Vamvakaris Dominikos

Laboratory Teaching Staff


Telephone: 2310-991425

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Full Curriculum Vitae


  • BSc - Bachelor in Geology, AUTh (2001)
  • MSc - Master Degree in Geophysics, AUTh (2004)
  • PhD - Doctorate in Seismology, AUTh (2010)


  • Award from the Mathematical Society of Greece (EME) and the Academy of Athens for my success in the Panhellenic competitions “Thales”, “Eukleides”, “Archimides” in Mathematics (1995, 1996)
  • Scholarship from the State Scholarship Foundation (IKY) for ERASMUS program (1998).
  • Scholarship from the European Union to participate in an international workshop (Trieste – Italy).(2003).
  • Scholarship from REVOIL petrol company (2005).
  • Scholarship from the General Secretariat for Research and Innovation (GSRI) through PENED program for the enhancement or researcher (2005).
  • Certification from the Interbalcan Institute of Public Administration (IIPA).
  • 5 Certifications from the National School of Public Administration and Local Government (ESDDA) .


  • Time-dependent and Time independent seismic hazard assessmenet
  • Study of the seismisity and seismic hazard
  • Earthquake prediction
  • Study of the stress field
  • Active crustal deformation
  • Earthquake focal mechanisms
  • Seismotectonic study of Greece
  • Seismic catalogs
  • Data collection and manipulation of loval and temprorary seismological networks
    - Participation in 33 research projects


  • Working on the Greek Institute of Geology and Mineral Exploration (IGME), brunch of Xanthi (summer work). (1999),
  • Freelance geologist-geophysicist with main activity the geological, geophysical and seismological research (2001-2006),
  • Permanent research staff at the Seismological Station of the AUTh (2006-2014),
  • Permanent Laboratory Teaching staff at the Seismological Station of the Geophysical Lab., Dep. of Geology, AUTh (2014-today).
  • Significant experience in the field, seismological instrument installation and use, manupilation of seismological data, monitoring of the daily seismicity.


  • Participation in the undergraduate program of Departments of Geology, Mathematics and Physics of AUTh, Teaching students 9 different topics (2004 - today).
  • Training students in the field.
  • Several lectures for school students and other non-scientific audience
  • Permanent collaboration with 5 public Libraries (for lectures).


  • - 20 papers in scientific journals – book volumes
    - 20 papers in congress abstract volumes (greek and international)
    - 28 announcements in scientific congresses (in Greece and abroad)
    - 6 Technical Reports
    - 1 Map
  • more than 600 citations in his work, i-index: 10


  • Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), Napoly - Italy (2016).
  • Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO) – Forcast Dept., Reykjavik - Iceland (2017).