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08Research Director

Dr KONTOES Charalampos (Haris) holds the position of Research Director in the Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics Space Applications and Remote Sensing of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA/IAASARS).

04Associate Researcher | SAR interferometry and big data

Ioannis Papoutsis received his diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and his M.Sc. in Technologies for Broadband Communication from the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering of University College London (UCL) in 2002 and 2003 respectively. 

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Post-doctoral Researcher | Atmospheric modeling

Bartsotas Nikolaos (Nikos) received his B.Sc. degree from the Physics Department of the University of Athens, followed by a M.Sc. in Environmental Physics / Meteorology and a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Modeling and Remote Sensing.

17Research Associate | Flood Risk

Alexia Tsouni received her diploma in Civil Engineering (2001) from the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), which is equivalent to Master of Engineering, with specialization in Water Resources, Hydraulic and Maritime Engineering. She also holds a M.Sc. in Water Resources Science and Technology (2003) from the School of Civil Engineering of NTUA

12Research Associate | EO algorithms engineering

Themistocles Herekakis graduated in 2003 from the Technological Educational Institution of Athens, with a degree in Electronic Engineering and an M.Sc. degree in Advanced Informatics Computing Systems. He is working at IAASARS/NOA as a research associate, since August 2004

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Post-doctoral Researcher | Environmental Physics & Solar Energy

Panagiotis Kosmopoulos (PK) was born in Athens, Greece, in 1985. He received his B.Sc. in Geology and M.Sc. in Environmental Physics from the University of Athens and holds a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Physics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. PK has a 14 year professional experience as a research scientist and as a postdoctoral researcher at national and international research institutes and universities (e.g. PMOD/WRC).

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Research Associate | Data Cubes & AI

Alexis Apostolakis got his engineering diploma from Electrical Engineer and Computer Engineer faculty at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in 1993. His diploma thesis was in the sector of Reinforcement Learning with Neural Networks

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Communication & Dissemination Manager

Eleni Christia received her diploma in Environmental Cartography from the University of Aegean in 2004. She holds a Master of Science (MSc.) in Environmental Policy and Management from University of Aegean (2007).

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Communication & Dissemination Specialist

Mirka Rossi graduated in 2000 from ST.GEORGE Independent Studies - Commercial College, she completed her studies in English-Greek Executive Secretarial and Administration Course for Personal Assistants.

01Administrative Support EU projects

Maria (Marietta) Papakonstantinou is a PhD candidate at the University of Patras. She graduated from the School of Philosophy at the University of Athens and since 2013 holds an M.A. in Heritage Management (summa cum laude) co-organized by Athens University of Economics and Business and University of Kent

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Research Associate | Flood Risk

Dora Perrou is currently a PhD candidate in Satellite Remote Sensing at the Harokopio University of Athens (HUA). She holds a BSc degree in Surveying Engineering from the Technological Educational Institute of Athens and a MSc in Applied Geography and Spatial Planning (Course: Management of Natural and Human Induced Disasters) from the Harokopio University of Athens.

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Research Associate & Project Manager

Mr. Anastasios TRYPITSIDIS is being a motivated Project Manager | Msc Engineer with incessant interest in the wide range of managing projects. He has more than 5 years’ experience on managing and implementing of national, international and funding (e.g. EUREKA-Eurostars, GSRT, FP7, H2020 etc.) projects (involved in more than 16 projects)

05PhD student | Artificial Intelligence

Vassilis Sitokonstantinou received his BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Imperial College London, in 2013. The following year he graduated from University College London (UCL) with an MSc in Wireless and Optical Communications.

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Research Associate | EO data analytics

Elisavet Parselia holds a diploma in Surveying Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) and a M.Sc. in Geodesy and Geoinformation Science specialized in Space Geodesy and Navigation from the Technical University of Berlin (TUB).

14Research Associate | Disaster Management

Aikaterini Karagiannopoulou was born in 1993 in Volos, Greece. She received her B.Sc. degree from the department of Geography in 2015 and her M.Sc. in 2017, in field of Geoinformatics of the Department of Applied Geography and Spatial Planning, both from Harokopio University.

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Research Associate | Data Cubes & Fire Risk

Stella Girtsou is currently a M.Sc student in Space Science Technologies and Applications programme of the National Observatory of Athens and the department of Informatics and Telecommunications of University of Peloponnese. In 2017 she received her Diploma in Rural and Surveying Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA).

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DevOps Engineer | Copernicus Hubs

Angelos Zavras holds a BSc degree in Informatics and Telematics from the Harokopio University of Athens. He is currently working toward a MSc degree in Data Science from the University of Peloponnese, in collaboration with the National Centre for Scientific Research "Demokritos".

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Research Associate| EO systems engineering

Thanassis Drivas received his BSc in Computer Science from Athens University of Economics and Business in 2007. In 2017 he received his MSc title in Space Science, Technology and Applications from the University of Peloponnese, in collaboration with the National Observatory of Athens.

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Research Associate

Antonios Koutroumpas was born in1993 in Chania, Greece. He graduated from the Technical University of Crete (TUC) in the department of Production Engineering and Management in 2017 and received his M.Sc. in 2019, in field of Geoinformatics of the School of Rural and Surveying Engineering from the National University of Athens (NTUA).

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Research Associate

Alkiviadis Koukos was born in 1993 in Athens, Greece. He received his diploma in the department of Elecrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in 2018 and he is currently an MSc student in Data Science and Machine Learning also at National Technical University of Athens.

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System Administrator

He is an alumnus in Computer Science, Faculty of Information and Communications Technology University of Piraeus. Since 2019 has been working as a system administrator in the Institute of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications & Remote Sensing in the National Observatory of Athens (IAASARS-NOA).

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Vassilis Amiridis (VA) was born in Göteborg, Sweden, in 1971. He received his B.Sc. in Physics, M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences and Ph.D. in Atmospheric Physics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 1998, 2000 and 2006, respectively. Since 2006, VA is a Researcher of the Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA) in Greece. 

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Stavros Solomos was born in Athens, Greece in 1976. He received his B.Sc. in Physics, M.Sc. in Environmental Physics / Meteorology and PhD in Meteorology / Atmospheric Modeling from the University of Athens, Greece in 2001, 2003 and 2011 respectively. Since 2013, he is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) of the National Observatory of Athens.