People

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latoufis@power.ece.ntua.gr

Kostas Latoufis received a MEng degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the Imperial College London (UK) in 2000. Since 2004, he has been working as a researcher in the Electric Power Division of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in the area of Distributed Energy Resources, and is currently a PhD student in the Fluids Division of the NTUA School of Mechanical Engineering. His research interests include off-grid renewable energy systems, axial flux permanent magnet generators, locally manufactured small wind turbines, rural electrification development projects, small wind turbine blade design and science, technology and society (STS) studies. He is an IEEE member and member of the technical chamber of Greece.

 

@kotsampopoulos

kotsa@power.ece.ntua.gr

Panos C. Kotsampopoulos received the Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in 2010. He is a PhD student at the Electric Power Division of NTUA in the area of Distributed Energy Resources, where he is involved in research projects and as a tutor in Power System Analysis courses. He was a guest researcher at the Austrian Institute of Technology AIT in 2012 and 2013. His research interests include Real-Time and Hardware-In-the-Loop simulation, distributed generation, microgrids, ancillary services and rural electrification. He is a member of the Cigre C6.28 Working Group – Hybrid Systems for Off Grid Power Supply. He is an IEEE student member and member of the technical chamber of Greece.

 

@pazios

tompaz@mail.ntua.gr

Thomas Pazios received his Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in July 2012. He is currently working as a research assistant in the SmartRUE research group. His research interests include small scale isolated systems with renewable energy sources, axial flux permanent magnet small wind turbines connected to battery banks, SCADA systems, open source data loggers and microgrids.

 

@nassos

avassil@mail.ntua.gr

Athanasios Vassilakis received his Diploma in Electrical Engineering in 2012 from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). He is currently a Research Assistant in the SmartRUE research group, while attending the post graduate Program “Automation systems”. His current research interest include DC renewable powered microgrids, Virtual Synchronous Generators, control of power electronics and energy storage systems.

 

messinis

gmessinis@power.ece.ntua.gr

George Messinis received his Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). Since then he works as a researcher at the Electric Power Division of NTUA in the area of Renewable and Distributed Energy Resources. His research interests include microgrids, storage systems, SCADA, smart meters, small wind turbines and rural electrification. He is a member of the technical chamber of Greece (TEE).

 

 

@iasonas

iasonask@mail.ntua.gr

Iasonas Kouveliotis-Lysikatos received his diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). The title of his thesis is “Harmonic Study in Low Voltage Networks with High Penetration of Photovoltaic Systems”. He is currently working as a researcher in the SmartRUE research group. His research interests include: Power quality, Harmonic emissions of photovoltaic inverters, Harmonics modeling and simulation, microgrids.

 

vkleft@mail.ntua.gr

vkleft@mail.ntua.gr

Vasilis Kleftakis received his Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). He works as a researcher in the laboratory of Power Systems and his research interests include: real-time simulation and “Hardware-In-the-Loop”, distributed generation, microgrids, electrification of rural areas. He is a member of CIGRE WG C6.30 “The Impact of Battery Energy Storage Systems on Distribution Networks”. Moreover, he is a member at IEC System evaluation Group committee (IEC-SEG4) with title ”Low Voltage Direct Current Applications, Distribution and Safety for use in Developed and Developing Economies”.

 

rgogou@power.ece.ntua.gr

rgogou@power.ece.ntua.gr

Rebecca Gogou received the Diploma in Civil Engineering from the University of Patra in 2009. She has worked as a civil engineer in the PCC in the sector of RES in non-interconnected Islands. In 2013 she received the license of permanent Energy Inspector in Buildings and undertakes energy studies and inspections. She started working in the Laboratory of Power Systems, participating in research projects related to Building Energy Management System and evaluation of “smart grid” in cities (BEAMS, SmartKYE). Also, she is a student in the Postgraduate Program “Earthquake engineering and seismic resistant structures”. Her research interests include Renewable Energy Sources, Energy Management Systems, the evolvement of distribution networks into smart grids, Energy Generation in Isolated Systems, repair and strengthening of structures. She is member of the technical chamber of Greece (TEE).

 

@hatziargyriou

nh@power.ece.ntua.gr

Professor Nikos Hatziargyriou was born in Athens in 1954. He received the Diploma in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from NTUA (National Technical University of Athens) and the MSC and PhD degrees in Electrical Power Engineering from UMIST, Manchester, in 1979 and 1982, respectively. From 1984 he is with the Power Division of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of NTUA, where he is full professor, since 1995. From February 2007 until September 2012 he was Deputy CEO of PPC (Public Power Corporation), responsible for the Transmission and Distribution Divisions, island DNO and the Center of Testing, Research and Prototyping. He is a member of the CIGRE, Chair of Study Committee C6 “Distribution Systems and Dispersed Generation” and convener or member of several Working Groups and Task Forces, a Fellow Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), member of the Power Engineering and Computer Societies, immediate past chair of the Power System Dynamic Performance Committee and member of several subcommittees and working groups of IEEE, and a member of the Energy Committee of the Athens Academy.