Dr Lysandros Pantelidis is Associate Professor in Geotechncial Engineering at Cyprus University of Technology (CUT); he jointed CUT in September 2011. He was awarded the Doctor of Philosophy degree by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece) in 2009, while the following academic year he worked as Research Assistant Professor at Colorado School of Mines (USA). He serves as Associate Editor the Springerâ€™s Arabian Journal of Geosciences (Track 8: Geological Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering). He is also reviewer for more than 20 reputed journals while he acted as session chair in various international conferences. He recently delivered a Keynote Presentation in MedGU-2021 international conference. His research interests cover a wide range of subjects, among others, analytical and numerical modelling in geotechnical engineering, analytical and numerical probabilistic analysis of geotechnical engineering problems based on the theory of random fields, reliability of geotechnical engineering structures with respect of field investigation, landslide risk assessment, investigation of rockfall measures adequacy and cost-effectiveness and soil erosion risk assessment.