Alexandra Papailia was born in Athens, Greece (1984). She holds a diploma in Civil Engineering from the University of Patras (2009) and a MSc degree in Earthquake Engineering (2011).
She specializes in the Structural Analysis and Design of reinforced concrete and steel buildings. She has also worked in projects related to the Assessment and Retrofitting of existing reinforced concrete and masonry buildings. Her research interests focus on the seismic fragility of reinforced concrete buildings.