Dr Georgia Kremmyda was born in Sparta, Greece, in 1979. She completed her undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD studies at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece. For more than 13 years, Georgia shared her professional career between Academia and Industry. As Researcher she joined on a part-time basis the Laboratory for Earthquake Engineering, NTUA, for 8 years where she contributed on the experimental and numerical assessment of the seismic behaviour of precast RC structures. In the period 2010-2015 she joined as Assistant Professor the Laboratory of Reinforced Concrete and Earthquake Engineering at the School of Pedagogical and Technological Education of Athens, Greece. In the period 2002-2015, and in parallel with her research and academic activities, she was involved in the development of innovative structural systems, design and construction of numerous Civil Engineering projects as Head of R&D groups and Design Director in a number of multinational Consulting Enterprises.
In 2015, Georgia joined the University of Warwick and since then she is the Civil Engineering Degree Leader at the School of Engineering responsible for the delivery and management of the undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Civil Engineering, providing leadership in curriculum development, administration, liaison with industry and other activities. She is the Lead of the Warwick Humanitarian Engineering theme in terms both of education and research and the Lead of the Environmental Sustainability theme within the Warwick Global Research Priority on Sustainable Cities.
Within WES she is Council member, Trustee and Director of Education. She is also an ECU Athena SWAN panellist for the evaluation of Institutional and Departmental applications for Athena SWAN awards in Higher Education. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Fellow of the Warwick International Higher Education Academy. Georgia is the Academic Lead of the 18th International Conference of Women Engineers and Scientists (ICWES) taking place at the University of Warwick in 2020.