Previous Meetings


2023


SpaceCoffee #66. December 1, 2023 at 17:00

Varvara Kotsiourou, Postgraduate Student – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
"Effect of geomagnetic substorms on the enhancement of ring current based on Van Allen Probes measurements"  


2022


SpaceCoffee #64. December 9, 2022 at 16:00

Kimon Tsilias, Postgraduate Student – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
"Study of relativistic electron enahncement through multipoint measurements and the use of neural networks" 

SpaceCoffee #64. November 11, 2022 at 17:00

George Tzanoulinos, Postgraduate Student – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
"Cubesat thermal design"  

SpaceCoffee #63. April 1, 2022 at 18:00

Dr Alexandros Hillaris and Dr Constantinos Bouratzis – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
"Observations and results from the ARTEMIS-JLS Solar radio spectrograph" 

SpaceCoffee #62. February 28, 2022 at 19:00  

George Tzanoulinos, Undergraduate Student – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
"Sun-synchronous orbits"


2021


SpaceCoffee #61. November 26, 2021 at 18:00  

Varvara Kotsiourou, Undergraduate Student – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
"Study of the spatio-temporal evolution and characteristics of the Auroral Borealis during three geomagnetic storms"

SpaceCoffee #60. July 30, 2021 at 19:15

Christos Kanakis, Undergraduate Student – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
"Study of selected geomagnetic storms with the use of the CIMI model"

SpaceCoffee #59. June 23, 2021 at 19:00 

Spyridon Zoulekou, Undergraduate Student – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
"Study of selected energy populations in the outer radiation belt during moderate geomagnetic storms"

SpaceCoffee #58. June 16, 2021 at 19:15 

Aggelos Soultanis, Undergraduate Student – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
"Study of electron energy spectra in the outer radiation belt" 

SpaceCoffee #57. June 2, 2021 at 19:00

Lena Lampropoulou, Undergraduate Student – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
"Study of the Space Environment Conditions in the orbit of Titan"

SpaceCoffee #56. May 19, 2021 at 18:00

Aristotelis Thymianos, Undergraduate Student – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
"SUPERMAG Network and the Geomagnetic Indices SME and SMR"

SpaceCoffee #55. May 5, 2021 at 13:00

Pinelopi Angelopoulou, Graduate Student – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
"On the losses of electron from the Jovian and Kronian Magnetospheres"

SpaceCoffee #54. April 21, 2021 at 19:15

Marios Anastasopoulos, Undergraduate Student – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
"Satellite Mulfanction due to Space Weather Effects"

SpaceCoffee #53. April 7, 2021 at 18:00

Dr Christos Katsavrias, Post-doctoral Researcher – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
"On the Semi-annual Variation of Relativistic Electrons in the Outer Radiation Belt"


2020


SpaceCoffee #52. January 29, 2020 at 16:00

Savvas Raptis, MSc, PhD fellow – KTH Royal Institute of Technology
"Magnetosheath Jets: Data analysis, Simulations and Machine Learning" 


2019


SpaceCoffee #51. November 11, 2019

Dr Georgios Nikolaou, MSSL-UCL, UK
"Space Plasma Instrumentation - Design, Calibration and Measurements"

SpaceCoffee #50. October 9, 2019

Dr Elias Roussos, Max Planck Institute, Germany
"Understanding the Kronian and Jovian radiation belts through their variability"

SpaceCoffee #49. June 25, 2019

Paraskevi Katsoni, University of Athens
"Variability of the ring current ion composition caused by ICME-driven storms"

and

Georgios Stamatakis, University of Athens
"Variability of the ring current ion composition caused by SIR-driven storms"

SpaceCoffee #48. June 4, 2019

Afroditi Nasi, University of Athens
"The role of subrelativistic electrons and waves in the creation of relativistic electrons in the outer radiation belt"

and

Pinelopi Aggelopoulou, University of Athens
"Estimating the position of the Jovian and Kronian dayside magnetopause using measurements from Cassini and Juno"

SpaceCoffee #47. May 21, 2019

Dr Ingmar Sandberg, SPARC Athens
"Calibration of the EMU radiation monitors on-board the navigation satellites GALILEO"

SpaceCoffee #46. May 7, 2019

Professor Ioannis A. Daglis, University of Athens
"Radiation dose estimation for aeroplane passengers during Solar flare events"

and

Dr Christos katsavrias, University of Athens
"Acceleration and loss of relativistic electrons in the outer radiation belt"

SpaceCoffee #45. March 26, 2019

Vaggelis Chliaras, University of Athens
"Particle measurement techniques in space (Part 2)"

SpaceCoffee #44. March 6, 2019

Dr Constantinos Gontikakis, Researcher A', Academy of Athens
"An attempt to forecast solar flares using Extreme Ultraviolet radiation​"


2018


SpaceCoffee #43. December 19, 2018

Savvas Raptis, PhD fellow, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
"Forecasting CMEs using Image Processing and Neural Networks "

SpaceCoffee #42. December 12, 2018

Manos Karamanolis, University of Athens
"Study of the seasonal variation of CO2 and H2O ice caps at the poles of Mars using the OMEGA hyperspectrum data of Mars Express "

SpaceCoffee #41. November 28, 2018

Vaggelis Hliaras, University of Athens
"Particle measurements techniques in space (Part 1) "

SpaceCoffee #40. November 23, 2018

Constantina Thanasoula, University of Athens
"Non-geoeffective interplanetary disturbances and their effect on the outer radiation belt dynamics "

SpaceCoffee #39. October 24, 2018

Mirto Koletti, University of Athens
"Study of the contribution of ionospheric and magnetospheric sources in the Earth's magnetic field models using data from the ENIGMA ground-based magnetometers "

SpaceCoffee #38. October 10, 2018

Dimitra Lingri, MSc, University of Athens
"Warning signals before Forbush decreases in cosmic rays intensity "

SpaceCoffee #37. June 27, 2018

Georgia Moutsiana, University of Athens
"The contribution of O + ions to the energy density of the ring current during magnetic storms relative to the intensity of magnetospheric substorms."

SpaceCoffee #36. May 23, 2018

Nantia Moutsouroufi, University of Athens
"Magnetospheric deformation index: application in the Saturnian magnetosphere "

SpaceCoffee #35. April 18, 2018

Christos Katsavrias, MSc, University of Athens
"Acceleration and loss of relativistic and ultra-relativistic electrons in the outer Van Allen belt"


2017


SpaceCoffee #34. June 7, 2017

Konstantina Thanasoula, University of Athens
"Electron Phase Space Density (PSD) in the outer Van Allen belt "

SpaceCoffee #33. June 7, 2017

Zoi Boutsi, National Observatory of Athens
'Wavelet spectral analysis of the ENIGMA magnetometer array time series around the strongest magnetic storms of Solar cycle 24 "

SpaceCoffee #32. May 26, 2017

Georgia Moutsiana, University of Athens
"The impact of magnetospheric substorms on particles acceleration and on ring current enhancement during magnetic storms "

SpaceCoffee #31. May 26, 2017

Stefania Mitrokotsa, University of Athens
"Pc5 ULF waves: relationship with solar wind and relativistic electron flux "

SpaceCoffee #30. April 26, 2017

Dimitra Koutsiou, University of Athens
"Plasma flow in the Jovian and Saturnian Magnetosphere "

SpaceCoffee #29. April 26, 2017

Panagiotis Alexakis, University of Athens
"Titan-Solar Wind Coupling "

SpaceCoffee #28. March 15, 2017

Dr Eleftheria Mitsakou, University of Athens
"The Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejections (ICMEs): Statistical Characteristics"

​SpaceCoffee #27. February 22, 2017

Vivian Katsoni, University of Athens
"The effect of small scale injections in enhancing ring current pressure: observations from RBSPICE instruments on board Van Allen Probes "

SpaceCoffee #26. February 22, 2017

Georgios Stamatakis, University of Athens
"Differences between CIR and CME driven storms "

SpaceCoffee #25. January 21, 2017

Prof Helen Mavromichalaki and Dr Maria Gerontidou, University of Athens
"The neutron monitor of the University of Athens "


2016


SpaceCoffee #24. December 21, 2016

Dr Nick Sergis, Academy of Athens
"Magnetospheric ion escape in Saturm "

SpaceCoffee #23. December 14, 2016

Dr Alexandros Hillaris & Christos Katsavrias MSc, University of Athens
"Solar - Terrestrial Coupling: A Wavelet Based Approach "

SpaceCoffee #22. November 30, 2016

Marina Georgiou MSc, University of Athens
"Spectral analysis of geophysical data: From Fourier to Morlet "

SpaceCoffee #21. October 26, 2016

Afroditi Nasi & Panagiotis Evangelopoulos, University of Athens
"ULF geomagnetic pulsations: sources and observations "

SpaceCoffee #20. October 12, 2016

Stavros Sklavenitis, University of Athens
"​The Kronian Magnetosphere "

SpaceCoffee #19. March 2, 2016

Dr Manolis Georgoulis, RCAAM of the Academy of Athens
"​Solar Flare Prediction: Status and Science​"

SpaceCoffee #18. February 17, 2016

Theodoros Sarris, Assistant Professor, Democritus University of Thrace
"DUTHSat - The nano-satellite built at the Democritus University "

SpaceCoffee #17. February 10, 2016

Kostas Dialynas, Dr, Academy of Athens
"​ The study of the global heliosheath using Energetic Neutral Atom measurements obtained by the Cassini/INCA imager "

SpaceCoffee #16. January 27, 2016

Marina Georgiou, MSc, University of Athens
"​A research visit to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center"


2015


SpaceCoffee #15. November 25, 2015

Dr Georgios Balasis, National Observatory of Athens
"ESA's Swarm space mission "

​SpaceCoffee #14. November 18, 2015

Petros Syntelis, MSc, University & Academy of Athens
"The nature of recurrent 3D CME-like eruptions in active regions "

SpaceCoffee #13. November 4, 2015

Dr Alexandros Hillaris and Kostas Bouratzis, MSc, University of Athens
"The ARTEMIS IV solar spectograph "

SpaceCoffee #12. October 7, 2015

Marina Georgiou, MSc, University of Athens
"Association of radiation belt electron enhancements with earthward penetration of Pc5 waves: A case study of intense 2001 magnetic storms "

SpaceCoffee #11. July 9, 2015

Dr Anezina Solomonidou, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
"Spectral and morphological properties of various geological types of Titan’s surface​"

and

Alexandros Adamis, University of Athens
"Processing of ground magnetometers’ measurements for the study of the geomagnetic storm evolution "

SpaceCoffee #10. June 10, 2015

Dr Anastasios Anastasiadis, National Observatory of Athens
"Forecasting Solar Particle Events and Flares (FORSPEF) "

and

Christos Katsavrias, MSc, University of Athens
"Calculation of the intensity distribution for whistler-mode wave that are responsible for rapid local acceleration of Van Allen radiation belt electrons to relativistic energies "

SpaceCoffee #9. May 14, 2015

Dr Alexandros Hillaris, University of Athens
"Radio imaging of a type IV radio burst "

and

Savvas Raptis, University of Athens
"Space radiation environments "

SpaceCoffee #8. April 22, 2015

Dr Christos Tsironis, National Observatory of Athens
"Modeling of the inner geospace electrodynamics during the occurrence of geomagnetic disturbances "

SpaceCoffee #7. April 2, 2015

Christos Katsavrias, MSc, University of Athens
"Constructing the global distribution of chorus wave intensity using measurements of electrons by the POES satellites and waves by the Van Allen Probes, Li et al., Geophysical Research Letters, 2013"

and

Marina Georgiou, MSc, University of Athens
"Dual-spacecraft reconstruction of a three-dimensional magnetic flux rope at the Earth’s magnetopause, Hasegawa et al., Annales Geophysicae, 2015 "

SpaceCoffee #6. March 24, 2015

Dr Ingmar Sandberg, University of Athens
"Developing advanced techniques for the unfolding and characterisation of ESA/SREM data of energetic particles "

SpaceCoffee #5. March 5, 2015

Prof. Ioannis A. Daglis, University of Athens
"Chorus acceleration of radiation belt electrons during the March 2013 geomagnetic storm, Xiao et al., Journal of Geophysical Research, 2014 "

and

Costantinos Papadimitriou, University of Athens
"Survey of Current Situation in Radiation Belt Modelling, Fung, Advances in Space Research, 2004 "

and

Dr Stavros Dimitrakoudis, National Observatory of Athens
"Radiation dose of aircrews during a solar proton event without ground-level enhancement, Kataoka et al., Annales Geophysicae, 2015 "

SpaceCoffee #4. February 18, 2015

Marina Georgiou, MSc, University of Athens
"Externally driven plasmaspheric ULF waves observed by the Van Allen Probes, Takahashi et al., Journal of Geophysical Research, 2014"

and

Christos Katsavrias, MSc, University of Athens
"Evolution of relativistic outer belt electrons during an extended quiescent period, Jaynes et al., Journal of Geophysical Research, 2014 "

and

Dr Christos Tsironis, National Observatory of Athens
"Internally and externally induced deformations of the magnetospheric equatorial current as inferred from spacecraft data, Tsyganenko et al., Annales Geophysicae, 2015"


2014


SpaceCoffee #3. May 8, 2014

Christos Katsavrias, MSc, University of Athens
"Variability of relativistic electrons in Earth's outer radiation belt "

and

Marina Georgiou, MSc, University of Athens
"The role of Pc5 waves in radiation belt dynamics: Current understanding and open questions, Elkington & Sarris, submitted to Waves, Particles and Storms in Space, Oxford University Press "

SpaceCoffee #2. April 9, 2014

Constantinos Papadimitriou, University of Athens
"Introduction to wave-particle interactions and their impact on energetic particles in geospace"

SpaceCoffee #1. March 11, 2014

Dr Stavros Dimitrakoudis, National Observatory of Athens
"Determination of diffusion coefficients in the outer radiation belt "

Adress

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, Zografos, Greece.

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