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Research interests

My main research interests are novel construction materials and concrete technology with particular interest in a) cement replacement materials i.e Pulverized Fuel Ash, geopolymer high strength cement free concrete and low thermal conductivity concrete, and strengthening of reinforced concrete members using concrete layers with particular interest in interface bond and slip and in shrinkage effect.

Approach to teaching

I teach Construction Materials in Year 1, Design Without Borders in Year 2 and Design Practice in Year 3. My teaching is a combination of traditional methods such as lectures and lab classes and new teaching techniques like online tests and in class quizzes using electronic interactive teaching tools. I am always trying to present examples form real life and many of the coursework are based on projects in developing countries.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Patras


Master, University of Patras


Bachelor, University of Patras


External positions

Research Associate, University of Liverpool


Assistant Professor


Research Fellow, University of Patras


Teaching Assistant, University of Patras


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Research Output 2003 2019

  • 24 Conference contribution with ISSN or ISBN
  • 11 Article

Flexural performance of reinforced concrete beams strengthened with fibre reinforced geopolymer concrete under accelerated corrosion

Al-Majidi, M. H., Lampropoulos, A., Andrew, C., Tsioulou, O. & Alrekabi, S., 23 Feb 2019, 19, p. 394-410 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reinforced concrete

Influence of exposure environments on the carbonation resistance of concrete structures

AL-Ameeri, A., Rafiq, M. I. & Tsioulou, O., 20 Mar 2019, RILEM International Conference on Sustainable Materials, Systems and Structures. Rovinj, Croatia, 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNConference contribution with ISSN or ISBNResearchpeer-review

Open Access
concrete structure
relative humidity

A novel corrosion resistant repair technique for existing reinforcedconcrete (RC) elements using polyvinyl alcohol fibre reinforced geopolymer concrete (PVAFRGC)

Al-Majidi, M. H., Lampropoulos, A., Andrew, C., Tsioulou, O. & Alrekabi, S., 6 Jan 2018, 164, p. 603-619 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Experimental and numerical study of the performance of ultra high performance fiber reinforced concrete for the flexural strengthening of full scale reinforced concrete members

Paschalis, S. A., Lampropoulos, A. & Tsioulou, O., 25 Jul 2018, 186, p. 351-366 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reinforced concrete
Finite element method

Experimental Investigation of Properties of Concrete Containing Recycled Construction Wastes

Jin, R., Li, B., Elamin, A., Wang, S., Tsioulou, O. & Wanatowski, D., 10 Apr 2018, 16, 11, p. 1621-1633 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Reinforced concrete
Compressive strength
Elastic moduli