«1. PERSONAL DETAILS Name : Ioannis Pytharoulis Date of Birth : 5 February 1973 Place of Birth : Piraeus, Greece Occupation : Lecturer, Aristotle ...»
Curriculum Vitae of Ioannis Pytharoulis
1. PERSONAL DETAILS
Name : Ioannis Pytharoulis
Date of Birth : 5 February 1973
Place of Birth : Piraeus, Greece
Occupation : Lecturer, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH).
Scientific Field: “Synoptic Meteorology”
Address : Department of Meteorology and Climatology,
School of Geology,
Faculty of Sciences,
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, University Campus, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece Telephone : +30-2310-998477 Fax : +30-2310-995392 Web : http://www.geo.auth.gr http://meteo.geo.auth.gr Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
2. EDUCATION 1990-1994 Bachelor in Mathematics. Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (grade: 7.92/10).
1994-1995 Master of Science in Weather, Climatology and Modelling. Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, United Kingdom.
1995-2000 Ph.D. in Meteorology. Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, United Kingdom.
3. SEMINARS 1993 Hellenic Statistics Institute (Thessaloniki, Greece). Subject: “Statistics and Computers”. Duration: 13 weeks.
1995 United Kingdom Meteorological Office (Reading, United Kindgom). Subject:
“Forecaster Appreciation”. Duration: 1 week 1996 European Center for Medium-range Weather Forecasts (Reading, United Kingdom). Subject: “Parameterization of diabatic processes”. Duration: 2 weeks 1998 National Center for Atmospheric Research (Boulder, Colorado, USA) and
NOAA/Hurricane Research Division (Miami, Florida, USA). Subject:
“Hurricane Landfall”. Duration: 2 weeks. I was funded by the seminar organizers, the Royal Meteorological Society and the European Commission.
2000 Hewlett Packard – IFS Hellas (Athens, Greece). Subject: “Parallel Programming of Supercomputers with the use of MPI”. Duration: 36 hours 2005 ΙΒΜ (Athens, Greece). Subject: “High Performance Computing with Cluster 1600”. Duration: 1 week.
2006 ΙΒΜ (Athens, Greece). Subject: “The software of numerical models and SMS”.
Duration: 1 week.
4. SPECIAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCESAtmospheric numerical models: WRF, MM5, SKIRON, UKMO Unified Model, FLEXPART, COBEL Operating systems: LINUX, WINDOWS Programming languages: FORTRAN, PASCAL, VISUAL BASIC, QBASIC UNIX, LINUX applications: IDL, NCARgraphics, GRADS, IDV
RESEARCH INTERESTS− Analysis of meteorological data and synoptic, meso scale systems – Study of extreme weather events − Modification and use of global and regional numerical weather prediction models – Operational numerical weather prediction − Development of numerical methods for the use of numerical model products in synoptic weather prediction − Evaluation of atmospheric numerical models − Applications with the use of atmospheric numerical models (WRF, SKIRON/Eta, MM5, FLEXPART, COBEL)
PARTICIPATION IN RESEARCH PROJECTS− MARIE CURIE/TMR. “African Easterly Waves and their transformation into tropical cyclones”. Funding: European Commission − “Seasonal prediction of tropical cyclogenesis in northern Atlantic with the use of atmospheric numerical models”. Funding: TSUNAMI initiative (Corporation of Insurance Companies and the British Government) − NIREAS (A high-resolution forecasting system for maritime and other applications).
Funding: GSRT and European Commission − MAMCS (Mediterranean Atmospheric Mercury Cycle System). Funding: European Commission − NYSERDA (Modelling of the Mercury Processes over NE USA). Funding: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, USA − MERCYMS (an integrated approach to assess the MERcury CYcle into the Mediterreanean baSin). Funding: European Commission − AUTOHAZARD-PRO (Automated fire and flood hazard protection system).
European Commission − ANEMOS (Development of a Next Generation Wind Resource Forecasting System for the Large-Scale Integration of Onshore and Offshore Wind Farms). Funding: European Commission − MFSTEP (Mediterranean Forecasting System Towards Environmental Predictions).
Funding: European Commission − Olympic Games 2004 – Weather (Development and installation of special versions of the numerical weather and wave prediction models SKIRON/Eta, RAMS, LAPS, WAM for the Olympic Games of 2004). Funding: Ministry of Culture/General Secretariat of Olympic Games – Athens 2004 − ENVIWAVE (Development and Application of Validated Geophysical Ocean Wave Products from ENVISAT ASAR and RA-2 Instruments). Funding: European Commission − «Supercomputing system for the analysis of meteorological data». Funding: Information Society − GRIDCC (Grid enabled Remote Instrumentation with Distributed Control and Computation). Funding: European Commission − «Monitoring of meteorological parameters along the valley of Axios river».
− «Maintenance and studies for the improvement of the environmental monitoring system in Nestos river». Funding: Public Power Corporation.
− «Study of wind and solar power in the AUTH regions of Taxiarchi - Chalkidiki, Kolchiko – Thessaloniki and Pertouli - Trikala». Funding: AUTH − «Enhancement of computing power for the accomplishment of climatic simulations over Europe». Funding: AUTH
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PARTICIPATION IN OTHER PROJECTS
PRAXE (Weather forecasting services through the internet and mobile telephones). Funding:
GSRT MADEPODIM (Master Degree on Pollution Dispersion Modelling at the University of Oran, Algeria). Funding: European Commission «Modern methodologies for the identification, study, forecast and prevention of intense weather events with application in Thessaly and Macedonia». Funding: GSRT
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIESEvaluator of proposals (State Scholarships Foundation - Greece, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - USA, National Science Foundation - USA) Article reviewer (Advances in Geosciences, Advances in Meteorology, Advances in Science and Research, Atmospheric Research, Environmental Fluid Mechanics, International Journal of Climatology, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, Journal of Geophysical Research, Journal of Hydrology, Mediterranean Marine Science, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences)
- Second Secretary of the Organizing Committee of the 9th Conference in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, Thessaloniki, Greece, 28-31 May 2008 Member of the scientific committee of the 3rd Hellenic conference of the Environmental Council of AUTH on Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Renewable Energy Sources, Thessaloniki, Greece, 15-17 October 2009 Member of the International Scientific Committee of the 2nd International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Forest Fires, Kos, Greece, 23-25 June 2010.
Reviewer of scientific articles of the 9th Hellenic Geographic Conference, Athens, Greece, November 2010
- Marie Curie Fellowship από την Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση (1997-1998) (http://cordis.europa.eu/tmr/src/grants/fmbi/961444.htm)
- Young scientists travel award by the European Geophysical Society (1998, 23rd EGS conference, Nice, France)
MEMBERSHIP IN SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZATIONSMember of the Royal Meteorological Society since 1995 Member of the Marie Curie Fellowship Association since 1998 Member of the Hellenic Meteorological Society since 2006
SUPERVISIONPostgraduate dissertations In progress Supervisor of S. Kotsopoulos. School of Geology, AUTH.
Title: “The effect of the boundary layer thermodynamic characteristics in the development of meteorological phenomena” In progress Supervisor of L. Tsopouridis. School of Geology, AUTH.
Title: “Numerical analysis of an intense episode of Vardaris wind” In progress Supervisor of Ch. Paranos-Liolios. School of Geology, AUTH.
Title: “Study of low pressure systems with tropical cyclone characteristics over the Mediterranean” Undergraduate dissertations 2005 Second supervisor of Ch. Iliadis. Department of Physics, NKUA.
Title: “Study of the characteristics of cold intrusions in Greece” 2006 Second supervisor of K. Koutsoulis. Department of Physics, NKUA.
Title: “Study of the Eastern Mediterranean meteorological bomb of January 2004” 2008 Co-supervisor of F. Mpaltzi. Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Natural Sciences, NTUA.
Title: “Statistical evaluation of a regional numerical weather prediction model” 2009 Supervisor of K. Tapos. School of Geology, AUTH.
Title: “Modern methods of medium-range weather forecasting” 2009 Supervisor of S. Keppas. School of Geology, AUTH.
Title: “Synoptic and dynamic study of an intense episode of Vardaris wind” 2010 Supervisor of L. Tsopouridis. School of Geology, AUTH.
Title: “Synoptic analysis and predictability of an intense cold intrusion in Greece” 2010 Second supervisor of Ch. Paranos-Liolios. School of Geology, AUTH.
Title: “Theoretical analysis of the WRF numerical weather prediction model” 2011 Supervisor of P. Venetsanou. School of Geology, AUTH.
Title: “Mediterranean hurricane-line cyclones” 2012 Supervisor of A. Mousouliotis. School of Geology, AUTH.
Title: “Synoptic analysis and modeling of an intense precipitation event in Cyprus” In progress Supervisor of P. Giouvanas & G. Zervas. School of Geology, AUTH.
Title: “Heat waves in Greece” In progress Supervisor of A. Papadopoulos. School of Geology, AUTH.
Title: “Tropical cyclogenesis in northern Atlantic”
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MEMBERSHIP IN PhD CONSULTING COMMITTEESS. Stolaki – School of Geology, AUTH 2011 Title: “Study of fog characteristics at Makedonia airport and potential prevention measures” D. Akritidis – School of Geology, AUTH In Title: “Study of air pollution in Europe with the use of numerical models” progress P. Kollias – School of Geology, AUTH In Title: “Atmospheric dispersion of aerosols in the greater area of Thessaloniki” progress P. Mouskos – School of Geology, AUTH In Title: “Potentiality of application of rain enhancement programs in Cyprus” progress P. Skrimizeas – School of Geology, AUTH In Title: “Objective analysis of meteorological input data for numerical weather progress prediction models” D. Charalampous – School of Geology, AUTH In Title: “Study of the medium and long range forecasting skill of a regional progress numerical weather prediction model focusing on extreme weather events” I. Matsangouras - Faculty of Geology and Geoenvironment, NKUA In Title: “Study of atmospheric dynamic processes during tornado events in Greece progress using the WRF regional numerical model and focusing on the short-range forecasting of extreme events in NW Peloponnesus and south Aegean”
MEMBERSHIP IN PhD EVALUATION COMMITTEESA. Karagiannidis – School of Geology, AUTH 2009 Title: “Statistical, synoptic and dynamic study of extreme precipitation events in Europe” M. Varfi – School of Geology, AUTH 2009 Title: “Synoptic and dynamic study of warm and cold intrusions in Greece” S. Kolios – Department of Geography, University of the Aegean 2009 Title: “Development of an automated system for the short range prediction of mesoscale convective storms using Meteosat satellite images” I. Koletsis – Department of Physics, University of Ioannina 2010 Title: “Study of stormy winds in mountainous regions of Greece” N. Mazarakis – Department of Physics, University of Patras 2010 Title: “Observational and numerical study of dynamic and physical processes associated with the convective activity over Greece during summer” S. Stolaki – School of Geology, AUTH 2011 Title: “Study of fog characteristics at Makedonia airport and potential prevention measures” C. Spyrou – Department of Physics, NKUA.
2011 Title: “Development of algorithms for the calculation of the effects of natural aerosols to solar radiation and energy budget” S. Solomos – Department of Physics, NKUA 2011 Title: “Development of algorithms for the assessment of the interactions between aerosols and clouds”
MEMBERSHIP IN MSc THESIS COMMITTEESP. Kontogianni – School of Geology, AUTH 2008 Title: “Study of the sea breeze in the area of Thessaloniki with the use of a mesoscale numerical model” D. Akritidis – School of Geology, AUTH 2008 Title: “Synoptic and dynamic characteristics of the upper tropospheric structure during the transport of stratospheric ozone” E. Lysitsa –School of Geology, AUTH 2010 Title: “Synoptic, dynamic and thermodynamic characteristics of the meteorological bomb of 21-23 January 2004” V. Raphael – Department of Statistics, Athens University of Economics and 2010
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Business Title: “A Bayesian Kalman Filter approach in correcting near surface temperature forecasts” S. Mystakidis –School of Geology, AUTH 2011 Title: “Evaluation and optimization of a regional climatic model” S. Dafka – School of Geology, AUTH 2012 Title: “The influence of etesians on tropospheric ozone in eastern Mediterranean”
8. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE1997 – 1998 Research Assistant. Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, United Kingdom 1999 Research Officer. Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, United Kingdom.
2000 – 2006 Researcher in Meteorology and Mathematics Atmospheric Modelling and Weather Forecasting Group, Department of Physics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
2000 – 2002 Military service in Hellenic Air Force as a Meteorologist-Observer 2002 – 2005 Scientific consultant and weather forecaster of the private company Meteognosis S.A.
2004 - 2006 Teacher of VISUAL BASIC, QBASIC and EXCEL. General Department of Mathematics, T.Ε.Ι. of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece 2005 - 2006 Meteorologist of the Hellenic National Meteorological Service 2006 - today Lecturer. Department of Meteorology and Climatology, AUTH.