CyI Colloquium Series 2016 / 17

A significant part of The Cyprus Institute’s mission is the promotion and dissemination of scientific knowledge through public lectures, colloquiums and seminars. In this framework the Institute founded, in 2010, the Public Talks and Colloquium Series. The lectures are delivered by prominent scientists from local and international Universities and Institutes.

Unless otherwise noted, all events:

  • Are open to the public
  • Are presented in English
  • Start at 16:00 and are scheduled for 45 minutes, followed by 15 minutes for questions from the audience.
  • Take place at The Cyprus Institute, Athalassa Campus - Guy Ourisson Building, Seminar Room (1st floor).


6th October 2016 Urban Dynamics and Multi-scale Interactions: Progress and Challenges Dr M. Neophytou
Environmental Fluid Mechanics Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental ngineering, School of Engineering, University of Cyprus
17th October 2016 History and Future Trends of Photovoltaics Prof. M. A. Green
Scientia Professor at UNSW, Australia, and Director of the Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics
3rd November 2016 Digital Technologies at the Service of Cultural Heritage Prof. A. Georgopoulos
Laboratory of Photogrammetry, School of Rural & Surveying Engineering, National Technical University of Athens
11th November 2016

The Institute for Technologies Applied to Cultural Heritage (ITABC-CNR) and Research Activities in Cyprus: A Long History of Friendly, Stimulating and Fruitful Collaboration

This event is co-organised with the Italian Embassy

Prof. P. Mauriello
Director, Institute for Technologies Applied to Cultural Heritage (ITABC-CNR), Italy
15th November 2016 The Xeste 3 Building at Akrotiri, Thera. Towards An Interpretation of its Iconographic Programme Dr A. Vlachopoulos
Ass. Professor in Prehistoric Archaeology, Department of Archaeology,  Ioannina University

8th December 2016

* Starts 18:30

Excavating Keros - The Oldest Maritime Sanctuary in the World Lord Prof. C. Renfrew
Emeritus Professor McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University Cambridge
12th January 2017 The Genomics History of Aboriginal Australia Dr Anna-Sapfo Malaspinas
ERC Assistant Prof., Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern
13th February 2017 Trace Elements and the Late Bronze Age Glass Industry Prof. Thilo Rehren
Professor of Archaeological Materials and Technology, UCL Institute of Archaeology , London
16th February 2017 Excavating Bronze Age Kirrha: Achievements and Perspectives of an Ongoing Project Dr Raphael Orgeolet
Member of the French School of Athens, Assistant Professor in Mediterranean Bronze Age Archaeology, Aix-Marseille Université
6th March 2017 Worldwide Distributed Computing for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) Dr. Ian Bird
Project Leader of Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG), Large Hadron Collider (LHC), CERN
16th March 2017 Heterogeneous Catalysis for Clean Energy and Green Environment Prof. Angelos Efstathiou
Director, Heterogeneous Catalysis Lab, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Cyprus
21st March 2017 Science and Europe 60 Years After the Treaties of Rome
(Enrico Fermi Lecture Series)
Prof. Massimo Inguscio
President of the Italian National Research Council (CNR)
23rd March 2017 Biomedical Informatics: a Critical Component Towards Precision Medicine Prof. Georgios Spyrou
Bioinformatics ERA Chair and Head of the Bioinformatics Group, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics
6th April 2017 Cyprus in Context: Researching and Re-assessing the Cambridge Cypriot Collections Dr Anastasia Christophilopoulou
Cyprus Curator-Assistant Keeper, Dept. of Antiquities, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
4th May 2017 Intelligent Fault Diagnosis in Big Data Environments Prof. Marios Polycarpou
Director, KIOS Research Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus
11th May 2017 Advances in Concentrating Solar Thermal Research and Technology Prof. Manuel J. Blanco
ERA Chair in Solar Thermal Technologies for the Eastern Mediterranean, Energy, Environment and Water Research Center (EEWRC), The Cyprus Institute.
18th May 2017 Predicting Peace: The Social Cohesion and Reconciliation Index (SCORE) as a Tool for Conflict Transformation Dr Andreas Lordos
Research Director, Centre for Sustainable Peace and Democratic Development and Senior Fellow, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
25th May 2017 Soil Microstratigraphy: Understanding How Archaeological Sites Are Built Dr Panagiotis Karkanas
Director, Wiener Laboratory, American School of Classical Studies at Athens
15th June 2017 Non-stadard Educational Structures: The School of Architecture for All (SARCHA) Experiments with Complexity Dr Maria Theodorou
Senior Lecturer, School of Art, Architecture & Design, Leeds Beckett University
22nd June 2017 The Commercialisation of Research Results Uncovered Dr Anastasia Constantinou
Director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre (ENTICE), The Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM)
29 June 2017 Maintenance Scheduling: From Optimal Control to Mixed-Integer Decision Making Dr Vassilis S. Vassiliadis
Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge
Riham Al Ismaili
PhD student

 Download the CyI Colloquium Series 2017 Schedule (PDF)

Dates and guests are subject to change, so please check back to this page for any subsequent updates to the colloquium schedule.

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