Digital Heritage Research Lab

Chris Danezis

Infrastructure Coordinator of the Eratosthenes Centre of Excellence

Short Bio

Chris Danezis holds a 5y Dipl. Ing. in Surveying Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, a M.Sc. in Geoinformatics from the same university, and a Ph.D. in Geomatic Engineering from the UCL department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, in Space Geodesy and Navigation. To date, he is a Lecturer in Positioning at the Cyprus University of Technology department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics. Previously, he worked for the Hellenic National Cadastre and Mapping Agency (NCMA), in the department responsible for the operation of the GPS CORS network, and as a freelance engineer and consultant specialized in positioning, ITS, and location awareness technologies. 

His scientific activity is mainly focused on Geodesy, GNSS augmentations, and Navigation subjects. Besides his scientific interests, he is a dedicated programmer of several conventional and AI programming languages. Throughout the years, he has developed software on a wide range of applications. Amongst others, he is the author of the official Hellenic coordinate transformation software (between the new ETRS89-based coordinate reference system and the National Grid) and the developer of a new geometric geoid model for Greece, provided by NCMA SA.

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