Laboratory Overview

The laboratory facilities are operational since 1957. Professor George Nitsiotas has served as the Director from 1957 – 1976, followed by Professor George Lianis who served as Director from 1976 – 1983. The current Director is Professor George Manos (2004 – today) who also served as the Laboratory Head from 1984 – 2003.

The main activities that are fulfilled are the following:

-         Strength of Materials and Structures

-         Stress Analysis of Components and Structures

-         Dynamic and Earthquake Behavior of Materials, Components and Structural systems

 All the above are investigated in the laboratory or in-Situ utilizing the Laboratory capabilities.

Apart form the academic activities in teaching and research at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate level the Laboratory research team under the Leadership of Professor G. C. Manos has been active in numerous research and applied engineering projects being contracted by Greek and International customers in the public and private sector. All investigations utilize the laboratory capabilities as well as specialized software that is being used as part of supplementary numerical studies.

The services provided by the laboratory to all its customers are in accordance with ISO 9001:2008.