Publications in Scientific Journals


[50] P.N. GAVRILIADIS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, "The truncated Stieltjes moment problem solved by using kernel density functions" (Submitted)


[49] K.A. BELIBASSAKIS, Th.P. GEROSTATHIS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, “A coupled-mode model for wave scattering by horizontal, non-homogeneous current in general bottom topography”, Applied Ocean Research, Vol. 33, Issue 4, pp.384-397, 2011.


[48] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, K.A. BELIBASSAKIS, “A novel coupled-mode theory with application to hydroelastic analysis of thick, non-uniform floating bodies over general bathymetry”, Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment, Vol. 223, Issue 3, pp.419-437, 2009.  

[47] P.N. GAVRILIADIS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, "Moment information for probability distributions, without solving the moment problem. II: Main-mass, tails and shape approximation", Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Vol. 229, Issue 1, pp. 7-15, 2009

[46] A.M. PROSPATHOPOULOS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, K.A. BELIBASSAKIS, "Underwater acoustic scattering from a radially layered cylidrical obstacle in a 3D Ocean Waveguide", Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 319, pp. 1285-1300, 2009.


[45] Th.P. SAPSIS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, “New Partial Differential Equations Governing the Joint, Response-Excitation, Probability Distributions of Nonli-near Systems Under General Stochastic Excitation”, Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 2008, Vol.23, Issue 2-3, pp. 289-306.

[44] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, K.A. BELIBASSAKIS, D.A. MITSOUDIS, N.A. KAMPANIS, V.A. DOUGALIS, "Coupled-Mode and Finite element approxi-mations of underwater sound propagation problems in general stratified environments", Journal of Computational Acoustics, Vol.16, Issue 1 (March 2008),  pp 83 – 116.

[43] Th.P. GEROSTATHIS, K.A. BELIBASSAKIS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, “A Coupled-Mode, Phase-Resolving Model for the Transformation of Wave Spectrum over Steep 3D Topography: Parallel-Architecture Implementation”, Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (JOMAE), Vol. 130/1, February 2008, 9 pp. (011001)


[42] Th.P. GEROSTATHIS, K. POLITIS, K.A. BELIBASSAKIS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, “A Wavelet Galerkin Technique for the Wave-Current-Seabed Interaction in Variable Bathymetry Regions”, Bulletin of the Greek Mathe-matical Society, Vol. 54, 2007, pp. 167-178

[41] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, K.A. BELIBASSAKIS, “New evolution equations for non-linear water waves in general bathymetry with application to steady travelling solutions in constant, but arbitrary, depth”, Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems(DCDS), Vol. Supplement 2007, pp. 75-84


[40] Ch.N. STEFANAKOS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, S.F. BARSTOW, “Time Series Modeling of Significant Wave Height in Multiple Scales, Combining Various Sources of Data”. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR), Vol. 111, No. C10, C10001, doi:10.1029/2005JC003020, October 2006

[39] Κ.A. BELIBASSAKIS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, "A coupled-mode technique for weakly nonlinear wave interaction with large floating structures lying over variable bathymetry regions", Applied Ocean Research, Vol. 28/1, February 2006, pp. 59-76.


[38] Ch.N. STEFANAKOS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, “Extreme Value Predictions Based on Non-Stationary Time Series of Wave Data”, Environmetrics, Vol.17/1, August 2005, pp. 25-46.

[37] K.A. BELIBASSAKIS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, "A coupled-mode model for the hydroelastic analysis of large floating bodies over variable bathymetry regions ", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 531, May 2005, pp.221–249


[36] K.A. BELIBASSAKIS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, "Three-Dimensional Green’s Function of Harmonic Water-Waves over a Bottom Topography with Different Depths at Infinity", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 510, July 2004, pp. 267-320


[35] P.N. GAVRILIADIS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, "Moment data can be analytically completed", Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 18/4, October 2003, pp. 329-338


[34] C.G. POLITIS, M.V. PAPALEXANDRIS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, "A boundary integral equation method for oblique water-wave scattering by cylinders governed by the modified Helmholtz equation", Applied Ocean Research, Vol. 24/4, August 2002, pp. 215-233

[33] K.A. BELIBASSAKIS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, "Extension of second-order Stokes theory to variable bathymetry", Journal of Fluid Mechanics , Vol. 464, August 2002, pp. 35-80

[32] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, P.N. GAVRILIADIS, "The truncated Hausdorff moment problem solved by using kernel density functions", Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics Vol. 17/3, July 2002, pp. 273-291

[31] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, K.A. BELIBASSAKIS, Th.P. GEROSTATHIS, "The POSEIDON nearshore wave model and its application to the prediction of the wave conditions in the nearshore/coastal region of the Greek Seas", Global Atmosphere and Ocean Sys. (GAOS) Vol. 8, No. 2-3/2002, p.p. 101-117

[30] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, K.A. BELIBASSAKIS, "Probabilistic description of met-ocean parameters by means of Kernel density models. Part 1: Theoretical background and first results", Applied Ocean Research Vol. 24/1, February 2002, pp. 1-20


[29] K.A. BELIBASSAKIS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, Th.P. GEROSTATHIS, "A coupled-mode model for the refraction-diffraction of linear waves over steep three-dimensional bathymetry", Applied Ocean Research, Vol. 23/6, December 2001, pp. 319-336

[28] Ch.N. STEFANAKOS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, “A unified methodology for the analysis, completion and simulation of non-stationary time series with missing-values, with application to wave data”, Applied Ocean Research, Vol. 23/4, August 2001, pp. 207-220


[27] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, A.M. PROSPATHOPOULOS, “Three-dimensional acoustic scattering from a penetrable layered cylindrical obstacle in a horizontally stratified ocean waveguide”, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 107, No. 5, May 2000, pp. 2406-2417


[26] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, K.A. BELIBASSAKIS, “A consistent coupled-mode theory for the propagation of small-amplitude water waves over variable bathymetry regions”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 389, June 1999, pp. 275-301


[25] E.K. SKARSOULIS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, “Second-order perturbations of peak-arrival times due to sound-speed disturbances”, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 104, No. 6, Dec. 1998, pp. 3313-3325.


[24] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, K.A. BELIBASSAKIS, "All-frequency normal-mode solution of the three-dimensional acoustic scattering field from a cylindrical obstacle in a waveguide", Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 101, No. 6, June 1997, pp. 3371-3384

[23] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, V.G. PAPANICOLAOU, "Eigenvalue asymptotics of layered media and their applications to the inverse problem", SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, Vol. 57, No. 2, April 1997, pp. 453-471


[22] M.T. PONTES, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, S. BARSTOW, L. CAVALERI, B. HOLMES, D. MOLLISON, H. OLIVEIRA-PIRES, "An Atlas of the Wave Energy Resource in Europe", Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (JOMAE), Vol. 118, No. 4, November 1996, pp. 307-309

[21] E.K. SKARSOULIS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, U. SEND, "Ocean acoustic tomography based on peak arrivals", Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 100, No. 2, July 1996, pp. 797-813

[20] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, A.M. PROSPATHOPOULOS, "Three-dimensional acoustic scattering of a source-generated field from a cylindrical island", Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 100, No. 1, June 1996, pp. 206-218

[19] G.J. GRIGOROPOULOS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, "Investigation of an extended-Lewis form family of ship sections and its application to seakeeping optimization", Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Vol. 138, 1996, pp. 131-144


[18] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, Ch.N. STEFANAKOS, "A nonstationary stochastic model for long-term time series of significant wave height", Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 100, No. C8, August 1995, pp. 16149-16162

[17] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, P.D. KAKLIS, C.G. POLITIS, "Low-frequency oscillations of a partially submerged cylinder of arbitrary shape", Journal of Ship Research, Vol. 39, No. 2, June 1995, pp. 123-138

[16]   G.A. ATHANASSOULLIS, E.K. SKARSOULIS, "Arrival-time perturbations of broadband tomographic signals due to sound-speed disturbances. A wave-theoretic approach", Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 97, No. 6, June 1995, pp. 3575-3588


[15] The THETIS Group, Open-ocean deep convection explored in the Mediterranean, EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Vol. 75, No. 19, May 1994, pp. 217, 219-221

[14] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, G.N. MAKRAKIS, "A function-theoretic approach to a two-dimensional transient wave-body interaction problem", Applicable Analysis, Vol. 54, No. 3-4, February 1994, pp. 283-303

[13] G.A. ATHANASSOULLIS, E.K. SKARSOULIS, K.A. BELIBASSAKIS, "Bi-variate distributions with given marginals with an application to wave climate description", Applied Ocean Research, Vol. 16, No. 1, 1994, pp. 1-17


[12] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, Ch.N. STEFANAKOS, “Wave Climate of the Northeastern Mediterranean Sea. II. Spatial Homogeneity”, Technika Chronika, Vol. XIII:4, October-December 1993, pp. 107-128

[11] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, T.A. LOUKAKIS, E.K. SKARSOULIS, “Wave Climate of the Northeastern Mediterranean Sea. I. Annual Wave Height Iso-pleths”, Technika Chronika, Vol. XIII:3, July-September 1993, pp. 115-133


[10] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, P.D. VRANAS and T.S. SOUKISSIAN, "A new model for long-term stochastic analysis and prediction--Part I: Theoretical background", Journal of Ship Research, Vol. 36, No. 1, March 1992, pp. 1-16


[9] M.I. TAROUDAKIS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS and J.P. IOANNIDIS, "A variational principle for underwater acoustic propagation in a three-dimensional ocean environment", Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 88, No. 3, September 1990, pp. 1515-1522

[8] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS and C.G. POLITIS, "On the solvability of a two-dimensional wave-body interaction problem", Quarterly of Applied Mathematics, Vol. XLVIII, No. 1, March 1990, pp. 1-30


[7] P.D. KAKLIS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, "The low-frequency heaving motion of a cylinder on the free surface of a liquid", SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, Vol. 49, No. 2, April 1989 , pp. 373-389


[6] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, P.D. KAKLIS, C.G. POLITIS, "The limiting values of added masses of a partially submerged cylinder of arbitrary shape", Journal of Ship Research, Vol. 32, No 1, March 1988, pp. 1-18

[5] G.T. KOSSIORIS, G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, "Series expansions of solutions of elliptic partial differential equations in arbitrary plain domains", Applicable Analysis, Vol. 27, No 4, 1988, pp. 253-269


[4] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, "On the solvability of a two-dimensional water-wave radiation problem" Quarterly of Applied Mathematics, Vol. XLIV, No 4, January 1987, pp. 601-620


[3] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, T.A. LOUKAKIS, "Lagrangian expressions for the hydrodynamic forces acting on a rigid body in the presence of a free surface", Journal of Ship Research, Vol. 29, No 1, March 1985, pp. 12-22

[2] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, T.A. LOUKAKIS, "An extended-Lewis form family of ship-sections and its application to seakeeping calculations", International Shipbuilding Progress, Vol. 32, No 366, February 1985, pp. 33-43


[1] G.A. ATHANASSOULIS, "An expansion theorem for water wave potentials", Journal of Engineering Mathematics, Vol. 18/3, September 1984, pp. 181-194