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Seismic Innovation for inclusive Resilience

Anastasios Sextos is a Professor of Earthquake Engineering and the Director of the UKCRIC National Facility for Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction at the University of Bristol, UK. He holds a dual appointment at the National Technical University of Athens in Greece.

Anastasios utilizes large-scale experimental methods and high-performance computational tools to enhance the seismic resilience of infrastructure and communities. During the years his work has evolved into a quest to device interdisciplinary and disruptive ideas that can reduce the cost and complexity of seismic design across the globe.

Current roles

  • Management Board, UK Collaboratorium for Research on Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC)
  • National Delegate of Greece at the European Association of Earthquake Engineering, (E.A.E.E.)
  • President, National Committee for the Pre-earthquake Assessment of Public Buildings in Greece, Earthquake Planning & Protection Organization.
  • Member, European Project Team for the Evolution of Structural Eurocodes (SC8.T6/Eurocode 8, PT6 – bridges

Past roles

  • President, Hellenic Association of Earthquake Engineering (ETAM, 2016-2022)
  • Founding Director, MSc in Earthquake Engineering and Infrastructure Resilience, University of Bristol (2017-2023)
  • Board of Directors, Alexander Innovation Zone of the city of Thessaloniki S.A., Greece (2013-2018)
  • Board of Directors, Earthquake Planning & Protection Organization, Greece (ΟΑΣΠ, 2013-2018)
  • Thursday May 23

    5:30 pm – 6:45 pm
    Invited Lecture, General Assembly of the Austrian Association for Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics (OGE)

    Wednesday July 24

    3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    Keynote Speaker - Eurasian OpenSees Days, Beijing, China

    Friday November 8

    All Day
    Invited Lecture, 19th Hellenic Concrete Conference
  • Friday December 8

    2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Invited Talk 10th Kwanghua Forum, Tongji University China

    Tuesday February 6

    2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Invited Speaker International Conference on Kahramanmaraş Earthquakes Commemoration, Golbasi, Turkiye

    Wednesday March 13

    2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
    Invited Talk @UKCRIC Doctoral Skills Network, online

    Friday April 5

    2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
    European Association for Earthquake Engineering on Eurocode 8 - 2, online


Anastasios G. Sextos