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Dimitrios Sophianopoulos is a Professor of Structural Stability, Dynamics and Steel Structures at the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece. He is also the Director of the Laboratory of Strength of Materials and Micromechanics in the same Department, and the Head of the Structural Engineering Division. Prof. Sophianopoulos earned his Ph.D. in 1997 from the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens, Greece and his Bachelor in 1982 from the same Institution. He has published 45 papers in scholar journals and 67 refereed National and International Conference papers. With more than 400 citations in Scopus (h-index 8) and more than 650 in Google Scholar (h-index 10) Prof. Sophianopoulos is a member of the Editorial Board of 5 International Journals, and serves as a Reviewer in more than 15 high impact international Journals of his field. He is also a member of ASCE, AIAA, Structural Stability Research Council and ISCES. He has supervised two (2) completed PhDs (and 4 more in progress), and numerous Master and Bachelor Theses. His Teaching experience includes undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate courses both in his country and abroad, as a visiting Professor. For specific details concerning employment, teaching and academic achievements please see below.

Undergraduate Courses
Metal Structures Ι
Metal Structures ΙΙ
Metal Structures ΙΙΙ 
Elastic Stability


Graduate Courses

Office Hours

Monday   11:00-13:00
Tuesday  12:00-14:00


During the Fall semester 2019-2020, Professor Sofianopoulos will be on sabbatical leave.


Civil Engineer, National Technical University of Athens, Greece (1982)
Ph.D., National Technical University of Athens, Greece (1997)

Recent Publications