Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos

Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos
Associate Professor

Office:  2350 Hayward, 2024 GG Brown
Phone:  (734) 764-0057
Fax:  (734) 764-4292
Email:  addazekk@umich.edu

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
2350 Hayward, 2024 GG Brown
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2125

  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, CA, 2008
  • M.Sc., University of California, Berkeley, CA, 2004
  • Ptychion, University of Patras, Greece, 2003
  • Thomas Middlebrooks Award, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2015
  • Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2015
  • Excellence in CEE, Departmental Faculty Award, University of Michigan, 2014
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, 2013
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Award. 2004-2007
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, University of California at Berkeley, 2006
  • Harry Bolton Seed Award, University of California at Berkeley, 2004
  • Associate Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE),
  • Member of United States Society of Dams (USSD),
  • Member of GEER (http://research.eerc.berkeley.edu/projects/GEER/Organization.html),
  • Member of Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) (http://www.eeri.org/site/),
  • Member, International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), 2008-pres.

Static and dynamic response and performance of levee systems and dams, soil liquefaction engineering, static and seismic response of soft soils and organic soils in the laboratory and the field, soil-structure interaction and numerical modeling.

Videos

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Carlson, C., Zekkos, D., Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, A. (2015) “Predictive Equations to Quantify the Impact of Spectral Matching on Ground Motion Characteristics”, Earthquake Spectra, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Journal, doi: 10.1193/090914EQS140M (available online, Mar. 2015).

Pence, H., Lobbestael, A. and Athanasopoulos-Zekkos (2014) “Ground Motion Selection for Seismic Slope Displacement Evaluation of Earthen Levees", Earthquake Spectra, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, doi: 10.1193/062513EQS169M (available online, Dec. 2014)

Carlson, C., Zekkos, D., Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, A. and J. Hubler (2014) “Statistical assessment of impact of ground motion modification on ground motion characteristics and time histories” Earthquake Engineering Journal, DOI: 10.1080/13632469.2014.898602.

Saadi, M. and Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, A. (2013) “A GIS-enabled approach for assessing damage potential of levee systems based on underlying geology and river morphology”, Journal of Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Special Issue: Structural Damage Modelling and Assessment Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 936468, Article can be accessed at:http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/936468.

Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, A., Vlachakis, V.S. and Athanasopoulos, G.A. (2013) “Phasing issues in the seismic response of yielding, gravity-type earth retaining walls – overview and results from a FEM study”, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol.55, pp. 59-70.

Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, A. and Seed, R.B., (2013) “Simplified Methodology for Consideration of 2D Dynamic Response of Levees in Liquefaction Triggering Evaluation”, ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 139, No. 11, pp.1911-1922


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