Adda_Athanasopoulos-Zekkos

Prof. Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos

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Professional Information

Associate Professor - University of Michigan, CEE Department

  • Geotechnical Engineer

Academia-Professor

  • Earthquake reconnaissance Seismic slope stability Soil Dynamics Geofoam Liquefaction engineering Levees

  • PhD or Equivalent
    • PhD - University of California, Berkeley : - 01/08/2008
  • MSc or Equivalent
    • MSc. - University of California, Berkeley : - 01/05/2004
  • BSc or Equivalent
    • Ptychion - University of Patras, Greece : - 01/07/2003

  • Excellence in Teaching Award Chi Epsilon Great Lakes District, 2016
  • Thomas Middlebrooks Award ASCE, 2015
  • Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award ASCE, 2015
  • Excellence in CEE, Departmental Faculty Award University of Michigan, 2014
  • Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award NSF, 2014
  • Elizabeth Crosby Research Award ADVANCE - University of Michigan, 2010
  • Graduate Research Fellowship Award National Science Foundation, 2007
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award University of California, Berkeley, 2006
  • Harry Bolton Seed Award University of California, Berkeley, 2004

  • University of Michigan, CEE Department : ( 01/09/2015 - Present )
    • Associate Professor
  • University of Michigan, CEE Department : ( 01/11/2015 - 01/08/2015 )
    • Assistant Professor

Language Read Level Written Level Spoken Level
English High High High
French Medium Medium Medium
Greek High High High

  • Development of a Large-Size Cyclic Direct Simple Shear Device for Characterization of Ground Materials with Oversized Particles
    Journal Article published 2018 Jan 25 in Geotechnical Testing Journal volume 41 issue 2 on page 20160271
    Authors: Dimitrios Zekkos, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Jonathan Hubler, Xunchang Fei, Kaveh H. Zehtab, W. Allen Marr
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1520/gtj20160271
  • Monotonic, Cyclic, and Post-Cyclic Shear Response of a Gravelly Sand
    Proceedings Article published 2017 Mar 30 in Geotechnical Frontiers 2017
    Authors: Jonathan F. Hubler, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Dimitrios Zekkos
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784480489.025
  • Monotonic, Cyclic, and Postcyclic Simple Shear Response of Three Uniform Gravels in Constant Volume Conditions
    Journal Article published 2017 Sep in Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering volume 143 issue 9 on page 04017043
    Authors: Jonathan F. Hubler, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Dimitrios Zekkos
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(asce)gt.1943-5606.0001723
  • Earthquake science in resilient societies
    Journal Article published 2017 Apr in Tectonics volume 36 issue 4 on pages 749 to 753
    Authors: T. Stahl, M. K. Clark, D. Zekkos, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, M. Willis, William Medwedeff, Logan Knoper, Kirk Townsend, Jonson Jin
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2017tc004604
  • Predictive Equations to Quantify the Impact of Spectral Matching on Ground Motion Characteristics
    Journal Article published 2016 Feb in Earthquake Spectra volume 32 issue 1 on pages 125 to 142
    Authors: Clinton Carlson, Dimitrios Zekkos, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1193/090914eqs140m


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2350 Hayward Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 View on map

( 1) 734 764 0057

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Development of a Large-Size Cyclic Direct Simple Shear Device for Characterization of Ground Materials with Oversized Particles
Journal Article published 2018 Jan 25 in Geotechnical Testing Journal volume 41 issue 2 on page 20160271
Authors: Dimitrios Zekkos, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Jonathan Hubler, Xunchang Fei, Kaveh H. Zehtab, W. Allen Marr
http://dx.doi.org/10.1520/gtj20160271
Monotonic, Cyclic, and Post-Cyclic Shear Response of a Gravelly Sand
Proceedings Article published 2017 Mar 30 in Geotechnical Frontiers 2017
Authors: Jonathan F. Hubler, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Dimitrios Zekkos
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784480489.025
Monotonic, Cyclic, and Postcyclic Simple Shear Response of Three Uniform Gravels in Constant Volume Conditions
Journal Article published 2017 Sep in Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering volume 143 issue 9 on page 04017043
Authors: Jonathan F. Hubler, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Dimitrios Zekkos
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(asce)gt.1943-5606.0001723
Earthquake science in resilient societies
Journal Article published 2017 Apr in Tectonics volume 36 issue 4 on pages 749 to 753
Authors: T. Stahl, M. K. Clark, D. Zekkos, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, M. Willis, William Medwedeff, Logan Knoper, Kirk Townsend, Jonson Jin
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2017tc004604
Predictive Equations to Quantify the Impact of Spectral Matching on Ground Motion Characteristics
Journal Article published 2016 Feb in Earthquake Spectra volume 32 issue 1 on pages 125 to 142
Authors: Clinton Carlson, Dimitrios Zekkos, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos
http://dx.doi.org/10.1193/090914eqs140m
Ground Motion Selection for Seismic Slope Displacement Evaluation Analysis of Earthen Levees
Journal Article published 2016 Feb in Earthquake Spectra volume 32 issue 1 on pages 217 to 237
Authors: Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Heidi Pence, Adam Lobbestael
http://dx.doi.org/10.1193/062513eqs169m
Ground Vibration Measurements near Impact Pile Driving
Journal Article published 2016 Aug in Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering volume 142 issue 8 on page 04016035
Authors: Athina Grizi, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Richard D. Woods
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(asce)gt.1943-5606.0001499
Seismic Thrust vs. Wall Inertia in Non-Yielding Retaining Walls under Earthquake Loading: Synchronous or Asynchronous Action?
Proceedings Article published 2015 Mar 17 in IFCEE 2015
Authors: V. G. Kitsis, V. S. Vlachakis, G. A. Athanasopoulos, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784479087.137
Impact of Modification on Ground Motion Characteristics and Geotechnical Seismic Analyses for a California Site
Journal Article published 2014 Mar 10 in Journal of Earthquake Engineering volume 18 issue 5 on pages 696 to 713
Authors: Clinton Carlson, Dimitrios Zekkos, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Jonathan Hubler
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13632469.2014.898602
Effect of Particle Morphology on the Monotonic Response of Gravel-Sized Soils through Large-Scale Simple Shear Testing
Proceedings Article published 2014 Feb 24 in Geo-Congress 2014 Technical Papers
Authors: Jonathan Hubler, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Hyon-Sohk Ohm, Roman Hryciw
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784413272.066
Seismic Displacements of Yielding Gravity-Type Earth-Retaining Walls-Results from a FEM study
Proceedings Article published 2014 Feb 24 in Geo-Congress 2014 Technical Papers
Authors: V. S. Vlachakis, G. A. Athanasopoulos, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784413272.310
Measurement of Ground Motion near Piles during Driving
Proceedings Article published 2014 Feb 24 in From Soil Behavior Fundamentals to Innovations in Geotechnical Engineering
Authors: Richard Woods, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Athena Gkrizi, Anthony Pietrangelo, Andrew Zimmerman
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784413265.041
The Effect of Input Frequency on Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction of Levees with Cutoff Walls
Proceedings Article published 2013 Feb 25 in Geo-Congress 2013
Authors: Adam Lobbestael, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784412787.127
A Framework for Assessing Spatial Distribution of Soil Properties in Levee Systems Based on Underlying Geology and River Morphology
Journal Article published 2013 Jun 19 in Journal of Geography and Geology volume 5 issue 3
Authors: Mustafa Saadi, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos
http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/jgg.v5n3p22
A GIS-Enabled Approach for Assessing Damage Potential of Levee Systems Based on Underlying Geology and River Morphology
Journal Article published 2013 in Mathematical Problems in Engineering volume 2013 on pages 1 to 20
Authors: Mustafa Saadi, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/936468
Factor of Safety Reduction Factors for Accounting for Progressive Failure for Earthen Levees with Underlying Thin Layers of Sensitive Soils
Journal Article published 2013 in Mathematical Problems in Engineering volume 2013 on pages 1 to 13
Authors: Adam J. Lobbestael, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Josh Colley
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/893602
Phasing issues in the seismic response of yielding, gravity-type earth retaining walls – Overview and results from a FEM study
Journal Article published 2013 Dec in Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering volume 55 on pages 59 to 70
Authors: A. Athanasopoulos -Zekkos, V.S. Vlachakis, G.A. Athanasopoulos
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2013.08.004
Simplified Methodology for Consideration of Two-Dimensional Dynamic Response of Levees in Liquefaction-Triggering Evaluation
Journal Article published 2013 Nov in Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering volume 139 issue 11 on pages 1911 to 1922
Authors: A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, R. B. Seed
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(asce)gt.1943-5606.0000913
Ground Motion Selection for Liquefaction Evaluation Analysis of Earthen Levees
Journal Article published 2012 Nov in Earthquake Spectra volume 28 issue 4 on pages 1331 to 1351
Authors: Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Mustafa Saadi
http://dx.doi.org/10.1193/1.4000078
Front Matter
Proceedings Article published 2012 Mar 29 in GeoCongress 2012
Authors: Roman D. Hryciw, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Nazli Yesiller
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784412121.fm
Use of EPS geofoam compressible inclusions for reducing the earthquake effects on yielding earth retaining structures
Journal Article published 2012 Oct in Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering volume 41 on pages 59 to 71
Authors: A. Athanasopoulos - Zekkos, K. Lamote, G.A. Athanasopoulos
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2012.05.004
U.S. Levee and Flood Protection Engineering in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina
Proceedings Article published 2012 May 29 in Geotechnical Engineering State of the Art and Practice
Authors: Raymond B. Seed, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Diego Cobos-Roa, Juan M. Pestana, Mike Inamine
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784412138.0012
A Parametric Analysis of the Effects of Progressive Failure on Embankments Founded on Soft Sensitive Soils
Proceedings Article published 2011 Mar 11 in Geo-Frontiers 2011
Authors: Adam Lobbestael, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/41165(397)375
Dynamic Properties of Municipal Solid Waste
Proceedings Article published 2011 Jan 7 in Geotechnical Characterization, Field Measurement, and Laboratory Testing of Municipal Solid Waste
Authors: Dimitrios Zekkos, Neven Matasovic, Rami El-Sherbiny, Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Ikuo Towhata, Michele Maugeri
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/41146(395)4
Validation of Generic Municipal Solid Waste Material Properties for Seismic Design of Landfills
Proceedings Article published 2008 May 14 in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics IV
Authors: Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Dimitrios Zekkos, Neven Matasovic
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/40975(318)192
Elements of Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering in the Homeric Poems
Book Chapter published in Science and Technology in Homeric Epics on pages 233 to 242
Authors: Dimitrios Zekkos, George Athanasopoulos, Adda Athanasopoulos Zekkos, Ioannis Manousakis
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-8784-4_16

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