Manolis Veveakis

Manolis Veveakis

Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (beginning July 2018)

Manolis Veveakis earned a Ph.D. in 2010 from the Department of Mechanics of the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Before joining Duke University, he was a Senior Lecturer at UNSW's School of Petroleum Engineering since 2014. Prior to that he was a Research Scientist in CSIRO's Division of Earth Sciences and Resource Engineering. Veveakis holds a Diploma (BSc+MEng) in Applied Mathematics and Physics (MEng in Materials Engineering), an MSc in Applied Mechanics and a PhD Geomechanics.

Contact Information

  • Email Address: manolis.veveakis@duke.edu

Education

Ph.D. National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 2010

Research Interests

Geomechanics, theoretical and applied mechanics, and thermodynamics, with emphasis in multiphysical modelling of plasticity of solids, solid-fluid interactions, friction laws and rheology of geomaterials