Eleni Tomai C.V. Print

 

Postal Address:

 

Cartography Laboratory

School of Rural and Surveying Engineering

National Technical University of Athens

9 Iroon Politechniou str.,

15780, Zografos Campus, Athens, Greece

 

Tel: +30 210 7721543

 

Fax: +30 210 7722734

 

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Professional Experience:

 

  • 2007-present Research Assistant, Cartography Laboratory, School of Rural and Surveying Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens.

 

  • 2005-2007 Collaborative Researcher, Regional Analysis Division, the Institute of Applied and Computational Mathematics, FORTH. Coordination of the project: Coastal Atlas: Development of a GIS for the management of Coastal Areas, e-Business Program of the General Secretariat of Research and Technology.

 

  • 2000-2005 Participation in the following projects as a member of the Cartography Laboratory, School of Rural and Surveying Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens:

 

- System and Data Organisation of NaGII (National Geographic Information Infrastructure), for the Hellenic Information Society. 

 

- Web Decision and Sales Support System for Enterprises and Consumers, Through Open GIS Platform, e-Business Program of the General Secretariat of Research and Technology.

 

- A National Data Base of Hydrologic and Meteorological Information, Research Program, School of Civil Engineering.

 

- Development of Spatio-Temporal Models for Geographic Entities Behaviour, THALES Program for Basic Research, NTUA.


- A Methodology for the Semantic Integration of Different Ontologies, Archimedes Program for Basic Research, NTUA.

 

Education:

 

  • 2005: PhD from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. PhD Thesis: Generation of formal ontologies for the interoperability of geographic knowledge databases.

 

  • 2001: MSc in GeoInformatics, Post-Graduate Program, School of Rural and Surveying Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Master Thesis: Geographic ontologies: a survey on properties identity, and vagueness of geographic entities.

 

  • 1998: Dipl-Eng, School Rural and Surveying Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Diploma Thesis: Geodetic determination of tectonic movements in the area of the Aegean.

 

Selected publications: here

 

Teaching Experience:
Undergraduate Courses:

 

  • Analytical Cartography, 2007-2009
  • Principles of Geoinformatics and GIS, 2001-2004, 2007-2010.

 

Postgraduate Courses:

 

  • Theoretical Issues of Geoinformatics, 2001-2004. 
  • Research Topics in GIS, 2001-2004, 2007-2009. 
  • GIS in Spatial Design, 2001-2002, 2009-2010.

 

Awards and Honours:

 

  • 2005 NTUA Best publication Award, for the journal paper “Qualitative Linguistic Terms and Geographic Concepts- Quantifiers in Definitions, in Transactions in GIS.

 

  • 2005 ESRI Second Paper Award in AGILE 2005 Conference, Lisbon, Portugal. 

 

  • 2004 NTUA Best publication Award, for the journal paper “From “Onto-GeoNoesis” to “Onto-Genesis” The Design of Geographic Ontologies”, in Geoinformatica.

 

  • 2004 ESRI Best Paper Award in AGILE 2004, Conference, Crete Greece.

 

  • 2003 Scholarship for the AGILE 2003 Conference by the ESRI, Lyon, France.

 

  • 2002-2005 PhD Thesis Scholarship of the Heraclitus Program for Basic Research by the European Union and the Hellenic Ministry of Education.

 

  • 2002 Scholarship for the GIScience 2002 Conference by the American Association of Geographers, Boulder, CO, USA.

 

  • 2001-2002 PhD Thesis Scholarship by the Hellenic Scholarship Foundation.

 

Foreign Languages: English, French, Spanish, German.


Research Interests:

 

  • Semantics and Ontologies

 

  • Semantic Technologies

 

  • Ontology Engineering

 

 

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