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Dr Vasillis Sarhosis

Research Associate

School of Engineering

Email
sarhosisv@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
0044 (0) 29 2087 0497
Campuses
S/4.08

Overview

RESEARCH INTERESTS My principal research interests lie in the field of multi-scale and multi-phase computational modelling of structural materials and structures. I am keen to deliver new and innovative engineering technologies that will address the low carbon agenda. EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS • B.Sc. (Civil and Structural Engineering) University of Leeds, June 2003 • MSc (Infrastructure Asset Maintenance and Management)University of Leeds, Sept 2004 • MSc (Sustainable Waste Management) University of Leeds, Sept 2006 • PhD (Computational modelling of low bond strength masonry) University of Leeds, Jan 2012 RESEARCH EXPERIENCE 20011 – 2013 Post-doctoral Research Fellow,Institute of Resilient Infrastructure, University of Leeds, UK TEACHING EXPERIENCE 2007 – 2012 Teaching Assistant, University of Leeds INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE 2006 – 2007 Graduate Civil Engineer, Grontmij Ltd, Structures and Building Department, Leeds, UK. 2004 – 2005 Graduate Civil Engineer, MWH UK Ltd, Structures Department, Bradford, UK. CURRENT AND RECENT RESEARCH PROJECTS 1. SEREN European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) research project 2. UCG&CO2 STORAGE European Commission RFCS project (RFC-PR-09022), 2010-2013 3. Strengthening of masonry arch highway bridges EPSRC CASE/CNA/07/22, 2007-2010 MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESIONAL BODIES • Chartered Engineer (CEng) Member, Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE). • Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) – Technical Supervisor/Manager. • Member of the International Masonry Society. • Technical Committee Member of the RILEM group CSM - Composites for sustainable Strengthening of Masonry.
Energy and Environment


PEER-REVIEW ACTIVITIES • The Journal of Engineering Structures (Elsevier). • The Journal of Structural Engineering (America Society of Civil Engineering - ASCE). • International Journal of Architectural Heritage (Taylor Francis). • International Masonry Society (IMS). • The Masonry Society (TMS). • International Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, USA. • Journal of Sustainable Mining (Central Mining Institute). • Oil & Gas Science and Technology (IFP Energies Nouvelles). INVITED LECTURES, RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS • Development of geo-mechanical and cavity models for UCG spaces and CO2 storage. Workshop - Study of deep underground coal gasification and permanent storage of CO2 in the affected areas – results (UCG&CO2 STORAGE), Sofia, Bulgaria, 2012. • A computational modelling approach for low bond strength masonry. Structural Analysis of Historic Constructions, Poland, 2012. • Multi scale and multi-physics modelling – Engineering Applications. Centre for Energy Systems. National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan, 2012. • Computational modelling strategies for masonry. School of Civil Engineering. National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan, 2012. • Computational modelling of cavity growth – Applications and case studies. Department for Science and Technology, Planning Commission, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2012. • 3D coupled thermal-mechanical numerical modelling of UCG cavity growth and surface subsidence. CERTH, Athens, Greece, 2012. • Computational modelling of the cavity growth in UCG. UK-Pakistan Coal conference, Leeds, 2012. • Computational modelling of clay brickwork walls containing openings. International Masonry Conference, Germany, 2010. • Distinct element modelling of masonry wall panels with openings. 9th Int. Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Athens, 2009. INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE • Graduate Civil Engineer, Grontmij Ltd, Structures and Building Department, Leeds, UK.(2006-2007) • Graduate Civil Engineer, MWH UK Ltd, Structures Department, Bradford, UK. (2004-2005)

Biography

Publications

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2012

  • Sarhosis, V., Garrity, S. and Sheng, Y. 2012. A computational modelling approach for low bond strength masonry. Presented at: 8th International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions, SAHC 2012, Wrocław, Poland, 15-17 October 2012 Presented at Jasieńko, J. ed.Structural analysis of historical constructions: Proceedings of the International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions, SAHC 2012, 15-17 October 2012, Wrocław, Poland. Wrocław: Dolnośląskie Wydawnictwo Edukacyjne pp. 559-566.
  • Yang, D., Sarhosis, V. and Sheng, Y. 2012. Computational modelling of the cavity growth in UCG. Presented at: UK-Pakistan Coal Conference: UKPKCC 2012, Leeds, UK, 3-5 July 2012.

2010

2008

  • Sarhosis, V., Garrity, S. W. and Sheng, Y. 2008. Distinct element modelling of masonry wall panels with openings. Presented at: 9th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Athens, Greece, 2-5 September 2008 Presented at Topping, B. H. V. and Papadrakakis, M. eds.Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology. Civil-Comp Proceedings Vol. 88. Stirling: Civil-Comp Press, (10.4203/ccp.88.17)

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