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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 691: Independent Study: Advanced Topics in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • CEE 692: Independent Study: Advanced Topics in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • CEE 702: Graduate Colloquium
  • CEE 780: Internship

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Sac-Morane, A; Rattez, H; Veveakis, M, Discrete Element Modeling of a fault reveals that viscous rolling relaxation controls friction weakening (2022) [10.1002/essoar.10508662.1] [abs].
  • Sari, M; Alevizos, S; Poulet, T; Veveakis, M, Thermo-poro-mechanics of chemically active faults -enriching Anderson's theory of faulting in sedimentary rocks (2021) [10.1002/essoar.10508616.1] [abs].
  • Rattez, H; Disidoro, F; Sulem, J; Veveakis, M, Influence of dissolution on long-term frictional properties of carbonate fault gouge, Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment, vol 26 (2021) [10.1016/j.gete.2021.100234] [abs].
  • Veveakis, M; Poulet, T, A note on the instability and pattern formation of shrinkage cracks in viscoplastic soils, Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment, vol 25 (2021) [10.1016/j.gete.2020.100198] [abs].
  • Lesueur, M; Poulet, T; Veveakis, M, Three-scale multiphysics finite element framework (FE3) modelling fault reactivation, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, vol 365 (2020) [10.1016/j.cma.2020.112988] [abs].

Affiliate Topics in Materials Research