DUTh member’s Bio’s

The Laboratory of Applied Mechanics, Section of Mechanics, Department of Civil Engineering of Democritus University of Thrace (DUTh), conducts fundamental and applied research in the field of experimental and fracture mechanics and specialises in the development and characterization of advanced composites, nanocomposites, fiber reinforced concrete and self-compacting concrete. The laboratory will contribute towards the development of smart high performance cementitious nanocomposites with piezoresistive properties.
 

Maria S. Konsta - Gdoutos >

Maria S. Konsta - Gdoutos is Professor and Director of the Section of Engineering Mechanics, Department of Civil Engineering of Democritus University of Thrace (DUTh).

She has published over 32 papers in refereed journals, and 44 papers in conference proceedings.

Her current research interests concentrate on the development and processing of high performance cementitious nano composites, reinforced with carbon nano ubes and nano fibers.

For her most recent work on the dispersion of nano scale fibers and CNTs and their introduction in reinforcing cementitious nanocomposites she holds 2 patent applications, filed in US in 2009 and 201.