Mr Ilias Gavriilidis




3.14 Alexander Graham Bell building

Research Institute: 

  • Infrastructure and Environment

Research Theme: 

  • Structural Engineering


Ilias Gavriilidis is a Ph.D student at the School of Engineering  at the University of Edinburgh, under the supervision of Prof Spyros A. Karamanos and Dr Yuner Huang.  Ilias obtained his 5-year Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Thessaly, Greece (2016), focusing on subjects related to Structural Engineering. His thesis focused on the modal identification of mechanical systems under earthquake induced vibrations.

Ilias' PhD project focuses on the investigation of pressurized and non-pressurized lined pipes under monotonic and cyclic bending, simulating the reeling installation method. 

Academic Qualifications: 

  • 2016 Diploma (5-year degree) in Mechanical Engineering, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece 


Research Interests: 

  • Computational Methods in Structural Mechanics

  • Structural Stability - Buckling Analysis

  • Structural Mechanics of Pipeline Systems