People

Prof. Charalambos A. Charalambous

Director

Charalambos A. Charalambous was born in Nicosia Cyprus in 1979. He holds an Associate Professor (tenured) position within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus as of January 2016. His academic qualifications include a first Class B.Eng. Degree in E.E.E from UMIST, U.K in 2002 and a Ph.D. in Electrical Power Engineering from the University of Manchester in 2006, which was sponsored by the prestigious O.R.S award scheme and Intertek CAPCIS. In 2005 and upon the submission of his PhD thesis, he was employed by the National Grid High Voltage Research Centre of The University of Manchester, until June 2010. From June 2010 until December 2015 he was an Assistant Professor within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus.  He is a Member of the IEEE, IEΤ, and the Technical Chamber of Cyprus. His research activity is characterized by the robust links with industry, both locally and internationally: Alstom Grid Technology Centre (UK), National Grid (UK), Intertek CAPCIS (UK), ELEMKO SA (GR), Electricity Authority Cyprus (CY), Transmission System Operator (CY), Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority (CY) and Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CY). He is currently leading the Power Systems Modeling Laboratory (PSM) at the University of Cyprus.

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Dr. Antonis Lazari

Honorary Research Fellow

    Academic Qualifications: M.Eng. (Honours) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Bristol, UK 2010. PhD, University of Cyprus, February 2016. Research Theme: Modelling for Assessing Large Scale Power System Infrastructure under AC/DC Interference

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    Dr. Alexandros Nikolaidis

    Honorary Research Fellow

      Academic Qualifications: M.Eng (Honours) in Electrical Engineering 2010, Democritus University of Thrace (GR). M.Sc. in Sustainable Energy, 2012, University of Cyprus. PhD, University of Cyprus, September 2017.  Research Theme: Power Systems Planning, Flexibility & Risk Management

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      Mr. Antreas Demetriou

      PhD Candidate

        Academic Qualifications: M.Eng. (Honours) in Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, (GR) 2013. Research Topic: Risk Management Applications in Lightning Protection of PV Systems
        Qualifying Exam: Passed

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        Dr. Christos Melios

        Research Fellow

          Academic Qualifications: BEng (Honours) in Electronic Engineering, University of Surrey, UK 2012. MSc in Nanotechnology and Nanoelectronic Devices, UK 2013. EngD in Micro- and NanoMaterials and Technologies, University of Surrey and the National Physical Laboratory, UK 2017. Research Project: Accelerated Corrosion Blind Spots Inherent to Photovoltaic Systems’ Operation and Undetected DC Faults – Pvrosion.

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          Mr. Demetris Chrysostomou

          Research Assistant

            Academic Qualifications: B.Eng. (Honours) in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus, 2018.
             

            Former Associates

            Dr Mathaios Panteli

            Post-Doctoral Research Associate – Fall 2015 – Fall 2016. Academic Qualifications: BEng Degree, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, July 2009. PhD, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, March 2013

            Mr. Konstantinos Metallinos

            Research Assistant – Fall 2014 – Fall 2015. Academic Qualifications: B.Eng. (Honours) in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus (CY) 2013. M.Sc in Electrical Engineering, University of Cyprus, 2014.

             

             

            Alumni Postgraduate Students

            Mr. Andreas Andreou

            MSc Graduate – Fall 2012
            Thesis: “Life Cycle Loss Evaluation of Transmission Lines”

            Mr. Alexandros Nikolaidis

            MSc Graduate – Fall 2012
            Thesis: “Indices to Assess the Integration of Renewable Energy Resources in Transmission Systems”

            Mr. Christos Kallonas

            MSc Graduate – Fall 2013
            Thesis: “Earthing Design Assessments for Large Scale Photovoltaic Systems”

            Mr. George Frangou

            MSc Graduate – Fall 2013
            Final Year Project: “Lightning Protection Assessments of Large Scale Photovoltaic Systems”

             

             

            Alumni Undergraduate Students

            Mr. Andreas Papandreou

            Spring 2010
            Thesis: “Validation of SC and OC tests on Power Transformer ATP Models”

            Mr. Andreas Georgiou

            Spring 2011
            Thesis: “Modeling and Validation of Ferroresonance Conditions in HV networks”

            Mr. Panagiotis Philippou

            Spring 2011
            Thesis: “An IEEE 80 based G.U.I for Designing Earthing Systems for GIS substations”

            Mr. Panagiotis Papadopoulos

            Spring 2012
            Thesis: “An IEEE 80 based G.U.I for Designing Earthing Systems for GIS substations”

            Mr. Yiannis Ioannou

            Spring 2012
            Thesis: “On the Equivalence of the IEEE-Test Bus Systems on the Cyprus Transmission Network”

            Mr. Antonis Geropapa

            Spring 2012
            Thesis: “An IEC 62305-2 based G.U.I for Lightning Protection Risk Assessments”

            Mr. Constantinos Tilliros

            Spring 2012
            Thesis: “An IEC 62305-2 based G.U.I for Lightning Protection Risk Assessments”

            Mr. Natsikas Fotis

            Spring 2012
            Thesis: “Impact of Volumetric Retail Electricity Tariff Designs on PV Net-Metering Compensation Mechanisms”

            Ms. Stylianou Christina

            Fall 2013
            Final Year Project: “A thorough Net-Metering Policy Analysis for the Electricity Market of Cyprus”