Dionysis Biskinis

E-Mail: dbisk@tee.gr
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Patras, 265 00 Patras, Greece

July 2000: Diploma in Civil Engineering from the University of Patras (Greece).
 
February 2002: M.Sc. in Civil Engineering Infrastructures from the University of Patras (Department of Civil Engineering)
 
2001 – February 2002: M.Sc. Thesis: “Strength and Deformation of Reinforced Concrete Members of Circular and Hollow Circular Section under Cyclic Loading”. Supervisor: Michael N. Fardis.

Sept. 2003 – July 2007: PhD on Structural Engineering, PhD Thesis “Resistance and Deformation Capacity of Concrete Members with or without Retrofitting”, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Patras, Supervisor: Michael N. Fardis
 
Selected Publications:
2002:
Biskinis, D., G. Roupakias, and M.N. Fardis, "Stiffness and Cyclic Deformation Capacity of Circular Concrete Columns", in: Befestigungstechnik Bewehrungstechnik und …Festschrift zu Ehren von Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rolf Eligehausen anlässlich seines 60. Geburtstages (W. Fuchs, H.-W. Reinhardt, eds.), Aktuelle Beitrage aus Forschung und Praxis, Ibidem-Verlag, Stuttgart 2002.
 
2003:
Biskinis, D., Roupakias, G. and Fardis, M.N., “Cyclic Deformation Capacity of Shear-Critical RC Elements”, Proceeding of fib Symposium, Concrete Structures in Seismic Regions, Athens, May 2003.
 
Fardis, M.N., and Biskinis, D.E., “Deformation Capacity of RC Members, as Controlled by Flexure or Shear”, (invited contribution) in Proceedings of International Symposium on Performance-Based Engineering for Earthquake Resistant Structures, A Volume Honoring Prof. Shunsuke Otani, Editor Toshimi Kabeyasawa and Hitoshi Shiohara, Sept. 2003.
 
Fardis, M.N., Panagiotakos, T.B., Biskinis, D.E., and Kosmopoulos, A., “Seismic Assessment of Existing RC Buildings”, IV Earth and Environmental Sciences – Vol.29, Seismic Assessment and Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings, Editors: Wasti, S.T. and Ozcebe, G., Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands 2003.
 
2004:
Biskinis, D.E., Roupakias, G.K. and Fardis, M.N., “Degradation of Shear Strength of RC Members with Inelastic Cyclic Displacements”, ACI Structural Journal, vol. 101, No. 6, November-December 2004, pp. 773-783.
 
Biskinis, D.E., “Cyclic Strength and Deformation Capacity of RC Members”, Proceedings of 5th International PhD Symposium in Civil Engineering, Balkema Publishers, Delft, June 2004.
 
2005:
Bousias, S.N., Fardis, M.N., Biskinis, D., “Retrofitting of RC Columns with Deficient Lap-Splices”, fib Symposium “Keep Concrete Attractive”, Budapest, May 2005.
 
Fardis, M.N., Biskinis, D., Kosmopoulos, A., Bousias, S.N., and Spathis, A.-S., “Seismic retrofitting techniques for concrete buildings,” Proc. SPEAR Workshop – An event to honour the memory of Jean Donea, Ispra, 4-5 April 2005 (P. Negro and M.N. Fardis, eds.).
 
Bousias, S.N., Fardis, M.N., Spathis, A.-S., and Biskinis, D., “Shotcrete or FRP Jacketing of Concrete Columns for Seismic Retrofitting”, Proc. International Workshop: Advances in Earthquake Engineering for Urban Risk Reduction, Istanbul, May–June 2005.
 
2006:
Biskinis, D., and Fardis, M.N., “Effective Stiffness, Lateral Resistance and Cyclic Deformation Capacity of Bridge Piers”, 2nd fib Congress, Naples, Italy, 2006.
 
Biskinis, D., and Fardis, M.N., “Assessment and Upgrading of Resistance and Deformation Capacity of RC Piers”, 1st ECEES (European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology), Geneva, Sept. 2006, paper No. 315.
 
Bousias, S.N., Fardis, M.N., Spathis, A-L, Biskinis, D., “Concrete or FRP Jacketing of Concrete Columns for Seismic Retrofitting“, Advances in Earthquake Engineering for Urban Risk Reduction, Editors: Wasti, S.T. and Ozcebe, G., Springer, vol. 66, Netherlands, June 2006, pp. 33-46.
 
2007:
Biskinis, D., and Fardis, M.N., “Cyclic Deformation Capacity of FRP-Wrapped RC Columns or Piers, with Continuous or Lap-Spliced Bars”, 8th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-8), Patras, July 2007.
 
Bousias, S.N., Biskinis, D.E., Fardis, M.N., and Spathis, L.-A., “Strength, Stiffness and Cyclic Deformation Capacity of Concrete Jacketed Members”, ACI Structural Journal, vol. 104, No. 5, Sept-Oct 2007, pp. 521-531.
 
Biskinis, D., and Fardis, M., “Effect of Lap Splices on Flexural Resistance and Cyclic Deformation Capacity of RC Members”, Beton- und Stahlbetonbau, 102, Issue S1, September 2007, pp. 55-59.
 
2008:
Biskinis, D., and Fardis, M., “Cyclic Deformation Capacity, Resistance and Effective Stiffness of RC Members with or without Retrofitting”, 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 12-17 October, Beijing, China.
 
Biskinis, D. and Fardis, M. (2009). Upgrading of Resistance and Cyclic Deformation Capacity of Deficient Concrete Columns. Seismic Risk Assessment and Retrofitting - with special emphasis on existing low rise structures. Editors: Alper Ilki, Faruk Karadogan, Sumru Pala and Ercan Yuksel. Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering, Volume 10: 307-328, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-90-481-2681-1.
 
2009:
Biskinis, D.E., Fardis, M.N., “Deformations of Concrete Members at Yielding and Ultimate under Monotonic or Cyclic loading (Including Repaired and Retrofitted Members)”, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Patras, Report Series in Structural and Earthquake Engineering, SEE 2009-01.
 
2010:
Biskinis, D., and Fardis, M., “Deformations at Flexural Yielding of Members with Continuous or Lap-Spliced Bars”, Structural Concrete, Journal of the fib, vol.11, No.3, September 2010.
 
Biskinis, D., and Fardis, M., “Flexure-Controlled Ultimate Deformations of Members with Continuous or Lap-Spliced Bars”, Structural Concrete, Journal of the fib, vol.11, No.2, June 2010.
 
2012:
Strepelias, I., Fardis, M.N., Bousias, S., Palios, X., Biskinis, D., “RC frames infilled into RC walls for Seismic retrofitting: Design, experimental behaviour and Modelling”, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Patras, Report Series in Structural and Earthquake Engineering, SEE 2012-02.