Dr. Basilios Tsikouras

Senior Assistant Professor
nb.ude.dbu@saruokist.soilisab

Portfolio

Educational Qualifications: BSc (Patras), PhD (Patras)

Research Interests

  • Petrogenesis of Ophiolite rocks and the Associated Platinum-Group Minerals and Chromites
  • Processes for Abiotic Methane Synthesis and Emission
  • Archaeometric Studies on Lithic Implements and Building Stones
  • Quality Assessment of Anti-Skid Aggregates
  • Hazard Risk Assessment of Asbestos Fibres
  • Provenance Studies on Detrital Minerals from Petroleum Basins

Teaching

  • SG-1203 Introduction to Crystallography and Mineralogy
  • SG-1303 Environmental Geology
  • SG-2304 Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks
  • SG-4304 Igneous Petrogenesis

Publications

  • Rigopoulos, I., Tsikouras, B., Pomonis, P. & Hatzipanagiotou, K. Assessment of the engineering behavior of ultramafic and mafic rocks using chemical indices. Eng. Geol. 196, 222–237 (2015).
  • Ifandi, E., Tsikouras, B., Papoulis, D., Hatzipanagiotou, K. & Antonelou, A. A new microenvironment for the formation of clay minerals: the example of authigenic halloysite-7Å and gibbsite in a stalactite from Agios Georgios Cave, Kilkis, north Greece. Int. J. Speleol. 44, 327–340 (2015).
  • Rigopoulos, I., Tsikouras, B., Pomonis, P. & Hatzipanagiotou, K. Correlations between petrographic and geometrical properties of ophiolitic aggregates from Greece. Bull. Eng. Geol. Environ. 73, 1–12 (2013).
  • Rigopoulos, I., Tsikouras, B., Pomonis, P. & Hatzipanagiotou, K. Determination of the interrelations between the engineering parameters of construction aggregates from ophiolite complexes of Greece using factor analysis. Constr. Build. Mater. 49, 747–757 (2013).
  • Rigopoulos, I., Tsikouras, B., Pomonis, P. & Hatzipanagiotou, K. Petrographic Investigation of Microcrack Initiation in Mafic Ophiolitic Rocks Under Uniaxial Compression. Rock Mech. Rock Eng. 46, 1061–1072 (2012).