George Melillos

Cyprus University of Technology

Dr George Melillos is Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics, Cyprus University of Technology. He has over 20 years’ experience in IT and 15 years’ experience in GIS. He holds Diploma in Computer Programming/Programmer, Higher National Diploma (HND) in Software Engineering, a B.Sc. (Hons) in Computing, an M.A (Master of Arts) in ICT and Education and PhD in Remote Sensing, GIS and Space Technology at Cyprus University of Technology. He holds many professional certifications, including the Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD), Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS), Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) for Adobe Dreamweaver and Adobe Photoshop, ECDL Certified Trainer Professional (ECDL CTP) and ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer. He is a member of the Cyprus Computer Society, member (MBCS) of the British Computer Society (BCS) - The Chartered Institute for IT, member of SPIE (Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers), member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), member of IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society Resource Center, member of The Cyprus Remote Sensing Society and member of Engineering Council UK as Chartered Engineer (CEng). He is the author of two books: one for ECDL Web Editing – Using Adobe Dreamweaver and another one for ECDL Image Editing – Using Adobe Photoshop which have been approved by Ministry of Education of Cyprus, by Cyprus Computer Society and ECDL. These books are taught in schools (secondary education) in Cyprus. His research focuses on the detection of buried structures using space & GIS techniques for security & defense applications. He has publish scientific publications in high prestigious journals, edited books and conference proceedings as main author. He won an international recognition, attending as speaker in several conferences/workshops, and organizing international workshops.