Nikos Kalligeris is a Principal Researcher at the Institute of Geodynamics of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), and the operational head of the Hellenic National Tsunami Warning Center (HL-NTWC). He holds a Ph.D. (2017) in Civil Engineering from the University of Southern California (USA) and the primary focus of his research is in the fields of nearshore hydrodynamics and tsunami hazard assessment. Before joining NOA, he was a Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of California, Los Angeles (USA).
His primary research interests include nearshore hydrodynamics; coastal engineering; tsunami hazard assessment; tsunami field surveys; experiments in fluid mechanics; coastal flood modeling; harbor resonance.
NEAMTWS World Tsunami Awareness Day 2020 Webinar: Preparing for the next Tsunami (link), 4 November 2020.
Presentation at the Joint webinar on the M7.0 Samos island (Aegean Sea) Earthquake organized by TDV/EEAT (Turkey), HAEE (Greece) and GEER (link) with title "Field survey of the 2020 Samos - Aegean tsunami", 30 January 2021.
Tsunami warning operational duties
UNESCO/IOC NEAMTWS Tsunami National Contact representing Greece and the National Observatory of Athens.