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.
From 2004-2006 he worked in London in the framework of a British AErospace (BAE systems) led project, while since 2007 he has been a research associate in the Institute of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications & Remote Sensing in the National Observatory of Athens (IAASARS-NOA).
In 2014 he received his PhD in Monitoring Crustal Deformation with Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar, from the School of Rural and Surveying Engineering of NTUA.
Earth Observation and image processing, Differential and Persistent Scatterer Interferometry, space-based geophysical hazards monitoring including volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and landslides, urban subsidence monitoring, fire detection from optical satellite sensors, database and semantic technologies for Earth Observation applications.