Vasilis Samaras, PhD, PE
PhD, Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
Master of Science, Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Thessaly
As a Senior Structural Engineer in our Transportation division, Vasilis has over a decade of experience in the structural engineering and management of public infrastructure projects. His diverse technical knowledge includes designing and rehabilitating structures and bridges that vary in complexity from simple bridge creek crossings to multi-level interchanges. Currently, Vasilis is leading the Structural Engineering Team in Austin and is responsible for the project management, structural design, preparation of PS&E plans, and construction phase services on a variety of projects for TxDOT Districts, railroad companies, toll authorities, counties, local municipalities, and private companies. He is involved in all phases of the projects to ensure his clients’ expectations are exceeded. His ability to provide innovative solutions for existing and proposed infrastructure projects is instrumental in obtaining overall cost savings for the clients. His experience also includes monitoring and evaluation of the structural integrity of civil infrastructure systems.