Dr George Deligiannakis is a Senior Geologist at GR8-GEO. He holds an MSc in Natural Hazards and a PhD in Seismic Hazard Assessment and Catastrophe modelling. He has more than 15 years of experience as an independent contractor in earthquake geology applications and geohazards assessment for major infrastructure projects and the insurance industry, various natural hazards modelling and consulting, GIS applications, and multiple academic research projects.
Since 2011, he has been working as an Independent Contractor on various projects in Greece and abroad. Selected projects include the field supervision of the paleoseismic trenching projects during the Trans Adriatic Pipeline construction in Northern Greece, geological-geotechnical research along the TU.026 tunnel in Central Greece, geological research and active faults relationship evaluation along the Greek part of the IGI and IGB pipelines routes, development of fault-specific earthquake hazard modules for Greek insurance companies and the Greek Private Insurance Supervision Authority, Natural Hazards Consulting in Expertise France’s projects for the Capacity Building of the Greek Ministry of Climate Change and Civil Protection, evaluation, update and revision of the 1:50.000 scale geological map of Greece, for the Hellenic Survey of Geology and Mineral Exploration.
Since 2017, he has served as Senior Geologist on paleoseismic trenching projects for fault investigation and characterisation to assess fault crossings for oil and gas pipelines in SE Georgia (WREP), Azerbaijan (Caucasus thrust system & Mud Volcano Ridge - SCPx pipeline) and Turkey (Erzurum & Adana regions – BTC pipeline), under Interface Geohazards Consulting, LLC. He also served as a GIS expert and Senior Geologist in faults characterisation and PSHA projects for critical oil, gas, and renewable energy infrastructures in Asia Minor, Lesser Caucasus, Caspian Sea, Middle East, East Siberia, East Asia, and Andaman, Central America, Philippine, and Timor Seas.
As a researcher, Dr Deligiannakis has co-authored 24 publications in scientific journals of the SCI and more than 40 publications in international scientific conferences, and has worked on more than 15 academic research projects funded by the EU, Public or Private organizations and companies. He also has twelve years of teaching experience in geology and natural hazards for undergraduate and postgraduate students of the Agricultural University of Athens and the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.