Research area: 

Applications of Geographic Information Systems and modeling tools in Environmental Engineering


Democritus Universiry of Thrace
Faculty of Engineering

Department of Environmental Engineering
V. Sofias 12, 67100, Xanthi, Greece

Office hours: Monday 12:00 – 14:00

+30 25410 79748


The Geo Informatics Group

Short Biography: 

Alexandra Gemitzi was born in Thessaloniki (Greece) in 1971. She graduated from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece) in 1993 with a Bachelor degree in Geology and a Master of Science in Groundwater Engineering from University of Newcastle upon Tyne (UK) in 1995.  She obtained a Doctorate in 2002 from the Department of Civil Engineering of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, sponsored by the National Scholarship Foundation.  She is an Associate Professor at the Department of Environmental Engineering of Democritus University of Thrace, Greece. Before starting her academic career, she has worked as geologist for almost ten years in the private and public sector. Her main teaching and research interests are related to environmental modelling, remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems. Her research focuses on the simulation and assessment of environmental systems, climate and land use change effects and the prediction and risk assessment of extreme natural phenomena or natural disasters. Her published work features over 40 publications in peer reviewed journals and over 50 conference presentations. More details and full list of journal publications can be found in:

Teaching modules:

1. Computer Programming with R.
2. Geographical Information Systems for assessment of climate change.
3. Geographical Information Systems.

4. Web GIS applications

M.Sc course Environmental Engineering and Science:

1.Advanced GIS.
2. Climate change impacts, mitigation and adaptation.

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