Researchers Involved in Meteorology and Hydrology Research Area

Dr. Kotronarou AnastasiaResearch Director

Dr. Kotronarou Anastasia
+30 210 8109138

Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering Science (CALTECH, U.S.A., 1991), M.Sc. in Public Health Engineering (Imperial College ? University of London, U.K., 1986), Civil Engineering Degree (National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 1985), Law Degree (National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, 1997). Expertise in Environmental Field studies/Environmental Monitoring (air, noise & vibrations, water), Environmental Law, Environmental Management & Planning, Environmental Impact Assessment, Water Resources Management, Aquatic and Atmospheric Chemistry, Sanitary Engineering & Hydraulic Engineering Design, Renewable Energy Sources (Environmental impact of RES, Biomass), Wastewater Treatment, Programming - application of mathematical models for a number of environmental applications (water, air, noise). Project coordinator, scientist-in-charge and/or participant in over 100 projects financed by the European Commission, national Ministries and organizations, and the private sector; over 30 of them R&D projects co- funded by the European Commission under various EC programmes. Teaching on Liquid waste management and Biological treatment of wastewater, Environmental Impact Assessments; teaching assistant on Aquatic Chemistry, Chemical/ Biochemical Engineering for Water Quality control, introductory course to Environmental Engineering (graduate level).

Dr. Kotroni VassilikiResearch Director

Dr. Kotroni Vassiliki
+30 210 8109126

Research Director at NOA, born in 1965, has a PhD in Dynamic Meteorology (University Clermont-Ferrand, 1993). She has acted as Research Associate at University Athens (Meteorology Laboratory, Physics Dept.) during the period 1993-1998, while since 1999 joined the National Observatory of Athens. She has almost 20 years of experience on numerical weather prediction. She has authored or co-authored 85 papers published in refereed international journals, and 4 book chapters in the fields of mesoscale meteorology, meteorological modelling, and study of severe weather events in the Mediterranean. She has worked extensively with a number of meteorological models (MM5, BOLAM, WRF, RAMS). She has participated in and/or coordinated a large number of national and EU funded projects. Since 2013 is a member of the International Science Steering Committee of HYMEX project and she is acting as Topical Editor of Annales Geophysicae.

Dr. Lagouvardos KostasResearch Director

Dr. Lagouvardos Kostas
+30 210 8109127

Research Director at NOA, born in 1964, has a PhD in Dynamic Meteorology (University PARIS 6, 1992). He has acted as a Research Associate in the CETP/CNRS (Centre d'étude des Environnements Terrestre et Planétaires) Paris, France during the period 1992-1993, in the Lab. of Meteorology of the Athens University (Physics Dept) during the period 1993-1998, at the National Observatory of Athens during the period 1999-2002. Since 2002 he joined the National Observatory of Athens. He has authored or co-authored more than 84 papers published in international journals in the fields of dynamic meteorology, mesoscale modelling and study of severe weather events in the Mediterranean and radar meteorology. He has worked extensively with a number of meteorological models (BOLAM, MM5, WRF, RAMS) and has participated in many European and National Research Programs as principal investigator. He has founded and coordinates a network of automated surface meteorological stations in Greece (250 stations in late 2013).

Dr. Koussis AntonisResearch Director

Dr. Koussis Antonis
+30 210 8109125

Water Resources Engineer/Hydrologist Dr. � Ing., Hydraulics-Hydrology, Technische Hochschule Darmstadt Dipl. Ing., Civil Engineering, Technische Hochschule Darmstadt Areas of expertise: Water resources engineering and management; numerical and analytical modelling of surface and subsurface hydrological processes and solute transport; hydrometry

Dr. Kambezidis HarryResearch Director

Dr. Kambezidis Harry
+30 210 3490119

Research Director, Ph.D. in Atmospheric Physics (National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, 1988), M.Sc. and M.Phil. in Microwave Communications Engineering (University of Leeds, UK, 1976, 1979), B.Sc. in Physics (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 1974), B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering (University of Patras, Greece, 1984). Research interests and expertise in: solar radiation/energy, daylight, atmospheric turbidity, atmospheric aerosols, atmospheric pollution, corrosion of materials due to atmospheric factors, meteorology, climatology & climate change. More than 330 publications in national & international scientific journals and conferences. Participation in/coordination of more than 50 projects. Regular reviewer in 46 international scientific journals. Teaching experience by lecturing at Universities in the fields of environmental meteorology, solar energy and daylight. Founder & Head of the Atmospheric Research Team. Extensive administrative experience. Responsible scientists for the Actinometric Station at Thission. DAAD grant holder (1992).

Dr. Psiloglou VassilisSenior Researcher

Dr. Psiloglou Vassilis
+30 210 8109133

He works as Senior Researcher at the Institute of Environmental Research and Sustainable Development of the National Observatory of Athens. He received his B.Sc. degree in Mathematics (1989) from the Dept. of Mathematics of the University of Athens, Greece. He has also been awarded with a M.Sc. in Meteorology and Atmospheric Environment (1992) and a Ph.D. degree in Atmospheric Physics (1997), both from the Dept. of Physics of the University of Athens, Greece. His current research topics of scientific interests despite solar radiation research, modelling and applications, are air-quality and meteorological measurements, environmental management and risk assessment using GIS techniques, analysis of climate change impacts, air pollution and meteorological instrumentation.

Dr. Retalis AdrianosSenior Researcher

Dr. Retalis Adrianos
+30 210 8109201

Dr Adrianos Retalis is Senior Researcher at IERSD/NOA. He holds a Doctorate (University of Athens, Greece) and M.Sc. degree (University of Dundee, UK) in Remote Sensing and Degree in Geology (University of Athens, Greece). Research interests & Accomplishments: He has a wide range of expertise in satellite image processing for air pollution monitoring and assessment, land use/cover mapping, development of atmospheric correction algorithms, natural hazards, environmental management and atmospheric electricity. Participation in more than 20 National and European funded projects as expert researcher or coordinator.. Author of more than 100 publications in scientific journals and international conferences. Reviewer for peer-reviewed journals and proposals. Teaching on Remote Sensing. Member of several international remote sensing scientific bodies.

Dr. Kalogiros JohnSenior Researcher

Dr. Kalogiros John
+30 210 8109128

John Kalogiros B.Sc. degree (1989), M.Sc. (1991), and Ph.D. (1997) from the Physics Department of the University of Athens, Greece. During the time period 2000-2002 he was a research assistant in the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, US. He is a researcher in the Institute of Environmental Research and Sustainable Development, National Observatory of Athens since 2002. His scientific interests and accomplishments lie in the research areas of rain and flood events with polarimetric weather radar observations and the atmospheric boundary layer with observations from instrumented aircraft, ships, buoys, acoustic sounder and masts.

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