Possesses three MSc-equivalent degrees from the National Technical University of Athens and the Athens University of Economics and Business; Dipl. Eng. in Civil Engineering, MSc in Applied Economics and Finance, MSc. in Analysis & Design of Earthquake Resistant Structures. Has proven track record of successful application of structural knowledge by accomplishing top 5% of class status, 4 major publications and 2 Honor awards. Has 2+ years research experience and 4+ years structural design experience. Focuses on geometric & material nonlinearities of steel structures, finite element modeling, earthquake engineering & structural dynamics.