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KERPELIS Ploutarchos


  • Lecturer of UNI.W.A.
  • Technological Civil Engineer T.E.I.
  • Civil Engineer N.T.U.A.
  • MPS “Prevention and Management of Natural Disasters”
  • MSc Sanitary Engineer
  • Pedagogical Studies S.PE.T.E. (EPPAIK, PESYP)

Attendance of a number of Seminars, Workshops at the E.K.D.D.A. (National Centre for Public Administration & Local Government), from Technical Institutes as TEE-TCG (Technical Chamber of Greece), from Educational Institutions (N.T.U.A., U.O.A, Massey University etc.), from V.T.C.-KEK (Vocational Training Centre), from Ministries (General Secretariat of Infrastructure, School of Emergency Policy Planning – PSEA, Center for Security Studies, National Center for Immediate Assistance – EKAB, etc.), from Local Government Organizations (Regions, Municipalities etc.) and from other bodies such as from private sector. Technical Expert after European Training (TEC 4-8/2011 and CMI 7-12/2014).

Certified in a number of organizations (such as Adult Trainer for the National Organization for the Certification of Qualifications & Vocational Guidance – EOPPEP, trainer for Training Institute of the Public Administration and Local Government –EKDDA/INEP), TEC and CMI Expert from E.U., as a Qualified Volunteer from the General Secretariat of Civil Protection, as trainer of the Social Polycenter, etc.). Number of participations as an adult trainer for Programs of EKDDA/ INEP Programs, of Youth & Lifelong Learning Foundation -INEDIVIM, of the PSEA School, as well as in the writing of Technical manuals.

Civil Engineer registered at TEE-TCG (1990). Professional experience in Earthquake Planning & Protection Organization – E.P.P.O. (1997-2019), and as Head of the Social Seismic Defense Directorate (2011-2019) upon election. Deputy General Director of E.P.P.O., Head of Public Independent Institution – DAI, Deputy President, Secretary or as a Member of a Permanent Scientific Committee, in various periods of time. Indicative actions are recorded in the Annual Accounts Projects on the EPPO’s website. Supervision of graduate theses of students at the E.P.P.O., representations of the Organization and its employees, liaison between other Public Services and the E.P.P.O., etc. Administrative work (Evaluations of personnel etc.) and authorized for “Top Secret” documents. Participation in numerous missions of Immediate Response Teams in real earthquake events (after planning, organization, management – coordination and evaluation). Publication of actions by media, institutions etc. as well as thanks from them.

Wide-ranging educational work in the E.P.P.O., in target groups. Educational project at Vocational Training Institute  V.T.I.-IEK (1994-2002), at V.T.C.-KEK (2004-2017), at the Inter-Balkan Institute of Public Administration, at EKDDA/ INEP Programs (2009-present), at PSEA School/ Ministry of Citizen Protection (2002-2020), in INEDIVIM (2002-2011), in voluntary Groups (EPOMEA Egaleo etc.). Teaching at TEI of Athens (1996-2004) with 6 years of independent theory teaching, at TEI of Piraeus (2004-2005), and at UNI.W.A. (2019-present).

Lecturer at the University of Western Attica (UNI.W.A.) (2019 to date) with the subject “Prevention and Management of Risks and Disasters in Civil Engineering Projects”. Research interests are the vulnerability of constructions to natural risks and disasters, Wastewater Treatment Facilities, Prevention and management of risks and disasters as well as Natural – Technological disasters (with an emphasis on seismic risk). Internship Supervisor and participation in Diplomatic theses as a member of the Examining Committee, or as a supervisor. At the same time, participation in the administrative procedures of the Civil Engineering Department of UNI.W.A. Writing 5 Diploma theses during the studies and Course Notes for TEI of Athens. Publication of Articles in scientific journals and participation in a number of Scientific Conferences with announcements. The scientific work in 2022 has 40 citations (Researchgate), 27 citations (Scopus).