Demosthenes Polyzos is Professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics, Division of Applied Mechanics and Biomechanics of the University of Patras in Greece. His research activities include wave propagation phenomena in materials and structures, computational mechanics, Boundary Element Method, Meshless Methods, modeling in non-destructive testing, homogenization techniques, mechanics of materials and biomaterials with microstructural effects and computational methods in bioengineering. He is Regional Editor of the International Journal CMES: Computer Modelling in Engineering and Sciences and organizer of many National and International Conferences. His contribution includes 85 articles in International Refereed Journals, 21 articles in books and 110 articles in proceedings of International and National Conferences. He participated in many National and EU projects. He is ecipient of P.S. Theocharis award by the Academy of Athens and S.N. Atluri medal in recognition of his “outstanding contributions to boundary element methods in general”. He is Distinguished Fellow of the International Conference in Computational and Experimental Sciences and invited speaker in many Universities, Conferences and Institutes. Currently is Vice Rector of Research and Development of the University of Patras and President of the Special Account of Research Funds and the Unit of Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship.