Team

A diverse and multi-disciplinary group of people bring creativity, experience and expertise to the table to ensure different perspectives and holistic view to challenges and their solutions

Management

Georgios Boustras, PhD

Founder and Director

Development, use and evaluation of statistical and mathematical risk models with an emphasis on occupational, process and societal safety.

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Cleo Varianou-Mikellidou, PhD

Operational Manager

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH), Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS), Ageing of the workforce, Well-being, Performance at work, Ergonomics, Sleep quality, Health impacts from air quality, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Climate change.

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Christos Dimopoulos, PhD

Founder and Co-Director

Analysis, design and implementation of Decision Support Systems with application emphasis in the areas of Disaster Management and Safety Science, Educational Technology and Applications, Engineering Education, Human and Organisational Factors in System Design.

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Christiana Ioannou

Administrator

Education University of Cyprus, Turkish and Middle Eastern Studies, 2012 BBA European University Cyprus, Business Administration, 2018 until today  

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Faculty

Zoe-Dorothea Pana, PhD

Lecturer, Pediatrics

Education Specialist in Pediatrics, Medical School, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, 2016 Fellowship Hospital Epidemiology, Infection Control/Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship, Johns Hopkins Hospital, USA 2016 Fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases,...

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Yianna Danidou, PhD

Lecturer in Cyber Security

Online security and privacy, the interaction between law, science and computer technologies, with emphasis on cybersecurity, cybercrime, forensics and crime prevention, electronic evidence, trust and reliance liability and ethical issues raised by technologies.

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Thalia Prastitou Merdi, PhD

Lecturer, European Private Law & European Environmental Law

Education PhD, University of Bristol (UK) Law, 2013 LL.M. University of Bristol (UK) Commercial Law, 2006\ LL.B. University of Warwick (UK) Law, 2004 Research interests European Contract Law, Consumer Protection Law, Business Law, Data Protection and Privacy Law,...

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Pericles L. Cheng, DIT

Special Teaching Personnel

Head of Technical Development at CERIDES, involved in several European H2020 and ISF projects. Areas of interest include robotics, artificial intelligence, databases, networking, e-learning as well as embedded programming. CISCO Certified Academy Instructor, Moodle Certified Administrator and Course Creator, LEGO Certified Teacher Trainer.

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Paris Vogazianos, PhD

Lecturer, Research Methods and Statistics

Education Ph.D. University of Masaryk, Brno, Czech Republic, General medicine, field of preventive medicine, hygiene and epidemiology, 2004 PGDip. Heriot -Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, Actuarial Sciences, 1998 B.Sc. (Hon.), Southampton University, Southampton,...

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Maria Meletiou, PhD

Professor in Mathematics Education

ICT-enhanced learning, game-based learning, mobile learning, VR/AR/MR in education, pedagogical frameworks and tools for distance education,  mathematics and statistics education, STEM/STEAM education, systemic reform in STEM/STEAM education, pre-service and in-service teacher training, parent education, quality indicators for evaluating educational effectiveness.

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Konstantinos Katzis, PhD

Associate Professor, Computer engineering & Telecommunications

Dynamic Spectrum Access and Machine-Learning-Based Cognitive Spectrum Assignment, Architectures for 5G and beyond 5G wireless communications from Aerial Platforms, Spectrum Geolocation Databases, and TV White Space Systems, Low-Power Wider-Area Networks (LPWAN), Standards and Applications, IoT-Health.

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Demetris Hadjiloucas, PhD

Associate Professor, Dynamical Systems & Ergodic Theory

Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, Skew-Product Systems with Dynamically Attracting Invariant Subspaces, Dynamics of Hypercyclic and Cesaro Hypercyclic Operators, Dynamics of Skew-Products of Operators, Dynamics of Semigroups of Commuting Linear Operators, Dynamics of Non-Homogeneous Markov Chains, Iterated Function Systems, Universal Series, Combinatorics and its interplay with Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory.

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Christos Kassimeris, PhD

Professor, International Relations

International Relations, International Security, European Politics, Greek Politics, Foreign Policy, Greek Foreign Policy, Greek-Turkish Relations, Nationalism, Racism and Xenophobia, Discrimination in Sport

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Christiana N. Markou, PhD

Assistant Professor, European Law On Consumer Protection & E-Commerce

Data Protection and Privacy Law, Information Security Law, E-commerce Law, Consumer Protection Law, Law relating to Terrorism and Radicalization, Artificial Intelligence Law, Online Platforms

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Researchers

Pooja Pandey, MSc

PhD Student

My research interests include the use of spatial analysis and geographical information systems to analyse natural disasters and to evaluate geographical access to disaster services and employment opportunities for everyone. Use of GIS can be helpful for forest fire analysis and risk reduction which is also a vibrant multi-pronged research project that serves my interest.

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Olga Nicolaidou, PhD(c)

Research Associate

The impact of weak signals management on occupational safety and health, emphasizing the elimination of occupational accidents, work-related diseases, dangerous occurrences, and other unwanted incidents.

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Michalis Papamichael

Security and Emergency Response for on-shore and off-shore installations and structures and remote sensing and management.

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Michalis Georgiou

Network Operations Manager

Information security, Cybersecurity, Cybercrime, Digital Forensics, Cybercrime investigation and education, Viticulture, Wines, Wine tasting and degustation, Wine sensory analysis.

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Klelia Petrou, PhD

Scientific Collaborator

Fire safety in buildings including the behavior of structural materials when exposed to elevated temperatures due to fire, smoke movement either via natural or mechanical means and human behaviour during a fire incident while evacuating a building. Developing tools for assisting the fire safety management of buildings for eliminating the risk of a fire incident and its effect on occupants safety.

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Kleio Kioumourtzi, MSc

Research Associate

Education B.Sc. Business Administration, University of Piraeus, 2016 M.Sc. University of Cyprus ,Technology, Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship MSc ,2020 M.Sc. European University of Cyprus, Cyber Security, 2021 Research interests Graduated from the...

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Judith Kirschner, MSc

PhD Student

How can we learn to live with wildfires? I study fire resilient governance as a member of PyroLife (Innovative Training Network on Integrated Fire Management). I am interested in exploring fire from a (palaeo-)ecological, social, economic, and political perspective. Fascinated by and background in environments of the past.

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Jason Senekkis, PhD Candidate

Research Associate

Road Safety, safety culture, risk assessment, risk communication, occupational safety and health, sustainable transport, urban mobility.

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Ioannis D. Anyfantis, PhD

Scientific Collaborator

Management and Policy of Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Safety, Risk Management, Human and psychosocial factors, Safety Technology, Accident Investigation, Emerging Risks, Dangerous Substances, Lung Diseases, Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs), Psychosocial Factors, ISO management systems, Quality management, Resilient Engineering, Resilient Healthcare, Patient Safety, Environmental Management, Renewable Energy Sources, PV technologies, smart grids, etc.

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Fotini Tsaliki, MSc

Research Associate

Education Master of Science in Statistics, University of Sheffield, UK Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece Graduation Certificate of Studies, Apolytyrion, High School of Iraklia, Serres, Greece Research interests...

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Evangelos Katsaros, PhD Candidate

Research Associate

Education BSc, National Technical University of Athens, Chemical Engineer,  1995 MSc, University of Thessaly, Analysis and Planning of Industrial Systems, 2001 PhD Candidate, University of Western Macedonia, Emergency Logistics Research interests Civil Protection,...

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Christos Argyropoulos, PhD

Senior Research Fellow

Process Safety, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Turbulence Modelling, Multi-phase flows, Atmospheric Science, Urban flows, Indoor Air Quality, Environmental Health and Exposure, Fire and Evacuation Modelling.

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Christoforos Kyriakou

Research Associate

Machine learning, data mining and neural networks, Pattern Recognition, and Image processing, Augmented Reality mobile application development, Web Development, and technologies.

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Angelos Sofianidis, PhD

Research Associate

Education PhD Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Science Education, 2019 M. Ed. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Didactic of Chemistry and New Technologies in Education, 2014 BSc  Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Physics, 2012 Research...

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Alan Waring, PhD

Adjunct Professor

Education PhD. University of Westminster, Change Management, 1994 Research interests Safety and major hazards risk management; corporate and radical-right authoritarianism, including risk implications for multiple parties; Policy & Practitioner Fellow, CARR...

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