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STT = St. Thomas Campus,
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

STX = Albert A. Sheen Campus,
St. Croix, US Virgin Islands

STJ = St. John Academic Center,
St. John, US Virgin Islands

Alexandridis, Kostas, Ph.D.

Alexandridis, Kostas, Ph.D.


STT:(340) 693-1647


GeoCAS 210


STT:(340) 693-1385


Dr. Alexandridi's work focuses on the study and understanding of the complex relationships between our societies and our natural environment. His research expertise include social-ecological systems science, network sciences, spatial and geocomputational analysis, planning and decision making, cognitive, social and behavioral dimensions of environmental change, and complex adaptive systems science. His teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate level at the University of the Virgin Islands includes human dimensions in natural resource management and policy, mathematical modeling, geographic information sciences, and scientific computing applications.


Computer Applications
Computer Science
Environmental Science
Marine and Environmental Science
Social Sciences

Office Hours

Mondays: 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Tuesdays: 10:00 am to 11:30 am and 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Wednesdays: 10:00 am to 11:30 am and 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Thursdays: 10:00 am to 11:30 am and 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Dr. Alexandridis serves as the Director of the Institute for Geocomputational Analysis and Statistics (GeoCAS). He holds a joint appointment between the Center for Marine and Environmental Studies (CMES) and the Department of Computer and Computational Sciences of the College of Science and Mathematics at UVI. He has a Ph.D. in Natural Resource Policy from Purdue University, and a BSc and MSc in Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology from Aristotle University in Greece. Prior to joining UVI in 2010, he served as a Research Scientist with CSIRO, a leading international organization of the Commonwealth of Australia.

Dr. Alexandridis has a growing record of international publications, and serves in the editorial board for the Elsevier's Environmental Management and Software Journal, and has served as a scholarly peer reviewer in a number of academic journals. He is a certified GIS professional (GISP) and a member of a number of professional and scholar organizations, including the Association of American Geographers (AAG), the US Charter of the International Association of Landscape Ecologists (US-IALE), the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA), and the American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Additional interests and activities include:

  • Developing and prototyping intelligent environmental sensor and robotic technologies;
  • Signal, sound and image processing algorithms and analysis;
  • Enviro-metrics and socio-cultural interactions;
  • STEM and educational complexity study.