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Dr. Maria Papathoma-Köhle

Institute of Mountain Risk Engineering
Peter-Jordan-Straße 82, 1190 Wien
Tel: +43 1 47654-87121


ORCID: 0000-0002-7878-1340

Curr. Vitae

2016 - pres Elise Richter Postdoctoral fellow
2014 - 2015 Scientific coordinator of MSc „Risk Prevention and Disaster Management”, Postgraduate Center, University of Vienna, Austria
2009 - 2016 Postdoctoral researcher and lecturer, Department of Geography and Regional Research, University of Vienna, Austria
2006 - 2008 GIS Assistant, Vienna Consulting Engineers (VCE), Vienna, Austria
2005 - Project Assistant, Department of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Technical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
1999 - 2003 PhD Thesis: Tsunami vulnerability assessment using GIS with special reference to Greece, Centre for Disaster Management, Coventry University, United Kingdom
1998 - Studies in Geographic Information Systems, School of Rural and Surveying Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
1997 - 1998 MSc in Environmental Management, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Durham, United Kingdom
1991 - 1997 Studies in Geology, Department of Geology and Geoenvironment, University of Athens, Greece


2016 Elise Richter Stipendium-FWF
2012 Back to Research Grant 2012: The Faculty of Geosciences, Geography and Astronomy of the University of Vienna supports with this grant women that return to the university after their maternity leave.
2002 Young European Scientist Award from the European Geophysical Society (now EGU) for the presentation in the 27th Assembly of European Geophysical Society, Nice, FRANCE April 2002.
1999 PhD Scholarship Award, Higher Education Funding Council for England (Coventry University, UK) 1999 – 2003

Reviewer for scientific journals

2016 - Scientific Reports
2016 - Environmental Earth Sciences
2011 - Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment.
2009 - International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction
2008 - Engineering Geology
2007 - Natural Hazards Review
2007 - Natural Hazards
2007 - Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences
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