Vassilis Amiridis was born in Göteborg, Sweden, in 1971. He received his B.S. degree in physics, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in atmospheric physics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 1998, 2000, and 2006, respectively. Since 2006, Amiridis is an Associate Researcher in the Institute of Space Applications and Remote Sensing (ISARS) of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), Greece. He is mainly interested in atmospheric aerosol characterization using ground-based and satellite remote sensing observations of the atmospheric composition (lidar and sunphotometric techniques). He has participated in more than 20 national, European, and international projects and experimental campaigns. He has about 40 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, 110 in conference proceedings, various scientific and technical reports, and 350 third-party citations. Amiridis is responsible for the Aerosol Remote Sensing Station (ARSS) of ISARS in Greece. He is a Member of EUFAR’s active remote sensing working group and expert group for cloud microphysics.
Biography Updated on 31 July 2011