Prof. Petros Patias

Petros Patias is a Professor, Director of Laboratory of Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing and ex-chairman at the School of Rural and Surveying Engineering (2003-2007), The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), board member of the Department of Urban Planning, AUTH (2004-2012) and Vice Rector at the University of Western Macedonia (2010-), Greece.

Eng. (1981) The Aristotle University, ΜSc (1985) and PhD (1987) both from the Dept. of Geodetic Science and Surveying, Τhe Οhio State University, USΑ.

Chairman of various ISPRS (International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) WGs from 1992 onwards, ISPRS Commission V President (2000-2004), CIPA (international Committee for Architectural Photogrammetry) President (2003-2007) and Honorary President (2013-for life), ISPRS Financial Commission Chairman (2004-2008), President of the Hellenic Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (1992-1996). Visiting Professor at various European universities (TU Delft, ETH Zurich, Universidad del País Vasco).

Editor-in-chief of the “South-Eastern European Journal of Earth Observation and Geomatics” e-Journal (, Scientific reviewer to 32 Journals, Scientific Responsible, Principal Researcher or member of Research Group to a total of 72 Research Projects funded by European or National Organizations.

His published work includes 6 books, 8 chapters in international books and 185 papers in journals and proceedings.