Dr. Olga Markogiannaki holds a PhD from the Civil Engineering Department of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) and an MSc in Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics from Columbia University (USA). Her expertise lies in the fields of structural health monitoring, seismic assessment and retrofit of structures, climate change impact on structural vulnerability, structural design with innovative materials, etc. She has significant research activity for more than 10 years in collaboration with Academic Institutions and private companies. She is Teaching Staff in the University of Western Macedonia. She has more than 50 publications in international referred journals and conferences and has worked on novel methods to increase structural safety of bridges and buildings, monitoring of structures using vibrational measurements/remote sensing data, system identification and damage detection, deep learning techniques, design of carbon-fiber structures, vulnerability and risk assessment of structures to natural hazards (e.g. earthquake, hurricane storm surge) combined with climate change (sea level rise), etc. She has 12 years of professional experience in structural engineering, engineering consulting services and project management in public and private construction projects and has also collaborated with international companies (e.g. GES, Siemens-Gamesa). She is co-founder and partner of a start-up structural engineering company in Greece. She is Vice President of the Association of Civil Engineers of Greece. and Associate Member of the Board of the Hellenic Scientific Society for Concrete Research. She is a member of IABSE Task Groups 6.1 and 5.2 and in committees of the Technical Chamber of Greece.