Dipl.-Ing. Georgios Bletsos

Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
Institute for Fluid Dynamics and Ship Theory (M8)
Am Schwarzenberg-Campus 4 (C)
D-21073 Hamburg
Room C5.021

Phone: +49 40 42878 6060


URL: http://www.tuhh.de/fds/staff/


Schooling in Athens (Greece)


Diploma (Integrated Master) Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens


Intern at Advanced Technology Department, Toyota Motor Europe, Belgium


Research Assistant at Institute of Fluid Dynamics and Ship Theory, Hamburg University of Technology

Major Areas of Interest & Expertise

Mathematical Optimization: Adjoint Techniques, Continuous Adjoint Sensitivity Analysis, Adjoint FSI formulations, Robust Optimization

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD): Applications in hemodynamics, Blood damage modelling

Fluid-Structure Interaction (FSI): Partitioned approach to adjoint shape optimization of coupled FSI problems

Student work




Bletsos, G., Rung, T., Radtke, L.. Hemodynamics in arterial bypass graft anastomoses with varying cuff sizes and proximal flow paths: a fluid–structure interaction study. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2024. doi: 10.1080/10255842.2024.2310747


Radtke, L., Bletsos, G., Kühl, N., Suchan, T., Rung, T., Düster, A., Welker, K. Parameter-Free Shape Optimization: Various Shape Updates for Engineering Applications. Aerospace. 2023; 10(9):751. doi.org/10.3390/aerospace10090751

Bletsos, G., Kühl, N., Rung, T.. Adjoint shape sensitivities of blood flows considering non-Newtonian properties. Int J Numer Meth Fluids. 2023; 95(11): 17911819. doi: 10.1002/fld.5227

Müller, P.M, Bletsos, G., Rung, T. Shape Transformation Approaches for Fluid Dynamic Optimization. Aerospace. 2023; 10(6):519. doi.org/10.3390/aerospace10060519


Bletsos, G., Radtke, L., Düster, A., Rung, T. A fluid-structure interaction study of hemodynamics in arterial bypass-graft anastomoses. Proceedings of ECCOMAS 2022. 2022. doi.org/10.23967/eccomas.2022.007


Bletsos, G., Kühl, N., Rung, T.  Adjoint-based shape optimization for the minimization of flow-induced
hemolysis in biomedical applications. Engineering Appl. of Comp. Fluid Mech. 15:1095-1112 (2021), https://doi.org/10.1080/19942060.2021.1943532.


Bletsos, G., Gkagkas, K., Asouti, V. et al. Multi-scale design of new lubricants featuring inhomogeneous viscosity. Eur. Phys. J. B 92, 201 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1140/epjb/e2019-100239-8