WELCOME TO THE GERASIMIDIS RESEARCH GROUP
Welcome to the Gerasimidis research group at UMass, Amherst. We are interested in numerical, analytical and experimental methods to describe the stability of structural systems across scales. Our interests lie research interests lie in the areas of structural stability, thin-walled structures, nano- and micromechanics, new architected metamaterials, infrastructure resilience, structural systems and energy structures. Other areas of research are infrastructure resilience, structural response of critical infrastructure systems subjected to extreme-loading events in urban regions, resilient-oriented structural design approaches, damage propagation and structural response of damaged structures covering a broad spectrum of structural behavior.
ACTIVE RESEARCH PROJECTS
Structural stability of architected metamaterials in the nano-scale
Inelastic buckling of cylindrical shells under bending
Load rating procedures of aged steel bridges under the effect of corrosion
College of Engineering
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Massachusetts Amherst
130 Natural Resources Road
Amherst, MA 01003
September 5, 2017
Welcome George and Fani who join our group as PhD students.
Our work on new Euler-type progressive collapse curves for steel moment frames has been published in ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering. Congratulations Pano!
Numerical investigation of the instability of podium structures under lateral loading
August 14, 2017
We are starting a new project on load rating procedures of steel bridges!