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Professor Dr. APOSTOLOS SARRIS holds a B.A. in Astronomy & Physics (1985) and an M.A. in Physics (1988) from Boston University and an M.Sc. (1990) and a Ph.D. in Physics/Geophysics (1992) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is Professor of the “Sylvia Ioannou” Chair on Digital Humanities at the Archaeological Research Unit of Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Cyprus and Research Director at F.O.R.T.H. - Head of the Laboratory of Geophysical-Satellite Remote Sensing and Archaeo-environment (GeoSat ReSeArch Lab). At the same time, he is an Adjunct/Affiliate Professor of the Cyprus University of Technology and a Research Associate of the Dept. of Anthropology, The Field Museum of Natural History of Chicago, Illinois, USA. He has been a Senior MC Fellow of the EU at FRIAS/Freiburg University, a DLR-DAAD Research Fellow, and a visiting senior researcher at the University of Leiden.
Apostolos Sarris acted also as a vice-president of the European Section of the Archaeological Remote Sensing Consortium, as an assistant Greek representative in the scientific committee for Peace and Security of NATO, Vice-Chair of the International Society of Archaeological Prospection (ISAP), and as President of CAA-GR. He is currently Treasurer of UISPP Commission IV, and associate editor of the Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin, Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences Journal, and of Archaeological Prospection Journal.
He is a member of scientific experts and evaluation committees for the European Research Council Executive Agency, the Russian Science Foundation, the European Research Council, the National Center of Science and Technology of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation, Italian Ministry of Education, Universities, and Research, etc.
Dr Sarris has more than 300 publications (including 1 Ph.D. dissertation, 54 books and book chapters, 2 Proceedings volumes, 120 refereed journal papers, and 139 refereed papers in proceedings). His teaching experience includes contracted Lectureships at various institutions (Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki; Univ. of Crete., TEI Chania; National Air-force Academy; Univ. of Maryland – European Division). Dr. Sarris has organized, planned, and participated in more than 240 geophysical/satellite remote sensing/GIS/GPS projects in Greece, U.S.A., Cyprus, Hungary, Albania, Germany, Italy, Turkey, and Egypt & participated in than 106 Greek, European, and international large scale projects
He has supervised 19 PostDoc, 24 Ph.D., 19 MA, and 13 BA dissertations and has provided practical training of more than 1000 students from Greek and foreign universities (Univ. of Crete, Technical Univ. of Crete, Univ. of Thessaly, TEI of Crete and Athens, Univ. of Birmingham, Université Catholique de Louvain, Chicago Field Museum of Natural History, Univ. of Cyprus, a.o.).
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Dr. MARC-ANTOINE VELLA holds an M.A in Applied Geophysics from Paris Sorbonne University (2005) and a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences (2010) from the University of Corsica and Paris Sorbonne University. He realized a post-doctoral fellowship at the CEREGE (Centre Européen de recherché et d’enseignement des Géosciences de l’environnement) and was a Researcher/resident, representative of the French Institute of Andean Studies (IFEA, UMIFRE 17 MEAE/CNRS USR 3337 AMÉRICA LATINA) at La Paz, Bolivia. He wrote 12 articles in international journals or proceedings in international congresses and participated to more than 10 international congresses. He is a Research Associate of the team “Archéologie Environnementale” of the CNRS UMR 7041 ARSCAN (Archéologie et Sciences de l’Antiquité) from the Pantheon Sorbonne Paris 1 University. He is Director of the mission “Archaeology and Palaeoenvironments of the Tiwanaku river (Bolivia)” from the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs. Since 2020 he has been appointed as a postdoctoral researcher at the Chair "Sylvia Ioannou Foundation" for Digital Humanities.

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Dr. ALEXANDRU HEGYI has been appointed as a postdoctoral researcher at the Chair "Sylvia Ioannou Foundation" for Digital Humanities during the year 2019-2020. He studied at Western University of Timișoara, Romania, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in History and his Master's degree in Interdisciplinary Archaeology. He continued his studies at the same university's Department of Geography, where he was awarded his doctorate in 2018. He is involved in research related to applied geophysics and remote sensing in archaeology. Alexandru Hegyi has been involved in several international archaeological and environmental projects in Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Montenegro, Albania, and Greece.