Dr. Michael Foumelis is a geologist-geophysicist specialized in geodetic GPS and SAR interferometric applications for geohazards. Since 2012 he holds the position of an internal researcher at the Science, Applications and Future Technologies Department of the European Space Agency (ESA).
During 2010 and 2011 he was an adjunct Lecturer in the Geography Department of the Harokopio University of Athens (HUA). He obtained his degree in Geology from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA). He has received scholarships from NKUA and the General Secretariat of Research and Technology of Greece for postgraduate and doctoral studies respectively.
During his MSc, at the Department of Dynamics, Tectonics and Applied Geology of NKUA, he worked on Remote Sensing and GIS for geohazards' assessment, whereas for his PhD at the Geophysics Department of NKUA on crustal deformation monitoring.
He has several publications in scientific journals and international conference proceedings and participated in numerous research projects funded by national and international organizations. He has been invited speaker in several postgraduate courses.