Peer-Reviewed Papers

  1. “Design and preliminary evaluation of a wearable device for mass-screening of sleep apnea,” [DOI] [PDF]
    RS Puri*, AG Athanassiadis*, et al. 2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBC, Orlando, FL, 2016, pp. 1870-1873.
    *Contributed Equally
  2. “Effects of multijet coupling on propulsive performance in underwater pulsed jets.” [DOI] [PDF] [PDF Supplemental]
    AG Athanassiadis and DP Hart. Phys. Rev. Fluids. 1, 034501. 2016.
  3. “X-ray tomography system to investigate granular materials during mechanical loading.” [DOI] [PDF]
    AG Athanassiadis et al. Rev. Sci. Instrum., 85, 083708. 2014.
  4. “Particle shape effects on the stress response of granular packings.” [DOI] [PDF]
    AG Athanassiadis et al. Soft Matter, 10, 48-59. 2014.
    **2014 Soft Matter Hot Papers
    Associated Journal Cover. [DOI] [PDF]
  5. “Strain Stiffening in Random Packings of Entangled Granular Chains.” [DOI] [PDF]
    E Brown et al. Physical Review Letters, 108 (10), 1-4. 2012.
    ** Editors Recommendation.


PhD Thesis
  • AG Athanassiadis, "Optical Breakdown Transduction for Underwater Acoustic Sensing" PhD Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. Forthcoming.
SM Thesis
  • AG Athanassiadis, "Parallel Pulsed Jets for Underwater Propulsion." SM Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. 2016. [External Link] [PDF]


  1. “Vortex Coupling in Propulsive Pulsed Jets” (2016) [PDF]
  2. “Aggregate properties of Platonic solids and beyond…” (2012)
  3. “Granular Polymers” (2012)
  4. "Characterizing Packings of Non-convex Particles using X-ray Tomography” (2011)

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