|Associate Research Scientist in Climate Change and Impacts
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George Zittis is an Associate Research Scientist working for the Environmental Predictions Department of CYI's Climate and Atmosphere Research Center (CARE-C).
He holds a BSc in Geology and an MSc in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Environment from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He received his Ph.D. in Environmental and Atmospheric Sciences from The Cyprus Institute in April 2015. In the past, he has worked as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz, Germany, and in the Energy, Environment and Water Research Center of The Cyprus Institute.
He is/was involved in a number of Climate Change related projects such as EMME-CARE (Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East Climate and Atmosphere Research Center), SOCLIMPACT, BINGO (Bringing INnovation to onGOing water management - a better future under climate change), C8 (Consistent Computation of the Chemistry-Cloud Continuum and Climate Change in Cyprus) and CORDEX (Coordinated Regional Climate Downscaling Experiment).
His research interests include: Climate Change and Impacts, Regional Climate Modeling (PRECIS, CL-WRF), Mediterranean Climate, Climate Statistics, Hydro-climatic Extremes, Land-Atmosphere Interactions, Climate Dynamics, Climate Change Education and Communication.
He has more than 40 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, book chapters and conference proceedings.
Since 2020, George is a member of the Editorial Board of Regional Environmental Change.