1. General information

Full name: Nicolaos Theodossiou

Father's name: Petros Theodossiou

Date of birth: September 21st 1962

Place of birth: Famagusta - CYPRUS

Office address: 
Division of Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering, School of Technology
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
54 124 Thessaloniki - GREECE
tel.-fax     +30-31-995660

Diplomas:
Diploma of Civil Engineer (1988)
PhD degree (1994)
School of Technology
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Family status: Married, with two children

 

2. Studies

1982-1988      Undergraduate studies at the Department of Civil Engineering of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Diploma thesis entitled "Steady state and unsteady flow in pipe networks"
1988-1994     PhD dissertation entitled "Flow simulation and management models in groundwater systems. An application to the Kokkinohoria aquifer in Cyprus"

 

3. Academic status

1995-1998      Lecturer at the Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Thessally.
1998-2000      Associate Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Thessally.
2000-2003      Member of the educational personnel at the Department of Civil Engineering of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
2003-2008      Lecturer at the Department of Civil Engineering of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, on the subject "Water resources management - Simulation and optimisation methods".
2008-today      Assistant professor at the Department of Civil Engineering of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, on the subject "Water resources management - Simulation and optimisation methods".

 

4. Educational experience

1991-2003      Participation in the educational team of seven different classes at the Division of Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering, of the Department of Civil Engineering of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

1995-2000 Collaboration with the Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Thessally first as a Lecturer (1995-1998) and then as an Associate Professor (1998-2000) for four different classes.

1996-1997      Collaboration with the Department of Civil Engineering - Infrastructure Works of the School of Technical Applications for the class "Hydrodynamic Works".

1998-today      Participation in the educational team in the postgraduate programme "Protection of the environment and sustainable development" of the Department of Civil Engineering for the course "Protection and restoration of groundwater systems".

2003-today      Participation in the educational team of the following five classes at the Division of Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering, of the Department of Civil Engineering of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki: "Groundwater hydraulics and Hydrology", "Hydraulics of groundwater aquifer" and "Development and protection of groundwater systems", "Unsteady flows", "Water resources management", "System analysis and risk assessment" and "Application of informatics in Civil Engineering"

2006-today      Participation in the educational team in the postgraduate programme "Protection of the environment and sustainable development" of the Department of Civil Engineering for the course "Elements of water resources".

2008-today      Participation in the educational team in the postgraduate programme "Ecological quality and water resources management on a water basin scale" of the Departments of Civil Engineering, Biology and Geology for the course "Restoration of water resources systems".

5. Professional and research activities

Participation in 20 research projects as a scientific associate of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, from 1991 until today.

Reviewer of scientific publications in national and international conferences.

Reviewer of scientific publications for the nine international journals.

Participation in a significant number of national and international conferences.

Member of scientific and professional associations.

Participation in a large number of Civil Engineer projects in the area of hydraulic works, water resources management and environmental impact studies.

 

6. Scholarships and awards

1984-1985 and 1985-1986: Award by the National Funds Foundation of Greece during my undergraduate studies for being among the top ten students of my class.
1988-1991: Three year scholarship by the National Funds Foundation of Greece for postgraduate studies.

 

7. Published work

Number of dissertations: 2
Number of academic books:2
Number of publications in journals: 15
Number of publications in conference proceedings: 44

 

7.1 Books and dissertations

A.1. “Steady state and unsteady flow in pipe networks”, Diploma Thesis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, pages 58 (including software), 1988.

A.2. “Flow simulation and management models in groundwater systems. An application to the Kokkinohoria aquifer in Cyprus”, PhD Thesis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, pages 255, 1994.

A.3. “Environmental design of Civil Engineering works”, Lecture notes, 2nd edition, University of Thessaly Publications, pages 131, 1999.

Á.4.     Latinopoulos, P. and N. Theodossiou, “Development and protection of groundwater systems”, Lecture notes, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, pages 80, 2006.

 

 

7.2 Publications in scientific journals

B.1. Theodossiou, N., D. Tolikas, Evaluation of open and closed pipe network systems under steady and unsteady conditions, Technical Chronicles -A, 12(4), 1992.

B.2. Latinopoulos, P., N. Theodossiou, Y. Mylopoulos and N. Mylopoulos, A sensitivity analysis and parametric study for the evaluation of the optimal management of a contaminated aquifer, Water Resources Management, 8, 11-31, 1994.

B.3. Mylopoulos, Y.A., N. Theodossiou and N. A. Mylopoulos, A stochastic optimization approach in the remediation design of an aquifer under hydrogeologic ancertainty,  Water Resources Management,13, 335-351, 1999.

B.4. Katsifarakis, K.L., D. K. Karpouzos and N. Theodossiou, Combined use of BEM and genetic algorithms in groundwater flow and mass transport problems, Engineering analysis with boundary elements, 23, 555-565, 1999.

B.5. Mylopoulos, N., Y. Mylopoulos and N. Theodossiou, A joint risk-based decision analysis and stochastic optimization methodology in the remediation design of a contaminated groundwater resource in Greece, Canadian Water Resources Journal, Vol.24, No.3, 187-201, 1999.

B.6. Glezos, M., I. Iakovides, N. Theodossiou and E. Sidiropoulos, When every drop of water counts: Water management in dry islands, Groundwater Pollution Control, K.L. Katsifarakis (ed.), WIT Press, chapter 8, pp.317-366, 1999.

B.7. Theodossiou, N., Evaluation of the distribution of hydraulic head in an aquifer using the Kriging method, Scientific Journal of the Hellenic Hydrotechnical Association - Hydrotechnika, Vol9., 3-14, 1999.

Â.8. Latinopoulos, P. and N. Theodossiou, A management framework for the efficient use of surface water resources in Sithonia peninsula (Greece), Global Nest: The International Journal, Vol.3, No2, pp. 145-152, 2001.

Â.9. Theodossiou, N., Application of non-linear simulation and optimization models in groundwater aquifer management, Water Resources Management, 18, 125-141, 2004.

Â.10. Theodossiou, N., and P. Latinopoulos, Evaluation and optimization of groundwater observation networks using the Kriging methodology, Environmental Modelling and Software, accepted for publication.

B.11. Zorba, A, N. Theodossiou and E. Fotopoulou, Comparison of genetic algorithms and mathematical programming for the problem of excavation dewatering, Scientific Journal of the Hellenic Hydrotechnical Association - Hydrotechnika, vol 17, pp 3-17, 2007.

B.12. Mitsios, P., Tsilonis, G. and N. Theodossiou, Use of simulation models in the protection of groundwater aquifer systems. Application at the upper Anthemountas basin in Chalkidiki, Global Nest Journal, Vol.11, No3,, pp.291-297, 2009.

B.13. Latinopoulos, D., Theodossiou, N. and P. Latinopoulos, Combined use of groundwater simulation and multi-criteria analysis within a spatial decision-making framework for the optimal allocation of irrigation water, Spanish Journal of Agricultural research, Vol. 9, No4, pp 1105-1119, 2011.

B.14. Kougias, I., and N. Theodossiou, Application of the Harmony Search optimization algorithm for the solution of the multiple dam system scheduling, Optimization and Engineering, 2011.

B.15. Theodossiou, N. and I. Kougias, Harmony Search Algorithm, Heuristc Optimization in Hydrology, Hydraulics and Water Resources, W.I.T. press, chapter 7 (pages 24), 2012.

 

7.3 Publications in conference proceedings

C.1. Theodossiou, N., P. Latinopoulos, and I. Mylopoulos, Quality management of water resources systems using linear and nonlinear programming, Proc. II Conf. Environmental Science and Technology, Molyvos, Mytilini, 482-490, 1991.

C.2. Mylopoulos, I., P. Latinopoulos, and N. Theodossiou, A combined use of simulation and optimization techniques in the solution of aquifer restoration problems, In : Water Pollution, Measuring and Prediction, L.C. Wrobel and C.A. Brebbia, (Eds.), Proc. First Inter. Conference on Water Pollution, Southampton, 59-72, 1991.

C.3. Theodossiou, N., and D. Tolikas, Evaluation of the information in the observation network of the Kokkinohoria aquifer in Cyprus, Proc. 5th National Conference E.Y.E., 287-294, Larissa, 1992.

C.4. Latinopoulos, P., N. Theodossiou, and A. Xefteris, Application of geostatistical methods in quality and quantity aquifer management problems, 2nd National Hydrogeological Conference, Patra, 1993.

C.5. Theodossiou, N., Combined use of simulation and optimization models in aquifer management. A case study, In : "HYDROSOFT 94", W.R. Blain, K.L. Katsifarakis (Eds.), 5th International Conference on Hydraulic Engineering Software, 73-80, Porto Carras, Greece, 1994.

C.6. Theodossiou, N., and D. Tolikas, Application of nonlinear programming techniques in the optimization of the function of groundwater systems. A case study, 6th National Conference E.Y.E., 142-148, Thessaloniki, 1995.

C.7. Theodossiou, N., and D. Tolikas, Simulation and optimization modeling in aquifer management. Application in the Kokkinohoria aquifer in Cyprus, E.W.R.A. 95, Water resources management in the Mediterranean under drought or water shortage conditions, 179-184, Cyprus, 1995.

C.8. Theodossiou, N., Y. Mylopoulos, and P. Latinopoulos, An application of quality management models in the solution of aquifer restoration problems, E.W.R.A. 95, Water resources management in the Mediterranean under drought or water shortage conditions, 223-229, Cyprus, 1995.

C.9. Fotopoulou, E., N. Theodossiou, and D. Tolikas, Application of optimization methods to the problem of excavation de-watering, 6th National Conference E.Y.E., 149-155, Thessaloniki, 1995.

C.10.Theodossiou, N., Application of flow simulation models in the prediction of aquifer development, International Conference on Protection and restoration of the Environment III, 19-26, Chania, 1996.

C.11. Latinopoulos, P., A. Xefteris, P. Anastasiadis, and N. Theodossiou, Application of modeling techniques in a groundwater nitrate pollution problem, «HYDROSOFT 96», 6th International Conference on Hydraulic Engineering Software, 101-110, Penang, Malaysia, 1996.

C.12. Theodossiou, N., Groundwater resources management models. Capabilities and constrains, International Conf. Water Resources Management, Techn. Chamber of Greece, Larissa, 1996.

C.13.Latinopoulos, P., N. Theodossiou, N. Papacharisis and E. Fotopoulou, Investigation of the water resources of the Sithonia peninsula in Chalkidiki, 7th National Conference E.Y.E., 105-112, Patra, 1997.

C.14. Latinopoulos, P, and N. Theodossiou, Water resources quantity and quality investigations in Halkidiki Peninsula, International Conference on Prediction and Restoration of the Environment IV, 69-75, Sani Halkidiki, 1998.

C.15.Katsifarakis, K.L., N. Theodossiou, N, and P. Latinopoulos, Combined use of genetic algorithms and boundary elements in aquifer restoration problems, Hydraulic Engineering Software VII, W.R. Blain (editor), WIT Press, 469-478, Como Italy, 1998.

C.16. Fotopoulou, E., P. Latinopoulos and N. Theodossiou, Determination of well protection areas, 8th National Conference E.Y.E., 393-399, Athens, 2000.

C.17. Latinopoulos, P., N. Theodossiou, Z. Mallios, E. Fotopoulou and A. Xefteris, Water resources investigation in the Upper Anthemountas basin in Chalkidiki, International Conference on Prediction and Restoration of the Environment V, 83-90, Thassos, 2000.

C.18. Theodossiou, N., Use of the Internet in the environmental education of Civil Engineers, International Conference on Prediction and Restoration of the Environment V, 1221-1226, Thassos, 2000.

C.19. Latinopoulos, P., N. Theodossiou, Z. Mallios, A. Xefteris and E. Fotopoulou, Water resources management in the Upper Anthemountas basin in Chalkidiki, 1st International Conference on Ecological Protection of the Planet Earth, 25-32, Xanthi 2001.

C.20. Theodossiou, Í., P. Latinopoulos and E. Fotopoulou, Estimation of wellhead protection areas under conditions of uncertainty, International Conference on Protection and Restoration of the Environment VI, 49 - 56, Skiathos 2002.

C.21. Latinopoulos, P., N. Theodossiou, A. Papageorgiou, A. Xefteris and Z. Mallios, Investigation of the water resources in the greater area of the municipality of Moudania, 9th National Conference E.Y.E, 401-408, Thessaloniki 2003

C.22. Latinopoulos, P, N. Theodossiou, Z. Mallios, A. Papageorgiou and A. Xefteris, GIS-based integrated water resources management in the greater area of the municipality of Moudania, International Conference on Protection and Restoration of the Environment VII, Mykonos 2004.

C.23. Theodossiou, Í. and P. Latinopoulos, Water resources management in the context of time and space variability, International Conference on Protection and Restoration of the Environment VII, Mykonos 2004.

C.24. Latinopoulos, P., N. Theodossiou. A. Xefteris, Z. Mallios, A. Papageorgiou and E. Fotopoulou, Integrated waterresources management in basins of the prefecture of Chalkdiki, 5th National Conference of EEDYP, 111-118, Xanthi 2005.

C.25. Theodossiou, N., P. Latinopoulos and E. Fotopoulou, Application of Monte Carlo analysis in the delineation of well head protection areas, 9th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, 1453-1458, Rhodes Island, 2005.

C.26. Theodossiou, N., P. Latinopoulos, G.P. Karatzas and E.A. Maria, Delineation of capture zones in groundwater aquifers as a tool for the application of the “polluter-pays” principle, International Conference on Protection and Restoration of the Environment VIII,  Chania, 2006.

C.27. Theodossiou, N. And E. Fotopoulou, Delineation of well head protection zones under real flow field conditions, 10th National conference E.Y.E., 421-428, Xanthi 2006.

C.28. Theodossiou, N. , P. Latinopoulos, G. Karatzas and E. Maria, Application of the “polluter-pays” principle in groundwater resources under conditions of uncertainty, 6th National Conference of EEDYP Overall water resources management on a water basin scale, 223-230, Xanthi, 2007.

C.29. Mitsios, P., Tsilonis, G. and N. Theodossiou, Use of simulation models in the protection of groundwater aquifer systems. Application at the upper Anthemountas basin in Chalkidiki, Greece, International Conference on Protection and Restoration of the Environment IX,  Kefalonia, 2008.

C.30. Chatziparadeisi, K. And N. Theodossiou, Water balance estimation under climate change conditions: Application on the water basin of Moudania, Chalkidiki, , Joint conference: 11th Hellenic Hydrotechnical Association – 7th Greek association for water resources management, 19-26, Volos 2009.

C.31. Mitsios, P., P. Latinopoulos and N. Theodossiou, Cost analysis methodology indealing with possible hroundwater pollution related problems, Joint conference: 11th Hellenic Hydrotechnical Association – 7th Greek association for water resources management, 83-90, Volos 2009.

C.32. Theodossiou, N and D. Latinopoulos, Economic aspects of the delineation of well head protection areas under conditions of uncertainty, 2nd Intern. Conf. on Environmental Management, Engineering, Planning and Economics, 309-314, Mykonos 2009

C.33. Theodossiou, N. And E. Fotopoulou, Delineation of well head protection areas using stochastic analysis approach, 11th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, 1440-1447, Chania 2009.

C.34. Chatziparadeisi, K. And N. Theodossiou, Climate change impacts on the water balance of small scale water basins, 6th national conference of the Agricultural Engineers Association, 171-178, Thessaloniki, Greece.

C.35. Kougias, I. and N. Theodossiou, A new music-inspired harmony based optimization algorithm. Theory and applications, International Conference on Protection and Restoration of the Environment X,  Corfu, 2010.

C.36. Kougias, I. and N. Theodossiou, A new music-inspired harmony based optimization algorithm. Application in water resources management problems, International Conference on Protection and Restoration of the Environment X,  Corfu, 2010.

C.37. Papapetrou, M. and N. Theodossiou, Stochastic analysis of the geological structure of groundwater aquifers, International Conference on Protection and Restoration of the Environment X,  Corfu, 2010.

C.38. Kougias, I., and N. Theodossiou, Optimization of multi-reservoir management using Harmony Search Algorithm (HAS), 3rd Intern. Conf. on Environmental Management, Engineering, Planning and Economics, Skiathos, 2011.

C.39. Triantafyllou, V., D. Botsis, and N. Theodossiou, Application of Artificial Neural Networks in the investigation of the relationship between rainfall and runoff, 3rd Intern. Conf. on Environmental Management, Engineering, Planning and Economics, 233-238, Skiathos, 2011.

C.40. Theodossiou, N., Kougias, I., Kakoudakis, K. and K. Doikos, Harmony Search Algorithm, a novel optimization technique. Parameter calibration and applications on water resources management problems, 3rd Intern. Conf. on Environmental Management, Engineering, Planning and Economics, 245-250, Skiathos, 2011.

C.41. Vratskidou, C. and N. Theodossiou, Impact of parameter uncertainty on the transport of complex contaminants in aquifers, International Conference on Protection and Restoration of the Environment XI, Thessaloniki, 2012.

C.42. Papapetrou, M. and N. Theodossiou, A methodology for the stochastic approach of the geological structure of groundwater aquifers. Application to an aquifer in northern Greece, International Conference on Protection and Restoration of the Environment XI,  Thessaloniki, 2012.

C.43. Terelidis, A. and N. Theodossiou, Uncertainty analysis of the geological structure of aquifers. Application on the aquifer of Mouriki in Western Macedonia, International Conference on Protection and Restoration of the Environment XI,  Thessaloniki, 2012.

C.44. Dota, A and N. Theodossiou, Water footprint – a new approach in water resources management. Application in the prefecture of Karditsa, International Conference on Protection and Restoration of the Environment XI,  Thessaloniki, 2012

 

 

 

   

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