Prof. Pantelis CAPROS
Pantelis Capros is a Professor of Energy Economics and Operation Research at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of National Technical University of Athens. He has been until September 2004 the Chairman of the Regulatory Authority for Energy in Greece since 2000. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Greek Public Corporation for 5 years. Prof. Capros holds an engineering degree from NTUA, 3 DEAs in Economics, Informatics and Operations Research form ENSAE, University of Dauphine, Paris and a Doctorat d’Etat in Mathematical Economics from University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris. He has widely published (more than 100 publications) and conducted research programmes in the areas of Energy Modelling, Macroeconomics, Operations Research and Mathematical Programming. He has built and used a variety of large-scale mathematical models and has more than 30 years professional experience of consultancy in the domain of energy and economic policy.
Main Researchers - Colleagues
N. Kouvaritakis has accumulated over 35 years of experience in energy modelling and quantitative analysis as a support to strategic planning and policy making. He is currently collaborating with the E3M-Lab at ICCS on a wide range of projects involving modelling studies performed for the EU Commission, government agencies and industrial companies. Before joining ICCS, he has been Research Associate of the University of Birmingham, Energy Consultant with Economic Models Ltd., Vice President of DRI Europe, Energy Modelling Expert for the Commission of the European Communities, Principal Administrator of the Economic Analysis Division of the International Energy Agency, key Independent Participant in three large projects financed by the JOULE Programme (Commission of the European Union, DG XII) relating to Energy, Technology and the Environment and Visiting Scientist with the IPTS in Seville where he undertook the execution of a number of projects for DG Research, DG Environment and DG TREN.
Dr. Leonidas PAROUSSOS
Dr. Paroussos holds a BSc in Economics degree from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He has an MSc in Finance degree from the University of ESSEX, UK and a PhD in “Energy and Climate Change: An Economic Analysis in the Context of Computable General Equilibrium”. He is a researcher in the general equilibrium modelling team of E3MLab/ICCS and he has 12 years of experience in modelling particularly in the development of the GEM-E3 model. He is also experienced in climate change policy assessment using general equilibrium models, environmental economics and energy analysis.
Konstantinos Delkis holds a Mechanical - Electrical Engineering Degree from National Technical University of Athens (Greece), and a Diploma in Business Administration from the commercial School of Athens. Currently he is Research Associate at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens. Mr. Delkis was employed at the Planning Department of the Public Power Corporation (PPC) of Greece where he served as Head of Operation Research and Economic Planning Section , Head of Economic and Technical Planning Section, Assistant Director and Director of PPC Planning Department. He specializes in energy finance and economics and has served as special advisor to the Greek Government and the Regulatory Authority for Energy.
Dipl.-Ing. Alessia DE VITA
She is a researcher in the energy modelling team of E3MLab/ICCS. Alessia De Vita holds a degree in energy and process engineering (Diplom) from the Technical University of Berlin-Germany. Before joining E3M-Lab she worked at the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) in Amsterdam-Netherlands mainly on issues related to the climate negotiations at the UNFCCC, but also on the ETS, at the Arrhenius Institute for Energy and Climate Policy in Hamburg-Germany on technology development and at Microenergy International in Berlin-Germany on decentralised energy systems and microfinance. During her studies she wrote thesis and did internships at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Change Impacts (PIK) in Potsdam-Germany, at the Centre for Research on Energy Resources and Consumption (CIRCE) in Zaragoza-Spain and at the German Association for Technical Collaboration (GTZ) in Dakar-Senegal.
Dr. Stella TSANI
Stella Tsani holds a PhD in Business and Economics from the University of Reading, UK. She obtained her BSc degree in Economics from the National and Kapodistiran University of Athens, Greece and her MA degree in Business and Management in Emerging Markets from the University of Reading, UK. Her research interests focus on resource economics, development economics, political economy and macroeconomics. She is a fluent speaker in Greek, English, French and Italian. Her professional experience includes research assistance in projects undertaken by the Centre for Euro Asian studies in the UK, the Public Finance Monitoring Centre in Azerbaijan, the Institute of Energy for South East Europe and the E3MLab/ICCS in Greece. She has also worked for the UK Foreign Office Chevening Fellowship Program in Energy Economics hosted by the University of Reading. Her academic experience includes undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA level lectureships at the University of Reading in the UK and at the Kainar University in Kazakhstan. Currently she is a researcher at the E3MLab/ICCS working with the development of the GEM-E3 model scenarios.
Dr. Kostas FRAGKIADAKIS
Dr. Fragkiadakis holds a BSc in Economics degree, an MSc in Empirical Economics and Finance, and an Mphil in Economics from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He has a PhD in “A contribution to the analysis of statistical models by exponential transformations and applications”. He has published in the areas of Mathematical Modelling, Statistical Methodology and Computational Statistics. Currently he is a researcher at the E3MLab/ICCS working with the development of the GEM-E3 model scenarios. He is also experienced in climate change policy assessment using general equilibrium models, environmental economics and energy analysis.
N. Tasios has graduated from NTUA, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and now is a PhD candidate at the National Technical University of Athens. He is member of the energy modelling team of E3M-Lab conducting research on stochastic long term energy system modelling as a tool for strategic planning and policy making. His research interests lie in the field of energy policy and economics, the climate change and the enhancement of sustainable energy systems.
P. Karkatsoulis holds a BSc in Applied Mathematics degree from the University of Crete- Greece and an MSc in Mathematical Modelling in Modern Technologies and Economics from the National Technical University of Athens. He is also a PhD candidate at National Technical University of Athens. At present he carries out research within E3M-Lab of ICCS in the field of macroeconomics and modelling.
P. Siskos has graduated from the School of Mechanical Engineering of NTUA and now is a PhD candidate at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of NTUA. His research interests lie in the field of energy policy and economics, the climate change and the enhancement of sustainable energy systems. He is conducting research on long term energy modeling as a tool for strategic planning and policy making and has developed the PRIMES-TREMOVE Transport Model for all EU Member States. PRIMES-TREMOVE provided the background modelling work for the White Paper on Transport (DG MOVE, 2011).
P. Fragos has graduated from NTUA, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and now is a PhD candidate at the National Technical University of Athens. He is a member of the energy modelling team of E3M-Lab, ICCS/NTUA and at present he carries out research in the field of macroeconomics, econometrics and stochastic energy modelling.
X. Chanioti is an Electrical and Computer Engineer with specialization in mathematical modelling in energy systems. After graduating from NTUA in 2010, she joined E3MLab and started working with PRIMES modelling team. She is particularly active in demand side analysis and has contributed in the development of various model scenarios among which the Energy Roadmap 2050 for the EU Commission. Her interests focus on energy economics and carbon markets.