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Dr Dimitris Karamitros

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

  • Constitutive modelling of the monotonic and cyclic behavior of non-cohesive soils.
  • Numerical implementation of user-defined models in 2-d and 3-d explicit finite difference codes.
  • Fully-coupled effective-stress dynamic analysis of liquefaction-related problems.
  • Performance-based design of shallow foundations on liquefiable sand.
  • Seismic design of buried steel pipelines.
  • Seismic ground response.

Research keywords

  • soil mechanics
  • dynamics
  • soil-structure interaction
  • geotechnical engineering
  • earthquake engineering
  • constitutive modelling
  • numerical analyses
  • performance-based design