systems

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