Geological Science and Engineering

Queen's University
Search Type
Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering

Georgia Fotopoulos, PEng.

Office  Bruce Wing 526

(613) 533-6639





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.

Supervising Information

Undergraduate and graduate students interested in joining the Geophysics & Geodesy Research Group are welcome to contact me directly.

Professional Associations

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

Alberta Ingenuity Post Doctoral Fellowship


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