Monthly Archives - November 2022

November 2022

ENGINEER Personnel Ranked Among Top 2% Researchers Worldwide

The high-quality and international impact research work of the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) is reflected in the inclusion of twenty-four (24) of its academics among the world's leading researchers. The updated databases "Data for updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators" have recently been published, with data up to the end of 2021, which include the leading researchers worldwide, both throughout their academic careers and exclusively for the year 2021. These lists are created at Stanford University in the...

ENGINEER networking @ UNESCO Headquarters, 3-4 November 2022, Paris

UNESCO hosted the International Conference “Transforming Knowledge for Just and Sustainable Futures” to mark the 30th anniversary of the UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs Programme. The coordinator of the project, Dr Athos Agapiou, with his capacity as the Deputy Director of the UNESCO Chair on Digital hritaHeri Heritage, had the opportunity to participate to the 30th anniversary of the UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs Programme held in Paris. The event was an opportunity to further promote network and enhance collaboration with other UNESCO Chair holders and inform...

School Visits by ENGINEER Coordinator Dr. Athos Agapiou, 31 October 2022

The Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF) invited Dr. Athos Agapiou to participate in visits at Primary and Secondary Schools during 31st of October 2022,  in the framework of the “Researchers at Schools” Programme. The main objective of the Programme is to increase the interaction between students/teachers and researchers as well as to promote the significance of research, innovation, and science, presenting at the same time scientific and research careers as an attractive career option for the future. Dr. Agapiou had the...

Online meeting for WP1 between CUT, POLIMI and ECoE

An online meeting was held on the 24th of October within the framework of ENGINEER project and for the needs of Task 1.1: Baseline and opportunity assessment which is led by POLIMI. The meeting served as a first introduction between CUT and POLIMI members before the kick-off meeting which will take place in Limassol (Cyprus) in person. The meeting was also aiming to introduce the assessment activities of CUT laboratories across four parameters stated in the project description: a. research...

Start of the project ENGINEER, 1 October 2022

On October 1st, 2022 the European project "Civil engineering and geomatics innovative research on heritage" (ENGINEER), coordinated by the Department of Civil Engineering and Geoinformatics of the Cyprus University of Technology, started its research and vocational training activities. The ENGINEER research project focuses on innovative research fields that deal with documentation, digitization, visualization, data exchange, structural design, seismic and conservation engineering of cultural heritage, including monuments and landscapes. It is a three-year project funded by the European Commission, amounting to 1.5...

Project Internal Meeting, CUT team members, 19 September 2022

Ιn anticipation of the official kick of the projects, the directors and the research personnel of the involved four laboratories of the coordinating institution (CUT), namely members from the Earth Observation Cultural Heritage Research Lab (EOCult, https://web.cut.ac.cy/eocult/) the Hephaestus Laboratory (https://hephaestuslab.eu), the Photogrammetric Vision Lab (https://photogrammetric-vision.weebly.com), and the Geospatial Analytics Research Laboratory (http://geospatialanalytics.cut.ac.cy) have met to discuss and set up future actions of the project. In addition, the coordinator of the project has provided updates during the preparation of the...

KickOff meeting in Cyprus (WP8), 10-11 November

The kick-off meeting of ENGINEER project was held as a 2-day event in Limassol (Cyprus), hosted by the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT). A consortium session took place on Thursday, 10th of November 2022 where each partner presented the activities foreseen to be implemented according to the tasks assigned. First year’s activities planning was also discussed before the end of the session. An open session took place on Friday, 11th of November, 2022. In this session, the rector of CUT...

Horizon Coordinator’s Day

ENGINEER members have participated in the “Coordinators Day” event, organized by the European Commission, to welcome and provide information to successful Twinning proposals of the HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ACCESS-03-01 Twinning call.  In total 388 proposals have been submitted of which 103 were funded, with a success rate of 26%. ENGINEER is one of these successful applications. Details per (widening) country participation was also provided. The agenda of this half-day event included the following: Welcome Twinning – Policy aspects and expectations Experience from a running...