Assistant Specialist
Center for Spatial Studies
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4060


Georgios Technitis is an assistant specialist at the Center for Spatial Studies. He is interested in SMART applications of GIS methods and remote sensing techniques in the fields of movement ecology, natural hazards and climate change monitoring. His passion for microelectronics and virtual reality technology gave him extensive industrial R&D experience in product design and development. Indoors/outdoors localization solutions, wireless sensor networks and behavior monitoring services are few keywords of his work. Technitis’ main involvement lies in feasibility studies, advanced product quality planning, benchmarking, and validation processes.

A geographer by training (Harokopio University of Athens, Upper Class Honors), Technitis completed his specialization in Geo-Informatics at the National Technical University of Athens (Valedictorian M.Sc. 2008–2010). He is currently completing his the field of GIScience at University of Zurich.