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Manolis Veveakis

Veveakis

Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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 and a Research Scientist in CSIRO's Division of Earth Sciences and Resource Engineering before that. Veveakis holds a Diploma (BSc+MEng) in Applied Mathematics and Physics (MEng in Materials Engineering), an MSc in Applied Mechanics and a PhD in Geomechanics.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Contact Information

Education

  • Ph.D. National Technical University of Athens (Greece), 2010

Research Interests

Theoretical and applied mechanics, Geomechanics, Irreversible Thermodynamics. Emphasis on the multiphysical modelling of plasticity of solids, solid-fluid interactions, friction laws and rheology of geomaterials

Courses Taught

  • CEE 302L: Introduction to Soil Mechanics
  • CEE 493: Research Independent Study in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • CEE 494: Research Independent Study in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • CEE 520: Continuum Mechanics
  • CEE 692: Independent Study: Advanced Topics in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • CEE 702: Graduate Colloquium

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Sari, M; Alevizos, S; Poulet, T; Veveakis, M, Thermo-poro-mechanics of chemically active faults -enriching Anderson's theory of faulting in sedimentary rocks [10.1002/essoar.10508616.1] [abs].