Academic activities

The group (via his leader Kostas Karatzas) is being/has been involved in a number of academic activities, via teaching and thesis supervising within the AUTh as well as in other Universities.

A. Teaching activities


1. Department of Mechanical Engineering AUTh - Undergraduate studies
2. Department of Mechanical Engineering AUTh - graduate studies 3. Physics Department AUTh - graduate studies

 

B. Thesis supervision & examination

1. Current thesis supervision:
1.1 PhD theses at the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, AUTh
  • Αdaptive modelling with hybrid algorithms for environmental informatics problems (PhD candidate: Nikos Katsifarakis. Main supervisor: Prof. Kostas Karatzas, co-supervisors: Prof. Tatiana Tambouratzis and Prof. Mikko Kolehmainen)

  • Information Technology and Computational Intelligence methods for Participatory Environmental Sensing services (PhD candidate: Marina Riga. Main supervisor: Prof. Kostas Karatzas, co-supervisors: Prof.Mikko Kolehmainen and Prof. John Lee)
1.2 PhD thesis (co-supervision) at the University of Sough Wales, UK
  • Knowledge extraction and parameter forecasting in environmental management: the urban air quality example (PhD candidate: Ioannis Kyriakidis. Main supervisor: Prof. Andrew Ware)

1.3 MSc thesis (co-supervision) at the University of Edinburgh, MSc Design & Digital Media

2008:

  • Li Zhu. Thesis title: Urban environment information service visualizing air quality (2008, MSc Design and Digital Media, Edinburgh University)

2011:

2014:

  • Wenhua Dong. Thesis title:Participatory Sensing Services for Smart Phones (2014, MSc Design and Digital Media, Edinburgh University)

2. PhD thesis opponent:

  • Maria Grundström: "The Influence of Atmospheric Circulation and Meteorology on Urban Air Pollution and Pollen Exposure". University of Gothenburg, The Faculty of Science, Dissertation for Ph.D. in Natural Science, specialising in Environmental Sciences. 6 May 2015 (link)

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