University of Leeds
Dr Konstantinos Tsavdaridis is Associate Professor and the Director of the research group focuses on steel and steel-concrete composite structures in the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Leeds. He holds a MEng from City, University of London and an MSc (DIC) from Imperial College London. His research expertise is in structural product development that embraces resilience and sustainability; particularly the development of innovative seismic-resistant structural members and systems, and testing large and full scale specimens. He has published some 100 scientific articles, journal publications, technical reports and international conference papers. Dr Tsavdaridis is also an inventor and he has filed a few patents on resilient, lightweight, and sustainable structural systems. He is an active member of the Working Group 8 of the International Association of Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) and of the Task Groups 7.6 and 7.7 of the International Federation of Structural Concrete (fib). He is a Chartered Civil Engineer in Greece and the UK (CEng), a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (FICE), a Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (MASCE), and a Registered Civil Engineer in Europe recognised by the European Federation of National Engineering Associations, FEANI (EUR ING).
Development of innovative seismic-resistant structural members and systems, and testing large and full scale specimens.He has filed a few patents on resilient, lightweight, and sustainable structural systems.