PRODROMOS  N.  PSARROPOULOS

Structural & Geotechnical Engineer, BEng, MEng, MSc, PhD

 

Address:                43 Themistocleous str., GR-16674, Glifada, Athens, Greece

Telephones:         +30-2107722623, +30-6937415395

E-mail:                    prod@central.ntua.gr

 

 

1. RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

o   Soil Mechanics, Geotechnical Engineering, Foundation Design, Underground Structures

o   Soil Dynamics, Geophysics, Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

o   Structural Engineering, Dynamics of Structures, Earthquake Engineering

o   Static and Dynamic Soil – Structure Interaction

o   Computational Mechanics and Dynamics, Numerical Methods

o   Field Monitoring, Remote Sensing

 

2. EDUCATION (National Technical University of Athens - NTUA)

2001       PhD in Geotechnical Engineering

1999       MSc in Structural Engineering (in cooperation with Imperial College, London, UK)

1994       Diploma (BEng & MEng) in Civil Engineering

 

3. ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (1995 - present)

2014 - present       Teaching & Research Associate                                                                                                                       

                                    Department of Infrastructure and Rural Development

                                    School of Rural and Surveying Engineering, NTUA

2010 - 2012              Adjunct Associate Professor                                                                                                                 

                                    Department of Infrastructure Engineering, Hellenic Air-Force Academy (HAFA)

2004 - 2009              Adjunct Lecturer                                                                                                                                                                         

                                    Department of Infrastructure Engineering,  HAFA

2006                           Postdoctoral Researcher in Politecnico di Milano, Italy

2007                           European Centre for Training and Research in Earthquake Engineering, Italy

2003 – 2014             Senior Civil Engineer at the General Technical Administration of NTUA

1998 – 2003             Associate engineer at the Design Office “Gazetas & Associates”

1996 – 1997             Employee at the Design Company “ACES”

1995 - present       Freelancer structural and geotechnical consultant

 

4. TEACHING EXPERIENCE (2004 - present)

o   Geotechnical Engineering (Undergraduate course)

o   Soil Mechanics & Foundations (Undergraduate course)

o   Engineering Materials (Undergraduate course)

o   Earthquake Resistant Structures (Undergraduate course)

o   Geophysics (Undergraduate course)

o   Offshore Structures (Postgraduate course)

 

5. FELLOWSHIPS & ACADEMIC AWARDS

2007       Postdoctoral Fellow at EUCENTRE Foundation, Pavia, Italy [1/2007 - 8/2007]

2006       Postdoctoral Fellow at Politecnico di Milano, Italy [4/2006 - 12/2006] 

1999       Graduate scholarship from the School of Civil Engineering, NTUA [7/1999 - 1/2001]

1999       National representative at the 13th Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference - Field and Laboratory Measurements in Geotechnical Engineering

1998       First at the selection, then a scholar at the MSc Program of NTUA "Structural Design and Analysis of Structures" [1998-99] 

1997       Fellow (after competition) of the State Scholarships Foundation for PhD [10/1997 - 3/2001] 

1994       Award of Kontodimou Prize from Technical Chamber of Greece for “best performance (8.9/10)” in academic year 1993-94 

1994       Award from Seamen’s House for "Outstanding Performance at NTUA"

1993       Award from State Scholarships Foundation during the academic year 1992-93

1992       Award from State Scholarships Foundation during the academic year 1991-92

1990       Award from State Scholarships Foundation during the academic year 1989-90 

 

6. Reviewer IN SCIENTIFIC journals

o   Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE

o   Soil Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering Journal, Elsevier

o   Soils & Foundations, Elsevier

o   Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, Springer

o   Journal of Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, Taylor & Francis

o   Geotextiles & Geomembranes, Elsevier

o   Acta Geotechnica, Springer

o   Environmental Processes, Springer

o   Ocean Engineering, Elsevier

o   Journal of Mountain Science

 

7. research proposal Reviewer for SCIENTIFIC organizations

o   Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), Belgium

o   Rustaveli Scientific Foundation, Georgia

o   General Secretariat of Research and Technology, Greece


8. Professional and Scientific Societies

o   Registered Professional Engineer, Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE), Reg. No. 24193 (since 1995)

o   Secretary of the Technical Committee 341 (Geotechnical Investigation & Testing) of the European Committee for Standardization (CEN)

o   Secretary of the Technical Committee 19 (Preservation of Historic Sites) of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)

o   Technical Manager of the Technical Committee 78 (Geotechnical Special Projects) of the Hellenic Organization for Standardization (ELOT)

o   Member of the Advisory Committee of the Pipeline Technology Conference (PTC)

o   Member of the working group "Earthworks & Crossings" of the International Pipeline & Offshore Contractors Association (IPLOCA)

o   Member of the Scientific Committee on Soil Mechanics and Foundation of TEE 

o   Member of the Scientific Committee of ELOT for the translation of EC1, EC7 & EC8 in Greek  

o   Member of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)

o   Member of the International Society of Rock Mechanics (ISRM)

o   Member of the Association of Civil Engineers of Greece (ΣΠΜΕ)

o   Member of the Hellenic Society of Earthquake Engineering (ΕΤΑΜ)

o   Member of the Hellenic Society of  Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering (EEEΕΓΜ)

 

9. MAIN INVITED LECTURES ABROAD

2017       Quantitative geohazard assessment and seismic design of onshore and offshore high-pressure gas pipelines,

                Conference on Risk Assessment & Management in Critical Infrastructures, Cyprus

2017       Geohazards & geotechnics in pipeline engineering, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

2017       Geohazard assessment and seismic design of onshore and offshore pipelines, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK

2016       Assessment of earthquake-related geohazards and seismic design of onshore and offshore pipelines,                 

                Novel Construction Spring Plenary Session, International Pipeline & Offshore Contractors Association (IPLOCA), Geneva, Switzerland

2015       Earthquake-related  geohazards and  seismic  design  of  pipelines, 8th Annual Pipeline Integrity                 Management Forum, London, UK

2013       Active faults, earthquake risk, and seismic design of structures and infrastructures in North Africa,

                Plenary Session during the Infrastructure North Africa Conference, Tunisia

2013       Risks and potential catastrophes from oil & gas infrastructures due to seismic and geotechnical hazards,

                Second Cyprus Safety Platform Symposium in Man – Made Catastrophes, Cyprus

2011       Static and dynamic soil – structure interaction (SSI): the challenge to combine geotechnical and                 structural engineering,

                Nigde University, Faculty of Engineering, Turkey

2010       The shear strength of soil, University of Luxembourg

2009       Dynamic soil – structure interaction : Case studies, DTU, Denmark

2006       Retaining structures under seismic excitation, EUCENTRE & ROSE School, Italy

 

10. COORDINATOR & ΜΑΙΝ LECTURER OF SEMINARS ABROAD

2015       Eurocode 8 - Part5 (Foundations,  retaining  structures  and  geotechnical aspects),

                Two-day seminar at FUNDEC, University of Lisbon, Portugal

2014       Geohazards and geotechnics in pipeline engineering, Two-day post-conference seminar

                during the 9th Pipeline Technology Conference, Berlin, Germany

 

11. REPRESENTATIVE RESEARCH PROJECTS

Principal investigator and deputy coordinator in the Research Project entitled "Assessment of Earthquake Loading and Seismic Response of TAP pipeline"

Funding: EON

Responsible: C. Papazachos (AUTH)

[2014 - 2015]

 

Principal investigator in the Research Project entitled "Structural health monitoring of the behavior of the Acropolis Walls under seismic loading,

via combined instrumentation with optical fiber sensors and accelerometers".

Funding: John Latsis Public Benefit Foundation

Responsible: M. Sakellariou (NTUA)

[2015]

 

Principal investigator in the Research Project entitled "Investigation of seismic efficiency of modern techniques for the stabilization of natural soil slopes and artificial embankments"

Funding : Technical University of Crete

Responsible: Ι. Τsompanakis (Technical University of Crete)

[2008 – 2010]

 

Principal investigator in the Research Project entitled "Limiti di applicabilita dei metodi pseudo-statici nelle analisi di stabilita dei pendii e delle opere di sostegno dei terreni in zona sismica

PRINProgrammi di ricerca scientifica (Major research program nationwide in Italy, which included numerical simulations and experiments to optimize the seismic design of retaining structures)

Funding: Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca

[4/2006 – 8/2007]

 

Principal investigator in the Research Project entitled "Seismic vulnerability of waste landfills and optimal seismic design for reduction of environmental risk"

Funding : General Secretariat of Research and Technology (PΕΝΕD 2003)

Responsible : Ι. Τsompanakis (Technical University of Crete)

[10/2005 – 2009]

 

Main researcher in the Research Project entitled "Mathematical and experimental modeling of the mechanisms of genesis, evolution and outcome of violent landslides (PYTHAGORAS)"

Funding : Ministry of Education

Responsible : J. Vardoulakis (NTUA)

[7/2004 – 8/2006]

 

Principal investigator in the Research Project entitled "Computational and experimental evaluation of seismic accelerations at the epicentral zone during the Athens earthquake on 07/09/1999"

Funding : Greek Organization of Earthquake Planning and Protection

Responsible : G. Gazetas (NTUA)

[2/2000 – 12/2000]

 

Scientific responsible and coordinator of a Research Project funded by the Greek Organization of Earthquake Planning and Protection (ΟΑΣΠ) entitled "Supporting experimental and theoretical microzonation methods".

Project objectives: (a) the reopening and upgrading of the seismic array of Cefalonia island, and (b) the numerical simulation of the seismic behavior of valleys.

[11/2000 - 7/2003]

 

Principal investigator in the Research Project entitled "Τhree-Dimensional site effects and soil-foundation interaction in earthquake and vibration risk evaluation (TRISEE - ENV4-CT96-0254)"

Funding : Ε.U.

Responsible : G. Gazetas (NTUA)

[11/1996 – 9/1998]

 

Researcher in the Project entitled "Development of algorithms for solving large scale engineering problems"

Funding : General Secretariat of Research and Technology

Responsible : Μ. Papadrakakis (NTUA)

[9/1995 – 11/1995]

 

 

12. List of Supervised & CO-SUPERVISED POSTGRADUATE Theses

 

A) MASTER THESES (at TUC & NTUA)

o   Modelling the distress of offshore high pressure pipelines due to earthquake deformations of the triggered slope instabilities and the permanent consequent deformations of the seabed                          

(NTUA, M. Avgerinou, 2017)

o   Offshore geohazards and route optimization of subsea cables

(NTUA, D. Chavelas, 2016)

o   Offshore pipelines crossing active seismic faults

(NTUA, M. Trimintzou, 2015)

o   Study of the dynamic interaction of structure, retaining wall, and retained soil

(TUC, G. Papazafeiropoulos, 2010)

o   Differential settlement and masonry buildings: Advanced modeling and methods of intervention    

(NTUA, S. Tsimpourakis, 2007)

o   Analysis of seismic response of landfills

(TUC, I. Karabatsos, 2006)

o   Dynamic interaction of retained and retaining structures

(TUC, V. Avrana, 2006)

 

B) PHD THESES (at TUC)

o   Risk management of seismic design and optimization of landfills based on the principles of performance-based design

(E. Georgopoulos, ongoing)

o   Assessment of seismic behavior of reinforced geostructures

(I. Tzavara, 2015)

o   Seismic loading of landfills: Failure mechanisms and methods of mitigation

(V. Zania, 2009)

 

13. LIST OF MAIN PUBLICATIONS

A) Theses (in Greek)

2001       PhD Thesis: Numerical soil-dynamics analysis in the seismic design of bridge piers and abutments

1999       MSc Thesis: Seismic response analysis with the spectral-element method:  Application to dams and tunnels

1994       Diploma Thesis: Automated methods for generating and readjustment of finite-element meshes      

                (in cooperation with the Department of Civil and Offshore Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, UK)

 

B) Book chapters

1.       P. N. Psarropoulos, Seismic distress of retaining walls and bridge abutments,

in “New trends in seismic design of structures”, N. D. Lagaros, Y. Tsompanakis and Papadrakakis M. (Eds.), Saxe & Coburg, 2015.

2.       Y. Tsompanakis, V. Zania & P. N. Psarropoulos, Advances in seismic slope stability analysis of earth structures,

in “New trends in seismic design of structures”, N.D. Lagaros, Y. Tsompanakis and Papadrakakis M. (Eds.), Saxe & Coburg, 2015. 

3.       Y.Tsompanakis & P.N. Psarropoulos, Dynamic soil-structure interaction: Reality versus seismic norms,

in Topping B.H.V. (Ed.), Computational Methods for Engineering Science, Computational Science, Engineering and Technology Series No. 30, Saxe & Coburg Publ., Chapter 11, pp. 265-297, 2012.

4.       G. Papazafeiropoulos, Y. Tsompanakis & P. N. Psarropoulos, Dynamic interaction of concrete dams-reservoir-foundation: Analytical and numerical solutions,

in M. Papadrakakis, N.D. Lagaros and M. Fragiadakis (Eds.), Computational Methods in Earthquake Engineering, ECCOMAS Series, Springer, 2010. 

5.       V. Zania, Y. Tsompanakis & P. N. Psarropoulos, “The effect of soil-structure interaction and site effects on dynamic response and stability of earth structures”,

in T. Schanz and R. Iankov (Eds.), Coupled site and soil-structure interaction effects with application to seismic risk mitigation, Springer, 2009.

6.       P. N. Psarropoulos, “Local site effects and seismic response of bridges”,

in T. Schanz and R. Iankov (Eds.), Coupled site and soil-structure interaction effects with application to seismic risk mitigation, Springer, 2009.

7.       G. Gazetas & P. N. Psarropoulos, “Field Observations and Numerical Simulations”, Chapter 3 in

“3-D Site Effects and Soil-Foundation Interaction in Earthquake and Vibration Risk Evaluation”, Edited by E. Faccioli, R. Paolucci, and M. Vanini, 1999.

 

C) Journal papers

1.       E. Kapogianni, I. Kalogeras, P. N. Psarropoulos, M. Sakellariou, Real-time Monitoring of the Athenian Acropolis Hill and Perimeter Wall with the use of Optical Fibre Sensors and Accelerographs,

Global Journal of Researches in Engineering (accepted for publication).

2.       P. Psarropoulos, A. Antoniou, A. Markogiannakis (2017), Assessing pipeline geohazards,

World Pipeline Journal

3.       M. E. Kalogerakou, C.A. Maniatakis, C.C. Spyrakos, P. N. Psarropoulos (2017), Seismic response of liquid-containing tanks with emphasis on the hydrodynamic distress and near-fault phenomena,

Engineering Structures, 153, 383-403.

4.       I. Tzavara, Y. Tsompanakis, V. Zania & P. N. Psarropoulos (2015), Comparison of seismic slope stability assessment methods for reinforced geostructures,

International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology 2(7), 30-38.

5.       I. Tzavara, Y. Tsompanakis, V. Zania & P. N. Psarropoulos (2015), Numerical dynamic analysis of geosynthetically reinforced geostructures,

International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology,2(6), 1-8.

6.       M. S. Trimintziou, M. G. Sakellariou & P. N. Psarropoulos (2015), Designing offshore pipelines facing the geohazard of active seismic faults,

International Journal of Civil, Environmental, Structural, Construction and Architectural Engineering, 9(6), 760-769.

7.       P. N. Psarropoulos, A. A. Antoniou (2014), Designing onshore high-pressure gas pipelines against the geohazard of earthquake-induced slope instabilities,

Pipeline Technology Journal, ISSN 2196-4300, 66-85.

8.       P. N. Psarropoulos, Y. Tsompanakis & G. Papazafeiropoulos (2011), Effects of soil non-linearities on the seismic response of restrained retaining walls,

Structure & Infrastructure Engineering, 7, 12, 931-942.

9.       G. Papazafeiropoulos & P. N. Psarropoulos (2010), Analytical evaluation of the dynamic distress of rigid fixed-base retaining systems,

Soil Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering, 30, 12, 1417-1550

10.   V. Zania, Y. Tsompanakis & P. N. Psarropoulos (2010), Seismic displacements of landfills and deformation of geosynthetics due to base sliding,

Geotextiles and Geomembranes Journal, 28, 491–502.

11.   V. Zania, Y. Tsompanakis & P. N. Psarropoulos (2010), Base sliding and dynamic response of landfills,

Journal of Advances in Engineering Software, Vol. 41, 349–358.

12.   N.D. Lagaros, Y. Τsompanakis, P. N. Psarropoulos & E. Georgopoulos (2009),  Computationally  efficient seismic  fragility  analysis  of  geostructures,

Journal of Computers & Structures, 87(19-20), 1195-1203.

13.   Y. Τsompanakis, N.D. Lagaros, P. N. Psarropoulos & E. Georgopoulos (2009),  Probabilistic seismic slope stability assessment of geostructures,

Special Issue “Vulnerability Assessment of Structures and Infrastructures”, Journal of Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, Vol. 6, Nos. 1–2, 179–191.

14.   Y. Τsompanakis, N.D. Lagaros, P. N. Psarropoulos, & E. Georgopoulos (2009), Simulating the seismic response of embankments via artificial neural networks,

Advances in Engineering Software Journal, 40(8), 640-651.

15.   P. N. Psarropoulos & Y. Tsompanakis (2008), Stability of tailings dams under static and dynamic loading conditions,

Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 45-5, 663-675.

16.   V. Zania, P. N. Psarropoulos, Y. Karabatsos, Y. Tsompanakis (2008), “Inertial distress of solid waste landfills”,

Computers & Structures, 86, 642–651.

17.   V. Zania, Y. Tsompanakis & P. N. Psarropoulos (2008), “Seismic distress and slope instability of municipal solid waste landfills”,

Journal of Earthquake Engineering, 12, 312–340.

18.   P. N. Psarropoulos, Τ. Tazoh, G. Gazetas & M. Apostolou (2007), “Linear and non-linear valley amplification effects on seismic ground motion”,

Soils and Foundations, 47-5, 857-872.

19.   P. N. Psarropoulos, Υ. Tsompanakis & Υ. Karabatsos (2007), “Effects of local site conditions on the seismic response of municipal solid waste landfills”,

Soil Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering, 27, 553–563.

20.   P. N. Psarropoulos, G. Klonaris & G. Gazetas (2005), “Seismic earth pressures on gravity and cantilever retaining walls”,

Soil Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering, 25, 795-809.

21.   G. Gazetas, P. N. Psarropoulos, I. Anastasopoulos & N. Gerolymos (2004), “Seismic behavior of flexible retaining systems subjected to short-duration moderately-strong  excitation”,

Soil Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering, 24, 537–550.

22.   G. Gazetas, P. V. Κallou & P. N. Psarropoulos (2002), “Topography and soil effects in the MS 5.9 Parnitha (Athens) earthquake: the case of Adames”,

Natural Hazards, 27, 133-169.


14. RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (MAIN INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS)

2017

Project name:           Assessment of the structural response of the masonry lighthouse of Rethimno, Crete 

Client:                           National Observatory of Athens

Position:                      Structural and Geotechnical Engineer

Project type:              Geotechnical, Structural and Seismic

Tasks:                            Evaluation of geotechnical and seismological data, evaluation of the available recordings of noise and earthquakes, numerical modeling, dynamic analyses 

2016

Project name:           Structural and geotechnical design of Papadiana Dam, Crete 

Client:                           Prefecture of Crete (in cooperation with NTUA)

Position:                      Structural and Geotechnical Engineer

Project type:              Geotechnical, Structural, and Seismic

Tasks:                            Evaluation of geotechnical and seismological data, static and dynamic analyses.

2014 - 2015

Project name:           Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP)

Client:                           EON Technologies GmbH (Germany)

Position:                      Lead Geotechnical Engineer & Deputy Project Manager (under the coordination of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

Project type:              Geohazard Assessment & Pipeline Seismic Design (FEED Phase)

Tasks:                            Assessment of slope instabilities and earthquake loading

                                        (i.e. seismic wave loading and permanent ground deformations due to active fault ruptures, liquefaction phenomena and slope instabilities) & pipeline seismic response

2014

Project name:           Retaining walls at the North Crete Motorway

Client:                           PANGAIA

Position:                      Consultant Engineer

Project type:              Structural

Tasks:                            Structural design of the retaining system (reinforced concrete sheet-pile walls) 

2013

Project name:           Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP)

Client:                           National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics OGS (Italy)

Position:                      Consultant Engineer / Specialist

Project type:              Geohazard Assessment & Seismic Design

Tasks:                            Potential mitigation measures against geohazards (contribution to ESIA)

2012

Project name:           Retrofitting of the old masonry building “Konofagos”, at the Technological & Cultural Park in Lavrion, Greece

Client:                           National Technical University of Athens

Position:                      Senior Civil Engineer at the General Technical Administration of NTUA

Project type:              Structural, Geotechnical, Environmental

Tasks:                            Preliminary study for the structural retrofitting 

2011 – 2012

Project name:           IGI – Poseidon pipeline

Client:                           IntecseaWorleyParsons (The Netherlands)

Position:                      Consultant Engineer / Specialist

Project type:              Geohazard Assessment & Seismic Design

Tasks:                            Geotechnical earthquake engineering study and seismic design of the Greek onshore part and the landfall against slope instabilities and fault ruptures 

2011

Project name:           IGI – Poseidon project

Client:                           IntecseaWorleyParsons (The Netherlands)

Position:                      Consultant Engineer / Specialist

Project type:              Geological / Geological / Geohazards

Tasks:                            Feasibility report for the relocation of the compressor station and the consequent rerouting

2009

Project name:           Four bridges on the Katra-Quazigund Rail Link India

Client:                           Rambøll & Vario Dynamics (Denmark)

Position:                      Consultant Engineer

Project type:              Seismic Design & Soil – Structure Interaction Issues

Tasks:                            Seismic Design Review    

2008

Project name:           Slope stability measures at Filippei area – Grevena Prefecture, Greece

Client:                           Ch. Tsatsanifos (PANGAIA design office) 

Position:                      Consultant Engineer

Project type:              Geotechnical

Tasks:                            Evaluation of geotechnical investigation, analysis and design of retaining system (anchored sheet-pile walls) 

2008

Project name:           Soil – structure interaction of strip footing systems using EPS as fill material

Client:                           Greek Association of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Manufacturers

Position:                      Consultant Engineer

Project type:              SSI & Seismic

Tasks:                            Coordination of the project, 3-D numerical modelling    

2007 – 2008

Project name:           Underground space (area of 2000 m2) for the deposit of contaminated minerals at the Technological & Cultural Park in Lavrion, Greece

Client:                           National Technical University of Athens

Position:                      Senior Civil Engineer at the General Technical Administration of NTUA

Project type:              Geotechnical, Environmental

Tasks:                            Evaluation of geotechnical and geophysical investigations, check of the design and supervision of the construction works

                                        (underground space, access tunnel, and access shaft) 

2007

Project name:           Seismic Hazard Analysis for the New Refinery of the Hellenic Petroleum S.A. in Elefsina, Greece

Client:                           Hellenic Petroleum S.A.

Position:                      Consultant Engineer

Project type:              Geotechnical, Seismic, Soil Dynamics

Tasks:                            Evaluation of geotechnical investigation, ground response analyses, determination of seismic design parameters, assessment of site effects

2004

Project name:           Hydraulic dam at Kefalovriso Lakes at Trikala Prefecture”, Greece

Client:                           Municipality of Faloreia, Trikala Prefecture

Position:                      Consultant Engineer

Project type:              Geotechnical

Tasks:                            Coordination of geotechnical investigation and design of the dam

2004

Project name:           Road Connection between the Districts of the Koziakas Municipality, Greece

Client:                           Municipality of Koziakas, Trikala Prefecture

Position:                      Consultant Engineer

Project type:              Geotechnical

Tasks:                            Coordination of geotechnical investigation, slope instability assessment, and design of retaining structures

2004

Project name:           Municipal waste landfills for three towns of central Greece (Amfissa, Trikala, and Volos)

Client:                           EPTA (environmental design office)

Position:                      Consultant Engineer

Project type:              Geotechnical

Tasks:                            Geotechnical design of the landfills

2004

Project name:           Analysis & Design of a typical reinforced-concrete building with seismic isolation

Client:                           E. Tochtamis (private construction company)

Position:                      Consultant Engineer & Designer

Project type:              Seismic, Civil

Tasks:                            Dynamic 3D analysis of the building, seismic design, cost analysis 

2003

Project name:           Piled foundation of the two 300 m – in span arches constructed for the renovation of the Olympic Stadium for the Olympic Games of 2004 in Athens

Client:                           Ministry of Public Works

Position:                      Consultant Engineer & Designer at Gazetas & Associates design office

Project type:              Geotechnical

Tasks:                            Evaluation of geotechnical investigation, and contribution to the design of the piled foundation

2003

Project name:           Egnatia Motorway, Greece (Asprovalta area – part 11.1)

Client:                           EGNATIA S.A.

Position:                      Consultant Engineer & Designer at Odotechniki design office

Project type:              Geotechnical

Tasks:                            Contribution to the geotechnical design

(slope instability assessment & design of retaining measures) 

2003

Project name:           Feasibility analysis of the RionAntirion offshore submerged railway tunnel

Client:                           Hellenic Railway Organizations (OSE)

Position:                      Consultant Engineer & Designer at Gazetas & Associates design office

Project type:              Geotechnical, Seismic, Soil Dynamics

Tasks:                            Evaluation of geotechnical investigation, contribution to the seismic design, and 2D ground response analyses 

2002

Project name:           Support and restoration of an old masonry church

Client:                           Municipality of Marathokampos, Samos

Position:                      Consultant Engineer & Supervisor

Project type:              Structural, Geotechnical

Tasks:                            Structural analysis and design, supervision of the works 

1999

Project name:           Underground Bunker CARS, central Greece

Client:                           Elliniki Technodomiki S.A.

Position:                      Consultant Engineer & Designer at Gazetas & Associates design office

Project type:              Geotechnical, Seismic, Dynamic

Tasks:                            Contribution to the design against earthquake and weapon explosion

1998

Project name:           Seismic design of Sykia dam (160 m dam to be constructed in west Greece)

Client:                           Ministry of Public Works

Position:                      Consultant Engineer & Designer at Gazetas & Associates design office

Project type:              Seismic, Soil Dynamics

Tasks:                            Contribution to the seismic design, 2D ground response analyses 

1995 – 1996

Project name:           Detailed Final Design Coordination Office of the Athens Metro (1st phase)

Client:                           Athens Metro

Position:                      Senior Engineer at ACES design office

Project type:              Structural, Mechanical

Tasks:                            Coordination for the finalization of the structural and mechanical design 

1995

Project name:           Structural design of three stations of Athens Metro (1st phase)

Client:                           Athens Metro

Position:                      Civil Engineer at ACES design office

Project type:              Structural

Tasks:                            Contribution to the structural analysis and design