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Post-Doctoral Researcher / Project Manager

Stathopoulos Nikolaos (Nikos) received his diploma (equivalent to Master of Engineering), from the School of Mining & Metallurgical Engineering (SMME) of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), with specialization in Geotechnology (Engineering Geology & Hydrogeology).


He holds two M.Sc. degrees in Water Resources Science & Technology, from the School of Civil Engineering (NTUA), and in Applied Geography and Spatial Planning – Geoinformatics, from the School of Environment, Geography & Applied Economics (Harokopio University of Athens). He received his Ph.D. from the SMME (NTUA) and during his doctoral research (in the Laboratory of Engineering Geology & Hydrogeology, Department of Geological Sciences) he worked on contemporary methods for modelling and managing Geoenvironmental Hazards & Water Resources via Geographic Information Systems (GIS) & Remote Sensing.
Nikos has worked as Researcher / Teaching Associate in the Laboratory of Engineering Geology & Hydrogeology (NTUA), as Environmental – Water Resources & Geoinformatics Engineer in the Public Power Corporation S.A. of Greece and as Consulting Engineer (Environment & Geoinformatics Expert), Project Manager and Scientific – Administrative Manager of the Environmental Department (Senior Associate) in private companies. During his professional and research career he has taken part in various National, EU and International projects, participated in project proposal writing and published several research papers in scientific books, journals and conferences. He is reviewer in several peer-review scientific journals, reviewer / evaluator of scientific book proposals and editor of scientific books and journals.
Nikos is currently working as a Post-Doctoral Researcher & Senior Project Manager at the Institute of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), since December 2020 when he joined BEYOND Center of Excellence.

Research Interests
Geoenvironmental Hazards, Natural Disasters, Water Resources, Earth Observation, Remote Sensing & GIS, Spatial Analysis & Modelling, Geostatistics