Manolis Papadrakakis

Manolis Papadrakakis (Team Leader), School of Civil Engineering, Department of Structural Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Grecce. Editor of Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (CMAME) journal since 2000. Honorary Editor of the Int. J. of Computational Methods (IJCM) since 2004. Member of the Editorial Board of 16 international refereed journals. President of the European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences (ECCOMAS) since 2009. Chairman of the ECCOMAS Committee on Computational Solid and Structural Mechanics (2003-2008). Member of the General Council and member of the Executive Council of the International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM) since 2004. Fellow of IACM since 2002. Recipient of the Computational Mechanics Award of IACM (2006). President of the Greek Association for Computational Mechanics (GRACM) (2002-2006). Member of the Executive Council of the Greek Society for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics since 1998. Member of the Technical Committee of the European Association of Structural Dynamics (EASD) (2009). Director of the: (i) Institute of Structural Analysis and Antiseismic Research, NTUA since 2004. (ii) Inter-departmental Graduate Course of Studies on Structural Engineering, NTUA since 2004. (iii) M.Sc. Programme “Analysis and Design of Earthquake Resistant Structures” NTUA since 2006 (founder). (iv) Department of Structural Engineering, NTUA (2001-2003, 2009-). (v) Post-graduate committee, School of Civil Engineering, NTUA. Member of the Scientific Committee in more than 130 international conferences. Member of the Advisory Committee of the SCOPUS database of Elsevier since 2004 and Subject Chair for Engineering for the title evaluation of SCOPUS. Invited lecturer (plenary, semi-plenary, keynote) in more than 50 international conferences. Co-chairman in 17 international conferences. Organizer of 20 special sessions in int. conferences. Reviewer in 50 scientific journals. Member of 10 international and national scientific societies. Author of 140 papers in peer reviewed scientific journals, 282 papers in international refereed conference proceedings, 11. Textbooks (Greek) and 28 Book chapters. He is editor of 11 special issues in international refereed journals and 23 international conference proceedings. His research papers in peer-reviewed journals have been cited 1309 times with h-index: h=22 (ISI Web of Science). Other publications have been cited 201 times. All publications have been cited 2315 times with h-index: h=26 (Google Scholar). He is awarded 38 research grants. Of these, 11 were within the EC Framework Programmes. The remaining 27 were from national sources. 

Key publications

1.M. Fragiadakis, M. Papadrakakis, 2008. Performance-based optimum seismic design of reinforced concrete structures, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics 37 (6): 825-844. 

2.Papadrakakis, M., V. Papadopoulos, N. D. Lagaros, J. Oliver, A. E. Huespe, and P. Sánchez. 2008. Vulnerability analysis of large concrete dams using the continuum strong discontinuity approach and neural networks. Structural Safety 30, (3): 217-235.

3.Lagaros, N. D., A. Th Garavelas, and M. Papadrakakis. 2008. Innovative seismic design optimization with reliability constraints. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 198, (1): 28-41.

4.N.D. Lagaros, V. Plevris and M. Papadrakakis, 2010. Neurocomputing Strategies for Solving Reliability-Robust Design Optimization Problems, Engineering Computations 27 (7): 819-840.

5.M Papadrakakis, G. Stavroulakis, A. Karatarakis, 2011. A new era in scientific computing: Domain decomposition methods in hybrid CPU-GPU architectures, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 200, (13-16): 1490-1508.