Dr. Dimitrios Skarlatos is Associate Professor at the Cyprus University of Technology, Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics, serving currently as Vice Dean of School of Engineering. For ten years, he worked in Greece as freelance land surveyor, court expert and technical consultant in geoinformation companies in nationwide projects. In 2009, he established the Photogrammetric Vision Lab at CUT and, since then, he has participated and coordinated several research projects funded by the EU commission, as well as national and international public and private institutions. He is the lead surveyor in Mazotos (Classic era), Nisia (Ottoman era) and Protaras (Roman era) shipwreck underwater excavation sites, since 2010, 2014 and 2019 respectively.
He has coordinated iMareCulture project, a H2020 2.7M Research and Innovation Action grant, for underwater VR museums, with 11 partners from Europe and Canada. The project focuses on innovative Augmented and Virtual Reality technologies and methods to raise awareness of maritime Cultural Heritage. He has served as a member of the Hellenic Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. He is the academic representative of Cyprus in EuroSDR and co-chair in International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Commission II, Working Group 9, about underwater photogrammetry.