Assistant Professor at the School of Production Engineering & Management, Technical University of Crete, since 2018.
Senior Researcher and Laboratory Teaching Staff in the National Technical University of Athens, School of Chemical Engineering, from 2000 to 2018.
PhD in 2000 and Diploma of Chemical Engineering in 1991 from the National Technical University of Athens, School of Chemical Engineering.
Research interests: Smart ICT Technologies (Industry 4.0, Agriculture 4.0, smart greenhouses, smart buildings, digital twins); Process and System Analysis & Design (process modelling and simulation, analysis simulation and optimisation of production systems, development and application of computational methods.); Energy Systems Management (energy conservation, energy planning with renewable energy sources, design of hybrid power systems, energy harvesting, assessment of rational energy management policies and measures); Environmental Systems Management and Protection (natural resources management, air pollution control, tools for environmental performance assessment, life cycle assessment); Water Resources Management (eco-efficiency assessment of water value chains, drought management, water demand management and forecasting, natural and engineered water treatment system design, water production through desalination); Geographical Information Systems; E-learning Technologies.
Expertise: Modelling and optimization of systems and processes; Development and implementation of computational techniques; Design and development of decision support systems (DSS).
Participation in more than 20 research projects at both European and National level as a Principal Investigator and Senior Researcher. Author of 5 academic books and of more than 60 scientific publications.