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Professor Dr.-Ing. Charalambos C. Baniotopoulos

Charalampos (Lambis) BANIOTOPOULOS, MSc, PhD, Prof, Prof hc

Professor and Chair of Sustainable Energy Systems, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Honorary Professor, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
Visiting Professor, Taylor's University, Malaysia
Professor em, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Dr.-Ing. Charalambos C. Baniotopoulos is Professor and Chair of Sustainable Energy Systems and Director of the Resilience Centre for Research and Education, School of Civil Engineering, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. The period 1982-2014 he was Lecturer, Associate Professor and since 1999 Professor at the Institute of Metal Structures, Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He was the Director of the Institute of Metal Structures the period 2004-2012. The period 2007-09 acted as Deputy Head and the years 2009-2011 as Head of the Department of Civil Engineering at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (http://www.civil.auth.gr) and member of the Senate of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has been recently awarded the title of Honorary Professor at JUST and Visiting Professor at Taylor's University, Kuala Lumpur.
His academic activity concerns lecturing in graduate, post-graduate and PhD curricula on wind energy structures, steel and aluminium structures and sustainability design topics, performance of research on the same topics including robustness of metal structures, as well as administration in department, faculty or university level and research/academic oriented national or international organizations. He is active in consultancy as structural civil engineer with emphasis on wind energy structures, loadbearing steel, aluminium and glass structures projects including sustainable design and LCAnalyses. Since 2014 he is the chair of the WINECOST TU1304 COST Action with 29 participating countries.

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RECENTLY ORGANISED:
  • AEOLUS4FUTURE 2015-2018 Launched
  • WINERCOST Training School "Advances in Wind Energy Harvesting I", Malta 27-31.05.2015   http://www.winercost.cost
  • WINERCOST Strategic Workshop "Trends and Challenges for Wind Energy Harvesting", Coimbra, March 30-31, 2015   www.winercost.com
  • WORKSHOP "DESIGN OF WIND TURBINE TOWERS", Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 14.12.2015
  • 2nd WINERCOST Training School "Advances in Wind Energy Harvesting II", Chania, 4-8.04.16
  • 2nd International CESARE'17 Conference "Coordinating Engineering for Sustainability and Resilience, Dead Sea, Jordan, 3-8.05.2017                http://www.just.edu.jo/cesare17/Pages/home.aspx
  • 3rd WINERCOST Training School "Advances in Wind Energy Harvesting", Napoli, 23-28.04.2017

FORTHCOMING EVENTS:

  • International WINERCOST18 Conference, Catanzaro, 21-23.03.2018 https://www.winercost18.eu
  • 4th WINERCOST Training School, WIND ENERGY HARVESTING IV, Bratislava, 25-30.3.2018 http://winercost.com

 


Upcoming Events

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Publications -Steel Structures in Fire C.C.Baniotopoulos, C.Tsalikis, O.Vassart and B.Zhao (2013), Steel Structures in Fire. Design of a Composite Plate, Ziti Publ.Co, pages 420 (in Greek)
Publications -Steel Structures C.C.Baniotopoulos and Th. Nikolaidis (2012), Steel Structures. Design Examples according to the EC3 Framework, Ziti Publ.Co, pages 540 (in Greek).
Publications -Environmental Wind Engineering C.C.Baniotopoulos, C. Borri (U Florence) & T. Stathopoulos (Concordia Univ. Montreal) (eds) (2010), Environmental Wind Engineering and Design of Wind Energy Structures, Springer Wien, New York, pages 358.
Publications - Proceedings III National Conference on Steel Structures Κ. Thomopoulos, C.C.Baniotopoulos and A.V.Avdelas (1999) (Eds), Proceedings III National Conference on Steel Structures, MSRS, Thessaloniki, pages 465.
Publications - Semi-rigid Joints in Structural Steelwork M. Ivanyi (TU Budapest) and C.C. Baniotopoulos (2000) (Eds), Springer Wien, New York, pages 350.
Publications - The Paramount Role of Joints into the Reliable Response of Structures C.C.Baniotopoulos and F. Wald (Czech TU Prague) (2000) (Eds), The Paramount Role of Joints into the Reliable Response of Structures. From the Classic Pinned and Rigid Joints to the Notion of Semi-rigidity, Kluwer, Dordrecht, pages 480.
Publications -Nonsmooth/Nonconvex Mechanics C.C.Baniotopoulos (2002) (ed.), Nonsmooth/Nonconvex Mechanics with Applications in Engineering, Ziti Editions, Thessaloniki, pages 483.
Publications - Connections in Metal Structures C.C.Baniotopoulos (2003) (ed.), Connections in Metal Structures (in Greek), Ziti Editions, Thessaloniki, pages 190 (in Greek)
Nonsmooth/Nonconvex Mechanics-engineering C.C.Baniotopoulos (2006) (ed.), Nonsmooth/Nonconvex Mechanics with Applications in Engineering, Vol. II, Ziti Editions, Thessaloniki, pages 560.
Publications-Wind Effects on Buildings C.C.Baniotopoulos & T.Stathopoulos (Concordia Univ. Montreal) (eds) (2007), Wind Effects on Buildings and Design of Wind-Sensitive Structures, Springer Wien, New York, pages 228.
Publications -Steel Structures C.C.Baniotopoulos (2009), Steel Structures. Design Principles according to the EC3 Framework, Ziti Publ. Co, pages 410 (in Greek).
Activity as consultant - Theatre and Cultural Centre Theatre and Cultural Centre of the Municipality of Menemeni, Thessaloniki, total built area 3150m2 – Architects P.Nikiforidis-B.Kouomo
Activity as consultant - Municipal Library of Limassol Cyprus Restoration of a historical building applying sustainability criteria: The municipal Library of Limassol, Cyprus
Activity as consultant - Industrial building Double-skin industrial building (Headquarters of an aluminium extrusion company), Kilkis (Meditteranean competition prize) – Architect Prof. A. Kotsiopoulos & co-workers
Activity as consultant - Faculty of Education Multi-storey building of the Faculty of Education AUTH, Thessaloniki (preliminary design) – Architect G. Kontaxakis  
Activity as consultant - Theatre and Cultural Centre Theatre and Cultural Centre of the Municipality of Menemeni, Thessaloniki, total built area 3150m2 – Architects P.Nikiforidis-B.Kouomo
Activity as consultant - Library Library of the Department of Civil Engineering AUTH – Architect Prof. A. Kotsiopoulos & co-workers
Activity as consultant - Athletic centre Athletic centre and swimming pool, Thessaloniki, Architect M. Karanastassi
Activity as consultant - Faculty of Sciences Extension of the existing buildings of the Faculty of Sciences AUTH, Thessaloniki, total built area 4.500m2 – Architect Prof. A. Kotsiopoulos & co-workers
Activity as consultant - Steel towers Design of the steel towers for the Aeolian park at Kalogerovouni, Lakonia

Contact Information

  • Office : Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • Zip Code : 54124
  • Town : Thessaloniki
  • Country :Greece