ReportsIn occasion of the celebration of the 170 years of N.T.U.A., a review of the work carried out at by our research group on micromechanics was given in the paper "Contribution to the mechanics of materials with microstructure" (in greek) by Prof. I. Vardoulakis and Prof. H. Georgiadis.
Current research projects
The Geolab is currently involved in the following research projects
Micromechanics of contacts and moisture diffusion in granular media
Greek Ministry of Education, Programme Pythagoras II / EPEAEK II
Duration: 01/01/2005 to 31/12/2006
Mathematical and experimental simulation of triggering, propagation and run-off mechanisms of fast landslides
Greek Ministry of Education, Programme Pythagoras / EPEAEK II
Duration: 01/05/2004 to 30/04/2006
DIGA - Degradation and Instabilities in Geomaterials with Application to Hazard Mitigation
European Union, Fifth Framework Programme, HPRN-CT-2002-00220
Duration: 01/10/2002 to 30/09/2006
Bilateral S & T Cooperations
Nouvelles methodes d'analyse numerique du comportement mecanique des monuments anciens - Application a l'Acropole
Bilateral S & T Cooperation between the French and Hellenic Republic
General Secretariat for Research and Technology in Greece - French Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Duration: 02/11/2006 to 31/03/2008
Experimental and theoretical study of the mechanical behavior of granular materials with compressible grains and their role in liquefaction phenomena
Bilateral S & T Cooperation between the Tunisian and Hellenic Republic
General Secretariat for Research and Technology in Greece - Tunisian Ministry of Scientific Research, Technology and Development of Competence
Duration: 02/03/2007 to 31/03/2008
Previous research projects
3F-Corinth:Fault, Fracture and Fluid: Gulf of Corinth
European Union, Fifth Framework Programme, ENK6-CT-2000-00056
Duration: 01/01/2001 to 31/12/2003
DGLAB-Corinth: Deep geodynamic laboratory: Gulf of Corinth [subcontractor]
European Union, Fifth Framework Programme, EVR1-CT-2000-40005
Duration: 01/09/2000 to 30/06/2003
LAME: Mechanism of catastrophic landslides
European Union, Fourth Framework Programme, ENV4970619.
Duration: 01/01/1998 to 31/12/1999
Characterization of mechanical properties and damage of natural building stones in historical monuments
European Union, Fourth Framework Programme, SMT4962130.
Duration: 01/01/1997 to 31/12/1999
ALERT "Geomaterials": Alliance of European Laboratories for Research and Technology
European Union, Third Framework Programme, CHRX930217.
Duration: 01/11/1993 to 31/10/1997
Monuments under seismic action : a contribution to the understanding of structural behaviour and to the improvement of restoration techniques
European Union, Third Framework Programme, EV5V0300.
Duration: 01/11/1993 to 31/03/1997
Experimental theoretical and numerical modelling of soil-structure interfaces
European Union, Second Framework Programme, SC1*0659.
Duration: 01/03/1992 to 28/02/1995