Dr Kassandra A. Papadopoulou, Lecturer

Kassandra is a lecturer in Enterprise, in the Alliance Manchester Business School. She studied in Manchester and holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, an MSc in Environmental Information Systems, and a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Studies and Applied Physics.

Kassandra’s experience includes technology development in collaboration with universities and industrial partners. She secured 0.5M worth of research grants from industry and the EPSRC. One of her most innovative projects involved developing an acoustic inspection reflectometry tool, Acoustek®. The tool was patented and commercialisatied via The University of Manchester Intellectual Property (UMIP); and the tool has been licensed to Pipeline Engineering - CIRCOR Energy. Acoustek® won the best ‘Measurement in Action Award’ in 2008 from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and in 2016 Acoustek® was a winner in the UK Energy Innovation Awards organised by the Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) for ‘Best University Technology of the Year’.

Her teaching curriculum includes: Innovation Management, Commercialisation of Research, Reliability & Maintainability Engineering Design, Risk Management, Management of Projects, Acoustic Monitoring. She lectured on the BP Engineering Management Executive Education Programme and worked closely with BP on her research. She sits on the College of Advisors for the British University in Dubai. Kassandra co-developed the Extended Access scheme, which has been established as a policy in the University. She is a reviewer for the Journal of Applied Acoustics and for the Journal of Marine Engineering & Technology.

Location: Roscoe Building, Room 5.16E, 5th floor

Tel: +44 (0)161 306 4652

Email: kassandra.papadopoulou[at]manchester.ac.uk

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kassandrap