Harry D. Kambezidis

National Observatory of Athens, Greece 0000-0003-1249-3140

Harry D. Kambezidis is a holder of many university degrees. He received a B.S. degree in physics and B.Eng. degree in electrical engineering, a Diploma in computer programming, an M.S. and M.Phil. degrees in microwave communications engineering, and a Ph.D. degree in atmospheric physics. He entered the National Observatory of Athens (NOA) in 1981 as an Assistant. In 1989, he became a Research Assistant, in 1996 a Senior Researcher, and in 2000 a Research Director at NOA. He leads the Atmospheric Research Team and also directs the Actinometric Station of NOA. Kambezidis has 149 publications in scientific journals and 172 in scientific conferences, while he has contributed to 32 technical reports. He is also the author/coauthor of solar radiation chapters in 3 books published by Architectural Press (1997), Elsevier (2004), and Springer Verlag (2008); air pollution chapters in 4 books published in NATO Scientific Publications (1997), NATO Science Series IV (2003), and Hellenic Open University (2004); atmospheric aerosols book published by Nova Science Publishers (2009). He has been the Guest Editor for the special issue 39 of the Journal of Applied Meteorology in 2000 and the Lead Guest Editor of the special issue on atmospheric aerosols and climate change of Advances in Meteorology in 2010. Kambezidis has received several grants from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst for 1992, from the British Council in Athens within 1993, 1994, 1996-1997, and 1997-1998, and from the Air & Waste Management Association, USA. He has participated in 45 projects, while being the project leader in 14 of them. He has organized several international scientific conferences for air pollution, physics, daylight, and urban nightscape, while he supervised 31 B.S., 19 M.S., and 10 Ph.D. projects. He has acted as the President of the Hellenic Physicists Union (1999-2000), President of the Hellenic Illumination Committee (2003–2006, 2006–2010), and Member of the Administration Board of the Centre of Renewable Energy Sources in Greece (2004–2007, 2007–2010). Kambezidis is a Regular Reviewer in 37 peer-reviewed scientific journals: Advances in Geosciences, Advances in Meteorology (also Member of the Editorial Board), Annales Geophysicae, Atmospheric Environment, Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, Atmospheric Research, Atmospheric Science Letters, Boreal Environment Research, Building & Environment, Energy, Environmental Chemistry Letters, Environmental Modeling & Software, Environmental Monitoring & Assessment, Environmental Technology, Environmetrics, Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, Indian Journal of Radio & Space Physics, International Journal of Biometeorology, International Journal of Climatology, International Journal of Environment & Pollution, International Journal of Global Environmental Issues, International Journal of Remote Sensing, Geophysical Research Letters, Journal of Air & Waste Management Association, Journal of Applied Meteorology, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, Journal of Atmospheric & Solar-Terrestrial Physics, Journal of Climatology, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, Lighting Research & Technology, Meteorological Applications, Meteorology & Atmospheric Physics, Natural Hazards & Earth System Sciences, Optical Engineering, Polish Journal of Environmental Science (also Member of the Editorial Board), Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Theoretical & Applied Climatology, and Water, Air & Soil Pollution.

Biography Updated on 4 September 2011

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