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Marios Tzouvaras

Research Associate
Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics
Cyprus University of Technology
Cyprus

Marios Tzouvaras

Biography

"Marios Tzouvaras is a Research Fellow and member of the research team of Professor Diofantos Hadjimitsis at the Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics. He received his MEng from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). He continued his studies at the Imperial College London and University College London (UCL) where he obtained his MSc Degree in Transport with Distinction. He is currently a PhD candidate in Transport Planning and GIS Applications. After the completion of his MSc Degree he was employed by Ove Arup International Ltd as a Transport Planner/Consultant at their London office. During his employment, he worked on the development of microsimulation transport models, transport assessment reports and risk assessment reports for various projects in United Kingdom and abroad where he obtained significant experience on using GIS for monitoring economical indices during natural disaster scenarios. Lately, he worked at an international contractor firm (J&P Overseas) as an Engineer for the construction of the Queen Alia International Airport terminal buildings, aprons, taxiways and runways in Amman, Jordan."

Research Interest

Transport Planning (Design Issues, Transport Assessments, Transportation Forecasting, Trip Generation, Distribution, Modal Choice, Route Assignment, etc.), Microsimulation Transport Models, Intelligent Transportation Systems – GIS, Pavement construction (Flexible/Rigid), Remote Sensing, GIS, Geoinformatics for environmental surveillance / applications.

Publications

  • TZOUVARAS M. and HADJIMITSIS D.G., Integration of Remote Sensing and GIS techniques for Transport Planning and Management: The impact on Air Pollution. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation 2014, 7-10 April 2014, Paphos, Cyprus.

  • THEMISTOCLEOUS K., CHRISTOFE A., NEOCLEOUS K., AGAPIOU A., TZOUVARAS M., ACHILLIDES Z., PANAYIOTOU M., HADJIMITSIS D.G., The development of structural integrity maps of high risk areas in Cyprus due to corrosion of steel reinforcement using GIS: The ‘STEELCOR’ PROJECT. Proceedings of the 5th GEOBIA Conference, 21-24 May 2014, Thessaloniki, Greece.

  • TZOUVARAS M., XAGORARIS Z., SOULIS G., TSAMBOULAS D., LEKKA A., THEMISTOCLEOUS K., CHRISTOFE A. and HADJIMITSIS D.G. Development of GIS tools for the MEDNET Port Operations Observatory in the Mediterranean. Proceedings of the 5th GEOBIA Conference, 21-24 May 2014, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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