PERSONAL DATA

Date of Birth: 15th November, 1985
Place of Birth: Volos, Greece
Nationality: Greek
Address: Department of Mechanical Engineering,
University of Thessaly,
Pedion Areos, Volos 38334, Greece
Phones: +30-6973585866,
+30-2421074098
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EDUCATION

July 2008: Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (5-year professional degree), Department of Civil Engineering, University of Thessaly, Greece.“Theory of plates with Gradient Elasticity,” Grade 8.0/10, Advisor: Prof. A. Giannakopoulos.

March 2011:Post-Graduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (equivalent to Μ.Sc.), Department of MechanicalEngineering,University of Thessaly, Greece. “Structural capacity of HSS tubular members under axial compression and combined loading- Comparison with current provisions”, Advisor: Associate Prof. S.A. Karamanos.

2011-present:PhD Candidate on “Structural Integrity of Steel Hydrocarbon Pipelines with Local Wall Distortions,” Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Thessaly, Greece. Advisor: Associate Prof. S.A. Karamanos.

RESEARCH

Research interests: Computational Mechanics, Structural Stability, Analysis and Design of Shells, Finite Element, Inelastic Behavior of Materials and Structures.

Participation in research projects:

  • HITUBES- Design and Integrity Assessment of High Strength Tubular Structures for Extreme Loading Conditions. contract number: RFSR-CT-2007-00035, duration: September 2009 – March 2012
  • ATTEL-Performance-Based Approaches for High Strength Tubular Columns and Connections under Earthquake and Fire Loadings. RFSR-CT-2007-00037, duration: September 2009 – March 2012
  • ULCF-Ultra low cycle fatigue of steel under cyclic high-strain loading conditions. contract number: RFSR-CT-2011-00029, duration: June 2011 – December 2014


PUBLICATIONS

Publications in Conferences

  • George E. Varelis,Aglaia- Eugenia Pournara and Spyros A. Karamanos, “High-strength Steel Tubular Beam- Columns -Strength and Stability under Static and Cyclic Loading,” 6th European Conference on Steel and Composite Structures, Budapest, Hungary, September 2011.
  • Aglaia-Eugenia Pournara and Spyros A. Karamanos, “Strength and Stability of High-Strength Steel Tubular Beam-Columns,” 7th National Conference of Steel Structures, Volos, Greece, September 2011
  • Aglaia-Eugenia Pournara and Spyros A. Karamanos, “Mechanical Behavior of Steel Pipes with Local Wall Distortions Under Cyclic Loading,”Proceedings of the ASME 2012 Pressure Vessels & Piping Division Conference, PVP2012, July 15-19, 2012, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
  • Aglaia-Eugenia Pournara, Spyros A. Karamanos, Jan Ferino andAntonio Lucci, “Strength and stability of high-strength steel tubular beam-columns under compressive loading,”14th International Symposium on Tubular Structures, September 2012, London.

Spyros A. Karamanos, PhD

Department of Mechanical Engineering | University of Thessaly | Pedion Areos, Volos 38334, Greece
Phone: +30 - 24210 74086, 74360 | Fax : +30 - 24210 74360 | Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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