University of California, Los Angeles
Nikos Kalligeris, MSc PhD, Dr, Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of California, Los Angeles
Nikos is a Postdoctoral scholar in Civil Engineering at University of California, Los Angeles. He received a BEng in Civil Engineering from University of Brighton (UK), an MSc in Earthquake Engineering from Imperial College (UK), an MSc in Environmental Engineering from the Technical University of Crete (Greece), and a PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of Southern California. His primary research interests lie in nearshore hydrodynamics during extreme events, such as tsunamis and hurricanes. His analysis uses numerical modeling, well-controlled laboratory experiments and field observations. Dr Kalligeris has been a member of several reconnaissance field surveys for tsunamis around the world. Outside academia, he has worked as a part-time professional civil engineer in Greece and has worked on numerous occasions as a private consultant for international engineering firms in projects related to tsunami and storm hazard assessment for nuclear and LNG facilities.
Tuesday, July 31
4:50 PM – 5:10 PM