Current and past Research Programs:

October 2016 – December 2019
Researcher C on the Research Program iMareCulture: Advanced VR, iMmersive serious games and Augmented REality as tools to raise awareness and access to European underwater CULTURal heritage (H2020, Project No: 727153 with main responsibility the underwater and overwater photogrammetry and virtual/augmented reality applications.

July 2017, August 2016-September 2016 and October 2015
Nissia shipwreck and Mazotos shipwreck excavation projects with main responsibility the daily 3D documentation and modelling of the excavation (

January 2016 – March 2016
3D scanning and imaging of the wall of the castle of Myrina in the island of Lemnos

May 2015 – September 2016
Research Program "Integrated diagnostic research and strategic planning of materials and conservation and restoration interventions of the Holy Aedicule of the Holy Sepulchre in the Holy Church of the Resurrection in Jerusalem" (NTUA code 62/337300). See also the related National Geographic article here. The restoration effort led by the interdisciplinary team of conservation experts from the National Technical University in Athens is presented also in the “Tomb of Christ” exhibition of National Geographic Museum.

June 2015 – July 2017
Research Program “INACHUS”: Technological and methodological solutions for integrated wide area situation awareness and survivor localisation to support search and rescue teams (EU Funding, FP7)

July 2013 – October 2015
Research Program “Joint synergistic and integrated use of eArth obServation, navigatiOn and commuNication technologies for enhanced border security (JASON)”, With the responsibility of applied Computer Vision algorithms design. (http://

January 2015 – October 2015
Research Program “3D ORO”: Efficient and Effective 3D Computer Vision Tools for Improving the Performance of 3D Digitalization (Funded under the cooperation framework)

April 2013 - May 2013
Research Program "COSMOS: AN ADVANCED SCIENTIFIC REPOSITORY FOR SCIENCE TEACHING AND LEARNING" (EU Funding), With the responsibility of 3D Laser Scanning and point clouds evaluation (http://

March 2012 - March 2013
Research Program "COSMOS: AN ADVANCED SCIENTIFIC REPOSITORY FOR SCIENCE TEACHING AND LEARNING" (EU Funding), With the responsibility of 3D Laser Scanning, Depth Sensors Evaluation and Cameras Calibration (http://

February 2012 - February 2012
Research Program "Cameras Calibration" (Private Funding), With the responsibility of Cameras Calibration and Calibration Certificates editing

Organizing and Scientific Committee in Conferences and Workshops

Photogrammetric Computer Vision Workshop - PCV 2019, in conjunction with the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2019 Conference(PC)

2nd International Workshop UNDERWATER 3D RECORDING & MODELLING - A tool for modern applications and CH recording 2019(OC-SC)

ISPRS TC II Symposium 2018 (SC)

7th International Workshop 3D ARCH 2017 - 3D Virtual Reconstruction and Visualization of Complex Architectures and Environments (OC)

HERICT: ICT at the Service of Cultural Heritage

Organized Tutorials

Tutorial about Underwater Photogrammetry for Cultural Heritage announced to be held within the context of 27th International CIPA symposium to be held on 1-5 September 2019 in Avila, Spain.

Editor in Scientific Journals and Books

Topic Editor of Remote Sensing Journal

Remondino, F., Georgopoulos, A., Gonzalez-Aguilera, D., & Agrafiotis, P. (2018). Latest Developments in Reality-Based 3D Surveying and Modelling

Reviewer in Scientific Journals

IEEE Geosciences and Remote Sensing Letters

IEEE Access

MDPI Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220; CODEN: SENSC9)

MDPI Sensors Special Issue "Sensors and Techniques for 3D Object Modeling in Underwater Environments"

MPDI Remote Sensing

ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage

Taylor & Francis International Journal of Digital Earth

Scholarships and Awards

PhD Scholarship from the National Technical University of Athens (2018-present)

D. Thomaidis Publication Award from Thomaidis Foundation (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016)

International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) Foundation Travel Grant (2015)

“11th International Conference Applied Computing 2014” one of the best papers Award (2014)