Karakaisis Georgios
Professor of Seismology
Contact

Telephone: (0030) 2310-998484
Fax: (0030) 2310-998528
E-mail: karakais@geo.auth.gr


EDUCATION

  • B. Sc. In Geology – University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1981)
  • Ph. D. Thesis in Seismology – University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1984)

FORMER CAREER

  • Lecturer of the same Department (1985–1989)
  • Assistant Professor (1989–1994)
  • Associate Professor (1994–2002)

PRESENT POSITION

Professor Seismology, Geophysics Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2002 – present)

FIELD EXPERIENCE

Participation in several field experiments concerning seismotectonic studies and studies of earthquake sequences

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • “Introduction to Seismology” and “Philosophy of Science” to the undergraduate students of the School of Geology.
  • “Advanced Seismology” to the postgraduate students of the School of Geology.

MEMBER

  • Hellenic Association of Geologists
  • Geological Society of Greece
  • Geotechnical Chamber of Greece
  • Hellenic Geophysical Union
  • European Union of Geosciences
  • Seismological Society of America
  • European Geophysical Society

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

  1. Studies of seismic sequences
  2. Seismotectonics of the broader area of Aegean.
  3. Earthquake prediction in Greece using statistical methods
  4. Fault plane solutions and stress patterns.
  5. Study of parameters in the seismic focal.
  6. Study of the seismic circle
  7. Earthquake prediction using the Time dependent seismicity model.
  8. Study of seismicity and seismic hazard
  9. Accelerating seismic deformation

COOPERATIONS WITH INSTITUTES

  • Seismological Laboratory of Oceanologic Institute of Moscow
  • Seismological Institute of Erevan (Armenia).
  • Disaster Prevention Research Institute (University of Kyoto, Japan ).
  • Geology Dep. of the American University of Beyrut (Lebanon).
  • Seismological Bureau of Shaanxi Province CSB (Xian - China)
  • Seismological Bureau of Hebei Province CSB (Shijazhuang - China)
  • Analysis and Prediction Center, CSB (Beijing - China)
  • Geophysical Institute, CSB (Beijing - China).