Industrial and Digital Innovations Research Group,
             Technical University of Crete, 73100 Chania, Crete, Greece



Short Bio…


  • 2021: MSc in Remote Sensing and Environmental Management, Technical University of Crete

  • 2018: Diploma in Mineral Resources Engineering, School of Mineral Resources Engineering, Technical University of Crete
    Thesis: ” Sentinel Data Management on Google Earth Engine”

Work Experience

  • Past
    • ” Satellite Remote Sensing and Archaeo-Environment”
             Laboratory of Geophysical, Institute for Mediterranean Studies, FORTH 

Research Projects - Grants

  • Active
    • 2021 – Present
      A Holistic Fire Management Ecosystem for Prevention, Detection and Restoration of Environmental Disasters (DRYADS)         
               Role: Researcher, 
      Technical University of Crete    
    • 2021 – Present
      Dynamic Information Management approach for the Implementation of Climate Resilient Adaptation Packages in European
               Regions (IMPETUS)         
      Researcher, Technical University of Crete
  • Past
    • 2020 – 2021
               5 Dimensional space based methodology for Assessing and modeling the Response of Erosion dynamics to land use and climatic changes             in Mediterranean watersheds (5DARE)         
               Role : Researcher

Research Interests

  • Remote Sensing (Satellite, Airborne – UAV Image Analysis, Photogrammetry, Machine Learning Applications on spatial data
  • Big Data and Cloud GIS
  • Spatial Analysis and Geostatistics
  • Decision Making Analysis and Multi-Criteria Analysis



  • D.D Alexakis, S. Manoudakis, A. Agapiou, C. Polykretis,” Towards the Assessment of Soil-Erosion-Related C-Factor on European Scale Using Google Earth Engine and Sentinel-2 Images”, Remote Sens. 2021, doi:
  • C. Polykretis, D.D Alexakis, M.G. Grillakis, S. Manoudakis” Assessment of Intra-Annual and Inter-Annual Variabillities of Soil Erosion in Crete Island (Greece) by Incorporating the Dynamic “Nature” of R and C-Factors in RUSLE Modeling” Remote Sens. 2020, doi:
  • M.G. Grillakis, C. Polykretis, S. Manoudakis, K.D. Seiradakis, D.D Alexakis,” A Quantile Mapping Method to Fill in Discontinued Daily Precipitation Time Series”, Water 2020, doi:


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