Cambridge , Cambs CB3 0EL
Orestis graduated from the National Technical University of Athens in 2011, with a five year diploma in civil engineering, specializing in geotechnical engineering. His thesis examined the static and dynamic response of cylindrical structures on rigid, elastic and inelastic soil.
Orestis joined Cambridge University's Geotechnical and Environmental Research Group in 2012. He is currently a PhD candidate at the Schofield Centre, supervised by Dr Madabhushi.
Orestis' previous research in NTUA was focused on soil-structure interaction and rocking of slender structures.
Orestis' current research is focused on soil behaviour during and after liquefaction, as well as on the dynamic response of structures with shallow foundations on liquefiable soil.
Supervisions: 3D1 - Geotechnical Engineering I
3D2 - Geotechnical Engineering II
Lab Demonstrations: 3D1 - Geotechnical Engineering I (Atterberg limits)
3D2 - Geotechnical Engineering II (1-D consolidation and Simple Shear)
4D6 - Dynamics in Civil Engineering (Dynamic response of structure using Abaqus)
Adamidis, O. & Madabhushi, S.P.G. (2015). Insights into settlement mechanisms for shallow foundations on liquefiable layers. SECED 2015 Conference, 9-10 July, Cambridge, UK.
Adamidis, O. & Madabhushi, S.P.G. (2013). Experimental investigation of earthquake – induced liquefaction in loose and dense sand layers. SECED Young Researcher's Conference, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
Adamidis, O., Gazetas, G., Anastasopoulos, I., & Argyrou, Ch. (2013). Equivalent-linear stiffness and damping in rocking of circular and strip foundations. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering.
Gazetas, G., Anastasopoulos, I., Adamidis, O., & Kontoroupi, T. (2013). Nonlinear rocking stiffness of foundations. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 1–9.