Keramitsoglou Iphigenia   Research Director    Telephone: 2108109167 Office: 215 e-mail: Researcher-ID:   Professional Experience 

Iphigenia Keramitsoglou is a Senior Researcher in NOA/IAASARS. She holds a Ph.D. degree from Imperial College London, a M.Sc. in Remote Sensing from University College London and a Physics Degree from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She has extensive experience in the organization and management of research and technological development programs, as shown by her participation in 26 research programs. Iphigenia is Associate Project Manager and PI for NOA for the project TREASURE in monitoring heat waves from Space. She is also a member of the Program Management Board of project BEYOND and Work Package Leader. IK has 35 original peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals and >35 papers in conference peer-reviewed proceedings, 4 book chapters, and numerous technical reports. Her work has been internationally recognized by the scientific community. Since January 2015, she is member of the Editorial Board of Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment (Elsevier), and since November 2013 Review Editor of Frontiers in Environmental Informatics. She has been Editor and Guest Editor of special publications and special issues. She has been member of Program or Scientific Committee of several international conferences. She is reviewer of top Earth Observation journals. She has been invited to give lectures to research groups and organizations (Imperial College London, LBB and others). In October 2013 she gave seminars at Indiana State University and the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Earth Science Office, after invitation.

Iphigenia is co-leader of the action on global observation of urban areas (Global Urban Observation and Information Task, SB-04) of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO). She is also Member of the Societal Benefits Implementation Board, SBIB, of GEO international initiative. She is also representing IAASARS in the Greek national platform for disaster reduction (part of the international Hyogo Framework for Action HFA).

  Research Interests 

Satellite monitoring in the thermal urban environment in various spatial scales and geographic areas, System development using advanced algorithms and artificial intelligence to process satellite data, Operational mapping of burned areas after fire-season, Monitoring and mapping of protected areas (biotopes & wetlands) using very high spatial resolution (<10 m) satellite imagery and advanced classification methods, Development of decision support systems at operational level in response to natural hazards (especially forest fires, marine pollution, heat waves).

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