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Christos Kastrisios

Research Associate
Office 215

Center for Coastal & Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center
Jere A. Chase Ocean Engineering Lab
24 Colovos Road
Durham, New Hampshire 03824

603.862.0618 (tel)
603.862.0839 (fax)

Christos Kastrisios graduated from the Hellenic Naval Academy (HNA) in 2001 as an Ensign of the Hellenic Navy Fleet with a BSc in Naval Science. After his graduation he served aboard Frigate HS Aegean and Submarines HS Protefs and HS Poseidon, mostly as the Navigator and Sonar Officer, and participated in several deployments at sea. In 2008 he was appointed to the Hellenic Navy Hydrographic Service (HNHS) where he served in various positions including that of deputy chief of the Hydrography Division and the Head of the Geospatial Policy Office, and represented his country at international committees and working groups. In 2013 he received a master’s degree in GIS from the University of Maryland at College Park, in 2015 he graduated from the Hellenic Naval War College, and in 2017 he was awarded a Ph.D. in Cartography from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) for his work on the scientific aspects of the Law of the Sea Convention. From 2014 to 2017 he worked as a part-time lecturer in GIS and Cartography at the HNA and NTUA. In September 2017 he started employment at the Center as a post-doc researcher focusing on data generalization, chart adequacy, and computer assisted nautical cartography.