Lecturer at Freie Universität Berlin of the Postgraduate courses (2013-2017) 

Invited lectures

  • Southern California Earthquake Centre (SCEC), USA: Millennial to million year slip-rate variations on active faults, September 17th, 2020. (Invited Plenary Talk), In: ‘New directions in earthquake science’, Southern California Earthquake Centre Annual Meeting (2020 SCEC Annual Meeting), 12-17 September, California, 2020. Talk VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Js7FFLnSYpI&feature=youtu.be
  • European Geosciences Union (EGU), Austria:Transient fault-slip accumulation on continental fault systems and active subduction margins, April 2019.
  • National and Technical University of Athens, Greece: Identifying large subduction paleoearthquakes along the Hellenic Subduction Zone, May 28th, 2019.
  • Geological Society of Austria, Austria: Paleoearthquakes, sampling biases and growth of active normal faults on Crete, Greece, May 23rd, 2019.
  • Hellenic Petroleum (ELPE), Athens, Greece: ‘The importance of upper-plate splay thrust faults in subduction seismogenesis’, November 28th, 2018.
  • GFZ, Potsdam, Germany: Breaking a subduction termination from top-to-bottom: the large Kaikoura Earthquake, October 24th, 2018.
  • GFZ, Potsdam, Germany, Transients Workshop: Transient fault-slip accumulation on upper-plate subduction thrust faults: how common is it?’, May 2017.
  • GFZ, Potsdam, Germany, Faults Workshop: ’Clusters of mega-earthquakes on upper plate faults control the Eastern Mediterranean hazard ‘, March 2016.
  • GNS Science, New Zealand: ‘Earthquake clustering on upper-plate faults controls uplift rate transients along subduction margins’, February 2016.
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel: ‘Late Quaternary paleoshoreline formation on Crete, eastern Mediterranean’, January 2015.
  • Freie University (FU), Berlin, Germany: ‘Clusters of mega-earthquakes on upper plate faults control the Eastern Mediterranean hazard’, May 2015.
  • University of Marseille: Earthquake variability produces long-term stability of uplift rates along the Hellenic subduction margin, July 2014.
  • University of Patras, Greece: ‘The importance of microearthquakes in crustal extension of an active rift: a case-study from New Zealand’, November 2013.
  • Freie University (FU), Berlin, Germany: ‘Fault-slip accumulation over thousands to millions of years and the importance of paleoearthquake sampling’, May 2013.
  • German Research Centre for Geosciences, Germany: ‘Paleoearthquake history on the Spili Fault and its relation to the destruction of ancient and modern cities on the island of Crete, Greece’, March 2013.
  • University of Leuven, Belgium: ‘Is the Spili fault, Crete, responsible for the double destruction of the Minoan palace at Phaistos?’, November 2012.
  • Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ: ‘Growth and interaction of faults over earthquake and geological timescales’, August 2012.
  • Plymouth University, UK: ‘Active faulting over earthquake and geological timescales’, July 2012.
  • University of Liverpool, UK: ‘Growth and interaction of faults over earthquake and geological timescales’, June 2012.
  • KAUST, Saudi Arabia: ‘Relations between paleoearthquakes and million year fault growth’, May 2012.
  • Otago University, New Zealand: ‘Relations between paleoearthquakes and million year fault growth’, March 2012.
  • National Taiwan University, Taiwan: ‘Paleoearthquakes and million-year fault growth in an active rift and the importance of paleoseismic sampling’, December 2011.
  • Istanbul Technical University, Turkey: ‘Relations between paleoearthquakes and million year fault growth’, invited by the University of New York, June 2011.
  • CNRS (CEREGE), France: ‘Relations between paleoearthquakes and million year fault growth in an active rift’, March 2011.
  • Technical University of Crete, Greece: ‘Fault growth over different timescales: the Taranaki Rift study case’, May 2010.
  • Technical University of Crete, Greece: ‘Bridging the timescales in fault-slip accumulation: from the earthquake record to the geological record’, May 2009.
  • Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi (the Māori University), New Zealand: “Active faulting in Bay of Plenty, New Zealand”, June 2005.
  • University of Athens, Greece: “An introduction to Earthquake Geology and Paleoseismology in New Zealand”, October 2002.

Postgraduate thesis supervision

2018–present: Late Quaternary faulting and paleoearthquakes in the upper-crust of the Hellenic subduction margin, Greece. GFZ / FU Berlin. PhD candidate: Violeta Veliz.

2016-present: ‘Quaternary Landscape Evolution of South Central Africa: Characterizing Paleo-Lake Mweru Using Cosmogenic Nuclides. GFZ / University of Potsdam.PhD thesis / Spyros Olivotos.

2017–2018: The role of Hundalee Fault at the southern termination of the Hikurangi Subduction Margin, New Zealand, during the complex 7.8Μw 2016 Kaikoura Earthquake’. GFZ / University of Potsdam. MSc thesis / Thorben Schoefisch.

2015-2017: ‘Quaternary geometry and kinematics of the Iearapetra Fault System, Crete, Greece’. Catholic University of Antofagasta, Chile. MSc thesis / Violeta Veliz