- M.Sc., Civil Engineering, Rice University, 2016
- B.Sc., Civil/Structural Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2006
Ms. Stefanaki is a civil/structural engineer with over 7 years of experience in analyzing, designing and rehabilitating concrete buildings, historic masonry buildings and bridges subjected to static and dynamic loadings, with emphasis on the aspect of structural safety against earthquakes. Her roles included development of design drawings, preparation of project proposals, scheduling/permitting/budgeting, leading the analysis efforts and serving as the main point of client contact.
Ms. Stefanaki has worked in multidisciplinary engineering teams on multiple occasions. Her expertise and skills are a balanced combination of design/analysis, field work and construction site management and supervision.
Prior to Exponent, Ms. Stefanaki was involved in the design and analysis of a wide range of structures, including concrete buildings (e.g. residences, hospitals), historic masonry buildings, cultural monuments, archaeological sites, railway platforms, telecommunication towers and bridges, in both the US and Europe. Some of these projects required the approval of authorities at the state or national level, such as the Texas Department of Transportation and the Greek Ministry of Culture.