Scientific field: Road Engineering
Dr. Grigorios P. Papageorgiou is Associate Professor at the Department of Forestry, Wood Sciences & Design (DEXYS) of the University of Thessaly (UTH), with the subject "Road Engineering". He holds a diploma in Civil Engineering and a doctorate from the University of Thessaly. In addition, in order to better approach the road engineering in terms of its sustainable integration into the environment, he obtained postgraduate diplomas from the Hellenic Open University (HOU), in "Environmental Infrastructure Design" and "Environmental Design". In parallel, aiming at the knowledge of modern teaching methods, he obtained a certificate of Pedagogical and Teaching Competency from the School of Pedagogical and Technological Education. The acad. year 2013-2014 and from 2015 until today, is a consultant-professor and master thesis supervisor in the Postgraduate Program (MSc) "Construction Management" of EAP, from 2018 in the MSc "Modern Technologies of Environmental Management Projects" of the General Department of Larissa and the acad. year 2020-2021, in the MSc "Multifunctional Management of Forest Ecosystems and Bio-economy" of the DEXYS Dept. In addition, he is a member of the teaching staff of the Interdepartmental MSc Program "Advanced Technologies for Environmental Risk Management", which will be operated by the acad. year 2022-2023. He has given lectures in the field of road project management as a guest and has supervised over fifty postgraduate and graduate / diploma dissertations. He holds many years of professional experience as a freelancer, infrastructure assessor, security technician tutor, expert, auditor and investment / infrastructure assessor. His current research interests are in the fields of road infrastructure management, pavement management, smart roads and environmental harmonization of road projects. He has published over fifty papers and articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, international and national conferences, technical journals, collective volumes, etc. He is a reviewer in scientific journals of international recognition, with impact factor (IF). He is, among other memberships, a member of the Association of Greek Transport Specialists and a certified valuer of Organization ‘The European Group of Valuers' Associations’ (TEGoVA).