Engineering Excellence DNA in Applied System – Georgios Ardavanis (Ph.D.)

This is a brief report about my new book “ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE DNA IN APPLIED SYSTEMS.” This book published in December 2022, is 530 pages written in English, and is Copy-righted and released in France. The goal of the book is to impart knowledge and experience to working engineers and project managers who are interested in […]

Atlantic Memories – George Ardavanis (Ph.D.)

In memorandum of my crossing from Europe/Portugal to South America/French Guiana in 2021. On March 1, 2021, this unsupported voyage started from Portimao/Portugal, bound for Cayenne/French Guiana (3,250 nautical miles or 6,000 km).  Our rowing boat was a “Rannoch 45 ocean rowing boat” with the following dimensions of 8.65 m X 1.80 m and a […]

New Website and Blog by Georgios Ardavanis – Georgios Ardavanis (Ph.D.) 

Friends Hello, My name is Georgios Ardavanis, and I would like to invite you to visit my website and, in particular, to follow my Blog The Blog is updated 2-4 times a week with different articles to lead good thinking and conversations.  Thank you for your trust.   Φίλοι μου γειά σας, Ονομάζομαι […]

Cycle Across America – Georgios Ardavanis (Ph.D.)

In 2022 I was blessed to participate in another XTreme expedition and become the first Greek to trans-continentally cycle across North America. I cycled 7,000 km in 63 days (from June 18 until August 20) at a total elevation of 46,872 meters (i.e., five times the height of Mt. Everest) from the Pacific Ocean/Seattle to […]

Mata Kokkinaki – Georgios Ardavanis (Ph.D.)

Περίπου πριν δύο μήνες η δικηγόρος μου με ενημέρωσε για τον θάνατο της Μάτας Κοκκινάκη. Ζητώ συγγνώμη σε όλους τους φίλους και συγγενείς της Μάτας για την αργοπορία μου να γράψω μερικές μελανιασμένες γραμμές για έναν σημαντικό άνθρωπο, και μια σημαντική Ελληνίδα επιστήμονας. Η Μάτα Κοκκινάκη ήταν ένας ζεστός και γενναιόδωρος άνθρωπος. Ο θάνατος της […]

Amalia Vasilakaki – Georgios Ardavanis (Ph.D.)

This memorial is a reflection and a warm goodbye to a great friend of mine, Ms. Amalia Vasilakaki, who died a few months ago.I recall a late-night meeting at Amalia’s house between myself (a high school student at the time), Amalia Vasilakaki (preparing for national exams to enter medical school), and Christos Jamalis (already a […]