G. E. Exadaktylos

technical University of Crete, Greece

George Exadaktylos was born in December 1961. He obtained his diploma of mining and metallurgical engineering at the National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece, in 1985. Next, he obtained an M.S. degree in mineral resources engineering at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VPI&SU) in 1988. In 1989, he acquired the Ph.D. degree in engineering at the National Technical University of Athens. He is a member of six professional bodies and three open access scientific journals. He works as a Professor of rock mechanics and mining engineering at the Technical University of Crete where he also is the Director of the Mining Engineering Design Laboratory of the Department of Mineral Resources Engineering. His expertise refers to fracture mechanics, rock and soil mechanics, geological engineering, environmental geomechanics, earthquake engineering, mineral exploration, mining engineering, tunneling, continuum mechanics, computational mechanics, and geostatistics. He has published more than 100 papers in Greek and international journals, refereed national and international conferences, and book chapters. He is also the Editor together with I. Vardoulakis of a book entitled “Bifurcation, Instabilities, and Degradation in Geomechanics, Springer.” He was Scientific and Administrative Responsible of 11 competitive collaborative RTD European Projects of Framework Programmes (FP's) 4–6. He has also been Project Coordinator in two European Commission collaborative RTD Projects, and Work-Package Coordinator in one European Commission IP-FP6 Project in tunneling. He has been also nominated as an Expert of INSPIRE EC Directive in the Technical Committee of “Natural Risk Zones.”

Biography Updated on 13 November 2012

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