Curriculum Vitae

Education – Academic background

  • 10/2008 – today        Part-time academic staff
  • 07/2006 – 05/2007    Post-doc researcher, Geotechnical Division, School of Civil Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece
  • 10/2001 – 07/2006    PhD thesis, Geotechnical Division, School of Civil Engineering, NTUA. Topic: “Numerical simulation of Static & Dynamic Loadings on Elasto-plastic soils” (Advisor: Prof. G. D. Bouckovalas)
  • 10/1999 – 09/2001    MSc in “Analysis & Design of Earthquake Resistant Structures”, School of Civil Engineering, NTUA. Grade: Very good, 8.67/10
  • 10/1994 – 09/1999    Diploma in Civil Engineering, NTUA. Specialization: Structural Engineering. Grade: Very good, 7.70/10 (ranked among the top 5% of students)

Foreign Languages

  • English (Excellent)    Certificate of Proficiency in English, University of Cambridge
  • German (Average)    Zertificat Deutsch als Fremdsprache, Goethe – Institut

Computer skills

  • Operating Systems: Windows (98/XP/7), MS-DOS
  • Engineering Software: FLAC (Finite Difference Analysis), Plaxis (Finite Element Analysis), SHAKE91 (1-D Earthquake Response Analysis), EERA (1-D Earthquake Response Analysis), Quad4m (2-D Earthquake Response Analysis), Slope/W (Slope Stability Analysis), Geocentrix Reward (retaining wall design), AutoCAD (Design)
  • Programming Languages: Fortran, Visual Basic, Visual C++
  • Other Applications: Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Grapher, Surfer

Distinctions & Awards

  • National representative at the 2nd International Conference of Young Geotechnical Engineers, organized by the International society for Soil Mechanics & Geotechnical Engineering (Romania, 2003)
  • 56 citations of published research (h index = 3.0, self excitations of all authors are excluded)

Consultancy services

  • Seismic ground response analyses – Microzonation studies
  • Liquefaction analyses & remediation methods
  • Slope stability assessment for static & seismic conditions
  • Design of shallow & deep foundations for static & seismic conditions
  • Design of retaining structures for static & seismic conditions
  • Seismic design of earthdams & embankments
  • Seismic design of RCC dams

Further details can be found here

Professional & Scientific memberships

  • International Society for Soil Mech. and Geotechnical Engnrg. (ISSMGE)
  • Technical Chamber of Greece
  • Hellenic Society of Civil Engineering
  • Greek Commission of Large Dams

Research interests

  • Computational methods in Geotechnical and Earthquake Engineering
  • Soil dynamics
  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
  • Constitutive modeling
  • Seismic behavior of dams
  • Liquefaction

Further details can be found here

Scientific publications

32 scientific publications:
  • 7 publication in international peer-reviewed scientific journals
  • 25 publications in international and national conferences

Further details can be found here

Reviewer of international scientific journals

  • Soil Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering (Elsevier)
  • Computer & Geotechnics (Elsevier)
  • Journal of Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Engineering (ASCE)
  • Engineering Geology (Elsevier)
  • Geotechnical and Geological Engineering (Springer)
  • Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering (Springer)
  • Journal of Zhejiang University – Science A (Springer)