Professor Constantin Ε. CHALIORIS

Dr Civil Engineer

Vice Rector of Finance, Planning and Development

Democritus University of Thrace - School of Engineering - Department of Civil Engineering

Structural Engineering Science Division - Reinforced Concrete and Seismic Design of Structures Laboratory






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·  June 1993:  Diploma in Civil Engineering (5-year course), School of Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace (DUTh), Greece. Grade: 8.37 (84%).

·  Nov. 1999: Postgraduate Specialization Diploma (M.Sc.) in Structural Engineering (one-year course) entitled: “New Materials and Technologies for the Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures”, Department of Civil Engineering, DUTh. Grade point average: 9.10 (91%).

·  Feb. 2000:  Doctoral Diploma (Ph.D.) in Civil Engineering, DUTh. Dissertation title: “Study of the Behaviour and the Failure Mechanisms of Plain and Reinforced Concrete Elements in Torsion”. Grade: 10 (100%).


Academic career: Lecturer (2003), Assistant Professor (2009), Associate Professor (2014), Professor (2022) in Structural Engineering Division of Civil Engineering Department, School of Engineering, DUTh, Greece, in the field of: Experimental Research of Linear Reinforced Concrete Members”.


Research interests:

  Design and analysis of reinforced / prestressed concrete and masonry structures.

  Testing of reinforced concrete members under static and cyclic loading.

  Repair and strengthening of concrete members and structures (resin injections, Fibre-Reinforced-Polymer materials, reinforced cast-in-place concrete, self-compacting concrete and shotcrete jacketing).

  In-situ testing and capacity assessment of reinforced concrete structures.

  Torsion and shear of plain, fibre, reinforced and prestressed concrete members.

  Steel fibre reinforced concrete behaviour.

  Damage detection and real time structural integrity assessment of concrete members using piezoelectric sensors.


Achievements – Distinctions - Awards

·   World's Top 2% Scientists for 3 years (2019-present) in both lists, career-long and for single recent year impact:

Lists of the top 2% most widely cited scientists in different disciplines. Ranking of Stanford University considered the most prestigious worldwide, is based on the bibliometric information contained in the Scopus database. Site:

·   Awards of 8 published articles in International refereed journals (Elsevier, MDPI) as Outstanding publications and based on the citations (Most Cited Articles, Editor’s Choice Article).

·   Awards as reviewer in 5 International refereed journals as Outstanding Reviewer, top 1% of reviewers in Cross-Field on Publons global reviewer database, Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing.


Academic experience:

·   Author or co-author of over 120 journal and conference papers (over 45 refereed journal articles).

·   Teaching in DUTh: 11 undergraduate courses in Civil Engineering Dept. and in Environmental Engineering Dept., 3 postgraduate courses in Structural Engineering of Civil Engineering Dept.

·   Supervisor of 3 completed doctoral dissertations, 3 postdoctoral researches, 3 doctoral candidates and over 200 undergraduate diploma theses and postgraduate dissertations in Civil Engineering Dept., DUTh.

·   Advisor of 3 completed doctoral dissertations, 7 doctoral candidates in Civil Engineering Dept. of DUTh and NTUA.

·   Examiner of over 20 doctoral dissertations in Civil Engineering Departments of DUTh, AUTh, Univ. of Patras, in Architectural Engineering School of Technical Univ. of Crete and 5 doctoral dissertations in foreign Universities.

·   Associate and Academic Editor of 5 International refereed journals, Guest Editor of 5 Special Issues of International refereed journals.


Citations (March 2023):

·   SCOPUS:                 h-index: 30,    over 2200 citations (Author ID: 6507070963).

·   Google Scholar:        h-index: 34,    over 3000 citations.


Address:     Democritus University of Thrace, School of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering,

                   Reinforced Concrete and Seismic Design of Structures Lab., University Campus, Kimmeria, Xanthi 67100, GREECE


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Telephones: +302541079632 -472, -471, Rectorate: +302531039042, +306952011640                                                                                                                                                                                        updated: March 2023