Prof. Efstratios Stylianidis is the Vice Rector for Research and Lifelong Learning at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Greece for the period 2019-2023.
He is a Professor at the School of Spatial Planning and Development, Faculty of Engineering, AUTH, in the field of Geodesy-Photogrammetry, and the Director of the Laboratory of Geoinformatics. His teaching and research interests include Photogrammetry and Geospatial Engineering.
He is the author of 2 books, 80 publications in scientific conferences and journals, 8 book chapters and volumes, while he is the editor of 2 books. He has participated in 52 research projects funded by national and European resources, 10 of which as project and scientific coordinator. In 2017, he received the European Satellite Navigation Competition – Madrid Challenge Award for the results of an EU co-funded H2020 project.
As a reviewer, he is offering his services in 18 scientific journals, while he holds one (1) patent. One more patent is under filing.
Prof. Stylianidis has been a visiting Professor at Columbia University (2018). As an invited speaker, he has offered lectures at several high-ranked universities and institutions abroad, such as Princeton University, UCLA, Imperial University, Tsinghua University, Getty Conversation Institute, etc.
For the period 2020-2023, he is the President of CIPA – Heritage Documentation, an international scientific committee of ICOMOS and ISPRS, for the recording and documentation of cultural heritage worldwide.