Ioannis Tsanis
Professor, Environmental Hydraulics & Geoenvironmental Engineering 
Director of Water Resources Management and Coastal Engineering Laboratory
Division III: Environmental Hydraulics and Geoenvironmental Engineering

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Education

  • 1988: Post Doc (Visiting Fellow) in National Water Research Institute, Environment Canada, Burlington, Canada
  • 1986: Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Department, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1979: Μ.Α.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Department, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1976: Diploma in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Research Interests

  • Management of Water Resources
  • Climate Change Impact and Adaptation - Extreme Events
  •  Environmental Hydraulics/Hydrology
  • Coastal Engineering

Participation in Research Programs and Projects

  • 5DARE:  Development of an integrated 5-dimensional space-based methodology for Assessing and modelling the Response of Erosion dynamics to land use and climatic changes in Mediterranean watersheds”,  Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (HFRI), 2018-2021
  • SOILCARE (H2020): SoilCare for profitable and sustainable crop production in Europe (2016-2020)
  • IMPREX (H2020): IMproving PRedictions and management of hydrological Extremes (2015-2019)  
  • RECARE: Preventing and Remediating degradation of soils in Europe through Land Care. Work programme topics addressed: ENV.2013.6.2-4 – FP7-ENV-2013-two-stage (2013-2018).  
  • HELIX: High-End cLimate Impacts and eXtremes. ENV.2013.6.1-3 Impacts of higher-end scenarios (global average warming > 2 °C with respect to pre-industrial level) – FP7-ENV-2013-two-stage (2013-2017).

Distinctions and Awards

  • Associate Fellow Member of Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS), Germany (2016- ); Associate Editor of the Journals:  “Journal of Hydrology” and “Climate Services Journal”
  • Coordinator of Research Programmes: a) REINFORCE - ARISTEIA II Action, GSRT and b) SimFLOOD – European Space Agency (ESA)
  • One-highly cited paper (top 1% - Web of Science); Six papers cited in IPCC Special Report 1.50C Climate Change 2018;  two papers cited in IPCC Report Climate Change 2014 Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability Part B: Regional Aspects – Europe
  • 1988‐1998 NSERC University Research Fellowship, McMaster University; 1986‐1988 NSERC Visiting Fellowship, National Water Research Institute;
  • 1982 Entrance Fellowship, S.E.L.E.T.E.; 1971 University Entrance Exam Fellowship, Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University

Recent Publications

  • Dimitrios D. Alexakis, Evdokia Tapoglou, Anthi-Eirini K. Vozinaki, Ioannis K. Tsanis, “Integrated use of satellite remote sensing, artificial” neural networks, field spectroscopy and GIS in estimating crucial soil parameters in terms of soil erosion”, Remote Sensing 2019, 11(9), 1106; https:// doi.org/ 10.3390/ rs11091106
  • Tapoglou, E., Vozinaki Α.-Ε.Κ., Tsanis, I.K., “Climate change impact on the frequency of hydrological extremes in the island of Crete”, Water 2019, 11 (3), 587 https://doi.org/10.3390/w11030587
  • Koutroulis A., Papadimitriou L., Grillakis M., Tsanis I., Warren R., Betts R., “Global water availability under high-end climate change: a vulnerability based assessment”, Global and Planetary Change, April 2019, 175, 52-63, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2019.01.013
  • Daliakopoulos, I.N., Tsanis, I.K., “A SIFT-based DEM extraction approach using GEOEYE-1 satellite stereo-pairs”, Sensors, 19(5), 1123, 2019 https://doi.org/10.3390/s19051123 
  • Tsanis, I.K. and Tapoglou, E., “Winter North Atlantic Oscillation impact on European Precipitation and Drought under Climate Change”, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 2019 135:323. DOI: 10.1007/s00704-018-2379-7
  • Daliakopoulos, I.N., Apostolakis, A., Wagner, K., Deligianni, A., Koutskoudis, D., Stamatakis, A., Tsanis, I.K., “Effectiveness of T. harzianum in soil and yield conservation of tomato crops under saline irrigation”, Catena, 175, 144-153, April 2019, doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2018.12.009
  • Grillakis, M.G., Koutroulis, A.G., Tsanis, I.K., “Improving seasonal forecasts for basin scale hydrological applications”, Water, 2018, 10 (11), 1593; doi:10.3390/w10111593
  • Koutroulis A.G., Grillakis, M.G., Tsanis, I.K., Daniela Jacob, “Mapping the vulnerability of European summer tourism under 2°C global warming”, Climatic Change, DOI: 10.1007/s10584-018-2298-8, September 2018
  • Richard A. Betts, Lorenzo Alfieri, John Caesar, Jinfeng Chang, Philippe Ciais, Luc, Feyen, Pierre Friedlingstein, Laila Gohar, Aristeidis Koutroulis, Lamprini Papadimitriou, Ioannis Tsanis, Klaus Wyser, “Changes in climate extremes, fresh water availability and vulnerability to food insecurity projected at 1.5°C and 2°C global warming with a higher-resolution global climate model”, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Α, February 2018
  • D. Jacob, L. Kotova, C. Teichmann, S.P. Sobolowski, R. Vautard, C. Donnelly, A. G. Koutroulis, M.G. Grillakis, I.K. Tsanis, A. Damm, A. Sakalli, M.T.H. van Vliet, “Climate impacts in Europe under +1.50 C global warming”, Earth’s Future, An Open Access AGU Journal, DOI: 10.1002/2017EF000710, January 2018

Ph.D. Candidates

  • Sofia Sarchani