Monthly Archives - December 2023

December 2023

ENGINEER presented at ARGUS Horizon Europe Kick-off meeting

ENGINEER project was presented by Dr. Athos Agapiou during the kick-off meeting of ARGUS Horizon Europe project on December 18-19, 2023 in Athens. ARGUS is exptected to run for 36 months and draws on the current challenges in monitoring remote built heritage assets and the current research focus on preventive preservation. CUT is participating in ARGUS as a partner being responsible for several tasks related to remote sensing, assessment, monitoring and preventive preservation, focusing in areas such as urbanization, soil...

Internal meeting between CUT, UCL and UAVEIRO

An internal meeting was hosted between ENGINEER members from CUT, UCL and UAveiro to discuss matters related to the organization of the ENGINEER Workshop 3 (W3). The partners discussed the proposed activities to be carried out during the workshop hosted at UCL premises as well as the contribution of UAveiro. W3 activities are also linked to ENGINEER Summer School 2 (SS2) that will be hosted around June 2024 in Cyprus by CUT.

Invitation by the Rector of POLIMI to participate in the QS Global Academic Survey 2024

An invitation was sent earlier today by the Rector of the Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI) to the coordinator of the project, to join the universe of international higher education experts and share his opinion with QS on the best universities around the world. This invitation is part of the QS Global Academic Survey 2024, a prestigious international Higher Education ranking system.

ENGINEER work presented at COP28 UAE – United Nations Climate Change Conference

ENGINEER was presented by the national stakeholder from the Department of Antiquities, Dr. Anthi Kandeli, at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) organized in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from 30 November until 12 December 2023. The conference closed with an agreement by delegates from nearly 200 countries to transition away from fossil fuels. In the short-term, Parties are encouraged to come forward with ambitious, economy-wide emission reduction targets. COP28 also highlighted the importance of other issues related to increasing climate...

Publication at ISPRS archives

A joint publication from George Kafataris, Dimitrios Skarlatos and Marinos Vlachos at the ISPRS archives was realised earlier today. Abstract. The fusion of geomatic techniques with different accuracy and resolution has been used in recent years to applications of geometrical documentation for several archaeological sites. In this research article, the case of the Roman Baths of Amathus in Limassol, Cyprus was investigated. Aerial photogrammetry and Terrestrial Laser Scanning (TLS) techniques were used to produce the final product. The photogrammetric data were...
Internal meeting between CUT and UCL

Internal meeting between CUT and UCL

A virtual meeting was held between members of CUT and UCL to discuss matters related with the upcoming activities of ENGINEER, namely Industry & Knowledge (IK) Transfer 2 on January 2024, Workshop 3 (W3) on April 2024 (at UCL premises) and Summer School 2 (SS2) on June 2024 (at CUT premises and case study site). The context/approach of W3 which is linked to SS2 was decided after a constructive discussion and suggestions from both sides and a new meeting was...