Chris Drakopoulos, Msc DIC

1. Family name: Christos

2. First name: Drakopoulos

3. Date of birth: 20/11/1975

4. Nationality: Greek

5. Civil status: Single

6. Education:

Institution: Aristotle University of Thessalonica (AUTH)
Date: Aristotle University of Thessalonica (AUTH)
Degree obtained: Civil Engineer

 

Institution: National Technical University of Athens (NTUA)
Date: September 2001
Degree obtained: Interdisciplinary Course of Postgraduate Studies “Structural Design and Analysis of Structures”

7. Language skills:

Reading Speaking Writing
Greek 5 5 5
English 5 5 6
German 2 2 2

8. Membership of professional bodies

  • Member of Technical Chamber of Greece (R.No: 81013)
  • Member of Civil Engineers’ Association.

9. Other skills:

  • He has worked for three years (1995-1997) as a member of the editorial team of the AUTH Polytechnic School magazine
  • Very good knowledge of many softwares that are needed for the management of technical projects (ΕΤΑΒS, SAP2000, STATIΚ, FAGUS, CEDRUS, NEXT, MS OFFICE, MS PROJECT, AUTOCAD, ΜATHCAD, SOFiSTiK, ERGOLAVIKA (pi-Systems), 4M-VK STRAD, etc)

10. Basic Qualifications

His primary skills are the static and seismic/dynamic analysis of existing and new structures built from R/C, unreinforced and reinforced masonry and steel structures. He is also experienced on the management procedures of public works, not only in public services but with the worksite stuff as well.

11. Professional Experience Record

Year: 1998 – 2000
City/Country: Athens, Greece
Company: Dynatec LTD.
Position: Structural analysis department
Description: His primary responsibilities was the design of bridges and buildings and the structures’ retrofit or strengthening by traditional or contemporary means, such as composite materials and the composition of public work budgets.
• Study of the bridge over Katerini’s railway station, (Employer: ERGOSE)
• Study of the bridge over the river Manthias, 180m long, (Employer: Egnatia Odos S.A.)
• Study of the Κ4 intersection in Efkarpia, Thessalonica, Technical Work 1 (bridge), Technical Work 3 (culvert), Technical Work 5 (bridge), Technical Work 6 (culvert), Technical Work 11 (culvert), (Employer: Egnatia Odos S.A.)
• Software development for section design with composite materials.
• Participation in the supervision of Haidari Town Hall construction works.
• Study of strengthening & rehabilitation of Preveza’s technical high school (Employer: Ο.S.Κ. S.A.)
• Study of strengthening of a 5-story office building (Employer: RADIO KORASIDI S.A.)

 

Year: 1999 – 2000, 2003 – 2005
City/Country: Piraeus, Greece
Company: MUNICIPALITY OF PIRAEUS
Position: Civil engineer in technical services department
Description: Management of public work studies, composition of public work budgets, composition of technical plans, supervision of public works.
• Study & Supervision of strengthening & rehabilitation of “Anastasi” church built from unreinforced masonry
• Participation in the study of Dilaveris landmark building
• Participation in the strengthening study of landmark building in Falireos street.• Participation in the strengthening study of landmark building in Bouboulinas & Koudouriotou street
• Participation in the composition of technical plan financed by 3rd EU support program.
• Supervision of Works of the 4rth High School of Piraeus.
• Supervision of Works of the 10nth–11th High School of Piraeus.

 

Year: 1998 – today
City/Country: THESSALONIKI, GREECE
Company: Various
Position: Techinical Consultant
Description: Management of public work studies, composition of public work budgets, composition of technical plans, supervision of public works.
• Study & Supervision of strengthening & rehabilitation of “Anastasi” church built from unreinforced masonry
• Participation in the study of Dilaveris landmark building
• Participation in the strengthening study of landmark building in Falireos street.
• Participation in the strengthening study of landmark building in Bouboulinas & Koudouriotou street
• Participation in the composition of technical plan financed by 3rd EU support program.
• Supervision of Works of the 4rth High School of Piraeus.
• Supervision of Works of the 10nth–11th High School of Piraeus.

 

Year: 2000 – 2006
City/Country: Piraeus, Greece
Company: Private works as freelancer
Position:
Description: • Study of strengthening & rehabilitation of two 2-story residence buildings that were damaged from Athens earthquake at 7-9-1999.
• Study of a new 2-story residence building with basement and slopping roof in Trikala prefecture.
• Study of a new 2-story residence building with slopping roof, in Kifissia Municipality.
• Study of a new 6-story residence building with basement and Pilotis, in Kallipoli, Piraeus.
• Study of a new 6-story residence building with basement and rooftop, in Piraeus
• Study of a 1-story extension in a ground floor residence building in Salamina island.

 

Year: 2000 – 2001
City/Country: Athens, Greece
Company: ExelTEk S.A. – D. Koutsoukos
Position:
Description: •    Study of columns’ rehabilitation of an industrial building in Aspropirgos.
•    Preliminary study of a 2-story building with a new 2-story extension.

 

Year: 2001
City/Country: Athens, Greece
Company: YPODOMI-Consultant engineers Ltd. (H. Vassilopoulos)
Position:
Description: •    Preliminary static study of sewage treatment constructions for account of municipality of Kyparissia
(Employer: Prefecture of Messinia).
•    Static and seismic study of Kyparissia pumping-station (Employer: Prefecture of Messinia).

 

Year: 2002
City/Country: Athens, Greece
Company: A.D.K.
Position:
Description: Participation in the study of the New Acropolis Museum, Nonlinear dynamic time history building analysis. Analysis and design of seismic isolation system and Specifications for bearing fabrication, testing and installation.

 

Year: 2001-2005
City/Country: Thessalonica, Greece
Company: G G Penelis Consultant Engineers S.A.
Position:
Description: •    Participation in the study of strengthening of MTS mansion
– Building III
– Building IV
– Building IX (Pallas & Aliki Theatres)
•    Participation in the preliminary study of strengthening of the National Theatre of Athens.
•    Participation in the study of strengthening of the flour silo in “Ε. Melissari” Macedonian Mills.
•    Participation in the study of the following bridges:
– Static and dynamic analysis study of 2 road culverts at Vathylako and Chryso area servicing the new Kozani-Servia National Road.
– Static and dynamic analysis study of road bridge at Ptolemaida-Varikou area over “Drosero” river.
– Static and dynamic analysis study of road bridge at Krokou-Ano Komi area over “Vranas” river.
– Static and dynamic analysis study of road bridge at Kessaria-Eani area over “Ftelia” river.

 

Year: 2005 – today
City/Country: Thessalonica, Greece
Company: G G Penelis Consultant Engineers S.A.
Position: Supervisor engineer
Description: •    Static upgrade & earthquake strengthening of Pallas & Aliki Theatres in MTS mansion.
•    New center of OTE Materials’ Management at Parnitha.

15. Others

Publications:
  • Gregory G. Penelis, Chris C. Drakopoulos, “Comparative evaluation of the analytical methods for Unreinforced Masonry Buildings”, Undergraduate thesis Aristotle University of Thessaloniki & Imperial College of London, June 1998.
  • Chris Drakopoulos, «COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF ANALYTICAL MODELS USED FOR CONCRETE CONFINEMENT BY MEANS OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS», Postgraduate thesis NTUA, October 2001
  • Andreas J. Kappos, Gregory G. Penelis, and Christos G. Drakopoulos, “Evaluation of Simplified Models for Lateral Load Analysis of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings”, pp. 890-897, Journal of Structural Engineering, July 2002, Volume 128, Issue 7