Dr. Ilias Papadopoulos

Expertise: <<Geophysics and Natural Disasters>>

Personal Info

TELEPHONE: +30 2821023028 (off.) +30 6944145967 (mob.) +30 2821301756 (hom.)

FAX:  +30 2821023003

Email:   ilias@chania.teicrete.gr


Vocational – Education – Teaching experience

  • 2010-Today:  Tenure Lecturer at Technological Institute of Crete, Department of  Engineers of Natural Resources & Environment, Geophysics and Natural Hazards.
  • 2004-2010: Adjunct Lecturer at Technological Institute of Crete, Department of Engineers of Natural Resources & Environment.
  • 2004-Today: Researcher at Center of Applied Technologies, Crete
  • 2003-2004: Obligatory military duty
  • 2001-2010: Freelancer (Geophysicist -Physicist)


Education and training

  • 2003- 2013: PhD in Geophysics and Engineering Seismology, Geology Department, School of Earth Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Title of PhD  thesis: ” Experimental and theoretical Study of local surface amplification using microtremor data and field geophysical measurements “.
  • 2000- 2002: MSc in Geophysics, Geology Department, School of Earth Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Title of MSc thesis: “Robust Inversion of Transient Electromagnetic Method”. Degree: 8.71 (maximum 10).
  • 1994-2000: Diploma of Physics, Department of Physics, School of Earth Sciences, University of Ioannina. Degree: 5.62 (maximum 10)



  • Papadopoulos, P. Tsourlos, P. Karmis, G. Vargemezis and G. N. Tsokas, 2004, A TDEM survey to define local hydrogeological structure in Anthemountas Basin, N. Greece, Journal of the Balkan Geophysical Society,Volume 7, No.1, p.1-11., ISSN 1302-1672.
  • Ilias Papadopoulos, Panagiotis Tsourlos, Filippos Vallianatos, 2005,Comparison of 1-D inversion schemes for TDEM data, WSEAS Transactions on Mathematics, Issue 1, V. 4, ISSN 1109-2769
  • Pantelis Soupios, Ilias Papadopoulos, Maria Kouli, Irene Georgaki, Filippos Vallianatos, Eleni Kokkinou, 2006, Investigation of Waste Disposal Areas Using Electric Methods : A Case Study from Hania – Crete, Greece,Environmental Geology (2006) DOI 10.1007/s00254-006-0418-7.
  • Hloupis, G., Papadopoulos, I., Makris, J. P., and Vallianatos, F., 2013, The South Aegean seismological network – HSNC, Adv. Geosci., 34, 15-21, doi:10.5194/adgeo-34-15-2013.
  • Apostolos Sarris, Filippos Vallianatos, Pantelis Soupios, Ilias Papadopoulos,Alexandros Savvaidis, 2006, Application of Geophysical Methods in Urban Areas to Determine the Site Response in Environmental Risks, WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on ENVIRONMENT and DEVELOPMENT, Issue 4, Volume 2,April 2006, ISSN 1790-5079, http://www.wseas.org
  • Pantelis Soupios, Nikos Papadopoulos, Ilias Papadopoulos, Maria Kouli,Filippos Vallianatos, Apostolos Sarris, Thrassyvoulos Manios, 2007,Application of Integrated Methods in Mapping Waste Disposal Areas,Environ Geol., DOI 10.1007/s00254-007-0681-2
  • Π. Κάρμης, Γ. Βαργεμέζης, Η. Παπαδόπουλος και Π. Τσούρλος, 2004,Ηλεκτρομαγνητική μέθοδος παροδικών πεδίων στην έρευνα γεωθερμικών πεδίων, Δελτίο της Ελληνικής Γεωλογικής Εταιρείας τομ. XXXVI, Πρακτικά 10ου Διεθνούς Συνεδρίου, Θεσσαλονίκη
  • Filippos Vallianatos, John P. Makris, Pantelis Soupios, Vasilis Saltas, Ilias Papadopoulos, George Hloupis, Maria Kouli, Dimitris Alexakis, Eleni Kokkinou, Irene Nikolintaga, Despoina Kalisperi, Margarita Moisidi, 2005,Coupling GeoEnvironmental Research & Education: Examples from the Technological Educational Institute of Crete, πρακτικά του WSEAS 2005,Engineering Education, 12-14 July, Vouliagmeni, Athens, ISBN 960-8457-28-9, pp. 503-510
  • Soupios, Pantelis M., Vallianatos, Filippos C., Papadopoulos, Ilias Th.,Makris, John P., Marinakis, M., 2005, Surface-Geophysical Investigation of a Landfill in Chania, Crete, Πρακτικά του International Workshop in Geoenvironment and Geotechnics 12-14 September 2005, Milos island,Greece, ISBN 960-88153-7-1, σελ. 149-156
  • Soupios, Pantelis M., Vallianatos, Filippos C., Makris, John P.,Papadopoulos, Ilias Th., 2005, Determination of a Landfill Structure Using HVSR, Geoelectrical and Seismic Tomographies, Πρακτικά του International Workshop in Geoenvironment and Geotechnics 12-14 September 2005,Milos island, Greece, ISBN 960-88153-7-1, σελ. 83-90
  • Papadopoulos Ilias, Soupios Pantelis, Vallianatos Fillipos, and Makris John,2005, Electrical Resistivity Tomography in Urban Areas: A Case Study in Chania, Greece, Πρακτικά του International Workshop in Geoenvironment and Geotechnics 12-14 September 2005, Milos Island, Greece, ISBN 960-88153-7-1, σελ. 143-148
  • F. Vallianatos, P. Soupios, J. P. Makris, V. Saltas, I. Papadopoulosand G. Hloupis, 2006, Construed Geotechnical Characteristics of Foundation Beds by Geophysical Measurements, παρουσιάστηκε στο 2nd International Conference Advances in Mineral Resources Management and Environmental Geotechnology, Hania, Crete, Greece, 25-27 September 2006
  • Despina Kalisperi, Ilias Papadopoulos, Maria Kouli, Dimitris Alexakis,Pantelis Soupios, Steve Kershaw, John Makris and Filippos Vallianatos,2007, Groundwater management of coastal aquifer applying geophysical and geological information, IHP 2008, Isle of Capri,Italy
  • Kokinou, E., Papadopoulos I., Vallianatos F., 2009, A geophysical survey on marls of Heraklion city in Crete Island (Southern Hellenic Arc, Greece),Proceedings of the the 2nd International Conference onENGINEERING MECHANICS, STRUCTURES, ENGINEERING GEOLOGY (EMESEG ’09),(EMESEG ’09), ISBN: 978-960-474-101-4, 202-207. Rodos Island, Greece,July 22-24, 2009
  • Papadopoulos I. Th., Savvaidis A., Theodoulidis N. P., Papazachos C.B., Vallianatos F., 2006, Shallow Geological Structure Properties Using HVSR and Comparison with Other Geophysical Information, Proc. 1ECEES Conference, Abstract Number 1531
  • Filippos Vallianatos, Pantelis Soupios, Ilias Papadopoulos, John P. Makris,Vasillios Saltas, Apostolos Sarris, 2005, Evaluation of Seismic Response Combining HVSR and Geophysical Techniques: Results from Chania,Rethymnon and Heraklion (Region of Crete – Greece), Applied Geophysics for Engineering, October 13-16, 2005, Messina, Italy