Institute for Mediterranean Studies

Nikos Papadopoulos

Research Director
Laboratory of Geophysical - Satellite Remote Sensing and Archaeo-environment

Nikos Papadopoulos holds BSc in Geology (2001) and PhD (2007) in Applied Geophysics from the University of Thessaloniki (Greece). He was a post-doctoral researcher in the Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources, KIGAM (2008) and Visiting Fellow Researcher in University of Arkansas, USA (2013). He joined the Foundation for Research and Technology, Hellas (FORTH) in 2009 where he is currently Research Director of Applied Geophysics in Cultural Heritage and head of the Laboratory of Geophysical–Satellite Remote Sensing & Archaeoenvironment (GeoSat ReSeArch Lab). His research interests include the numerical modeling and inversion of resistivity tomographic data, the implementation of diverse geophysical methods for near surface archaeological, environmental, urban, shallow marine applications and the employment of geoinformation technologies in cultural and natural resources management. He has participated and/or organized in more than 145 geophysical projects in Greece, Cyprus, Hungary, Egypt, USA, Australia and S. Korea and has been the coordinator/main researcher in more than 45 National and EU funded large scale projects. He is Associate Editor of Journal of Archaeological Prospection and Near Surface Geophysics and Topic/Guest Editor in Remote Sensing.

Selected Publications