Dr CHRIS DANEZIS
ERATOSTHENES Research Centre (ERC)
Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics (CEG)
Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET)
Cyprus University of Technology (CUT)
Professional background: Dr. Danezis began his professional career immediately after completing his undergraduate studies. His first position (2002 – 2004) was a GeoDatabase Architect, Programmer
Education: Dr. Chris Danezis holds a 5y Dipl. Ing. in Surveying Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), an M.Sc. in Geoinformatics from the same university, and a Ph.D. in Satellite Geodesy and Navigation from the University College London (UCL) Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering. During his studies, he was won several professional and scientific scholarships and prizes, such as the 1st Prize for Best Degree Thesis awarded by the Technical Chamber of Greece (TCG), and the 1st Prize for Best Journal Publication in Geodesy for the years 2013 – 2014 awarded by the Academy of Athens.
Research: His research focuses on the fields of Geodesy, Ubiquitous and Collaborative Positioning and Navigation, GNSS Augmentations, Hydrographic Surveying, Location-based Services and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). During 2012 – 2014 he was a member of the joint IAG – FIG committee (IAG 4.1.1 and FIG WG 5.5) on Ubiquitous Positioning. Additionally, he is a dedicated programmer of several conventional and AI programming languages, tools which he uses extensively in his research. He is the author or co-author of several peer-reviewed papers in leading international scientific journals and a reviewer in world-renowned scientific journals and conferences.