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Silas Michaelides

Silas Michaelides

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Adjunct Professor +357 22 208 744

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  • Ph.D. in Meteorology (University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
  • Master of Science M.Sc. in Agricultural Meteorology (University of Reading, U.K.)
  • Master in Public Sector Management (MPSM, Cyprus International Institute of Management, CIIM).
  • Specialized one-year ad hoc training in Agricultural Meteorology (Certificate in Agricultural Meteorology, University of Reading).
  • Certificates in Applied Meteorology, Aviation Meteorology, Mediterranean Meteorology (British Meteorological Office College, Reading, U.K.,).
  • B.Sc. in Mathematics (University of Thessaloniki, Greece).


Research interests

  • Atmospheric energetics.
  • Development of mathematical methods for weather prediction and their verification.
  • Diagnostic investigation of Mediterranean depressions with emphasis on the quantification of various characteristics.
  • Applications of Artificial Neural networks in meteorological and climatological issues.
  • Desert dust transportation. Applications of weather radar in the estimation of precipitation.
  • Applications of satellite meteorology and remote sensing. Precipitation, drought, floods and methods for their prediction and mitigation planning.
  • Atmospheric and climatic models.



  • Director of the Department of Meteorology, Cyprus.
  • Permanent Representative of Cyprus with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
  • National Focal Point with IPCC

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