Georgios Leventis is member of the research group and PhD candidate at the Geospatial Analytics Research Lab of the Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics at Cyprus University of Technology (CUT), directed by Prof. Phaedon Kyriakidis. Currently, the main scope of Georgios’ doctoral research lies in using Agent-based Models to study the human mobility in the Eastern Mediterranean within a prehistoric maritime context, while exploring the concept of spatial cognition and how it could possibly affect agents’ decision making. His research interests include Spatial Analysis, Agent-Based Modeling, Geostatistics, Cultural Heritage, Data Mining, Neural Networks for Machine and Deep Learning.
Georgios conducted both his bachelor (BSc.) and postgraduate (MSc.) studies at the Dept. of Cultural Technology and Communication, University of Aegean, where he started his research career as research associate at the Intelligent Multimedia and Virtual Reality research laboratory, focusing on Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs).
Alongside his doctoral studies, he is employed as a researcher in several National and European -funded projects with most recent: project SaRoCy: “Delineating probable sea routes between Cyprus and its surrounding coastal areas at the start of the Holocene: A simulation approach”, an “Excellence Hub”, funded by the Research and Innovation Foundation of Cyprus and the Horizon TEAMING project ‘EXCELSIOR’; ERATOSTHENES: EΧcellence Research Centre for Earth Surveillance and Space-Based Monitoring of the Environment.
Georgios served as the Vice-Chair of the Marie Curie Alumni Association Cyprus Chapter (MCAA-Cy), as well as he is also among the recipients of the Cyprus State Scholarships Foundation (IKYK) Scholarship for PhD studies (2018-2021).
In the past, he was awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship as part of the “Initial Training Network on Digital Cultural Heritage” (ITN-DCH) project, while he co-organized the AGILE2019; 22nd AGILE Conference on Geoinformation Science organized in Limassol, Cyprus, in June 2019.