Current and past Research Programs:

September 2020 – Now

Postdoctoral Researcher in the Research Program Hyperion: Development of a Decision Support System for Improved Resilience & Sustainable Reconstruction of historic areas to cope with Climate Change & Extreme Events based on Novel Sensors and Modelling Tools. (H2020, Project No: 821054 with main responsibility the supervised and semi-supervised UAV/satellite-borne image semantic segmentation for mapping pathologies on historical buildings and the multi-spectral and RGB Image co-registration by handcrafted and learned CNN filters.)

October 2016 – December 2019

Researcher C in 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

XXIV ISPRS Congress, 2020, Nice, France (RC)

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

Guest Editor of the Special Issue "Remote Sensing for Shallow and Deep Waters Mapping and Monitoring"

Topic Editor of Remote Sensing Journal

Co Editor of the book Latest Developments in Reality-Based 3D Surveying and Modelling with Remondino, F., Georgopoulos, A. and Gonzalez-Aguilera, D. (2018).

Reviewer in Scientific Journals

IEEE [Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, Access, Journal of Oceanic Engineering, J-STARS]

MDPI [Remote Sensing, Sensors, Journal of Imaging, Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, Oceans]

ACM [Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage]

Taylor & Francis [International Journal of Digital Earth, Journal of Operational Oceanography]

Elsevier [ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Journal of Advances in Water Resources, Science of the Total Environment]

Earth System Science Data

Scholarships and Awards

2020: 1st Prize of the Integrated Geomatics solution awarded by the European GNSS Agency for the proposed idea “Bathymetry from UAV Imagery and Machine Learning”, during the Geomatics on the Move contest

2020: 2nd highest score in the EuroSDR PHD AWARD

2018-2020 PhD Scholarship from the National Technical University of Athens

2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018: D. Thomaidis Publication Award from Thomaidis Foundation

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

2014: Best papers Award in the “11th International Conference Applied Computing 2014”

2012: Best Diploma Thesis award for the Lab. of Photogrammetric Computer Vision of NTUA for the year 2012