Christos Anastasiou

Dr. Anastasiou (Coordinator) holds a BS and an ME degree in Environmental Engineering, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Wetlands and Hydrology, from the University of Florida. He received his PhD in Civil Engineering (Environmental Systems Analysis) from North Carolina State University. Before joining the faculty of Frederick University, he worked as a consultant in the US, Cyprus, and Lebanon, as a Scientific Officer at the Research Promotion Foundation in Cyprus, as an Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon, and more recently as the Academic Director of the Postgraduate Programme at the Cyprus International Institute for the Environment and Public Health in Association with Harvard School of Public Health. His research interests focus on mathematical programming / optimization, decision support systems, and engineering decision making, with applications in wastewater treatment and reuse, agricultural waste management, sustainable construction, and renewable energy resources.

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Paris A. Fokaides

Dr.-Ing. Paris A. Fokaides (Vice Coordinator), Mechanical Engineer, is a research fellow at Frederick Research Center, a Visiting Lecturer at Frederick University, and the academic supervisor of the sustainable energy research group (SERG) in Frederick Research Center. Dr. Fokaides studied Mechanical Engineering at the Aristotle University Thessaloniki (Greece). He received his PhD degree in 2009 in Engineering from the University of Karlsruhe (Germany) in the scientific field of experimental combustion. Dr. Fokaides was a research assistant at the University of Karlsruhe from 2002 to 2007 and a research associate at the University of Cyprus from 2008 to 2012.

Paris A. Fokaides is currently a visiting Lecturer of experimental and computational building physics in the Department of Civil Engineering. Dr. Fokaides’ research is primarily concerned with experimental thermofluid mechanics, with a particular focus on the field of buildings’ energy efficiency. He is the author and/or co-author of more than 40 publications in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings as well as 6 book chapters. Dr. Fokaides is the co-inventor of a European patent regarding a novel gas turbine fuel injection system. Currently Paris offers the courses of building physics, renewable energy sources and experimental fluid mechanics.

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George Karagiorgis

Dr. George Karagiorgis is a graduate of City University, London (BEng and PhD degrees). After completing his studies he worked for a period of two years at Imperial College, London as a research Fellow. His work at Imperial College was related to fluid-structure interaction simulations. The main topic of his research was the development and the detail numerical investigation of the coupling algorithms. His present employment is with Frederick University, where he holds the post of Associate professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department. He has more than 15 years experience on research and development projects related to Energy, CFD, Renewable Energy Sources, Energy storage systems, and systems for hydrogen storage. He is the author of more than 25 publications in scientific journals and conference proceedings. The last couple of years his research is mostly focused on RES and H2. He is a Member of The Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), and Technical Chamber of Cyprus (ΕΤΕΚ).

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Michalis Menicou

Dr. Menicou holds a PhD in manufacturing systems from the University of Sheffield, UK, an MBA in Industrial management from Sheffield Hallam University, UK, and an MSc(Research) from the University of Sheffield, UK. His research interests lie mainly in the wider area of organization/ optimization of production systems, where he leads a number of research projects in relevant areas. He has extensive collaboration with a large number of companies/ research institutions both in Cyprus and abroad. He leads the initiative area of ‘Aquaculture best management practices’ in the European Aquaculture Technology Platform.

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Nicolas Christofides

Dr. Christofides joined the Electrical Engineering Department of Frederick University Cyprus in October 2006 and is currently holding the post of lecturer. He received his PhD title in December 2003 from the University of Manchester Institute of science and technology (UMIST) in Electrical Power Engineering following the successful completion of his thesis entitled "On-line Partial Discharge Monitoring in Belted Paper-Insulated Medium Voltage Cables". He received a Masters degree in Electrical Power Engineering from UMIST (September 2000) and BEng. degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from The University of Birmingham, UK (June 1999). His main research interests lie in the field of partial discharge activity in power systems equipment such as cables and transformers and in renewable energy, in particular, solar energy. He is currently a research associate in a project funded by the Cyprus Research promotion foundation entitled "New Materials for Solar Cell Performance Improvement". The project aims in improving the performance of solar cells by enhancing the solar radiation absorption process. He is a member of the Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber (ETEK) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK (IET). He is also registered as Electrical Engineer with the Electromechanical Service, Ministry of Communications and Works, Republic of Cyprus. His teaching duties at FUC focus in electrical engineering and in particular, in power systems, and electrical services design.

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Alexis Polycarpou

Dr. Polycarpou is a member of the faculty of Electrical Engineering. He holds a B.Eng (Hons), MSc. and a Ph.D. degree in electrical and electronic engineering with emphasis in Power engineering. Dr Alexis Polycarpou started his studies in 1996. After graduating with a First class Honours degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering he progressed to do an MSc in Electrical power systems and a PhD in Power Engineering. Dr. Polycarpou teaches subjects related to Electrical engineering and power systems.

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Byron Ioannou

Byron Ioannou is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Architecture of Frederick University. He studied Architecture and Urban Planning at the National Technical University of Athens where he obtained a PhD on 2005. He has worked for several years as a teaching and research staff at the NTUA and the Democritus University, in Greece. Since 2005, he has been an Adjunct Tutor at the Postgraduate Course "Environmental Design of Cities and Buildings" of the Greek Open University. On spring 2010 he has been invited as a Visiting Scholar at University of Technology Sydney (UTS). During the last decade, he has participated in a series of projects (research, professional and competitions) about sustainable urban development, city form and design in international and local level.

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