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Manolis Veveakis

Veveakis

Assistant Professor 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

  • Assistant Professor 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 690: Advanced Topics in Civil and Environmental Engineering

In the News

Representative Publications

  • 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].
  • Sari, M; Alevizos, S; Poulet, T; Lin, J; Veveakis, M, A visco-plastic framework for interface processes in sedimentary reservoir rocks at HPHT conditions, Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment, vol 22 (2020) [10.1016/j.gete.2019.100165] [abs].
  • Rattez, H; Veveakis, M, Weak phases production and heat generation control fault friction during seismic slip., Nature Communications, vol 11 no. 1 (2020) [10.1038/s41467-019-14252-5] [abs].
  • Lin, J; Sari, M; Alevizos, S; Veveakis, M; Poulet, T, A heuristic model inversion for coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical modelling of triaxial experiments, Computers and Geotechnics, vol 117 (2020) [10.1016/j.compgeo.2019.103278] [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 (2020) [10.1016/j.gete.2020.100198] [abs].

Affiliate Topics in Materials Research