ATHENS Programme 2023

The Faculty of Engineering of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) welcomes you to the web-page of the ATHENS programme. Find more details for the ATHENS programme here: http://athensnetwork.eu/

The Faculty of Engineering offers ATHENS courses only during the March Session. In the March 2023 session, we offer the following course:

Impact of Metro construction on the long-term sustainability of a Metropolitan city: The case of Thessaloniki


 

The tentative outline of the offered course is the following:

MONDAY 13/3 - OVERVIEW OF THE METRO PROJECT – SITE VISIT

09:00 – 09:30 - Welcome Addresses / K. Yakinthos, Professor, Dean of the Aristotle University Thessaloniki / N. Tachiaos, President, ATTIKO METRO S.A.

09:30 – 12:30 - Overview of the Thessaloniki Metro Project / G. Leoutsakos, Dr. Mechanical Engineer, ATTIKO METRO S.A.

14:00 – 16:00 - Visit to a Metro Station (to be confirmed)

TUESDAY 14/3 - CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT – GEOTECHNICAL AND SOIL – URBAN PLANNING

09:00 – 11:00 - Simplified Methods for Ground Settlements Due to Tunneling in Urban Environment / D. Pitilakis, Professor

11:00 – 13:00 - Construction, operation and maintenance management of underground projects / K. Petroutsatou, Associate Professor

14:00 – 16:00 - Urban planning aspects of Thessaloniki Metro construction / A. Yiannakou, Emeritus Professor

WEDNESDAY 15/03 - SITE VISIT - LAND USE PLANNING AND MONITORING

09:00 – 13:00 - Visit to a Metro construction site (Depot)

14:00 – 16:00 - Deformation Monitoring of Underground Technical Works / P. Savvaidis, Emeritus Professor

THURSDAY 16/03 - TRANSPORTATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS

09:00 – 11:00 - Thessaloniki Metro: Contribution to the sustainability of the city agglomeration / I. Politis, Associate Professor

11:00 – 13:00 - Urban railway systems – Basic characteristics of Metro systems – Metro systems in Greece / C. Pyrgidis, Professor

14:00 – 16:00 - Environmental implications of the Metro construction / G. Tsegas, Research Associate

SATURDAY 18/03 - WORKSITE MANAGEMENT - IMPACT OF CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES

09:00 – 10:00 - Verification of technical and operational applicability of metro systems / C. Pyrgidis, Professor

10:00 – 12:00 - Metro Thessaloniki - Reason for featuring the ancient city Methods for protecting and restoring the monuments at Venizelos Station/ K. Katakalos, Assistant Professor

12:00 – 13:00 - Exams

13:00 – 13:30 - Discussion - Feedback - Deliverance of attendance certificates

13:30 Lunch

 

Find a more detailed description of the course here