PERSONAL DATA

Date of Birth: 11th July, 1985
Place of Birth: Marousi, Athens, Greece
Nationality: Greek
Address: Department of Mechanical Engineering,
University of Thessaly,
Pedion Areos, Volos 38334, Greece
Phones: +30-6945505652
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EDUCATION

July 2008:Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (5-year professional degree), Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Thessaly, Greece.“Finite Element Simulation of UOE Pipe Manufacturing Process”, Grade 8.77/10, Advisor: Dr. S.A. Karamanos.

2010: Post-Graduate Diploma (equivalent to Μ.Sc.) in “Microsystems and Nanostructures”, Department of Applied Mathematics and Science, National Technical University of Athens, Greece. “Molecular Dynamics in Poly(ethyl acrylate)-Toluene mixtures”, Grade 8.67/10, Advisor: Dr. P. Pissis.

2011:Post-Graduate Diploma (equivalent to Μ.Sc.) in “Economic Systems”, Department of Electrical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece. “Supply Market Analysis - Research of Supply Sources in a Modern Business”, Grade 8.66 /10, Advisor: S. Kontaris.

Presently: PhD Candidate on “Structural Behavior of Liquid Storage Steel Containers under Strong Dynamic Excitation,” Department of Mechanical Engineering, UniversityofThessaly, Greece. Advisor: Associate Prof. S.A. Karamanos.

RESEARCH

Participation in research projects:

  • INDUSE - Structural safety of industrial steel tanks, pressure vessels and piping systems under seismic loading – INDUSE. Funded by RFCS, contract number: RFSR-CT-2009-00022, duration: July 2009 – December 2012.
  • RASOR – Risk Assessment for the Seismic Protection of Industrial Facilities – Ministry of Education, Program “THALES”, duration: February 2012 – September 2015.


PUBLICATIONS

In Conference Proceedings:

  • Varelis, G., Vathi, M., Houliara, S., and Karamanos, S. A., “Effect of UOE Manufacturing Process on Pressure Buckling of Thick-walled Pipes,” 2nd South-East European Conference on Computational Mechanics, SEECCM, paper SE151, Rhodos, Greece, June 2009
  • Varelis, G., Vathi, M., Houliara, S., and Karamanos, S. A., “Effect of UOE Manufacturing Process on Pressure Buckling of Thick-walled Pipes,” 10th International Conference on Computational Plasticity, COMPLAS X, Barcelona, Spain, September 2009
  • Vathi, M.,and Karamanos, S. A., “Finite Element Modelling of UOE Pipe Manufacturing Process”, 7th National Conference on Metal Structures, Volos, Greece, September 2011.
  • Vathi, M., and Karamanos, S.A. (2012). “Effects of Base Uplifting on the Seismic Response of Unanchored Liquid Storage Tanks,” Proceedings of the ASME 2012 Pressure Vessels & Piping Division Conference, PVP2012, July 15-19, 2012, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA.
  • Vathi, M., and Karamanos, S.A. (2013). “Seismic Response of Unanchored Liquid Storage Tanks,” Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Pressure Vessels & Piping Division Conference, PVP2013, July 14-18, 2013, Paris, France.

Other:

  • Vathi, M., Houliara, S., and Karamanos, S. A. (2010). “Finite Element Modelling of UOE Pipe Manufacturing Process”, Anniversary Volume for the 20 Years of University of Thessaly, pp. 257-270, Volos.

ACADEMIC AWARDS

  • 2nd Award for the Best Diploma Thesis Competition in Steel Structures for 2005-2008. Awarded by the Greek Metal Structures Research Society (MSRS).
  • Two merit-based awards from the Technical Chamber of Greece for excellent under-graduate academic performance (2005, 2008).
  • Five merit-based awards from National Scholarship Foundation of Greece, for excellent under-graduate academic performance (2003-2008).
  • Four merit-based awards from Deligeorgis Foundation, Volos, Greece, for excellent under-graduate academic performance (2003-2007).

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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