Ilias Papadopoulos

Research Fellow - Engineering Seismology



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Bachelor in Physics

MSc in Applied Geophysics

PhD in Geophysics/Engineering Seismology


  • Active/passive seismic sources
  • TDEM soundings
  • Electric tomography
  • Seismological networking
  • Strong motion networking
  • Seismic hazard studies
  • Micronization studies
  • Scripting in DOS/Linux/UNIX


For the period 2004-2015, tenure Lecturer at the Technological Educational Institute of Crete on Geophysics & Natural Hazards. In charge of the Hellenic Seismological Network of Crete. In Trinidad, Research Fellow in Engineering Seismology. Principal Investigator of the Trinidad & Tobago Microzonation Project. Initiated the community-based Citizen Seismologist Project in the West Indies. Currently Mhil students working with: Kafelle Reddock, Jevan Manzano, Cory George, Celeste Sobion

Major Publications

Journals Publications

Papadopoulos, I., Papazachos, C., Savvaidis, A., Theodulidis, N., and Vallianatos F., 2016, Seismic microzonation of the broader Chania basin area (Southern Greece) from the joint evaluation of ambient noise and earthquake recordings, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, DOI: 10.1007/s10518-016-0019-0

Hloupis, G., Papadopoulos, I., Makris, J. P., and Vallianatos, F., 2013, The South Aegean seismological network – HSNC, Advances in Geosciences, 34, 15-21, doi:10.5194/adgeo-34-15-2013.

Conference/Workshop Proceedings

Papadopoulos I., and TTMP participants, 2017, The Trinidad & Tobago Microzonation Project: Understanding and quantifying earthquake risk, 6th Geological Conference, Geological Society of Trinidad & Tobago, Port of Spain, 22-24 May 2017.

Chatzopoulos G., Vallianatos F., and Papadopoulos I., 2017, An Urban strong ground motion network in the city of Chania, Crete. Preliminary results, EGU General Assembly 2016, Trieste, Italy, 4 – 11 September 2016.

Papadopoulos I., Higgins M., 2016, Earthquake Loss Estimation in the Caribbean, APPET Annual Technical Conference, Couva, 23-24 June 2016