Constantin Athanassas

Assist. Professor

Scientific Field: Geology, Geodynamics, Geochronology

School of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering
Iroon Polytechniou 9 str., GR15773 Zografou Campus, Athens, Greece

Office 1.19, 1st floor
+30 210 772-2103




Dr. Constantin Athanassas is a geologist (University of Athens) with masters’ (University of Wales, NTUA), doctorate (University of Athens, NCSR «Demokritos») and postdoctoral degrees (Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, CEGERE, NTUA) in tectonics, geochronology, geoinformatics and physics. He teaches General Geology. His research interests lie with the exploration of tectonic processes (tectonophysics) and geological processes in general by geochronological methods, mathematical methods and remote sensing.

  • Athanassas, C.D., Papanikolaou, D.I., Falkowski, S., Papanikolaou, I.D., Ntokos, D. 2021. Thermotectonic constraints on the geodynamic evolution of the Pindos fold-and-thrust-belt (PFTB) by low-temperature (U-Th)/He thermochronometry. Geological Journal (submitted)
  • Athanassas, C.D. 2020. Muography for geological hazard assessment in the South Aegean active volcanic arc (SAAVA). Mediterranean Geoscience Reviews, 2, 233-246
  • Athanassas, C. D., Bourlès, D.L., Braucher, R., Druitt, T.Η., Nomikou, P. Leanni, L. 2016. Evidence from cosmic ray exposure (CRE) dating for the existence of a pre-Minoan caldera on Santorini, Greece. Bulletin of Volcanology, 78, 35.
  • Athanassas, C.D., Fountoulis, I. 2013. Quaternary neotectonic configuration of the southwestern Peloponnese, Greece, based on luminescence ages of marine terraces. Journal of Earth Science, 24, 410-427