Kyriacos Themistocleous


ORDCID number: 0000-0002-1227-8240

Dr. Kyriacos Themistocleous is a Senior Researcher at the Cyprus University of Technology. He has a great deal of experience in research and development, as well as having been involved in over 30 European funded projects (including HORIZON 2020, FP7, FP6, LIFE+, ERASMUS+, MED, INTERREG, EUREKA, JPI, etc) as well as national funded projects, including the Research Promotion Foundation. His research interests include remote sensing and Earth observation, architecture, cultural heritage, GIS, BIM, real estate development, sustainable development, life cycle cost, UAVs, geophysics environmental monitoring and leakage detection.

Dr. Kyriacos Themistocleous graduated from the University of Louisiana with a 5 year degree in Bachelor of Architecture, followed by a 2 year Masters of Architecture in Urban Design from the University of Oklahoma. He received his Ph.D from the Cyprus University of Technology. He has worked on a number of projects focused on remote sensing, geomatics, Earth observation, architecture, urban planning, life cycle cost, cultural heritage, GIS development and environmental applications, as well as water network applications, both in Cyprus and abroad. He has taught at various universities for the past 20 years as well as conducted training at various institutions and agencies both in Cyprus and abroad. Currently, he has over 270 publications in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters and conference proceedings with over 1,000 citations. He has participated as chairman in several international conferences as well as reviewer and editor for several scientific journals. He is the Chair of the Organizing Committee of the International Conferences of Remote Sensing and Geo-information.

Dr. Themistocleous is President of the Cyprus Remote Sensing Society, Executive Council member of the Technical Chamber of Cyprus (ETEK) and treasurer of the Cyprus branch of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS). He is also a member of the Cyprus Architect Association, American Institute of Architects (AIA), the National Council of Architecture Registration Board (NCARB), the Architecture Honors Society and the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). He is a licensed architect in Cyprus and the United States as well as a Qualified Expert on the Energy Performance of Buildings for the Energy Service of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism in Cyprus. He participated in the special committee of the Department of Trans