Aikaterini D. Baltzopoulou,

Assistant Professor,

Democritean University of Thrace,

School of Architecture,

Sector of Structural Science and

Technology

University Campus Kimmeria,

Xanthi, Greece, 67100.

Tel: + 30 25410 79635,

+30 25410 79356

Fax: + 30 25410 79349

Email: katebal@arch.duth.gr

 

 

 

Short CV

 

Education & Awards

Degree in Civil Engineering: (8.24/10) Democritean University of Thrace (D.U.Th.) Greece.

Awards during undergraduate studies: Scholarship of the State Scholarships Foundation (in three academic years), Scholarship of the Technical Chamber of Greece (in one academic year) and Macedonia-Thrace Bank award for best student (in one academic year).

Ph.D. Democritean University of Thrace, Civil Engineering Department, Greece.

 

 

Previous Position:

Department for Urban Planning and Environment, Laboratory of Department for Public Works, Department for Public Works, Prefecture of Xanthi. Contract teaching in the School of Architecture, D.U.Th.

 

 

Present Position:

Assistant Professor in the Section of Structural Science and Technology, School of Architecture, Democritean University of Thrace (2006).

 

Expertise area:

Structural science with emphasis on concrete technology and structures.

 

Research interests:

Seismic vulnerability and risk of structures, Geographical Information Systems for seismic risk management, assessment of capacity of existing structures, pre-seismic control of structures/calibration and improvement of Rapid Visual Screening methodology through post-seismic inspections, seismic evaluation and retrofit of buildings, Concrete technology, Non destructive testing.

 

Teaching course experience:

Rigid Body Mechanics-Structural Mechanics I

Deformable Body Mechanics-Structural Mechanics II

Reinforced Concrete Design Earthquake Engineering

Steel, Timber and Composite structures

Concrete Technology - Construction Materials

 

Teaching Notes:

A. I. Karabinis, A. D. Baltzopoulou "Structural Analysis and Design III-IV" (2003)

 

Specialist experience and knowledge, research programs and projects:

 

Publications in scientific journals and conference proceedings:

1.                  Sideris K. K., Baltzopoulou A., Karayannis C. "A proposal for the evaluation of concrete strength using ultrasonics", Proceedings of the first joint Belgian-Hellenic Conference on Non Destructive Testing, Patras, Greece, 1995, pp. 259 ¸266.

2.                  Ekonomou C., Savva A., Baltzopoulou ., Sideris K.K., Sideris K. "Effect of high temperatures on the compressive strength of concrete using non destructive tests", Proceedings of the 12th Greek Conference on Concrete, Lemesos, 1996, volume I, pages 259 ¸271 (in Greek).

3.                  Sideris K.K., Savva A., Baltzopoulou , Economou C., Sideris K. "Effect of high temperatures on the compressive strength and the modulus of elasticity of concrete" Proceedings of the 12th Greek Conference on Concrete, Lemesos, 1996, volume I, pages 320 ¸328 (in Greek).

4.                  Sideris K.K., Baltzopoulou ., Savva A., Sideris K, Economou C. "A new method for the estimate of Concretes compressive strength with the use of a rebound hammer" Proceedings of the 12th Greek Conference on Concrete, Lemesos, 1996, volume I, pages 310 ¸319 (in Greek).

5.                  Sideris K. K, Savva A. E, Baltzopoulou . D, Economou C. M, Sideris K. "Influence of Silica and Limestone aggregates on the final Compressive Strength of blended Cement Concretes prepared with the use of three different Pozzolanas" Proc. of the 10th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement, June 2 ¸6,.1997, Göteborg, Sweeden, Vol. 4,.052, 6pp.

6.                  Baltzopoulou , "Effect of cement content on the compressive strength of concrete". Doctoral thesis, Xanthi: Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering, Democritean University of Thrace, June 1998, pages 287 (in Greek).

7.                  Baltzopoulou ., Economou C., Sideris K. "Effect of cement content on the compressive strength of concrete". Proceedings of the 13th Greek Conference on Concrete, Rethimno Crete 1999, volume II, pages 63 ¸70 (in Greek).

8.                  Savva A., Manita P., Sideris K.K., Baltzopoulou A., Economou C. "Effect of elevated temperatures on old concretes prepared with limestone or silicate aggregates and 7 blended cements" Proceedings of the 13th Greek Conference on Concrete, Rethimno Crete 1999, volume II, pages 73 ¸81 (in Greek).

9.                  Baltzopoulou A. D. "Regulations of fiber reinforced Concretes" Proceedings of the first Greek Conference on Complex Materials of Concrete, Xanthi 2000, volume II, pages 137 ¸152 (in Greek).

10.              Baltzopoulou A. D. "Elements of Vulnerability and seismic risk in buildings from the Athens earthquake on 7-9-1999" Building A-B/2005-2006, pages 61 ¸ 72 (in Greek).

11.              Baltzopoulou A. D., Plesias ., Galousis . "National Policy for the Strengthening of Existing Structures against Earthquake Damage (NPSES) in Thrace" Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, Volume 37 2005, pages 179¸193, (in Greek). http://geolib.geo.auth.gr/digeo/index.php/bgsg/article/view/1219/1089

12.              Karabinis A. I., Baltzopoulou A. D., Rousakis T.C. "Lefkas earthquake 14th of August 2003 - Investigation of seismic vulnerability of structures" Proceedings of the 15th Greek Conference on Concrete, Alexandroupoli 2006, volume B3, pages 330 ¸ 339 (in Greek).

13.              Karabinis A. I., Baltzopoulou A. D., Plesias A. I. "Estimation of seismic vulnerability and risk of buildings in Xanthi from NPSES (National Policy for the Strengthening of Existing Structures) - project", Proceedings of the 15th Greek Conference on Concrete, Alexandroupoli 2006, volume B3, pages 315 ¸ 329 (in Greek).

14.              Karabinis A. I., Baltzopoulou A. D., Panteli K. D. "Parameters of vulnerability and of repairing cost in structures damaged by the 7th - 9 1999 Athens earthquake". Proceedings of the 15th Greek Conference on Concrete, Alexandroupoli 2006, volume B3, pages 305 ¸ 314 (in Greek).

15.              Karabinis A. I., Baltzopoulou A. D. "Correlation of damage factor and repairIing cost in structures damaged by the 7th - 9 1999 Athens earthquake". Proceedings of the 15th Greek Conference on Concrete, Alexandroupoli 2006, volume B3, pages 294 ¸ 304 (in Greek).

16.              Plesias A., Petromikolos ., Baltzopoulou A. Karabinis A. I., " Analysis of traditional Structures with resistances envelope. Structural rehabilitation of Chatzidakis Building in the city of Xanthi ", First National Conference on the history of structures, Xanthi 2007, Abstract proceedings, page 59 (in Greek).

17.              Baltzopoulou A. Plesias A, Papakonstantinou K, Babatsikos K, Karabinis A. "Estimate of the Seismik Risk of Buildings. Application to the city of Xanthi" 3rd National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Athens 2008 Session 11: Aseismic Construction (III), Abstract Proceedings page 232, Paper code 2106, 19 pages (in Greek).

18.              Tsinas . ltzopoulou A. Tsioukas B., Karabinis A. "The Geographical Information System (GIS) for Seismik Risk GEM" 6th National Conference of the Hellenic Society for the Geographical Information Systems, Athens 2010 (in Greek).