Charalampos G. Fassoulas graduated from Aristotle University, in Thessaloniki, in 1989, with a degree in geology. He wrote his thesis on Tectono-metamorphic conditions of the Kranea tectonic window, Thessali, N. Greece (Advisor A. Kilias). He is now the Curator of Geology and Paleontology at the Natural History Museum, University of Crete. His principal research focuses on the geodynamics and tectonics of the south Aegean, the exhumation processes of HP rocks, tectonic geomorphology in modern orogenic zones, and basin development. He has published widely on these fields.
Fassoulas is a member of the Geological Society of Greece, the Tectonic committee of the G.S. Greece, the International Association of Structural/Tectonic Geology, and ProGEO, the European society for the protection of Geological Heritage. He is an ex-student member of the Geological Society of America and an advisory expert for UNESCO’s Global Geoparks.