Dr. Konstantinos Gkyrtis is a PhD Civil Engineer (NTUA, 2021) with a M.Sc. in Analysis and Design of Earthquake Resistant Structures (NTUA, 2016). He is a Research Associate at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering at the School of Civil Engineering of NTUA. He has published numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and international conferences. During his PhD studies, he has received a scholarship from the Research Committee of NTUA. In 2021, he defended his doctoral thesis entitled: “Investigation of asphalt pavements mechanical performance” under the supervision of Prof. A. Loizos.