Seconded


Natalia Balcu

I studied Automation at the Technical University of Vienna with focus on control theory. At TWT I working on data modelling and data analysis in the field of automated driving. In the SEO-DWARF project I was involved in the development and implementation an algorithm for oil spil detection by satellite remote sensing.


Apostolos Papakonstantinou

Apostolos Papakonstantinou is a cartographer working as a Post-Doctoral researcher in the Geography Department, University of the Aegean. He received his B.S. degree in Physics, an M.Sc. degree in Cultural Informatics and Communication and holds a Ph.D. in Geography and Applied Geo-Informatics. His work combines new methods and techniques in Cartographic representation, Scale issues and […]


Franziska Huth

Franziska Huth is from lovely northeast Germany. She studied computer science at Saarland University with focus on image compression and optimization with evolutionary algorithms. At TWT she’s working on big data analysis, Android app development and frontend development. In the SEO-DWARF project she’s involved in developing the frontend, and also translating the processed user query […]


Tobias Zangmeister

Tobias Zangmeister works for TWT GmbH, Stuttgart (process consulting, requirements engineering). He got a Master of Science from (Mathematical Engineering), TU Braunschweig. Until 2008 he worked on accidentology, evaluation methods for vehicle’s safety features with accident data at the Institute for Mathematical Stochastics, Braunschweig & Laboratoire d’Accidentologie et de Biomécanique, Paris. Between 2009 and 2014 […]


Dominik Grether

 Dominik Grether works for TWT as Software Architect and Research Manager. He received his diploma in Computer Science at the University of Ulm with a specialization on AI and a final thesis on semantic annotation and deduction of geospatial data. Dominik subsequently worked in the fields transport simulation and software engineering at the Department of […]


Jenny Malig

Jenny Malig works for TWT GmbH, Stuttart as Research Manager, Innovation Management. She got a Master of Science (Molecular Nano Science) from University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. Then she worked at the Institute of Physical and Organic Chemistry, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (organic synthesis, photophysical characterization, electrochemistry) and got a PhD in Physicoorganic Chemistry. In 2014, she was […]


Nunzia Vairo

Nunzia Vairo graduated in Computer Science at the University of Bari in 2006 and from 10 years she is Technical Specialist presso Planetek Italia srl. A list of her activities: • She contributes on software development process, has expertise in using desktop/web GIS software and know-how on various server/client development languages, and excellent understanding of […]


Giuseppe Procino

Giuseppe Procino is in the geospatial industry from over 15 years with a strong background in GIS technologies and remote sensing. He has a degree in GIS. In 2000 he became a member of Planetek Italia Technical Team. His experience covers system architecture going from client stand alone, client-server and web architecture, with a great […]


Virginie Lafon

Virginie LAFON, born in 1971, co-founder of the company and Space Business Manager. She holds a PhD in Coastal Oceanography from Bordeaux University (France) in 1999. Her field of expertise concerns the development of remote sensing applications for Integrated Coastal Zone Management. She is particularly recognized for her academic works regarding nearshore bathymetry retrieval from […]


Aurélie Dehouck

Aurélie Dehouck, born in 1979, founder and CEO of i-SEA. She is specialized in coastal morphodynamics using field observations and space remote sensing. She holds a PhD in Physical Geography from Brest University (France) obtained in 2006. Consecutively, she realized a postdoctoral fellow at Bordeaux funded by the CNES (2-year contract). She worked for GEO-Transfert […]


Emil Katsarski

Emil Katsarski is Head of Software Development Front-End at the Research and Development branch of CloudSigma with 5 years of experience in virtualization and cloud based technologies. He is responsible for implementing and improving Web Interface of the new technologies derived from different research initiatives, that CloudSigma participates in, into CloudSigma’s commercial platform. Also part […]


Patrick Baillie

Patrick Baillie co-founded CloudSigma, an innovative IaaS provider in 2010. Previously, I worked for 10 years in Investment Banking IT in the UK and Switzerland. I have a BA Hons in Economics from Cambridge University.


Bogdan Despotov

Bogdan Despotov is a developer at the Research and Development branch of CloudSigma with 5 years of experience in virtualization and cloud based technologies. He is responsible for implementing new technologies derived from different research initiatives, that CloudSigma participates in, into CloudSigma’s commercial platform. Also part of CloudSigma’s DevOps team and works mostly on further […]


Milto Miltiadou

Milto Miltiadou is a research fellow at the Remote Sensing and Geo-environment Lab at the Cyprus University of Technology. She graduated from the department of Computer Science at University of Bristol, UK, and she specialised in Computer Vision and Graphics during her master degree at Bournemouth University, UK, where she graduated with distinction. Then, she […]


Giuseppe Procino

Mr. Procino is in the geospatial industry from over 15 years with a strong background in GIS technologies and remote sensing. He has a degree in GIS. In 2000 he became a member of Planetek Italia Technical Team. His experience covers system architecture going from client stand alone, client-server and web architecture, with a great […]


Dimitris Kouhartsiouk

Dimitris received his Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from the School of Earth, Environmental & Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Manchester. Following his graduate studies, he pursued an MSc in Remote Sensing at the University College London. Currently, he is a member of the research group at the Eratosthenes Research Center at the Department […]


Ilias Ioannou

Technical Specialist – Software Developer. He has an MSc degree in Computer Engineering and he is a member of Planetek since 2013. He has been involved mainly in the design and development of projects concerning the management of geospatial data for environmental monitoring.


Antonios Liamis

I earned my master’s degree at the university of Stuttgart and obtained a mathematics degree with a minor in computer science. My study focus was on numerical analysis and simulation of dynamical systems, geometric modeling and visual computing. My work at TWT is currently comprised of: -the development of SysML models, modelling of workflows and […]


Christiana Papoutsa

I received my BSc in Chemistry and I obtained an MSc in the field of “Environmental Chemistry and Technology” both at the Department of Chemistry of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in Greece. I received my PhD in Water Spectroscopy and Remote Sensing for monitoring water quality over surface water bodies (inland & […]


Polychronis (Pol) Kolokoussis

I am teaching staff of the School of Rural & Surveying Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens. I have received an MSc in Rural and Surveying Engineer at the National Technical University of Athens and a PhD in Remote Sensing at NTUA. Since 1998, I am senior research assistant at the Remote Sensing […]


Kleanthis Karamvasis

I am a PhD candidate of the Laboratory of Remote Sensing in the School of Rural & Surveying Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens. I have received an MSc in Rural and Surveying Engineer at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). As PhD candidate, I serve as teaching and research assistant of […]


Marco Polignano

  I studied Computer Science at the University of Bari “Aldo Moro” and I’m a Ph.D. student at the same university on “Computational Models for Affective-Aware Decision Making and Recommender Systems”. During these years I worked on several projects that involve the applications of semantic in reasoning and Recommender Systems for supporting the user’s decisions. Moreover, […]


Alexander Ivanov

I have more than 15 years of experience in Telecommunications, System administration and people management. My key skills are: • Design, configuration and management of Layer-2 and Layer-3 networks • Implementation and management of High Availability, Load Balancing and QoS • In depth knowledge of BGP, OSPF, MPLS, VPLS and Traffic engineering • In depth […]


Basilis Kopsacheilis

I graduated from the Applied Informatics Department of the Macedonia University, Thessaloniki. To combine Information Technology with my interest in geography, I moved to Mytilene in 2008 where I obtained an MSc on Applied Geoinformatics in Geography Department of Aegean University. Currently, I am member of the Cartography & GeoInformatics lab, Aegean University and a […]


Olivier Regniers

I studied agriculture engineering at the University of Louvain and did a master degree in image processing and remote sensing at the University of Bordeaux with a main interest on forest management using high resolution satellite data. During my PhD in image processing, I focused on texture analysis and object based image analysis to detect […]


Sonja Cornelsen

  I studied psychology at the University of Tuebingen and at the University of Glasgow with a focus on cognition and neuropsychology. During my PhD in neuroscience at the International Max Planck Research School, I studied the interaction of perception with the sensorimotor system. I am currently working at TWT GmbH and am involved in […]