Konstantine P. Georgakakos
Research Hydrologist
Climate Research Division

Konstantine Georgakakos is a research hydrologist in the Climate Research Division at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego. He studies hydrology, hydroclimatology, and hydrometeorology.

Georgakakos received an MS in civil engineering and an ScD degree in hydrology and water resources, both from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He founded the Hydrologic Research Center in San Diego, and serves as its managing director and senior research scientist. He is also an adjunct professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Iowa.

Georgakakos is a member of the American Geophysical Union, the American Meteorological Society, the American Society for Civil Engineers, Sigma Xi, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, the New York Academy of Sciences, and the Greek Technical Chamber.

He is a consultant for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and is the associate editor of the Journal of Engineering Hydrology and the Journal of Hydrology. His honors and awards include the Presidential Young Investigator Award from the National Science Foundation, the University of Iowa’s Faculty Scholar Award, a NRC-NOAA Associateship Award from the U.S. National Research Council, and a Fulbright Scholar Grant.

He has authored or coauthored more than 130 publications and is the primary author of several software packages pertaining to real-time flow prediction.

Last updated May 2004