Postdoctoral Researcher, Geologist


Ioannis Zarikos is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher at NCSR Demokritos. He received his B.Sc. in Earth and Environmental Sciences from the National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, and his joint M.Sc. in Earth Sciences from Ghent University and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, where he focused on two-phase flow in sandstones. In 2014 he joined the Environmental Hydrogeology Group, at Utrecht University, The Netherlands, to continue his work on multiphase flow in porous media, from where he received his Ph.D. degree in 2018. In September 2018, he became a member of the Multiscale Engineering Fluid Dynamics (MEFD), at Eindhoven University of Technology. Since 2019 he has been Research Associate at NCSR Demokritos. His work focuses on the following:

  • Microfluidics manufacturing
  • Multi-phase flow in natural/artificial porous media
  • IoT for environmental applications
  • Fresh and groundwater applications
  • Earth & environmental sciences in general


Selected Publications

Selected Grants

Developing a holistic, risk-wise strategy for European wildfire management

2020-2023 | H2020 101003890

Wildfires represent a significant challenge for both society and the economy. The EU-funded FirEUrisk project will develop, assess, and promote a science-based integrated strategy to improve existing wildland fire risk assessment, create efficient methods to reduce fire risk and adapt management str...


Climate change REsilience framework for health SYStems and hospiTALs

2021-2025 | LIFE20 CCA/GR/001787

The LIFE RESYSTAL project’s main objective is to increase climate adaptation capacities and resilience of the European Health Infrastructure (EHI) and systems and related dependant critical infrastructures. To achieve this, the project will a) set the basis of a European Network for the climate adap...


Accelerating and upscaling transformational adaptation in Europe: demonstration of water-related innovation packages

2021-2025 | H2020 101036683

The TranformAr project aims to develop and demonstrate products and services to launch and accelerate large-scale and disruptive adaptive process for transformational adaptation in vulnerable regions and communities across Europe. The 6 TransformAr lighthouse demonstrators face a common challenge: w...


New Enabling Visions and tools for End-useRs and stakeholders thanks to a common MOdeling appRoach towards a climatE neutral and resilient society

2022-2026 | Horizon Europe/101056858

NEVERMORE will develop an integrated common assessment framework consistent across scales for modelling, simulating and evaluating impacts and risks of climate change, as well as policy measures. The approach integrates information from physical modelling of impacts and risk analysis methodologies a...

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