ATHENS Programme 2022

The Faculty of Engineering of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) welcomes you to the web-page of the ATHENS Programme.

The Faculty of Engineering offers ATHENS courses only during the March Session. In the March 2022 session, we offer the following course:

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

The course will take place in physical presence only. The tentative course outline is the following:

MONDAY 14/3 - 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. Civil Engineer, ATTIKO METRO S.A.
  • 14:00– 16:00   Visit to a Metro construction site (to be confirmed)

TUESDAY 15/3 - CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT – GEOTECHNICAL AND SOIL – URBAN PLANNING

  • 09:00 – 11:00  Construction, operation and maintenance management of underground projects / K. Petroutsatou, Assistant Professor
  • 11:00 – 13:00  Simplified Methods for Ground Settlements Due to Tunneling in Urban Environment / D. Pitilakis, Associate Professor
  • 14:00 – 16:00  Urban planning aspects of Thessaloniki Metro construction / A. Yiannakou, Professor

WEDNESDAY 16/03 - 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, Professor

THURSDAY 17/03 - TRANSPORTATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS

  • 09:00 – 11:00  Thessaloniki Metro: Contribution to the sustainability of the city agglomeration / I. Politis, Assistant 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

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

  • 09:00 – 11:00 Verification of technical and operational applicability of metro systems / C. Pyrgidis, Professor, Aristotle University Thessaloniki
  • 11:00 – 13:00  Exams
  • 14:00 – 16:00  Discussion and feedback

 * all times are local - EET

You can find the AUTH Course description and detailed plan here

You can find the Vital information about your visit to Thessaloniki here