Meet our RGC 2024 speakers
George Papatheodorou
Professor of “Environmental and Geological Oceanography” in the Geology Department, Dean of School of Natural Sciences, University of Patras

His research interests cover a broad range of topics in Marine Sciences: marine geology, seabed methane seepages, marine pollution, marine habitat mapping and marine geoarchaeology. He serves as director of Interdepartmental Postgraduate Programs in “Environmental Sciences” and in “Oceanography”. He has supervised 11 PhD theses to completion and currently supervises 6 PhDs. He has also supervised more than 60 master’s theses.

He is/was coordinator and/or principal researcher of more than 100 National, International, and EU-funded research projects. He has extensive experience with organizing and leading oceanographic campaigns in Aegean and Ionian Archipelagos and in the Mediterranean Sea (Egypt, Lebanon, Cyprus, Croatia, Italy, France). He has also conducted many projects on marine and offshore construction (pipelines, power and telecommunication cables, harbours, oil platforms, wind farms). He has published 150 articles in International Refereed Journals with more than 6,000 citations (h-index: 33-41) and more than 130 research papers in Book chapters and International Conferences in the field of Marine Science and Technology.

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