Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research

Georgios Papavasileiou, M.Sc.

  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
    Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research
    Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
    76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen

Research interests

  • Extratropical circulation and large-scale atmospheric dynamics

  • Two way interactions between cloud-radiative effects and large-scale atmospheric dynamics

  • Numerical Weather Prediction

  • Observational analyses of atmosphere interactions in the extratropics

  • European climatology of severe convective storms

  • Tornadogenesis and large-hail events in Europe


  • High definition clouds and precipitation for advancing climate prediction, HD(CP)²

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 02/2017: PhD researcher, IMK-TRO, KIT, Germany

  • 12/2016: M.Sc. in Applied Meteorology and Climatology, University of Birmingham, UK

  • 03/2015: B.Sc. in Mathematics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Mathematics, Greece


  • Winter Semester 2018/2019: Tutorials for “Climate Modeling and Dynamics with ICON”


  • Papavasileiou, G. (2020): The role of cloud-radiative effects and diabatic processes for the dynamics of the North Atlantic Oscillation on synoptic time-scales. PhD dissertation. Papavasileiou, G. 2020, September 23. Karlsruhe. 

  • Papavasileiou, G., Voigt, A., Knippertz, P. (2020): The role of observed cloud‐radiative anomalies for the dynamics of the North Atlantic Oscillation on synoptic time‐scales. Q J R Meteorol Soc. 2020; 146: 1822– 1841.

  • Voigt, A., Albern, N., and Papavasileiou, G. (2019): The Atmospheric Pathway of the Cloud-Radiative Impact on the Circulation Response to Global Warming: Important and Uncertain. J. Climate, 32, 3051–3067.

  • Lampiris, A., Dafis, S., Papavasileiou, G. (2017): Observational and Numerical Study of a Tornado Outbreak in Attica and Euboea.

  • Sioutas, M., Dafis, S., Papavasileiou, G., Doe, R.K. (2015): Tornado occurrence in Greece: influencing variables and spatio-temporal variations. 8th European Conference on Severe Storms.