Kyriakos-Alexandros

Chondrogiannis

ETH Zürich

Background

Kyriakos was born in Athens, Greece in 1995. He obtained his diploma in Civil Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (2019), in the discipline of Structural Engineering. He defended his thesis in the field of steel structures, studying the behavior of shell formed wind turbine towers with the use of nonlinear analyses. During his first academic years, Kyriakos participated successfully in technological competitions (f1 in schools, 4×4 in schools) being awarded as world champion. Regarding his professional experience, he has worked in steel structure design and CFD analysis, both in Greece and in Austria.

Kyriakos is highly motivated by the concept of metamaterials, as they provide the capability of producing configurations with various extraordinary properties. He aims at introducing unique designs and concepts, which can also be applied to real structures.