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  • 1995-1999 University of Cambridge, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge, England. Ph.D. in ATMOSPHERIC MODELLING.
  • 1992-1993 University of Surrey, Electronic Engineering Department, Guildford, England. M.Sc. in TELEMATICS.
  • 1990-1992 University of Athens, Laboratory of Meteorology, Athens. M.Sc. Degree in METEOROLOGY.
  • 1986-1990 University of Athens, Physics Department, Athens
    B.Sc. Degree in APPLIED PHYSICS.

Professional Experience:

  • 2000-today Researcher, National Observatory of Athens, Institute of Environmental Research and Sustainable Development, Athens, Greece.
  • 1999-2000 J.P. Morgan Investment Bank, City of London, England.
  • 1995-1998 University of Cambridge, Research Assistant, Cambridge, England.


    Activities include:
  • global and regional climate model output processing for the analysis of extreme climate events in Europe and the Mediterranean using statistical analysis techniques.
  • assessment of impacts from future scenarios of climate change and extreme events for the sectors of energy, forest fire and tourism.
  • chemical transport models for the study of tranboundary air pollution and transformation of chemicals in the troposphere.
  • scientific journals reviewer: Journal of Geophysical Research, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Regional Environmental Change, Journal of Environmental Radioactivity.
  • enhancement of public awareness of science through articles in the Greek press related to major project achievements in climate change and atmospheric pollution.

Research Project experience:

  • MICE-Modelling the impacts of climate extremes.
  • MINOS-Mediterranean Intensive Oxidant Study.
  • Three dimensional modelling of the intercontinental transport of ozone and aerosols in the Eastern Mediterranean.
  • ENSEMBLES-based prediction of climate change and their impacts.
  • DeSurvey- Desertification Survey.
  • CIRCE- Climate Change and Impacts Research: The Mediterranean Environment.
  • Lead author of the Intergovernental Panel for Climate Change- United Nations (IPCC)’s 4th Assessment Report on Climate change impacts and adaptation: Europe Chapter (published in 2007).








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