Stavroula Pantazopoulou is a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the Democritus University of Thrace, Greece. She received her Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in structural engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA, and an Engineering Diploma from the National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece. Prior to her current appointment, she was a Tenured Associate Professor at the University of Toronto, Canada, where she worked as a Faculty Member for 10 years. She has been a Member of fib’s Seismic Commission and is currently a Member of fib Task Group 4.5 (Reinforcement to Concrete Bond), fib Task Group 9.3 (FRPs), and RILEM’s TC-DUC on FRPs in Construction. She is also a Member of ACI Committees 341, Earthquake-Resistant Concrete Bridges, 374, Performance-Based Seismic Design of Concrete Buildings, 408, Bond and Development of Reinforcement, and Joint ACI-ASCE Committees 352, Joints and Connections in Monolithic Concrete Structures, and 445, Shear and Torsion. Her research interests include the mechanics of reinforced concrete and earthquake design of reinforced concrete structures. She is the author of more than 70 refereed journal papers, has supervised successfully 10 doctoral theses, and has conducted extensive experimental and analytical research in several competitively funded international research projects. She has served as a member of the scientific committees of several national and international conferences. In 1999, she was distinguished with ASCE’s Moisseiff Award for notable contributions to the science and art of civil engineering, and in 2004 she was elected a Fellow of the American Concrete Institute.
Biography Updated on 7 July 2011