Manolis Veveakis

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Manolis  Veveakis Profile Photo
Manolis Veveakis Profile Photo

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

Bio

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.

Education

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

Positions

  • Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Associate Professor in the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Courses Taught

  • EGR 201L: Mechanics of Solids
  • CEE 780: Internship
  • CEE 702: Graduate Colloquium
  • CEE 692: Independent Study: Advanced Topics in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • CEE 691: Independent Study: Advanced Topics in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • CEE 690: Advanced Topics in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • CEE 520: Continuum Mechanics
  • CEE 494: Research Independent Study in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • CEE 493: Research Independent Study in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • CEE 302L: Introduction to Soil Mechanics