Faculty Profile of

Professor Costas P. Providakis

Director of AMELaboratory

Deputy Head of the Department of Applied Sciences

 

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DEGREES RECEIVED AND DATES 

 

Ph.D., Major Mechanics of Materials; Minors Structural analysis and mechanics; Department of Civil Engineering, University of Patras, Greece, October 1988. 

Diploma (5-yr. program), Civil Engineering, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, June 1983.

 

EXPERIENCE 

 

Professor of Mechanics of Materials, Division of Mechanics, Technical University of Crete, Greece, May 1, 2008  

Associate Professor of Mechanics of Materials, Division of Mechanics, Technical University of Crete, Greece, September 1, 2003 May 1, 2008.

Assistant Professor of Mechanics of Materials, (tenured) Division of Mechanics, Technical University of Crete, Greece, October 10, 1999 September 1, 2003.

Faculty Member (Research Fellow), Division of Mechanics, Technical University of Crete, Greece, October 1, 1989 September 1, 1999.

Research Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Patras, 1983-1988.

Distinguished Undergraduate Student, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Patras, Mechanics Research Laboratory, Patras, Greece, 1980-1988.

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND PUBLICATIONS 

 

More than 150  journal and conference articles and 2 books on Engineering Mechanics, Mechanics of Solids, Structural Health Monitoring, Seismic analysis, Seismic safety  and risk, Smart materials, System dynamics. He serves on the editorial board of the Structural Durability and Health Monitoring International Journal (www.techscience.com)

 

LECTURING 

 

Has given invited lectures and short courses in ISMES Enel, Italy (1998-1999) and invited speeches as invited speaker in several international conferences USA and Europe.

 

RESEARCH GROUP

 

Has served as Chairman of the theses of 3 doctoral and 16 master's students. Directs a group of 6 graduate students.

 

CONSULTING /PUBLIC SERVICE

 

Extensive consulting experience as technical advisor and Expert Witness