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Ioannis Vayas

Professor/ Director of Institute of Steel Structures
National Technical University of Athens

Born in Athens Graduation in Civil Engineering,National Technical University of Athens Staff member and Doctoral Thesis at the Institute of Steel Structures, TU Braunschweig, Germany Honorary Doctor at the University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania Staff member at the Faculty of Civil ENgineering, NTUA Teaching, research and professional activity in the area of steel and composite structures

Biography

IOANNIS   VAYAS

Professor at the National Technical University of Athens
                      

26.10.1953      Born in Athens,Greece

1965-71         High School at the German School of Athens

1971-76         Studies of Civil Engineering at the National Technical
                     University of Athens

Oct. 1976-      Research Fellow at the Institute of Foundation Engineering
Jan.  1978       and Soil Mechanics of the Technical University of
                      Braunschweig, Germany

Feb. 1978-      Research Fellow at the Institute of Steel Structures of the
Sep. 1981        Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany

1980             Welding Engineer at the Welding Institute SLV Hannover

1981               Doctoral Thesis at the Technical University of Braunschweig

1981-83          Military Service

1995/96        Member of Senate of the National Technical University of Athens

1997            Doctor Honoris causa at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Since 1987   NTUA, 2003 full Professor, 2011 Director of the Institute of Steel Structures
Languages     German, English, French

Family            Married, 2 children










Teaching activity

During the 25 years as staff member at NTUA teaching of following subjects:
• Steel Structures I and II
• Composite Structures
• Steel and Composite Bridges
• Elastic stability
• Lightweight Steel Structures

Supervision of 155 Diploma Theses

Supervision of 4 Doctoral Theses that have been concluded and 7 under preparation

Books
In Greek: Several (8) books on Steel Structures, Composite Structures, Composite Bridges, Lightweight Steel Structures, design applications on Eurocode 3
In German: 3 as translations of the above books, published by Ernst&Sohn
In English: 1 on Composite Bridges, published by CRC Press, Taylor&Francis
In addition editor of 3 books in English and authors of 3 chapters in books from International publishers

Research Activity

Publications in International Journals

1. Scheer, J., Vayas, I.: Traglastversuche an langsgestauchten, versteiften Rechteckplatten mit allseitiger Lagerung. Der Stahlbau 52 (1983), 78-84
2. Scheer, J., Vayas, I.: Traglastversuche an längsgestauchten und schubbeanspruchten, versteiften Platten. Der Stahlbau 52 (1983), 207-213
3. Vayas, I.: Finite element analysis of plate systems: 1. Hybrid-mixed finite elements, Engineering Computations, 1984, Vol. 1, Dec.
4. Vayas, I.: Finite element analysis of plate systems: 2. Geometric and material non-linear behaviour, Engineering Computations, 1984, Vol.1, Dec.
5. Vayas, I.: Zur Ausbildung und zum Nachhweis von Hochhäusern in Erdbebengebieten, Bauingenieur 61 (1986), 171-176
6. Vayas, I.: Ein Kriterium zur Bestimmung der Unverschieblichkeit von Tragwerken, Bauingenieur 62 (1987), 425-429
7. Vayas, I.: Zur Erdbebensicherung von Baukonstruktionen, Festschrift Prof. Dr.-Ing. J.Scheer, 1987, 425-448
8. Vayas, I.: Mindeststeifigkeiten und Bemessung von offenen Steifen versteifter, gedruckter Platten, Der Stahlbau 58 (1989), 203-208
9. Vayas, I.: Zur Torsionsstabilität von Tragwerken. Der Bauingenieur 64, (1989), 561-569.
10. Ermopoulos, J., Vayas, I.: Zum Nachweis von Rahmentragwerken mit verformbaren Knoten, Stahlbau 60 (1991), 326-332
11. Vayas, I.: Torsional Rigidities of Open Stiffeners to Compression Flanges, J. of Constructional Steel Research 20 (1991), 65-74
12. Vayas, I., Psycharis, I.: Dehnungsorientierte Formulierung der Methode der wirksamen Breite, Stahlbau. 61(1992), 275-283
13. Vayas, I., Briassoullis, D.: Behaviour of Thin-Walled Steel Frame Joints, J. of Constructional Steel Research 24 (1993) 105-1119
14. Travassarou, M., Vayas, I., Kliem, A., Stutzki, Chr.: Die Dachkonstruktionen der Sport-und der Schwimmhalle des Olympischen Sportzentrums in Athen, Bauingenieur 68 (1993), 227-235
15. Vayas, I., Psycharis, I.: Ein dehnungsorientiertes Verfahren zur Ermittlung der Duktilität bzw. Rotationskapazität von Tragern aus I-Profilen, Stahlbau 62 (1993), 333-341
16. Scheer, J., Pasternak, H., Schween , T., Vayas, I.: Experimental investigation of beam to column joints with slender webs under cyclic loading. Report No 6317 Inst. fur Stahlbau, TU Braunschweig (1993)
17. Vayas, I., Pasternak, H. Schween, T.: Beanspruchbarkeit und Verformung von Rahmenecken mit schlanken Stegen, Bauingenieur 69 (1994), 311-317
18. Vayas, I., Pasternak, H., Schween, T.: Cyclic Behavior of beam-to-column steel joints with slender web panels, ASCE, J. of Struct. Engn. Feb. 1995, Vol 121, No 2, 240-248
19. Vayas, I., Ermopoulos, J., Pasternak, H.: Design of Steel Frames with Slender Joint-Panels, J. of Constructional Steel Research 35 (1995) 165-187
20. Vayas, I., Sophokleous, A.: Einfluß von Unregelmäßigkeiten auf die Duktilität von  
21. Rahmentragwerken, Bauingenieur 71 (1996), 329-339
22. Vayas, I.: Ermittlungen der Beanspruchbarkeit von geschraubten Verbundknoten, Stahlbau                                                                          66  (1997), Heft 3, 152-162
23. Vayas, I.: Stability and Ductility of Steel Elements, J. of Constructional Steel Research Vol. 44,  No 1-2 (1997), 23-50
24. Vayas, I. Ciutina, A., Spiliopoulos. A.: Low-cycle fatigue gestützter Erdbebennachweis von Rahmen aus Stahl. Bauingenieur, 74 (1999), 448-457
25. Vayas, I., Rangelov, N., Georgiev, Tz.: Schlankheitsanforderungen zur Klassifizierung von Trägern aus I-Querschnitten, Stahlbau, 68 (1999), 713-724
26. Vayas, I., Spiliopoulos, A.: Das Erdbeben von Athen, 7. September 1999, Bauingenieur 75 (2000), 131-138
27. I. Vayas: Interaktion der plastischen Grenzschnittgrößen doppelsymmetrischer I-Querschnitte, Stahlbau 69, Η 9, 2000, 693-706
28. Ι. Vayas, F. Dinu, A. Spiliopoulos: Entwurfskriterien für Rahmentragwerke aus Stahl unter Erdbebenbeanspruchung, Bauingenieur 76, 2001, 527-533
29. Ch. Gantes, I. Vayas, A. Spiliopoulos, C. Pouangare: Bending and shear stiffness optimization for rigid and braced milti-story steel frames, Steel and Composite Structures, Vol. 1, 2 (2001), 377-392
30. I. Vayas: Interaktion der plastischen Grenzschnittgrößen doppelsymmetrischer Kastenquerschnitte, Stahlbau 70 (2001), 869-884
31. I. Vayas, N. Rangelov: Classification of Girders with I- or Box Cross-Sections, International Journal of Steel Structures 1 (2001), 153-165
32. Pasternak, H., Hotala, E., Vayas, I.: Schäden an Stahlsilos - weitere Beispiele, Bauingenieur, 77, 2002, 108-112
33. I. Vayas, E. Zupancic, D. Beg: Rotationskapazität von Knoten in Rahmen aus Stahl - Verformbarkeit der Komponenten, Bauingenieur 78, 2003, 44-52
34. Vayas, I., Sophocleous, A., Dinu, F.: Fatigue Analysis of Moment Resisting Steel Frames, J. of Earthquake Engineering, Vol 7, No 4, 2003, 635-654
35. Vayas, I.: Elastoplastic interaction formulae for the internal forces and moments of I and box cross sections, International Journal of Steel Structures Vol 3, No. 4 (2003), 235-244
36. Beg, D., Zupančič, E., Vayas, I.: On the rotation capacity of moment connections, J. of Constructional Steel Research, 60, (2004), 601-620, 2004
37. Vayas, I.: Biegedrillknicken von Trägern mit einfach-symmetrischen Profilen, Stahlbau 73 (2004), H. 2, 107-115, 2004
38. Vayas, I.: Projekte anläßlich der Olympiade in Athen 2004, Bauingenieur 80, 2005, 486-490
39. Vayas, I., Thanopoulos, P.: Innovative Dissipative (INERD) Pin Connections for Seismic Resistant Braced Frames, International Journal of Steel Structures Vol 5, No. 5 (2005), 453-464
40. Vayas, I., Ermopoulos, J., Thanopoulos, P.: Versagen des Daches der archäologischen Stätte in Santorin, Griechenland, Stahlbau 74 (2006), H. 5,  349-356
41. Vayas, I., Thanopoulos, P.: Dissipative (INERD) Verbindungen für Stahltragwerke in Erdbebengebieten, Stahlbau 75 (2006), H. 12, 993-1003
42. Vayas, I., Thanopoulos, P., Castiglioni, C.: Stabilitätsverhalten von Stahlgeschossbauten mit dissipativen INERD unter Erdbebenbeanspruchung, Bauingenieur 82 (2007), H. 3, 125-133,
43. Vayas, I., Dasiou, M.-E., Marinelli, A. : Säulen Griechischer Tempeln unter Erdbebenbeanspruchung, Bautechnik 84 (2007), H. 6, 388-396
44. S. K. Kourkoulis, S.-A. Papanicolopulos, A. Marinelli, I. Vayas: Restaurierung antiker Tempel: Experimentelle Untersuchungen zum Ausziehverhalten von Verankerungen im Marmor, Bautechnik 85 (2008), H. 2, 109-119
45. I. Vayas, M.E. Dasiou, I. Danakali, M. Papageorgiou: Erdbebeneinwirkungen von Gebäuden mit aufgesetzten Masten, Bauingenieur 83 (2008), H. 10, 432-439
46. I. Vayas, A. Charalambakis, V. Koumousis: Inelastic resistance of angle sections subjected to biaxial bending and normal force, Steel Construction Design and Research 2 (2009), 138-146
47. A. Marinelli, I. Vayas, S.-A. Papanicolopulos, S. Kourkoulis: The pull-out problem in restoring marble fragments : A design criterion based on experimental results. Strain, Vol. 45, No. 5, (2009), p. 433-444.
48. M.E. Dasiou, I. Vayas, E. Efthimiou, Vergleichende Untersuchungen zur Windbelastung auf freistehende Telekommunikationsmasten nach DIN 4131 und Eurocode 3, Stahlbau 79 (2010) H. 1, 19-24
49. I. Vayas, A. Iliopoulos, Th. Adamakos: Spatial systems for modelling steel-concrete composite bridges – comparison of grilage systems and FE models, Steel Construction Design and Research 3 (2010), 100-111
50. Th. Adamakos, I. Vayas, St. Petridis, A. Iliopoulos: Modeling of curved composite I-girder bridges using spatial systems of beam elements, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol 67, No 3, (2011), 462-470
51. I. Vayas, Th. Adamakos, A. Iliopoulos: Three Dimensional Modeling for Steel-Concrete Composite Bridges using Systems of Bar elements – Modeling of Skewed Bridges, Intenational Journal of  Steel Structures, Vol 11, No 2, (2011), 157-169
52. M. Feldmann, B. Eichler, D. Schäfer, G. Sedlacek, I. Vayas, V. Karlos and A. Spiliopoulos Toughness requirements for plastic design with structural steel, Steel Construction Design and Research, Volume 4, Issue 2, (2011), pp. 94-113
53. V. Karlos, I. Vayas: Ultra-Kurzzeitermüdung geschweisster Knotenverbindungen aus Stahl, Bauingenieur87 (2012), H.3, 130-136
54. A. Iliopoulos, E. Nikolaou, I. Vayas.: N-M-Interaktionsdiagramme für Verbundwände aus Stahl und Beton, Stahlbau 81 (2012), H.5 391-398
55. D. Dimakogianni, G. Dougka, I. Vayas: Innovative seismic-resistant steel frames (FUSEIS 1-2) experimental analysis, Steel Construction Design and Research, Volume 5, Issue 4, (2012), pp. 212-221

Publications in International Conferences

1. Vayas, I.: General requirements and rules for design of Eurocode 8 "Structures in seismic Regions", Proc. of Greek-German Seminar on Structural dynamics and earthquake Engineering, HSTAM, 1988.
2. Vayas, I., Psycharis, I.: Behaviour of thin-walled steel elements under monotonic and cyclic loading, European Conference on Structural Dynamics, Eurodyn' 90, Bochum, 1990, preprints 213-217.
3. Vayas, I.: Torsional Rigidities of open stiffeners to compression flanges Intern. Colloquium Stability of Steel Structures, Hungary, 1990, Vol.II, 123-131.
4. Vayas, I., Pasternak, H., Schween, T.: Behaviour of knee joints with slender webs under cyclic loading, Proc. 3rd Pacific Struct. Steel Conf., Tokyo, 1992, 607-614.
5. Vayas, I.: Connections, In TU Budapest, Technical Report, Steel Design and Eurocodes, 1993, 167-185.
6. Pasternak, H., Vayas, I.: Cyclic behaviour of thin-walled welded knee joints, Intern. Workshop on behaviour of steel structures in seismic areas, STESSA '94, E & FN SPON, 242-250.
7. Vayas, I., Syrmakezis, K., Sophocleous, A.: A method for the evaluation of the behaviour factor for steel regular and irregular buildings, Intern. Workshop on behaviour of steel structures in seismic areas, STESSA '94, E & FN SPON, 344-354.
8. Vayas, I., Psycharis, I.: Local cyclic behaviour of steel members, Intern. Workshop on behaviour of steel structures in seismic areas, STESSA '94, E & FN SPON, 231-241.
9. Syrmakezis, C., Vayas, I., Sophocleous, A.: An approach to quantitative estimationof the degree of (ir)regularity in elastoplastic structures in S.A. Savidis (ed.), Earthquake Resistant Construction and Design, Balkema, Rotterdam 1994, 653-660.
10. Vayas, I.: Modelling of connections 2nd Int. Workshop. How to implement the Eurocodes 3 and 4 to University courses, Krakow, Poland, 1994, 239-249.
11. Hegedus, L., Vayas, I.: Influence of connection semi-rigidity to frame behaviour-Comparative studies-7 Czech and Slovak Int. Conf. on Steel Struct. and Bridges, 1994.
12. Hegedus, L., Vayas, I.: Comparative studies on semi-rigid frames. 2nd Int. Workshop. How to implement the Eurocodes 3 and 4 to University course, Krakow, Polant, 1994, 47-60.
13. Ermopoulos I., Vayas, I., Petrovits, N., Sofianopoulos, D., Spanos, C.: Cyclic behaviour of composite beam-to-column bolted joints, 1st European Conference on Steel Structures. Eurosteel 95, 1995, 205-210.
14. Pintea, D., Vayas, I., Ocheana, F.: The design of steel and composite steel-concrete structures exposed to fire, 1st European Conference on Steel Structures. Eurosteel 95, 1995, 311-316.
15. Hadjinicolis, I., Nicolouleas, P., Vayas, I.,Ioannidis, C.: Software development for the design of steel structures for telecommunications, 1st European Conference on Steel Structures. Eurosteel 95, 1995, 429-434.
16. Vayas, I.: Design of beam-columns in the postcritical region, Colloq. Stability of steel structures, Budapest, 1995
17. Syrmakezis, C., Vayas, I., Sophocleous, A.: Ductility-Irregularity correlation approach for building frames, 11 WDEE, Acapulco, (1996)
18. Vayas, I.: The New Design Rules for Plated Structures according to Eurocode 3 - Part 2, Proc. European Workshop THIN-WALLED STEEL STRUCTURES, Krzyzowa, 1996, 175-182.
19. Vayas, I: Stregnth and Ductility of Axially Loaded Members with Outstand Plated Elements, Proc. Coupled Instabilities in Metal Structures, CIMS '96,1996, Liege, 189-198
20. Vayas, I., Dinu, F.: Influence of joint flexibility in the seismic performance of moment resisting steel frames, in C.C. Baniotopoulos and F. Wald. “The Paramount Role of Joints into the Reliable Response of Structures”, Kluwer, 2000, 257-266
21. Vayas, I., Rangelov, N.: Classification of beams with box sections, Conference on Coupled Instabilities in Metal Structures, Imperial College Press, 2000, 681-688
22. Vayas, I., Ermoploulos, J., Ioannidis, G.: Application of steel elements in retrofitting of damaged buildings, 12th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 2002
23. Vayas, I.: Interaction of the plastic internal forces and moments of symmetrical I- and box- cross sections, Εurosteel 2002, Coimbra Πορτογαλλία
24. Ermoploulos, J., Ioannidis, G., Vayas, I.: Repair and strengthening of concrete buildings damaged by earthquakes using steel elements, Conference on Stability and Ductility of Steel Structures, Budapest, 2002
25. Vayas, I., Papageorgiou, M., Thanopoulos, P,: Seismic evaluation of Steel Buildings, STESSA 2003 Balkema, 2003, 487-492
26. Vayas, I. Thanopoulos, P, Calado, L., Castiglioni, C., Plumier, A.: Innovative Dissipative (INERD) Connections for Seismic Resistant Steel Frames with, 3rd Inter. Symposium on Steel Structures, ISSS’05, Seoul, Korea, 358-365,2005
27. Vayas, I. Thanopoulos, P, Castiglioni, C., Plumier, A., Calado, L.: Behaviour of Seismic Resistant Braced Frames with Innovative Dissipative (INERD) Connections, EUROSTEEL 2005, Maastricht, 5.2-25 – 5.2-32, 2005
28. Vayas I. and Thanopoulos P.: Seismic resistant braced frames with dissipative (INERD) connections, Proceedings of the 5th conference on Behaviour of steel structures in seismic areas (STESSA), Yokohama, Japan, 2006, Mazzolani and Wada eds., p. 801 – 806, Taylor & Francis  Group, London, 2006
29. Drei, A., Castiglioni, C., Calado, L., Vayas, I.:Seismiv behaviour of braced frames with ductile INERDTM  connections, Proceedings of the Conference on Stability and Ductility of Steel Structures, Lisbon, Portugal, 2006
30. I.Vayas, M.E.Dasiou, A. Marinelli: Dynamic behavior of ancient columns, Compdyn 07, ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Rethymno, Crete, Greece, 13–16 June 2007
31. V. Karlos, A. Spiliopoulos, I. Vayas: Prediction of ductile/brittle failure of steel joints – Behaviour of welded beam-to-column joints under cyclic loading, EUROSTEEL 2008, Graz, 669-674, 2008
32. I. Vayas, M. Papageorgiou, I. Hatzinikolis, K. Avloniti: Pre-seismic assessment of buildings with telecommunication towers, EUROSTEEL 2008, Graz, 1311-1316, 2008
33. P. Karydakis, G. Ioannidis, I. Vayas: Innovative stiffness and energy dissipation system – The system is intended for multi-story steel buildings of aseismic design, EUROSTEEL 2008, Graz, 1383-1388, 2008
34. I. Vayas, O. Palkopoulou, Innovative seismic resistant steel frame, EUROSTEEL 2008, Graz, 1389-1394, 2008
35. A. Spiliopoulos, V. Karlos, I. Vayas: Inelastic deformation requirements for steel buildings subjected to seismic loading, EUROSTEEL 2008, Graz, 1395-1400, 2008
36. I. Vayas, M. Papageorgiou: Innovative technologies for strengthening of an irregular r.c. building, PROHITECH 09 Conference, Rome, 1083-1088, CRC Press
37. M.E. Dasiou, I. Psycharis, I. Vayas : Verification of numerical models used for the analysis of ancient temples, PROHITECH 09 Conference, Rome, 1269-1274, CRC Press
38. I. Vayas, A. Merinelli, S. Kourkoulis, S. Papanicolopoulos: The pull-out problem in restoring marble fragments, PROHITECH 09 Conference, Rome, 1357-1362, CRC Press
39. I. Vayas, A. Marinelli, S. Kourkoulis, S. Papanicolopoulos: Investigating the fracture behaviour of Dionyssos marble: An experimental study, PROHITECH 09 Conference, Rome, 1699-1704, CRC Press
40. O. Palkopoulou, P. Karydakis, I. Vayas: Innovative bracing system for seismic resistant steel structures, STESSA 2009 Conference, Philadelphia, 73-78, CRC Press
41. I. Vayas, M. Papageorgiou, I. Hatzinikolis, A. Avloniti: Vulnerability of the Greek telecommunications network infrastructure, STESSA 2009 Conference, Philadelphia, 549-554, CRC Press
42. V. Karlos, A. Spiliopoulos, I. Vayas: Prediction of crack formation at steel welded beam-to-column joints under cyclic loading, STESSA 2009 Conference, Philadelphia, 581-586, CRC Press
43. C. Castiglioni, A. Kanyilmaz, L. Calado, I. Vayas: Dissipative devices for seismic resistant steel frames, Proc. 8th Int. Conf. on New trends in Statics and Dynamics of Buildings, Bratislava, 2010
44. A. Kanyilmaz, C. Castiglioni, Α. Dei, I. Vayas, L. Calado, T. Rauert: Nonlinear dynamic response of Dissipative devices for seismic resistant steel frames: experimental behaviour and numerical simulation, Proc. COMPDYN 2011 Conference MS 27, Corfu, 2011
45. I. Vayas, M.E. Dasiou, X. Lignos: Experimental and analytical investigations of double skin metal faced insulating panels, Progress in Steel and Composite Structures, Proc. 12th Int. Conf. on Metal Structures, Wroclaw, 2011, 86-100, Wroclaw University of Technology
46. L. Calado, JM Proenca, M. Espihna, C. Castiglioni, I.Vayas: Hysteretic behavior of dissipative devices for seismic resistant steel frames (FUSEIS 2), STESSA 2012 Conference, Santiago, Chile, 755-761, CRC Press
47. D. Dimakogianni, G. Dougka, I.Vayas, L. Calado, C. Castiglioni,: Innovative energy dissipation systems (FUSEIS 1), STESSA 2012 Conference, Santiago, Chile, 763-768, CRC Press
48. C. Castiglioni, A. Kanyilmaz, A. Drei, L. Calado, M. Espihna, R. Goncalves, T. Rauert, I.Vayas: Seismic resistant composite steel frames with dissipative devices, STESSA 2012 Conference, Santiago, Chile, 785-789, CRC Press
49. G. Dougka, D. Dimakogianni, I.Vayas, P. Karydakis,: Seismic behaviour of innovative energy dissipation systems FUSEIS 1-1, Proc. COMPDYN 2013 Conference C 1076, Kos, 2013
50. D. Dimakogianni, G. Dougka, I.Vayas, P. Karydakis,: Seismic behaviour of innovative energy dissipation systems FUSEIS 1-2, Proc. COMPDYN 2013 Conference C 1075, Kos, 2013
51. K. Adamakos, S. Avgerinou, I.Vayas,: Estimation of the behaviour factor of steel storage pallet racks, Proc. COMPDYN 2013 Conference C 1118, Kos, 2013

In addition 52 presentations in National Conferences

Research Projects (excerpts)

1. Experimental investigations on the stability of stiffened plates subjected to axial and shear forces, Deutsche Forschunsgemeinschaft, 1977-81
2. Experimental and theoretical investigations of new types of steel trusses, Peine-Salzgitter, 1989-81
3. Qualitative criteria for the application of a "static" method of seismic analysis for common multi-storey building in Greece, Greek Earthquake and Planning Organisation, 1986
4. Cyclic behaviour of thin-walled steel joints, Volkswagen-Stiftung, 1991-93.
5. Behaviour of semi-rigid joints of steel frames for cyclic loading. Greek Research and Technology Secretariat, 1992-93 .
6. Criteria and rules of modern seismic Codes, Greek Earthquake and Planning Organisation, 1993-94
7. Theoretical and experimental investigation of beam-to-column joints subjected to monotonic and cyclic loading, Greek earthquake and planning Organisation, 1993-94
8. Strength and stiffness of semi-rigid joints in steel and composite frames, Greek-german bilateral project, Cooperation with the Technical Universities of Braunschweig and Cottbus, 1992-95
9. Strengthening and repair of structures by application of steel elements Greek Earthquake and Planning Organisation, 2000-2002
10. Evaluation of the low cycle fatigue bahaviour os steel framed structures in seismic areas, Greek-Slovenian bilateral Project, Greek Research and Technology Secretariat, 2000-2002
11. Towers for telecommunications ΟΤΕ, 2001-2002
12. Innovative earthquake resistant design (INERD), RFCS-Project 2001-2004
13. Dissipative devices for seismic resistant steel frames (FUSEIS) RFCS-Project 2008-2010
14. Seismic behaviour of steel storage pallet racking systems (SEISRACKS2), RFCS-Project 2011-2014
15. Material Choice for Seismic Resistant Structures (MATCH), RFCS-Project 2013-2016

In addition several TEMPUS projects


Professional Activity

Design of numerous (more than 50) projects that include

• Residential Buildings with Composite Construction
• Office Steel Buildings
• Industrial Steel Buildings (in airports, shipyards, power plants, industrial plants etc)
• Bridges (several bridges from composite construction)
• Steel roofs for sports halls (including Olympic Swimming and Sports Halls)
• Steel coverings for various purposes (toll stations)
• Towers and masts for telecommunication purposes (over 1000 erected)
• Other steel structures for telecommunications (steel mirrors etc.)
• Strengthening and repair of various structures (due to earthquake damages, fire damages or changes in use)
• Tunnels in cut-and-cover methods

Education

    Design of numerous (more than 50) projects that include

    • Residential Buildings with Composite Construction
    • Office Steel Buildings
    • Industrial Steel Buildings (in airports, shipyards, power plants, industrial plants etc)
    • Bridges (several bridges from composite construction)
    • Steel roofs for sports halls (including Olympic Swimming and Sports Halls)
    • Steel coverings for various purposes (toll stations)
    • Towers and masts for telecommunication purposes (over 1000 erected)
    • Other steel structures for telecommunications (steel mirrors etc.)
    • Strengthening and repair of various structures (due to earthquake damages, fire damages or changes in use)
    • Tunnels in cut-and-cover methods

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Steel and composite bridges
    Steel and composite structures
    Seismic design
    Towers and masts
    Stability

Personal Interests

    Swimming
    Excursions,
    Book reading

Books

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