Dr Christos Giannaros

Postdoctoral Researcher and Associate of meteo.gr, Institute for Environmental Research and Sustainable Development, National Observatory of Athens

Christos Giannaros holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Physics from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh). A major part of his doctoral dissertation was held in the United States of America (USA), in collaboration with the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences department of Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta), and he has also collaborated as a Visiting Scholar with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) of the Institute of Atmospheric Physics in Germany (Munich). From 2011 to 2018 he was a member of the research team of the Atmospheric Physics Laboratory of the Physics Department, AUTh. From 2019 he works as a Postdoctoral Researcher and Associate of meteo.gr at the Institute for Environmental Research and Sustainable Development of the National Observatory of Athens. His main duties include the design, development, operation and continuous assessment of atmospheric numerical simulation systems to support applications of weather forecasting and natural disasters warnings associated with severe weather events (e.g., floods).

In the private sector he has collaborated with Draxis – Environmental Technologies SA, while in 2015 he participated in the “Easy Weather” business scheme, which was supported by the Young Entrepreneurship Support Structure “EkinisiLAB” of SEV – Hellenic Federation of Enterprises.