Assistant Professor at the School of Production Engineering & Management in the Technical University of Crete from 2018, teaching “Heat Transfer”, “Fluid Mechanics” and “Rational Energy Management Systems” in the School of Production Engineering and Management and “ICT in Agriculture and Water Management” in the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (CIHEAM MAICh).
He has received his Diploma in Chemical Engineering in 1991 and his Ph.D. in 2000 from the National Technical University of Athens, School of Chemical Engineering. Senior Researcher and Laboratory Teaching Staff in the National Technical University of Athens, School of Chemical Engineering, from 2000 to 2018.
His research interests focus on the Smart ICT Technologies (Industry 4.0, Agriculture 4.0, smart greenhouses, smart buildings, digital twins, cyber-physical systems), Process, System and Service Engineering (process modelling and simulation, analysis design simulation and optimization, business process management and integration, event-driven and context-aware business processes), Energy Systems Management (energy conservation, energy harvesting, waste heat recovery, renewable energy sources, hybrid power systems, assessment of energy management policies and measures), Environmental Systems Management and Protection (natural resources management, air pollution control, tools for environmental performance assessment), Water Resources Management (water treatment in industries, eco-efficiency assessment of water value chains, demand management and forecasting, natural and engineered water treatment system design, water production through desalination), Decision Making (multi-criteria decision making, participatory decision making, machine learning).
He has participated in more than 30 research projects at both European and National level as a technical/scientific coordinator, principal investigator and senior researcher. He is the author of 5 academic books and of more than 60 scientific publications.