Dr Vasileios Pavlidis

Department of Meteorology and Climatology
School of Geology


  • PhD, School of Geology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2016-2020) Thesis: Investigation of errors and uncertainty in radiation and cloudiness in regional climate simulations
  • MSc in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Environment, School of Geology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2015)
  • BSc in Physics, School of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2011)

Research Interests

  • Regional climate modelling
  • Aerosol in climate models
  • Climate Change
  • Climate services for agriculture
  • Model evaluation

Scholarships / Awards

  • Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation, Scholarship for PhD research (2016-2019)


  1. EC, H2020, LC-SFS-19-2018-2, Resilient farming by adaptive microclimate managements (STARGATE)
  2. EC, H2020, Enhancing Food Security in AFRIcan AgriCULTUral Systems with the Support of REmote Sensing (AfriCultures)
  3. CORDEX- Flagship Pilot Study: Role of the natural and anthropogenic aerosols in the Mediterranean region; past climate variability and future climate sensitivity.
  4. State Scholarship Foundation (IKY) & German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Greece-Germany bilateral cooperation (IKYDA 2018).
  5. EU, Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS-84): Global and regional a posteriori validation, including focus on the Arctic and Mediterranean areas
  6. EC, FP7, The People Programme, International Research Staff Exchange Scheme, Regional climate-air quality interactions, REQUA


  • Pavlidis, V., Katragkou, E., Prein, A., Georgoulias, A.K., Kartsios, S., Zanis, P., Karacostas, T., Investigating the sensitivity to resolving aerosol interactions in downscaling regional model experiments with WRFv3.8.1 over Europe, Geoscientific Model Development, 13 (6), pp. 2511-2532, 2020.