Academic Achievements

2021: Main Nominator of Berit Arheimer for the European Geosciences Union (EGU; 2021 Henry Darcy Medal 

2020-Today: Chair of the EGU Hydrological Sciences Subdivision on Hydrological Forecasting

2019-Today: Reference Group Member of the Centre of Natural Hazards and Disaster Science (CNDS) (

2018-Today: Co-Chair of the HEPEX initiative (

2019: Award (travel) for research exchange program between Sweden and France

2016-2017: HEPEX Invited Guest Columnist

2015: ASCE Outstanding Reviewer for the Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 

2012: ASCE Outstanding Reviewer for the Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 

2012: Reference letter from the Greek Defence Minister Fragos Fragoulis for my scientific contribution to military projects

2008: Award from the Technical Chamber of Greece for graduating 1st from the Department of Environmental Engineering at the Democritus University of Thrace during undergraduate studies

2008: iEMSs Society’s Student Paper Commendation for excellent paper and presentation

2008: Old Centralian’s Trust postgraduate travel award to iEMSs 2008 conference

2008: British Hydrological Society travel award to EGU hydrological conference

2007: British Hydrological Society travel award to CEMEPE hydrological conference

2004-2005: Highest graduation grades among graduates in the Department of Environmental Engineering, 3rdhighest in the Faculty of Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

2000-2005: Annual awards and scholarships from the Greek National Scholarship Foundation


Invited Lectures and Presentations

See details in the CV under Research in the "Menu"


Professional Affiliations

    European Geophysical Union (EGU)    

    American Geophysical Union (AGU)

    Environmental Modelling and Software Society (EMS)

    British Hydrological Society (BHS)

    Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

    Technical Chamber of Greece

    European Water Association (EWA)



Dr Ilias G. Pechlivanidis SMHI