“ Maria Mimikou is Professor Emeritus at the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens.

Maria Mimikou

Personal data

  • Name: Maria A. Mimikou
  • Marital  Status: Married, 1 child
  • Current work address: 5, Iroon Polytechneiou str, 15780, Athens
  • Current work telephone: (0030) 210 7722878
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  • Dr. Civ. Eng., School of Civil Engineering, NTUA, 1980
  • M.S.C.E. Civil Engineering, PURDUE UNIV., 1975
  • Dipl. Civ. Eng., School of Civil Engineering, NTUA, 1972

Spoken languages

  • English (Excellent)

Professional Activities

  • American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • International Commission on Water Quality (ICQW) of the IAHS
  • European Geophysical Society (EGS)
  • Forum of European Freshwater Research Organisations (EurAqua)
  • Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) «Water Challenges for a Changing World»
  • WssTP «Water supply and sanitation Technology Platform»
  • OpenMI Association (Fellow)
  • Member of the editorial board of the journal WATER
  • Technical Chamber of Greece
  • Greek Civil Engineering Society
  • Hydromedon: Network of Education, Research and Technology in Hydrology and in the Environmental Water Resources Management
  • Hellenic Agricultural Academy

Current position

Professor Emeritus NTUA (retired since 1.9.2016), School of Civil Engineering, National Technical University of Athens.

Main Skills

High expertise in the area of hydrology and environment, water resources management, climate change, hydroenergy. Scientific Responsible and Coordinator of European and National Competitive Research Projects. Administration (Institutions, Research)

Areas of research interest

  • Hydrology and environment
  • Assessment, forecasting and management of extreme hydrological phenomena (floods, droughts) – Risk assessment and mapping
  • Water resources assessment, optimization and management – Environmental ecosystems management
  • Process and management of hydrological information (WFD, DIS, WISE)
  • Hydrological and environmental impacts of climate change
  • Hydroenergy (production and management)
  • Optimal agricultural catchment managent.
  • Urban, rural and coastal hydrology – Stochastic hydrology
  • Soil erosion and sediment transport (desertification)
  • Scarcity and drought analysis and management
  • Development of environmental Indicators (AEI20, WREI004, CSI018)
  • Development of DSS and optimization algorithms
  • Analysis of the interactions among the nexus sectors (water, energy, land, food)
  • Legislation, policy and economics of the water and environmental sectors
  • Green economy – Eco-innovative solutions for a sustainable future

Work experience

Since 1972

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