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Dr Haris Alexakis

Dr Haris Alexakis

Research Associate in Infrastructure Monitoring and Modelling

Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC)


Biography:

2017 Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida, U.S.
2014-16    Post-Doctoral Researcher Scholar, University of Central Florida, U.S. & University of Patras, Greece
2013 Doctorate, University of Patras, Greece
2005-15 Chartered Structural/Civil Engineer

Research Interests

structural analysis, structural health monitoring, fibre optics, acoustic emission sensors, signal processing, earthquake engineering, seismic protection of historic structures and monuments, modelling of masonry structures

Key Publications

Alexakis H., A. Franza, S. Acikgoz and M. DeJong (2019), “Structural Health Monitoring of a masonry viaduct with Fibre Bragg Grating sensors”, IABSE SYMPOSIUM GUIMARÃES 2019, Towards a Resilient Built Environment Risk and Asset Management, pp. 1560-1567. DOI: 10.17863/CAM.38693

Alexakis H., A. Franza, S. Acikgoz and M. DeJong (2019), “Monitoring bridge degradation using dynamic strain, acoustic emission and environmental data”, International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction, University of Cambridge. DOI: 10.17863/CAM.38694

Alexakis H., A. Franza, S. Acikgoz and M. DeJong (2019), “A multi-sensing monitoring system to study deterioration of a railway bridge”, 9th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII-9), St. Louis, Missouri, USA. DOI: 10.17863/CAM.38633

Alexakis H. and N. Makris (2018), “Minimum Uplift Horizontal Acceleration of the Single-Nave Barrel Vault and the Rocking Frame”, International Journal of Geoengineering Case Histories, Vol 4(4), 275-288. DOI: 10.4417/IJGCH-04-04-04

Alexakis H. and N. Makris (2017), “The Hinging Mechanisms of the Single-Nave Barrel-Vault Subjected to Lateral and Gravity Loads”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol 143(6). DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001762

Alexakis H. and N. Makris (2016), “Validation of the Discrete Element Method for the Limit Stability Analysis of Masonry Arches”, Computational Modeling of Masonry Structures Using the Discrete Element Method (Eds V. Sarhosis, K. Bagi, J.V. Lemos, G. Milani), IGI Global, pp. 292-325

Makris N. and H. Alexakis (2015), “Limit equilibrium analysis of masonry buttresses and towers under lateral and gravity loads”, Archive of Applied Mechanics, Vol 85(12), 1915-1940. DOI: 10.1007/s00419-015-1027-2

Alexakis H. and N. Makris (2015), “Limit Equilibrium Analysis of Masonry Arches”, Archive of Applied Mechanics, Vol 85(9), 1363-1381. DOI: 10.1007/s00419-014-0963-6

Alexakis H. and N. Makris (2014), “Limit Equilibrium Analysis and the Minimum Thickness of Circular Masonry Arches to Withstand Lateral Inertial Loading”, Archive of Applied Mechanics, Vol 84(5), 757-772. DOI: 10.1007/s00419-014-0831-4

Alexakis H. and N. Makris (2013) “Minimun Thickness of Elliptical Masonry Arches”, Acta Mechanica, Vol 224(12), 2977-2991. DOI: 10.1007/s00707-013-0906-2

Makris N. and H. Alexakis (2013), “The Effect of Stereotomy on the Shape of the Thrust-Line and the Minimum Thickness of Semicircular Masonry Arches”, Archive of Applied Mechanics, Vol 83(10), 1511-1533. DOI: 10.1007/s00419-013-0763-4

Alexakis H. and N. Makris (2013), “Structural Stability and Bearing Capacity Analysis of the Tunnel-Entrance to the Stadium of Ancient Nemea”, International Journal of Architectural Heritage: Conservation, Analysis, and Restoration, Vol 7, 673-692. DOI: 10.1080/15583058.2012.662262