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Dr Vassilios M Spathopoulos

Dr Vassilios McInnes Spathopoulos graduated from the University of Glasgow (UK), with a joint honors degree in Aerospace and Electronic Engineering, in 1995. The following year he completed a MSc course in Flight Dynamics at Cranfield University (UK).

"An Introduction to the Physics of Sports" by Dr Vassilios M SpathopoulosIn 2001 he obtained his PhD from the University of Glasgow, conducting research on the validation of a rotorcraft mathematical model by means of flight testing a gyroplane.

He currently teaches undergraduate subjects at the Department of Aircraft Technology, at the Technological Education Institute (TEI) of Chalkis, Greece. His research interests include the aerodynamics of sports balls and improving engineering education.

He is the author of the book: "An Introduction to the Physics of Sports" by Dr Vassilios M Spathopoulos. See more on his website:

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