CV Athanasios Votsis

Athanasios Votsis

Title Researcher


Postal address Finnish Meteorological Institute, P.O. Box 503, FI-00101 HELSINKI

Street address Erik Palménin Aukio 1, FI-00560 HELSINKI

Fields of expertise

  • Urban and regional planning, with focus on applied urban economic modelling and housing market analysis
  • Climate-sensitive ecological risks (esp. flooding) and amenities in the housing market
  • Application of GIS and spatial analysis and simulation in the adaptation of cities and urban regions to climate and ecosystem change
  • Application of computational intelligence and complexity science to urban studies (esp. cellular automata, fractals, and fuzzy logic)
  • Architectural/Urban theory, with focus on semiotics, human geography, and the archaeology of human settlements

University and other degrees

  • 2006: Master's, Urban and Regional Planning, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA (Accredited by the American Planning Association)
  • 2004: B.Sc., Geology, Aristotle University, Greece

Other professional activities

  • PhD candidate, Geoinformatics (ongoing, University of Helsinki)

List of publications

Peer-reviewed and working papers:

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