Expert in Materials Testing, Geochemistry, Geology, Geomechanics, Modeling
Expert ID: 724368 Greece
He did technical reviews of soil testing for pipeline corrosion protection for the Coritnth-Athens Natural Gas Pipeline.
He was the chief geologist for building site selection in the municipality of Kifissia, Athens.He supervises laboratory testing of materials for foundation and tunnel design, concrete products, aggregates, and bitumen pavement materials.
|Year: 1997||Degree: PhD||Subject: Earth and Space Sciences||Institution: Stony Brook University|
|Year: 1996||Degree: MSc||Subject: Earth Sciences||Institution: University of Minnesota|
|Year: 1988||Degree: BS||Subject: Earth Sciences||Institution: University of Athens, Greece|
|Years: 2003 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Laboratory Director||Department: Geomechamics & Quality Control Laboratory||Responsibilities: He is responsible for laboratory operations, implementation of quality management system and presentation of testing results to clients.|
|Years: 1999 to 2002||Employer: Texas Southern University||Title: Research Associate||Department: NASA JSC High Pressure Laboratory||Responsibilities: He was responsible for research concerning planetary materials and planetary interior processes.|
|Years: 1997 to 1999||Employer: University of Minnesota||Title: Postdoctoral Fellow||Department: Geology and Geophysics||Responsibilities: He was responsible for investigating mineral-melt equilibria, and the management of the Experimental Petrology Laboratory.|
|Years: 1999 to 2002||Agency: NASA||Role: Research||Description: Experimental and theoretical modeling of planetary materials and processes.|
|Associations / Societies|
|Awards / Recognition|
|1998 Athens Academy in Mineral Sciences|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|15 peer-reviewed journal papers and 25 conference presentations.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|None as of yet although he is on the witness list of a client that has suffered a traffic accident due to road pavement condition.|
|Training / Seminars|
|Has implemented a quality management system, including SOP and GLP in order to achieve Laboratory Accreditation by Greek Government Agencies and the Hellenic Council of Accreditation.
He has University Level Teaching experience and have made presentations to international meetings.
|Routinely select instrument vendors for the laboratory plus he offers his clients that range from individuals to large construction companies his expertise in selecting materials.|
|English||Nearly native speaker|
Fields of Expertise
aggregate mass, aggregate material, chemical analysis, mineral, mineralogy, petrology, geology, rock sampling, pavement construction, laboratory testing, forensic geology, construction defect, mortar (material), soil compaction, soil testing, microanalysis, granite, feldspathic mineral, quantitative chemical analysis, qualitative chemical analysis, geochemistry, soil characterization, industrial mineral, concrete, colorimetry, chemistry