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Anestis Kalfas

  • Dipl.-Ing., PhD
  • Professor
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
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Anestis Kalfas is a Professor in Turbomachinery. He belongs to the teaching staff of the Laboratory of Fluid Mechanics and Turbomachinery of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Anestis Kalfas received his PhD in Turbomachinery Aerodynamics from Cranfield University in 1994 and his Dipl.-Ing. Mech. Eng. Aristotle University of his native Thessaloniki. He worked as a Research Associate at the Whittle Lab., University of Cambridge and as an Aircraft Engineer at the Hellenic Air Force. He has been a Senior Scientist at the Turbomachinery Laboratory of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, since July 2000 where he lectured in Turbomachinery Design.

Dr Kalfas is active in the areas of axial steam and gas-turbine aerodynamics, gas-turbine performance and power plant optimization, boundary layer transition and turbulence and novel aerodynamic probe technology.


Journal of Turbomachinery,

Journal of Turbomachinery, ASME

Journal of Turbomachinery, ASME

Associate Editor

2015 - 2019(4 years)

Journal of Engineering for

Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, ASME

Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, ASME

Associate Editor

2014 - 2016(2 years)

Recent publications

  • Aerodynamic robustness of end wall contouring against rim seal purge flow

    • Regina K
    • Kalfas A
    • Abhari R
    • et al.
  • A laboratory scale facility for the parametric characterization of the intraocular pressure of the human eye

    • Michailidou A
    • Chatzi P
    • Kalozoumis P
    • et al.

Professional experience


Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

January 2004 - Present


Whittle Laboratory

University of Cambridge

October 1996 - June 2000(4 years)

School of Engineering

Cranfield University

November 1989 - April 1994(4 years)

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

October 1984 - November 1989(5 years)

Co-authors (160)

  • Kseniya Troitskaya