Education

He was educated in both British and Greek Universities:

  1. B.Eng (First Class Honours) in Civil Engineering, at the University of Portsmouth, England. (Ranking place: Top student distinction because he achieved the highest overall grade in the cohort of 120 classmates).
  2. Diploma in Applied Geology. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Greece.  1980.
  3. Attendance of final year of the Bachelor degree (B.Sc. Eng.) in the Civil Engineering Faculty at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, 1982. (MSc Preparatory Course).
  4. Master M.Sc. Eng., in Geotechnical Engineering. Civil Engineering Department. University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. (Specialized in: Foundation Engineering, Soil Mechanics, Rock Mechanics, Laboratory testing-researching of Soils and Rocks, Engineering Geology, Underground water flow). 1983.
  5. Ph.D., in Geotechnical Engineering – Engineering Geology, at the National Technical University of Athens (N.T.U.A.) – Greece, 1988. Grade: Excellent Unanimously. Specialized in: Geotechnical Engineering – Rock Mechanics – Rock Testing.
  6. Post-Doc Research fellow invitation in Carbon Critical Geotechnics at Newcastle University, U.K., 2012.
  • During academic years 1983-84, 1984-85 and 1985-86, he was sponsored by the Postgraduate Scholarship Committee of the National Technical University of Athens. He served in the Military corps of Engineers as a Computer Programmer.