Who We Are

The λab team is an energetic mix of individuals undertaking research and consulting projects within the wider field of risk assessment under natural and man-made hazards.

Our Team


Selected Publications

We have a strong commitment to disseminating our results in top peer-reviewed journals, conferences and guideline documents. Open, near-final versions of each document are available in the details of each publication.


Dasiou M-E., Lachanas C.G., Melissianos V.E., Vamvatsikos D. (2023). Seismic performance of the temple of Aphaia in Aegina island, Greece. Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics. DOI: 10.1002/eqe.4032


Karaferis N.D., Melissianos V.E., Vamvatsikos D. (2023). Mechanical modeling, seismic fragility, and correlation issues for groups of spherical pressure vessels. Acta Mech. DOI: 10.1007/s00707-023-03670-8


Melissianos V.E., Danciu L., Vamvatsikos D., Basili R. (2023). Fault displacement hazard estimation at lifeline–fault crossings: A simplified approach for engineering applications. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 21: 4821–4849 . DOI: 10.1007/s10518-023-01710-1


Kazantzi A.K., Karaferis N.D., Melissianos V.E., Vamvatsikos D. (2023). Acceleration-sensitive ancillary elements in industrial facilities: alternative seismic design approaches in the new Eurocode. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. DOI: 10.1007/s10518-023-01656-4


Lachanas C.G., Vamvatsikos D., Dimitrakopoulos E.G. (2023). Intensity measures as interfacing variables versus response proxies: The case of rigid rocking blocks. Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics. DOI: 10.1002/eqe.3838


Lachanas C.G., Vamvatsikos D., Dimitrakopoulos E.G. (2022). Statistical property parameterization of simple rocking block response. Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 52(2):394-414. DOI: 10.1002/eqe.3765


Bilionis D.V., Vlachakis K., Dasiou M.E., Vayas I., Vamvatsikos D., Lagouvardos K. (2022). Risk assessment of rehabilitation strategies for steel lattice telecommunication towers of Greece under extreme wind hazard. Engineering Structures, 267: 114625. DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2022.114625
Melissianos V.E. (2022). Onshore Buried Steel Fuel Pipelines at Fault Crossings: A Review of Critical Analysis and Design Aspects. Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, 13(4): 03122002. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)PS.1949-1204.0000661
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