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Dipl.-Ing. M.Sc. Nikolaos Athanasopoulos

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Geophysikalisches Institut (GPI)

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie

Hertzstraße 16

76187 Karlsruhe

Area of Research



  • PhD topic: "Elastic Full waveform inversion of shallow seismic surface waves and its application in field data"



  • Diploma in Production Engineering and Management. Specialization: Mechanical Engineering. Democritus University of Thrace - School of Engineering, Greece
  • Joint Master in Applied Geophysics, TU DELFT, ETHZ, RWTH AACHEN, Cities: Delft, Zürich, Aachen.



  • Diploma thesis: "Numerical and experimental wear estimation of rolling bearings with radial and axial loads using infrared thermography, vibration analysis and air-borne sounds"
  • Master thesis: "Subsampling and comparative analysis of interpolation techniques for the 2D Exact Boundary Condition Method" (ETH Zürich)



N.G.Athanasopoulos, P.N. Botsaris: "A comparative analysis of detecting bearing fault, using infrared thermography, vibration analysis and air-borne sound." International conference of Condition Monitoring of Machinery in Non-Stationary Operations, Italy 2013.


Field data application of sequential full-waveform inversion of refracted and Rayleigh waves.
Athanasopoulos, N.; Bohlen, T.
2017. 79th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2017: Energy, Technology, Sustainability - Time to Open a New Chapter; Paris; France; 12 June 2017 through 15 June 2017, EAGE (European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers), Houten. doi:10.3997/2214-4609.201700955
A comparative analysis of detecting bearing fault, using infrared thermography, vibration analysis and air-borne sound.
Athanasopoulos, N. G.; Botsaris, P. N.
2013. Advances in condition monitoring of machinery in non-stationary operations. Hrsg.: F. Chaari, 171-181, Springer, Heidelberg. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-39348-8_14
Sequential Full-waveform Inversion of Refracted and Rayleigh WavesNormal access.
Athanasopoulos, N.; Bohlen, T.
2016. Near Surface Geoscience 2016 - 22nd European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, Session: Modelling, Inversion and Data-processing II, Barcelona, Spain, 4 - 8 September 2016, EAGE, Houten. doi:10.3997/2214-4609.201602019