Head of Physical Oceanography Unit of the Department of Marine Sciences (DMS) of the University of the Aegean (UoAg), Greece. Associate Professor in Coastal Hydrodynamics of the University of Aegean. Expert on small-scale processes (internal waves and turbulence), atmosphere-ocean exchanges and thermohaline circulation, coastal dynamics through High-Frequency radar observations, Lagrangian techniques and physical – biological process interactions. Participation as Institutional Coordinator or Principal Pesearcher in >30 National, International and European research projects of the University of the Aegean and the National Centre of Marine Research and in > 20 large oceanographic research cruises in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans and the Mediterranean Sea. >60 research publications in international journals, books and proceedings of international conferences.