George C. Manos

Professor Emeritus in Structural Engineering, 1987 – 2015 Director and Acting Director of the Laboratory of Strength of Materials and Structures, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

George Manos got his Diploma in Civil Engineering at Aristotle University and his Ph.D. in Structural Engineering at the University of Durham, England. He has served as visiting research fellow/professor at Imperial College, University of London, University of Bristol (England), University of California, Berkeley (USA), Institute of Industrial Science of the University of Tokyo (Japan). He specializes in earthquake engineering and structural dynamics, with emphasis on experimental methods as well as numerical simulations of structural problems.

Professional experience for over 35 years as Consultant Engineer for projects related to the earthquake resistant design and the strengthening of structures damaged by earthquakes.

Member of the Greek National Committee on matters of seismic code, seismic risk and protection against earthquakes. Member of National Technical Committees on Codes and Principal Investigator of numerous research projects. Reviewer for the European Research Council and Reviewer for the Italian Ministry for Research.

Author of more than 150 technical papers.