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Dr. Konstantinos G.
Megalooikonomou

Civil Engineer M.Eng., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Dr. Konstantinos G. Megalooikonomou is a Structural Engineer graduated from Democritus University of Thrace of Greece (M.Eng, 2005). He holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Earthquake Engineering from ROSE School of the University of Pavia of Italy (2007). He has worked as a Research Engineer at the University of Rome – Sapienza,Italy (2006-2008), at the University of Rome – Roma Tre, Italy (2008-2011), at the University of California Berkeley, USA (2010) as well as at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences in Potsdam, Germany (2016-2018) with the financial support by the research programs Marie Curie ITN ENCORE, RELUIS and DESTRESS (H2020). His Ph.D. studies at the University of Cyprus (2012-2016) were funded with a triennial scholarship by the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation. His research field is concentrated generally on Earthquake Engineering and more specific on seismic assessment of reinforced concrete and masonry structures, on seismic retrofit of reinforced concrete structures with Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRPs) and finally on seismic risk assessment of structures with the development of suitable fragility curves. He has more than 10 years consulting experience in Greece and abroad. He is member of the Technical Chamber of Greece (TCG), of the Hellenic Society of Earthquake Engineering (HSEE) and of the German Society of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics (DGEB). He speaks English (Proficiency), Italian (postgraduate studies in Italy) and German (Mittelstufe –C1). Finally he has published 17 peer-reviewed international conferences’ papers, 8 peer-reviewed high impact journal papers and one monograph.