A Special Acknowledgement To:
Dr. Dr. MSc Niki Evelpidou
CERF-JCR Regional Vice President
Dr. Dr. MSc. Niki Evelpidou is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Geology and Geoenvironment, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She is a distinguished Doctor in both the Faculty of Geology & Geoenvironment of the University of Athens and the Faculty of Geoarchaeology of the University of Franche Compte (France). Dr. Dr. Evelpidou is actively involved in the research fields of geomorphology, coastal geomorphology, sea level changes, palaeogeography, geoarchaeology, spatial technologies, study and modelling of natural hazards, while emphasizing on the use of new technologies and innovation. She counts more than 180 scientific publications and 17 books and textbooks, while she has given many lectures in Greece and abroad. She has earned a number of awards and recognitions, with one of the most prominent in 2013 from the Academy of Athens for work promoting the geological knowledge of the Greek region. She has organized more than 21 training schools and educational seminars and has participated in organization of 22 conferences, of national and international interest.