Nikolaos Fyllas

Assistant Professor – Ecosystems’ Management Sector

Office: Xenia A Building, Room 310

Phone number: (+30) 22510 36205


  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Environmental Change Institute, School of Geography & the Environment, University of Oxford, UK (2015-2017)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Ecology and Systematics, Faculty of Biology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2011-2015)
  • Marie Curie Intra-European Research Fellow, Ecology & Global Change, School of Geography, University of Leeds, UK (2009-2011)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Earth & Biosphere Institute, School of Geography, University of Leeds, UK (2007-2009)
  • Ph.D., Department of Environment, University of the Aegean, Greece (2007)
  • M.Sc. Environmental Policy & Management, Department of Environment University of the Aegean, Greece (2002)
  • Diploma Mechanical Engineering – Energy Sector, National Technical University of Athens, Greece (2001)
  • Ecosystem Dynamics
  • Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Interactions
  • Mediterranean Ecosystems
  • Tropical Forests
  • Ecological Modelling
  • Functional Plant Ecology
  • Global Change
  • Michelaki C.Z., Fyllas N.M., Galanidis A., Aloupi M., Evangelou E.,  Arianoutsou M. & Dimitrakopoulos P.G. (2019) An integrated phenotypic trait-network in thermo-Mediterranean vegetation describing alternative, coexisting resource-use strategies. The Science of the Total Environment, 672: 583–592
  • Christopoulou A., Kazanis D., Fyllas N.M. & Arianoutsou M. (2018), Post-fire recovery of Abies cephalonica forest communities: the case of Mt Parnitha National Park, Attica, Greece.  iForest-Biogeosciences and Forestry, 11 (6):757-764.
  • Fyllas NM, Patrick Bentley L, Shenkin A, Asner GP, Atkin OK, Díaz S, Enquist BJ, Farfan-Rios W, Gloor E, Guerrieri R, Huaraca Huasco W, Ishida Y, Martin RE, Meir P, Phillips O, Salinas N, Silman M, Weerasinghe LK, Zaragoza-Castells J and Malhi Y (2017) Solar radiation and functional traits explain the decline of forest primary productivity along a tropical elevation gradient. Ecology Letters, 20: 730-740.
  • Fauset S, Gloor EU, Aidar MPM, Freitas HC, Fyllas NM, Marabesi MA, Rochelle ALC, Shenkin A, Vieira SA and Joly CA (2017) Tropical forest light regimes in a human-modified landscape. Ecosphere, e02002.
  • Fyllas NM, Christopoulou A, Galanidis A, Michelaki CZ, Dimitrakopoulos PG, Fulé PZ, and Arianoutsou M (2017) Tree growth-climate relationships in a forest-plot network on Mediterranean mountains. Science of the Total Environment, 598: 393-403.
  • Blonder B, Salinas N, Patrick Bentley L, Shenkin A, Chambi Porroa PO, Valdez Tejeira Y, Violle C, Fyllas NM, Goldsmith GR, Martin R, Asner GP, Díaz S, Enquist BJ, Malhi Y (2017) Predicting trait-environment relationships for venation networks along an Andes-Amazon elevation gradient. Ecology, 98(5):1239-1255.
  • Fyllas NM, Christopoulou A, Galanidis A, Michelaki CZ, Giannakopoulos C, Dimitrakopoulos PG, Arianoutsou M, Gloor M (2017) Predicting species dominance shifts across elevation gradients at mountain forests in Greece under a warmer and drier climate. Regional Environmental Change, 17:1165-1177.