Dr. Civil Engineer, Professor at the Institute of Structural Analysis and Antiseismic Research of the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). Diploma from NTUA in 1984, MSc and DIC degrees from Imperial College of Science and Technology of London in 1985. PhD degree from NTUA in 1991. Extensive experience (28 years) in the design, analysis and consult services in bridge and other large scale structural projects. Also Professor of Structural Analysis at the School of Corps of Engineers of the Hellenic Army since 1986 and member of the Coactive Educational Staff of the Hellenic Open University. 90 papers in international journals, 121 papers in international conference proceedings, 8 Chapters in books, 3 Technical Reports, 5 educational books, editor of 4 Books or Conference Proceedings. Editor-in-Chief, Academic Editor, Regional Editor, Associate Editor of international journals, member of the editorial board of 14 international journals.