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Ms Lydia Vamvakeridou

Programme Director Watershare
Participates in 1 Session

Dr Lydia S. Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia is the Director of Watershare ( ) and a Senior Researcher in KWR ( since June 2019. She has an engineering background, with expertise and research interests focused mainly on computational modelling and hydroinformatics across a wide range of subjects: Water Supply and Distribution Systems, Smart Meters, System Dynamics Modelling, the Water-Energy-Food Nexus, Serious Gaming, the Circular Economy and Artificial Intelligence techniques for Water Systems.

Before joining KWR Lydia was, since 2003, a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Water Systems, University of Exeter, UK, and still maintains a part-time position there, working on EU funded projects. Prior to that, she was a Lecturer at the Technical University of Athens (1990-2003). Over the course of many years, Lydia has also developed an extensive track record and expertise in international and EU-funded grants and projects: organising and winning bids, managing, advising, guiding and supervising teams of researchers, evaluating proposals and projects, and being involved as a stakeholder in EC consultation groups. Since 2013, she has been in the leading group of the ICT4WATER cluster ( , and has been playing an active role in Water Europe ( , where she leads the Water & Energy Working Group and co-Leads the smart sensors Working Group.

Sessions in which Ms Lydia Vamvakeridou participates

Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Brussels
5:45 PM
5:45 PM - 6:45 PM | 1 hour

Water is the source of life. While some parts of the world can access water easily and at an economical rate, others pray for water consumption on a daily basis as they face water scarcity regularly. This irregularity in the water supply is troubling numerous lives across the world and threatening the healthy life for our future generations. In such situations, immediate actions are required to be taken. Here, the Internet of Things (IoT) is a one-stop solution that has the capability of a...