Dr.-Ing. Kyriakos Balidakis

Kyriakos Balidakis
Dr.-Ing. Kyriakos Balidakis
kyriakos.balidakis@gfz-potsdam.de

Funktion und Aufgaben:

Postdoctoral researcher at the "Dynamics of Atmosphere and Hydrosphere" group

Wissenschaftliche Interessen:

Geophysical loading
Atmospheric refraction at microwave and optical wavelengths
Very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) software development and data analysis
Monte Carlo simulation of space geodetic observations

Karriere:

2021/04 - now: Research scientist at GFZ Potsdam (TerraQ)
2021/01 - 2021/03: Research scientist at GFZ Potsdam (GRSP for Galileo)
2020/07 - 2020/12: Research scientist at GFZ Potsdam (Helmholtz Association project ADVANTAGE)
2020/03 - 2020/03: Research stay at JPL/NASA (Geodynamics and Space Geodesy group)
2019/01 - 2020/06: Research scientist at GFZ Potsdam (Geodetic and Astrometric VLBI group)
2017/12 – 2019/09: Research associate at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (ERDF-Interreg project BeRTISS)
2017/07 – 2018/12: Research associate at GFZ Potsdam (Helmholtz Association project ADVANTAGE)
2015/06 – 2017/03: Research associate at Technische Universität Berlin (DFG project ECORAS)
2014/11 - 2015/06: Research assistant at GFZ Potsdam (Geodetic and Astrometric VLBI group)

Werdegang / Ausbildung:

Dr.-Ing. in Geodesy and Geoinformation Science, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany, 2019 
Dipl.-Ing. in Geodesy and Surveying, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2014

Projekte:

Wissenschaftliche Gremien:

Chair of the IAG JWG 1.1.1 "Intra- and Inter-Technique Atmospheric Ties" (2019-2023)
Member of the IAG JSG T.29 "Machine learning in geodesy" (2019-2023)
Member of the IAG JWG C.2 "Quality control methods for climate applications of geodetic tropospheric parameters" (2019-2023)
Co-convener EGU General Assembly (since 2021)
Member (Associate) of the IERS (since 2020)
Member (Associate) of the IAG (since 2016)
Member (Associate) of the IVS (since 2015)

Auszeichnungen:

Wissenschaftspreis Geodäsie 2020, awarded by the German Geodetic Commission
Friedrich-Robert-Helmert prize for best doctoral dissertation of the year 2019, awarded by the Association of Friends and Supporters of the GFZ

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