Dr. Panos Manetos is a member of Laboratory Teaching Personnel, at the Department of Planning and Regional Development, specialized in Quantitative Geographic Analysis and Spatial Planning. He has 19+ years of experience in the field of Geo-Spatial Science and applications. His main research interests are Quantitative Spatial Analysis, Web GIS applications, Spatial Databases, Fuzzy analysis and Artificial Intelligence, Geodesy and Cartography. He has participated in designing and implementing GIS projects both in public and private sector, e.g. financed by for the Greek Ministry of Interior, Greek Ministry of Education, Regional Authorities, EU, etc. He has over 5000 hours of teaching the following undergraduate and postgraduate universities courses: “Spatial Analysis”, “Geodesy”, “Geographic Information Systems”, “Thematic Cartography”, “Databases”, “Programming Languages-Python” and “Geoinformatics”. He has co-supervised over 20 diploma theses is an active reviewer for International Scientific Journals. He is an active and supporting member in the following professional organizations/associations: Technical Chamber of Greece, Greek Association of Rural and Surveyor Engineers, Greek Urban and Regional Planners Association, European Regional Science Association, International Regional Science Association.
PhD Degree in Planning and Regional Development
University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece
Master (M.Sc.) in Urban and Regional Planning
University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece
Diploma in Rural and Surveying Engineering
National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Laboratory Teaching Personnel in Regional Economics and Development, Department of Planning and Regional Development (DPRD), University of Thessaly (2014-)
Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Planning and Regional Development (DPRD), University of Thessaly (2011-2013).
Personnel with indefinite duration contract of employment in the Department of Planning and Regional Development (DPRD), University of Thessaly (2007-2014).
Member of the research team of the Laboratory of Spatial Analysis, GIS and Thematic Cartography, University of Thessaly (2002-2013).
“The Red Sea Project” (2018-2020). Marine Spatial Planning for The Red Sea Project Area. The purpose of MSP was to optimize the conservation of the Al Wajh lagoon in the presence of development. Design of a geospatial database suitable for MARXAN software suite. Employer: Red Sea Development Company.
“Orange City” (2019-2020). Erasmus+ project. Mapping cultural industry in Greece.
“Immigrant and Refugee Segregation Dynamics (InSert)” (2018-2019). The study sets forth to understand the complex spatial relations among refugees and asylum seekers (RAS), existing immigrant communities and the native population. Employer: Hellenic Observatory, London School of Economics and Political Science.
“Development of an online interactive mapping platform for the dissemination of intangible cultural heritage” (2018 -2020). Employer: Private funding
“Research assistance for the Region of Attica regarding the prospect of exploitation for walking and cycling in abandoned railway lines. The example of the line Ag. Anargyroi – Lavrio”. (2013-2014). Employer: Region of Attica.
Journals articles with reviews
Chalastani VI et al. (2020) Reconciling Tourism Development and Conservation Outcomes Through Marine Spatial Planning for a Saudi Giga-Project in the Red Sea (The Red Sea Project, Vision 2030) Frontiers in Marine Science 7 doi:10.3389/fmars.2020.00168
Asprogerakas, , Lazoglou, M., Manetos, P., (2020), ‘Assessing land-sea Interactions in the framework of Maritime Spatial Planning: Lessons based on an ecosystem approach’, Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration, 5(18), 1-14.
Grekousis, G., Manetos, P. και Photis, Y. N. (2013) ‘Modeling urban evolution using neural networks, fuzzy logic and GIS: The case of the Athens metropolitan area’, Cities.
Topaloglou, L., Kallioras, D., Manetos, P. και Petrakos, G. (2005) ‘A border regions typology in the Enlarged European Union’, Journal of Borderlands Studies, 20(2), pp. 67-89.