Resume Konstantinos Daras

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2000-2006 PhD in Geography, “An information statistics approach to Zone Design in the Geography of Health: outcomes and provision”, School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.

1995-2000 B.Sc. in Civil Engineering Surveying, “Dynamic management of Urban Decrees in Municipality of Aigaleo using ArcView GIS and Visual Basic”, Department of Topography, Faculty of Technological Applications, Technological Education Institution of Athens, Greece.

1990-1993 High School Diploma in Informatics, Department of Information Science, 2nd Technical Highschool of Korinth, Greece.

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

2014–... Research Fellow, "Digitising Scotland" funded by the ESRC & "The Cohorts and Longitudinal Studies Enhancement Resource (CLOSER)" funded by ESRC and MRC, Longitudinal Studies Centre – Scotland (LSCS), School of Geography & Geosciences, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland.

2012–2014 Research Fellow, “Internal Migration Around the GlobE (IMAGE) project” funded by Australian Research Council Discovery Project, University of Leeds, Leeds, England.

2005-2006 Research Fellow, “Neighbourhood and household influences on injuries to preschool children” funded by Department of Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich, England.

PUBLICATIONS

Stillwell J., Daras K., Lomax N., Bell M., Wilson T., 2014, “The IMAGE studio: A tool for internal migration analysis and modelling” in Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy, 7, 1, 5-23 [DOI: 10.1007/s12061-014-9104-4]

Liu Y., Stillwell J., Shen J., Daras K., 2014, “Interprovincial migration, regional development and state policy in China, 1985-2010” in Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy, 7, 1, pp. 47-70 [DOI: 10.1007/s12061-014-9102-6]

Daras K. 2014, “IMAGE Studio 1.4.1: User Manual”, University of Leeds, Leeds [Technical Report]

Reading R., Jones A., Haynes R., Daras K., Emond A., 2008, “Individual factors explain neighbourhood variations in accidents to children under age 5 years” in Social Science & Medicine, 67, 6, pp. 915-927 [DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.05.018]

Haynes R., Daras K., Reading R., Jones A., 2007, “Modifiable neighbourhood units, zone design and residents' perceptions” in Health and Place,13, 4, pp. 812-825 [DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2007.01.002]

Daras K. & Alvanides S., 2006, “Zone Design in Public Health Policy” in GIS for Sustainable Development: Bringing Geographic Information Science into practice towards sustainability Ed. Michele Campagna (Taylor & Francis: London) [ISBN: 9780849330513]

Daras K., 2006, “An information statistics approach to Zone Design in the Geography of Health: outcomes and provision”, School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne [http://hdl.handle.net/10443/2178]

IT SKILLS

Windows OS
Mac OS
Unix/SUN OS
Linux OS
C# .NET
Silverlight/WPF
Visual Basic .NET
Objective C
Python
JAVA
Turbo Pascal
FORTRAN 95
ADA 95
HTML/CSS
JavaScript
Bootstrap
Jekyll
Node.js
jQuery
TypeScript
Flask
D3.js
Leaflet
OpenLayers
Grunt
SharpMap
NTS/JTS
ArcObjects
ArcPy
ArcView Avenue
MapObjects 2.0
Arc/Info AML
GeoTools
SpatiaLite
Photoshop
Illustrator
GIMP
Inkscape
Blender
SPSS
R Statistics
MLwiN
ESRI ArcGIS
ESRI Spatial Analyst
ESRI 3D Analyst
ESRI Network Analyst
ESRI PLTS
PC_Unix ARC/INFO
AutoCad/AutoMap
ArcView 3.x
MapInfo
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Project
Micrososft Visio
Microcal Origin
Quantum GIS
uDig
GitHub
Bitbucket
SourceTree
GIT/SVN versioning
SQL Server
Oracle
PostGRESQL
PostGIS
MySQL
Hadoop
SQLite
Redis