Professor Georgia Fotopoulos is a Geomatics Engineer by training and joined Queen's University in 2013. She received her PhD from the University of Calgary (Geomatics Engineering) in 2003 and was awarded an Alberta Ingenuity Post Doctoral Fellowship in 2004. In 2006 she started as an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto (Civil Engineering) and in 2010 joined the University of Texas at Dallas (Geosciences) as an Associate Professor. She is currently on the Editorial Board of three international peer-reviewed journals and recently co-authored a book on 'Geoid Determination: Theory and Applications'.
Research Interests/Current Research
Dr. Fotopoulos’ research focuses on physical and satellite geodesy, merging multi-platform geodetic data, remote sensing in geo-engineering applications, positioning/navigation, height systems, and surveying.
Undergraduate and graduate students interested in joining the Geophysics & Geodesy Research Group are welcome to contact me directly.
Registered Professional Engineer with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO).
American Geophysical Union
Canadian Geophysical Union
American Society of Civil Engineers
International Association of Geodesy
Undergraduate Research Scholar Award (Advisor), The University of Texas at Dallas
Teaching Award - Civil Engineering - University of Toronto