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Michael Sakellariou

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  • National Technical University of Athens - Zografou Campus
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Curriculum Vitae-MICHAEL G. SAKELLARIOU Personal Details Name: Michael Sakellariou Positions: Professor of Geomechanics and Engineering Structures, NTUA, Greece Dipl. Civil Eng., Rural & Surv. Eng., MSc., DIC, Dr. Eng., M. ASCE • Director of the Laboratory of Structural Mechanics and Engineering Structures (1997 – present). • Member of the Executive Board of the Centre for the Assessment of Natural Hazards and Proactive Planning of the School of Rural & Surveying Engineering (2006 – 2007 & 2009 – 2010). • Member of the National Advisory Board for Sustainable Construction in Public and Private Works (participation of representatives of the Parliament, of University Departments, of Research bodies and Engineering bodies) (2005-2008). • Associate Member of the Center of Educational Research (2009 – 2010). • Member of the Senate Committee of Basic Research, NTUA (2010 – 2011). • Member of the Senate Committee of Institutions and Strategy, NTUA (2009 -2011). • Associate Member of the Senate Committee of Undergraduate Studies (1996 – 2004). • Associate Member of the Senate (2005 – 2006). 9, Heroon Polytechniou Street, GR 157 80, Athens, Greece. Tel: ++30 772 2621, Fax: ++30 772 2627, Email: mgsakel@mail.ntua.gr, mgsakel@central.ntua.gr, mgsakel@gmail.com URL: http://users.ntua.gr/mgsakel/starteng.html, http://gr.linkedin.com/in/michaelsakellariou http://ntua.academia.edu/Departments/Rural_Surveying_Engineering, https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Michael_Sakellariou _______________________________________________________________ Education • Doctor Engineer in Applied Mechanics, School of Applied Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Thesis Supervisor Prof. P.S. Theocaris, NTUA (1989) • Diploma of Imperial College (DIC) (1983) • MSc in Engineering Rock Mechanics, University of London-Imperial College, Thesis Supervisor Dr. J.W. Bray (1982) • Diploma in Civil Engineering, Thesis Supervisor Prof. T. Tassios NTUA (1975) • Diploma in Surveying & Rural Engineering, NTUA (1970) Teaching Undergraduate Level Geotechnical Engineering, Soil Mechanics, Engineering Mechanics Postgraduate Level Continuum Mechanics in PGD course “Design and Construction of Underground Structures” Theory of Deformation in the scales of earth crust and engineering structures in PGD course “Geomatic” Research Interests Analytical, Computational and Experimental methods of stress analysis, Hazard and Vulnerability analysis of Natural Catastrophes in GIS environment, Application of Computational Intelligence in Geotechnical Engineering, 3-D Seismic Analysis of Rockfalls in GIS, Seismic and rainfall induced landslides, Seismic design of reinforced earth high embankments with the criterion of permanent seismic-induced displacements, Static and Dynamic Monitoring of structures by using combined geomatic (GPS – Laser Scanning - Photogrammetry) and experimental mechanics (Strain gauges – Fiber Optics Sensors – Digital Image Correlation – Particle Image Velocimetry) methods, Fractal Geometry applied in quantifying rock surface topography, Rock Fracture in terms of Complexity. Reviewer Proposals reviewer Austrian Science Fund Schweizerischer Nationalfonds zur Foerderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung Journal reviewer International Journal of Rock Mechanics, Mining Sciences & Geomechanics Αbstracts. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering - an International Journal. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. Computers & Geotechnics The Journal of Zhejiang University A Research income Date received Source Project Value (€) As Scientific Responsible 2003-2004 NTUA-THALES “Investigation of Landslide Hazard using Neural 4400 € Networks in a GIS environment” (PhD candidate Maria Ferentinou, Funded by a basic research program of NTUA) 2003-2005 EPEAK- “Computational and experimental study of the 33000 € HERAKLEITOS fractal character of rock surfaces” (PhD candidate I. Stratakos, Co-funded by European Social funds (75%) and National Resources (25%) 2005-2006 EPEAEK- “The Influence of earthquakes and rainfalls 90000 € to the landslide Phenomenon. Investigation PYTHAGORAS by using IT” (PostDoc Dr. M. Ferentinou, Co-funded by European Social funds (75%) and National Resources (25%) 2008-2010 Geosynthetic “Reinforced slope safety evaluation and design due to Institute (GSI) seismic loading, based on the determination of the critical slip surface using acceptability criteria” (2008–2010). 12000 € (Fellowship PhD candidate Mrs Elena Kapogianni) As participant 2005 INTERREG IIIC- Interregional response to natural and man-made catastrophes SIPROCI “Development of a Decision Support System in East Attica Prefecture” 30000 € Participation in proposal submission VRILS (Virtual Reality Interface for Landscapes and Structures; Educational Multimedia Task Force), EUROCORES “GEO-HAZARDS: Using Engineering Solution Strategies”, (GUESS), “Experimental and Computational Investigation of vulnerability of Reinforced earth Highway embankments against seismic hazard and proposal of design guidelines”. Consulting Steep – Reinforced earth Embankments in Egnatia Highway, Earth Dams, Stress analysis of Tunnels, Foundations of tall buildings, Foundations of Bridges, Foundation of hydraulic structures. Membership in Societies American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) International Society of Rock Mechanics (ISRM) International Society of Soil Mechanics & Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) British Geotechnical Society (BGS-ICE) Postdoc Supervisor 1) Ferentinou Maria (2005-2007), “Influence of the seismic action and the rainfall in the Landslide phenomenon˙ Investigation with IT tools”, supported by PYTHAGORAS II – ENVIRONMENT research project, co-funded by the European Social Fund. 2) Ferentinou Maria (2008), Holistic approach of the optimum management against Landslide Risk”, supported by the National Scholarship Foundation. PhD Supervisor 1) (2002), Kozanis S. “Contribution to the study of rock mass as a continuum of a non-linear anisotropic behaviour with FEM. Application in Underground Works”. 2) (2004), Ferentinou M., “Assessment of Landslide Hazard with Neural Networks in GIS Environment”. 3) (2008), Stratakos I., “Computational and Experimental Study of the Fractal Behaviour of Rock Surfaces”. 4) Kapogianni Elena, “Analytical, Experimental and Computational investigation of Reinforced Earth Embankments under static and seismic loading”, in collaboration with ETHZ (Institute for Geotechnical Engineering) and Fellow of the Geosynthetic Institute (2008 – 2011) (in writing up). 5) Massinas Sp., “Analytical and Computational investigation of elastoplastic behavior of shallow tunnels” (in writing up). 6) Charalambous S., “3-D Rockfall stochastic analysis in GIS environment” (in progress). MSc Theses Supervisor 1) Kiernan Jasper, “An assessment of the Use of Fractal Geometry in Quantifying JOINT Surface Roughness”, University of Durham, (1994). 2) Matziaris V. “Slope stability and Earthquake induced Displacement Analysis in GIS Environment”, University of Durham, (2004). 3) Moschovelis A. “A Computational Study of Influence of Topography and Ground Anisotropy to the In Situ Stresses”, University of Durham, (2004). 4) Sakellariou G. “A Computational Study of the Influence of Ground Anisotropy on the Tunnelling-Structure Interaction”, University of Durham, (2004). 5) Roussos E. “Neural Networks for Landslide Hazard Estimation”, Kings College, University of London, (2000) (Second Examiner) 6) Supervisor of 29 postgraduate theses of three postgraduate courses at the NTUA (Design and Construction of Underground Works, Naval and Marine Technology and Science, GeoInformatics) Diploma Theses Supervisor More than 60 Diploma Theses have been supervised. Papers-Communications 2009 1. S. Massinas and M. Sakellariou (2009): “Closed form solution for plastic zone formation around a circular tunnel in half-space obeying Mohr-Coulomb criterion”, Géotechnique. 10/2009; 59(8):691-701. 2. M.D. Ferentinou, T. Hasiotis, M.G. Sakellariou (2009): ”Clustering of geotechnical properties of marine sediments through self – organizing maps - an example from the Zakynthos Canyon – Valley system, Greece” Fourth International Symposium on Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences, Austin, Texas, November 8-11, 2009. 2008 1. V. Gikas and M. Sakellariou (2008): “Stability Analysis of Mornos Earth Dam (Greece): Evidence from Numerical Modelling and Geodetic Monitoring”, Engineering Structures, 11/2008; 30(11):3074-3081. 2. E. Kapogianni and M. Sakellariou (2008): “Comparison of an Analytical Solution for Multi-Step Reinforced Soil Slopes with Conventional Numerical Methods”, EuroGeo 4, 4th European Geosynthetics Conference, Edinburgh, September 2008. 3. E. Kapogianni and M. Sakellariou (2008): “Analytical Solution of multi-step reinforced soil slopes due to static and seismic loading”, 1st International Conference of Transportation Geotechnics, Nottingham, August 2008. 2007 1. M. D. Ferentinou and M.G. Sakellariou (2007): “Computational Intelligence tools for the prediction of slope performance”, Invited paper in “Computers and Geotechnics”, Special Issue on “Biologically Inspired and other Novel Computing Techniques in Geomechanics”, 34(5), pp. 362-384. 2. Kapsampeli Aik. and Sakellariou M. (2007): “Use of artificial neural networks for the prediction of tunneling-induced ground movements in urban area”, in "Underground Space: Expanding the Frontiers", 11th ACUUS (Associated Research Centers for Urban Underground Space ) conference, Athens , 10-13 September 2007. 3. Charalambous S., Sakellariou M., (2007) “Estimation of Rock Fall Hazard using a GIS-Based Three-Dimensional Rock Fall Simulation Model”, Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece vol. XXXΧ, 1934-1946. 4. Matziaris V., Ferentinou M., Karanasiou S., Angelopoulou O. and Sakellariou M., (2007) “Landslide Hazard analysis – A case study in Kerasia village (prefecture of Carditsa)”, Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece vol. XXXΧ, 1710-1721. 5. Charalambous St., Sakellariou M (2007): "GIS-Based Hazard Assessment in Support οf Decision making", 11th International Conference of International Society of Rock Mechanics (ISRM), Special Session on Rockfalls, Lisbon, June, 2007. 2006 1. Sakellariou M., M. Ferentinou and St. Charalambous (2006): "An Integrated Tool for Seismic Induced Landslide Hazard Mapping", 1st European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, September 2006, Geneva , Switzerland . 2. Ferentinou M., Sakellariou M., Matziaris V., Charalambous S. (2006): "An introduced methodology for estimating Landslide Hazard for seismic and rainfall induced landslides in a Geographical Information System Environment", Paper 40 in "2006 ECI Conference on Geohazards" F. Nadim, R. Pottler, H. Einstein, H. Klapperich and St. Kramer (eds.), Lillehammer, Norway. 3. Massinas S., Sakellariou M. (2006): “A parametric study of the tunneling induced surface settlements under 3D conditions”, Proceedings 2nd Intern. Conf.: “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering”, D. Tsahalis (ed.). 4. C. Mitsakaki, K. Papazissi, M. Sakellariou, A. Marinou , D. Tsinas (2006) : “Coulomb Stress Changes in the Gulf of Corinth (Greece) for the 1992-1995 Period”, 3rd IAG Symposium on Geodesy for Geotechnical and Structural Engineering and 12th FIG Symposium on Deformation Measurements. 5. Sakellariou M., Μ. Ferentinou and S. Charalambous (2006), «Integrated tool for modeling the Hazard Assessment against Landslides in GIS environment» , 4th Panellenic Conference of the Greek GIS Society, «e-Government: the role of GIS», Athens. 1990-2005 1. Ferentinou M., M. Sakellariou (2005): “Assessing landslide hazard on medium and large scales, using self-organizing maps”, in “Landslide Risk Management”, Hungr, Fell, Couture and Eberhardt (eds.), Joint 2005 International Conference on Landslide Risk Management/18th Annual Vancouver Geotechnical Society Symposium, Taylor & Francis, pp. 639-648. 2. V. Matziaris, M. Ferentinou, Sakellariou M., (2005): “Slope Stability Assessment in Unsaturated Soils under Rainfall Conditions”, "International Workshop in Geoenvironment and Geotechnics (GEOENV2005)", Agioutantis & Komnitsas (eds.), Milos 2005, pp. 91-97. 3. Mitsakaki Ch. , M. Sakellariou, D. Tsinas, A. Marinou (2005): “Assessment of Coulomb Stress Changes Associated with the 1995 Aigion Earthquake in the Gulf of Corinth (Greece)”, International Symposium on Geodetic Deformation Monitoring: From Geophysical to Engineering Roles, Jaen , Spain . 4. Sakellariou M.G., Ferentinou M.D. (2005): “A study of slope stability prediction using neural networks”, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. An International Journal, 23, pp 419-445. 5. Matziaris V., M. Sakellariou (2005): “Modeling the effect of rainfall in unsaturated slopes”, IASME Transactions, Issue 3, Vol. 2, May 2005, pp. 442-447. 6. Sakellariou M (2005): “Seismic Stability of Reinforced Slopes Based on the Assessment of Permanent Displacement”, Invited paper in Ovidius University Annals Series: Civil Engineering, Vol. 1, No 7, 61-68. 7. Matziaris V., M. Sakellariou (2005): “Slope stability in Unsaturated Soils under Static and Rainfall Conditions”, Invited paper in Ovidius University Annals Series: Civil Engineering Vol. 1, No 7, 103-110. 8. Kozanis S., Μ. Sakellariou (2004): "Coupling Geographical Information Systems with Finite Element Analysis", Proceedings 1st Intern. Conf.: “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering”, D. Tsahalis (ed.), Vol. 1, pp 407-414. 9. Sakellariou M, D. Katsaris (2004): "Crack Propagation in Specimens with pre-existing Slit and Crack under Uniaxial Compression-Numerical Modelling", Proceedings 1st Intern. Conf.: “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering”, D. Tsahalis (ed.), Vol. 1, pp. 415-421. 10. M. Ferentinou, M. Sakellariou (2003): "Slope stability estimation using GIS", In: Rosenbaum MS, Turner AK (eds.) Characterization of the Shallow Subsurface: Implications for Urban Infrastructure and Environmental Assessment. Springer-Verlag, Duesseldorf, 135-140. 11. Massinas B., Sakellariou M (2002): “Analytical modeling of the stress concentration problem at the tip of a tectonic crack”, 11th WEGENER Assembly, Athens. 12. Sakellariou M. G., M. D. Ferentinou (2001): ‘GIS-Based Estimation of Slope Stability’, Natural Hazards Review (ASCE), 2, pp. 12-21.

Editorships

Heliyon

Editorial Board

2018 - Present

Computers and Geotechnics

Editorial Board

2016 - Present

Recent publications

  • Reply to Discussion “Upper and lower bound solutions for pressure-controlled cylindrical and spherical cavity expansion in semi-infinite soil” Computers and Geotechnics, Vol. 103 (2018), pp. 93–102. Hang Zhou, Hanlong Liu, Feng Yin, Jian Chu

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  • Discussion on “Upper and lower bound solutions for pressure-controlled cylindrical and spherical cavity expansion in semi-infinite soil” Computers and Geotechnics, Vol. 103 (2018), pp. 93–102. Hang Zhou, Hanlong Liu, Feng Yin, Jian Chu

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Professional experience

Emeritus Professor

National Technical University of Athens - Zografou Campus

June 2016 - Present

Professor of Geomechanics and Engineering Structures

N.T.U.A. - National Technical University of Athens

April 2007 - August 2015(8 years)

Associate Professor

N.T.U.A. - National Technical University of Athens

January 2001 - January 2007(6 years)

Assistant Professor

N.T.U.A. - National Technical University of Athens

January 1996 - January 2001(5 years)

Consultant

Engineering Companies

January 1983 - December 1997(15 years)

Lecturer

N.T.U.A. - National Technical University of Athens

January 1991 - January 1996(5 years)

Education

PhD in Applied Mechanics

N.T.U.A. - National Technical University of Athens

January 1984 - August 1989(6 years)

MSc. in Engineering Rock Mechanics

Imperial College, London

October 1981 - August 1982(10 months)

Diploma in Civil Engineering

N.T.U.A. - National Technical University of Athens

Dipploma in Rural and Surveying Engineering

N.T.U.A. - National Technical University of Athens

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