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