Nikos Gerolymos was born in 1973 in Athens, Greece, where he completed his undergraduate education. He received his Diploma in civil engineering in 1997, his M.S. degree in the analysis and design of earthquake-resistant structures in 2000, and his Ph.D. degree in geotechnical engineering in 2002 from the National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the School of Civil Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece. He teaches and conducts research in the area of soil mechanics, computational geotechnical engineering, and earthquake geotechnical engineering. In his career, Gerolymos has coauthored over 130 scientific publications (30 in refereed international journals) and delivered invited lectures and general reports in international conferences. He has served as a reviewer of scientific articles for 30 international journals and 10 international and national conferences, as a reviewer of research proposals for the Swiss, Israeli, Portuguese, and Greek National Science Foundations, and as an editorial board member of the peer-reviewed journals. He is the recipient of many scholarships and distinctions from Hellenic and international institutions and has worked as a coordinator main researcher in 2 research projects in Greece and 21 research projects in the EU, mainly in the field of earthquake geotechnical engineering. He has worked as a geotechnical consultant in more than 80 public engineering projects in Greece, USA, Germany, Romania, Syria, Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, and the UK.
Biography Updated on 16 October 2013