Zina MitrakaAssistant Researcher | Earth Observation for Urban Climate
Zina Mitraka is an Assistant Researcher in the Remote Sensing Lab of FORTH. She is a
mathematician by training with further studies in Environmental Engineering and a PhD
on satellite Earth Observation for urban climate. She has been a trainee and a post-doctoral
fellow with the European Space Agency. She has a 15-year experience working on optical
and thermal satellite remote sensing with particular interest on the urban environment
and focus on cities’ climate and resilience. She has extensive experience on methods and
algorithms development for satellite multispectral and hyperspectral image processing.
She participates in research and development projects funded by European and national
funds, being actively involved in both the research and management activities. She is
publishing in scientific journals and conferences, she is an editor for remote sensing
scientific journals and acts as an expert lecturer for optical and thermal remote sensing
for the European Space Agency Academy.