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Scientific Committee

Scientific Committee

WTC2023 Scientific Committee

WTC2023 indents to ensure the highest possible scientific level thanks to the contribution of highly skilled professionals and academics who are coming from all parts around the world. The total number of the members of the scientific committee exceeds one hundred fifty (150).

WTC2023 - Scientific Committee Members

Distribution of countries of origin of the Scientific Committee members

Both the Greek Tunnelling Society (GTS) and the WTC2023 organization are very pleased that all the members of the scientific committee have been kindly accepted to participate in the paper’s review process supporting, via their expertise, the efforts of the organizers for a successful World Tunnel Congress.

All papers, in order to be eligible for publication, will be peer reviewed by two members of the scientific committee each, while all accepted papers will be made available to an open access portal via the platform of a highly esteemed international publisher. Such provision will make sure that the research / work / best practice / efforts of the authors participating in the WTC2023 will gain the maximum exposure and will be freely and permanently available so anyone, anywhere, can read and build upon his / her / them work.

Tunnelling – Geotechnical Engineering Division, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Prof. George Anagnostou
Prof. George Anagnostou
WTC2023 Scientific Committee Chair
Associate Professor NTUA, School of Mining Eng & Metallurgy / Member GTS
Prof. Andreas Benardos
Prof. Andreas Benardos
WTC2023 Program Committee co-Chair
Associate Professor NTUA, School of Civil Engineering / Vice President IAEG
Prof. Vassilis Marinos
Prof. Vassilis Marinos
WTC2023 Program Committee co-Chair
Han Admiraal
The Netherlands
Enprodes
Zach Agioutantis
USA
University of Kentucky
Shinichi Akutagawa
Japan
Kobe University
Dimitrios Alifragkis
Greece
Attiko Metro SA
Giovanny Alvarado
Australia
AECOM
Jasmin Amberg
Switzerland
Amberg Engineering
Christos Anagnostopoulos
Greece
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Georgios Anagnostou
Switzerland
ETH Zurich
Ioannis Anastasopoulos
Switzerland
ETH Zurich
Georgios Angistalis
Greece
Attiko Metro SA
Georgios Apostolopoulos
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
Pavlos Asteriou
Greece
OTM SA
Stefanos Athanassopoulos
Sweden
Lund University
Ömer Aydan
Japan
University of Ryukyus
Lars Babendererde
Germany
BabEng GmbH
Tim Babendererde
Germany
BabEng GmbH
Marilia Balasi
Greece
Omikron Kappa Consulting S.A.
Cemal Balci
Turkey
Istanbul Technical University -ITÜ
Karin Bäppler
Germany
Herrenknecht AG
Monica Barbero
Italy
Politecnico di Torino
Marco Barla
Italy
Politecnico di Torino
Andreas Benardos
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
Adam Bezuijen
Belgium
Ghent University
Florence Bieri
Switzerland
B+S AG
Nuh Bilgin
Turkey
Istanbul Technical University -ITÜ
Antonio Bobet
USA
Purdue University
Nikolai Bobylev
Russia
St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University
Daniela Boldini
Italy
Sapienza Università di Roma
George Bouckovalas
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
Nikolaos Bousoulas
Greece
Attiko Metro SA
Wout Broere
The Netherlands
Delft University
Armund Bruland
Norway
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Werner Burger
Germany
Herrenknecht AG
Carlo Callari
Italy
Università degli Studi del Molise
Linard Cantieni
Switzerland
Nagra
Marliena Cardu
Italy
Politecnico di Torino
Trevor Carter
Canada
Golder Associates. Ltd
Tarcisio Celestino
Brazil
Universidade de São Paulo
David Chapman
UK
University of Birmingham
Elma Charalambidou
UK
Herriot-Watt
Weizhong Chen
China
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
Elena Chiriotti
France
INCAS Partners
Filippos Chortis
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
Jens Classen
Germany
Implenia
Emilios Comodromos
Greece
University of Thessaly
Antonia Cornaro
Switzerland
Amberg Engineering
Michel Deffayet
France
CETU
Nicola Della Valle
Spain
Tunnelconsult Engineering Ltd
Mark Diederichs
Canada
Queens University
Arnol Dix
Australia
ALARP Group
George Dounias
Greece
EDAFOS Engineering Consultants SA
Erik Eberhardt
Canada
University of British Columbia
Heinz Ehrbar
Switzerland
Heinz Ehrbar Partners
Amanda Elioff
USA
Parsons Brinckerhoff
Søren Eskesen
Denmark
COWI
George Exadaktylos
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
Brian Fulcher
USA
McMillen Jacobs and Associates
Vojtech Gall
USA
GZ Consultants
Robert Galler
Austria
University of Leoben
George Gazetas
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
Dimitris Georgiou
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
R.K. Goel
India
CSIR-CIMFR
Alexandre Gomes
Australia
SMEC
Giovanni Grasselli
Canada
University of Toronto
Alessandro Graziani
Italy
Universita Roma 3
Eivind Grøv
Norway
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Jafar Hassanpour
Iran
University of Tehran
Chuan He
China
Southwest Jiaotong University
Karl Gunnar Holter
Norway
Norwegian Geotechnical Institute
Longhua Hu
China
University of Science and Technology of China
Hongwei Huang
China
Tongji University, Shanghai
Jon Hurt
USA
ARUP
Dimitris Kaliampakos
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
Anastasios Kallianiotis
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
Zeynep Karantza
UK
Univesity of Edinburgh
Michael Kavvadas
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
Nikolaos Kazilis
Greece
GEODATA SpA
Kiyoshi Kishida
Japan
Kyoto University
Nikolaos Klimis
Greece
Democritus University of Thrace
Spyridon Konstantis
UK
Ruler Consult
Nikos Koronakis
Greece
Omikron Kappa Consulting S.A.
Konstantinos Kyritopoulos
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
Donald Lamont
UK
Hyperbaric & Tunnel Safety
Lars Langmaack
Germany
MC-Bauchemie
Nikos Lavdas
Switzerland
Rothpletz & Lienhard & Cie
Eric Leca
France
ARCADIS
George Leoutsakos
Greece
Attiko Metro SA
Shucai Li
China
Shandong University, Jinan
Xiaozhao Li
China
Nanjing University
Dimitrios Litsas
UK
Mott MacDonald
Michail Lotidis
Greece
EDAFOS Engineering Consultants SA
Konstantinos Loupasakis
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
Ulrich Maidl
Germany
mtc-Maidl Tunnelconsultants GmbH
Thomas Marcher
Austria
TU Graz
Vasilis Marinos
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
Daniele Martinelli
Italy
Politecnico di Torino
Stefan Maurhofer
Switzerland
Amberg Engineering
Athanassios Mavrikos
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
Maria Menegaki
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
Davide Merlini
Switzerland
Pini Group
Günther Meschke
Germany
Ruhr-University Bochum
Elias Michalis
Greece
ARCADIS
Mike Mooney
USA
Colorado School of Mines
Nasri Munfah
USA
GZ Consultants
Priscilla Nelson
USA
Colorado School of Mines
Matthias Neuenschwander
Switzerland
Neuenschwander Consulting Engineers
Bjørn Nilsen
Norway
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Pavlos Nomikos
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
Spyridon Papakonstantinou
Switzerland
Bächtold & Moor
Stefanos Papavasileiou
The Netherlands
Plaxis / Bentley
Dimitra Papouli
Greece
Aktor
Chrysothemis Paraskevopoulou
UK
University of Leeds
Danielle Peila
Italy
Politecnico di Torino
Frederic Pellet
France
INSA LYON
Paolo Perazzelli
Italy
Pini Group SA
Evangelos Pergantis
Greece
Attiko Metro SA
Alexandros Petalas
UK
Durham University
Andrea Pigorini
Italy
Italferr
Erich Pimentel
Switzerland
ETH Zurich
Kyriazis Pitilakis
Greece
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Claudio di Prisco
Italy
Politecnico di Milano
George Prountzopoulos
Greece
Omikron Kappa Consulting S.A.
Nikos Rachaniotis
Greece
Egnatia Odos SA
Peter Raleigh
USA
McMillen Jacobs Associates
Marco Ramoni
Switzerland
Basler & Hofmann
Dimitrios Rizos
Egypt
Orascom
Jamal Rostami
USA
Colorado School of Mines
Tatiana Rotonda
Italy
Sapienza Università di Roma
Xavier Roulet
Switzerland
Bernasconi SA
Konstantinos Sakkas
Greece
University of Patras
Charalampos Saroglou
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
Alex Schneider
Switzerland
Rothpletz & Lienhard & Cie
Britta Schoesser
Germany
Ruhr-University Bochum
Felix Schroeder
UK
Geotechnical Consulting Group LLP
Roberto Schuerch
Switzerland
Pini Group
Gerard Seingre
Switzerland
B&G
Keh-Jian Shou
Chinese Taipei
National Chung Hsing University
Alexandros Sofianos
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
Giovanni Spagnoli
Germany
MBCC Group
Panos Spyridis
Germany
TU Dortmund
Jamie Standing
UK
Imperial College
Maria Stavropoulou
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
George Stoumpos
Greece
Attiko Metro SA
Artem Syomik
Switzerland
Lombardi
Gary Tang
New Zealand
CMW Geosciences
Markus Thewes
Germany
Ruhr-University Bochum
Alun Thomas
Denmark
All2plan Consulting ApS
Kurosch Thuro
Germany
Technical University Munich
Carmine Todaro
Italy
Politecnico di Torino
Zvonko Tomanovic
Montenegro
University of Montenegro
Maria Tsakiri
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
Nikos Vagiokas
Greece
ENALOS
Sotirios Vardakos
USA
HNTB
Ioannis Vazaios
UK
ARUP
Giulia Viggiani
UK
Cambridge University
Nikolaos Vlachopoulos
Canada
Royal Military College of Canada
Christos Vrettos
Germany
University of Kaiserslautern
Tai-Tien Wang
Chinese Taipei
National Taiwan University
Markus Weh
Switzerland
Marti
Xiongyao Xie
China
Tongji University, Shanghai
Paraskevi Yiouta-Mitra
Greece
National Technical University of Athens
Chungsik Yoo
Korea
Sungkyunkwan University
Bai Yun
China
Tongji University, Shanghai
Ioannis Zevgolis
Greece
National Technical University of Athens