Prof. Pantelis CAPROS
He is Professor of Energy Economics and Operation Research at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of National Technical University of Athens. He was the Chairman of the Regulatory Authority for Energy in Greece from 2000 to September 2004. 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 from ENSAE, University of Dauphine, Paris and a Doctorat d’Etat in Mathematical Economics from University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris. He has over 30 years' professional experience in the domain of energy, transport, environment and economic policy. Consultant to the European Commission, several European Governments and energy companies. He is specialised in Energy and transport modelling, economic modelling, energy forecasting and planning, econometrics, integrated assessment modelling, software engineering and databases. He has built and used a variety of large-scale mathematical models.
Main Researchers - Colleagues
Nikolaos Kouvaritakis has accumulated over 38 years of experience in energy and transport modelling and quantitative analysis as a support to strategic planning and policy making using, among others, the PRIMES and GEM E3 models. He is collaborating with the E3MLab of ICCS on a wide range of projects involving modelling studies performed for the EU Commission, government agencies and industrial companies. He is responsible also for the development of new tools. 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. Leonidas Paroussos holds a degree in Economics from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He has an MSc in Finance 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 15 years of experience in modelling particularly in the development of the GEM-E3 model. He is experienced in transport economics, climate change policy assessment, environmental economics, energy analysis, macroeconomic and regional modelling. He is an expert in collecting and reconciliating large datasets following the regular database updates and modelling extensions of the GEM-E3 model.
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
Alessia De Vita holds a degree in energy and process engineering (Diplom) from the Technical University of Berlin-Germany. She is a researcher in the energy and transport modelling team of E3MLab/ICCS. She has participated in several projects in the field of energy and transport involving the use of the PRIMES and PRIMES-TREMOVE transport model. She has experience in energy, transport, economy and environmental policy modelling and impact assessment. Before joining E3MLab she worked at the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) 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.
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.
Dr. Nikos TASIOS
Nikos Tasios has graduated from NTUA, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and holds a PhD from the National Technical University of Athens. He is member of the energy and transport modelling team of E3M-Lab; he has developed and helps to maintain a number of the modules of the PRIMES modelling suite. His research lies mainly on stochastic long term energy system modelling as a tool for strategic planning and policy making
Panagiotis Karkatsoulis holds a degree in Applied Mathematics 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. He has contributed to the enhancement of the transport sector in the GEM-E3 model. At present he carries out research within E3M-Lab of ICCS in the field of macroeconomics and regional modelling.
Dr. Pelopidas SISKOS
Pelopidas Siskos holds an engineering (BSc and MSc) degree from the School of Mechanical Engineering of NTUA. He also holds a PhD in energy and transport economics, from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of National Technical University of Athens. Pelopidas has 9 years of experience in the field of applied energy and transport economic policy analysis at the E3MLab of ICCS/NTUA. Pelopidas is a researcher in energy and transport systems economic analysis with a focus on long term energy modelling as a tool for strategic planning and policy making. He is a member of the PRIMES modelling team specialising on the transport sector analysis. His research involves the development of PRIMES-TREMOVE model, a large scale energy economic model, during his PhD. The model simulates medium and long term strategic planning of the transport sector and policy making purposes. He has participated in a number of projects and his research has been published in several scientific journals.
Dr. Panagiotis FRAGKOS
Panagiotis Fragkos has graduated from National Technical University of Athens, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and holds a PhD from NTUA. His research interests lie in the field of quantitative analysis of energy, climate and economic policies, strategic planning of mitigation of climate change and the integrated assessment of the global "energy-economy-environment" system. He is a member of the energy/economy modelling team of E3M-Lab, ICCS/NTUA and at present he carries out research in the field of macroeconomics, applied econometrics, and stochastic energy modelling. He has 7 years of experience in building and using large-scale mathematical models with a particular focus on the simulation of international energy markets, including the formulation of energy prices (especially for oil, gas and coal), the economics of fuel production, transport and distribution and fuel taxation policies.
Georgios Zazias has graduated from the Electrical and Computer Engineering department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) and he holds an MSc on Sustainable Energy Technologies from the University of Southampton. Before joining the E3MLab/ICCS, he was employed in the International Energy Agency, in the team responsible producing the “World Energy Outlook”, the flagship publication of the agency, where he gained experience on long term energy demand modeling and energy analysis, with a particular focus on energy subsidies and GHG emissions. He is currently working in the PRIMES modelling team of E3Mlab, focusing on the PRIMES-TREMOVE model and the analysis of the impact assessments of energy policy scenario. He is also participating in the execution of a number of projects for the European Commission.