Dr. Grigorios L. Kyriakopoulos
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at National Technical
University of Athens (NTUA), Greece
Teaching Research Associate


Research fields

Quality Management

Project Management

Environmental Management

Renewable Energy Sources

Economic feasibility and environmental sustainability evaluation of energy projects

Environmentally friendly techniques to polluted ecosystems’ remediation

Non-energy consuming physicochemical processes

Analytical techniques


2017 M.Sc. in Energy, Heriot Watt University, UK

2016 M.A., Theological Studies, Hellenic Open University, Greece

2015 PGCert, Mental Health Counseling/Counselor, Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), UK

2013 B.Sc., Environmentalist, Open University, UK

2013 B.A., Hellenic Civilization, Open University, Cyprus

2013 CertHE, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, University of Leicester, UK

2012 CertHE, Psychology, University of Derby, UK

2011 B.A., Business Management with 1st class Honors, London Metropolitan University, UK

2010 Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE): Pedagogical and Teaching Competence, School of Pedagogical and Technological Education in Athens, Greece

2007 M.A., Engineering-Economics Systems, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

2005 Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

2004 M.Sc., Environmental Design of Infrastructure Works, Hellenic Open University, Greece

1996 MEng, Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Publications (selected)

  1. Arabatzis G., Kyriakopoulos G., Tsialis P. (2017). Typology of regional units based on RES plants: The case ofGreece. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 78, 1424–1434.
  2. Kyriakopoulos G. (2017). The Applicability of the Science, Technology, and Society (STS) Concept Towards the Pedagogic Didactics of Natural Sciences, Chapter 3, In: “Progress in Education”, vol. 45, 35–60. Nova Science Publishers, ISBN (hardcovered): 978-1-53610-674-9, ISBN (ebook): 978-1-53610-686-2.
  3. Kyriakopoulos L. Grigorios, Kyriakopoulos L. Georgios (2017). Ecosystems Services Valuation (ESV) Then and Now: A Review. Invited Chapter 1, In: “Advances in Energy Research”, vol. 27, 1–61. Nova Science Publishers, ISBN (hardcovered): 978-1-53612-305-0, ISBN (ebook): 978-1-53612-318-0.
  4. Kapsalis V., Kyriakopoulos G., Aravossis K. (2017). Investigation of Environmental Services Valuation towards inter-organizational system frameworks of circular economy.  Proceedings of the 18th European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production Conference, 1–5 October 2017,Skiathos Island,Greece, 565–573. ΙSBN: 978-618-5271-24-4.
  5. Kyriakopoulos G., Arabatzis G. (2016). Electrical energy storage systems in electricity generation: Energy policies, innovative technologies, and regulatory regimes. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 56, 1044–1067. Award: This *highly cited paper*, as of January/February 2017, received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of the academic field of Engineering based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year. Data from ISI Web of Science: *Essential Science IndicatorsSM*
  6. Kyriakopoulos G., Arabatzis G., Chalikias M. (2016). Renewables exploitation for energy production and biomass use for electricity generation. A multi-parametric literature-based review. AIMS Energy 4(5), 762–803. doi: 10.3934/energy.2016.5.762.
  7. Kyriakopoulos G. (2016). Secondary Education at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century. Invited Chapter 1, In: “Secondary Education”, 1–32, Nova Science Publishers, ISBN (hardcovered): 978-1-63485-035-3.
  8. Kyriakopoulos G. (2016). Management by Objectives in Healthcare Organizations Then and Now: A Literature Overview of MBO Limitations and Perspectives in the Healthcare Sector. Invited Chapter 15, In: “Management Innovations for Healthcare Organizations: Adopt, abandon or adapt?”, 245 – 262. Edited by Anders Örtenblad, Carina Abrahamson Löfström, Rod Sheaff, Routledge editions: Taylor and Francis Group, 462pp. ISBN: (hbk) 978-1-13-882569-7, ISBN: (ebk) 978-1-315-73978-6.
  9. Ntona E., Arabatzis G., Kyriakopoulos G. (2015). Energy saving: Views and attitudes of students in secondary education. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 46, 1–15.
  10. Kyriakopoulos G. (2013). Editorial: The Methodological Tools of Innovativeness, Proactiveness, and Internationalisation towards the Prosperity of Global Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (Global SMEs) in an Epoch of Economic Recession. Open Journal of Business and Management (OJBM) 1(2), 9–10. doi: 10.4236/ojbm.2013.12002. This Editorial paper at the OJBM supports open accessible and publishable rules. This Editorial paper has been also issued at the journal: E & M Ekonomie a Management (E+M Economics and Management), 09 December 2015, Archive year 2013, ISSN: 1212-3609.
  11. Kyriakopoulos G., Chalikias M. (2013). The Investigation of Woodfuels’ Involvement in Green Energy Supply Schemes at Northern Greece: The Model Case of theThracePrefecture. Procedia Technology 8, 445–452. doi: 10.1016/j.protcy.2013.11.057.
  12. Chalikias Μ., Kyriakopoulos G., Goulionis J., Apostolidis G. (2012). Investigation of the parameters affecting fuelwoods’ consumption in theSouthern Greeceregion. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment-JFAE, 10(1), 885–889.
  13. Kyriakopoulos G. (2012). Half a century of management by objectives (MBO): A review. African Journal of Business Management 6(5), 1772–1786. doi: 10.5897/AJBM10.1585.
  14. Kyriakopoulos G. (2011). The role of quality management for effective implementation of customer satisfaction, customer consultation and self-assessment, within service quality schemes: A review. African Journal of Business Management 5(12), 4901–4915. doi: 10.5897/AJBM10.1584.
  15. Chalikias M., Kyriakopoulos G. (2011). Individualized daily values affecting the dentist condition of Greek students. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment-JFAE, 9(1), 159–165.
  16. Kalaitzidis I., Kyriakopoulos G., Arabatzi Z., Chalikias M., Karasavvidis G., Avramidis N., Apostolidis  G. (2011). Municipal education centers for sustainable agriculture. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment-JFAE, 9(2), 335–340.
  17. Kolovos K., Kyriakopoulos G., Chalikias M. (2011). Co-evaluation of basic woodfuel types used as alternative heating sources to existing energy network. Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology-JEPE, 12(2), 733–742.
  18. Kyriakopoulos G. (2011). Power as resource – Power as discourse: An overview evaluation of the key-factors of “wind farms” and “riparian rights” as sources of power. Engineering 3(1), 63–72. doi:10.4236/eng.2011.31008.
  19. Kyriakopoulos G. (2011). Project Management (PM) Prosperity: A second half of the 20th century literature review. Journal of Management and Sustainability 1(1), 64–81. doi: 10.5539/jms.v1n1p64.
  20. Chalikias M., Kyriakopoulos G., Kolovos K. (2010). Environmental sustainability and financial feasibility evaluation of woodfuel biomass used for a potential replacement of conventional space heating sources. Part I: A Greek Case Study. Operational Research: An International Journal, 10(1), 43–56. doi: 10.1007/s12351-009-0033-y.
  21. Kyriakopoulos G., Kolovos K., Chalikias M.(2010). Environmental sustainability and financial feasibility evaluation of woodfuel biomass used for a potential replacement of conventional space heating sources. Part II: A Combined Greek and the nearby Balkan Countries Case Study. Operational Research: An International Journal, 10(1), 57–69. doi: 10.1007/s12351-009-0034-x.
  22. Kyriakopoulos G. (2010). European and international policy interventions of implementing the use of woodfuels in bioenergy sector. A trend analysis and a specific woodfuels’ energy application. International Journal of Knowledge and Learning, 6(1), 43–54. doi: 10.1504/IJKL.2010.034482.
  23. Kyriakopoulos G. (2009). Biomass utilization for energy infrastructure and applications. International Journal of Social and Humanistic Computing, 1(2), 163–174. Inderscience publishers. doi: 10.1504/IJSHC.2009.031005.
  24. Kyriakopoulos G., Kolovos K., Chalikias M. (2010). Woodfuels use for sustainable energy infrastructures’ materialization. Invited Chapter 3, In: “Global Environmental Policies: Impact, Management and Effects”, 59–79, Nova Science Publishers. (Hauppauge,NY), 2009, ISBN (hardcovered): 978-1-60876-204-0, ISBN (ebook): 978-1-61209-094-8.
  25. Κυριακόπουλος Γρ. (2008). Αξιοποίηση της βιομάζας σε ενεργειακά έργα. Περιοδική (ανά διετία) Έκδοση Ναυτικών Επιστημών “Ναυσίβιος Χώρα”, έκδοση Σχολής Ναυτικών Δοκίμων, Τεύχος 2, 277–290, ISSN: 1791-4469.
  26. Kyriakopoulos G., Doulia D. (2007). Morphology of polymeric resins in adsorption of organic pesticides. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 16(7), 731–734.
  27. Kyriakopoulos G. (2007). Biofuels and Life Cycle Analysis. Invited Chapter 9, In: “Chemical Engineering Research Trends”, Editor: Leon P. Berton, Nova Science Publishers, (Hauppauge,NY), 339–353. ISBN: 978­1­60021­486­8.
  28. Kyriakopoulos G., Doulia D. (2006). Adsorption of pesticides on carbonaceous and polymeric   materials from aqueous solutions: A review. Separation and Purification Reviews, 35(3), 97–191.
  29. Kyriakopoulos G., Doulia D., Hourdakis A. (2006). Effect of ionic strength and pH on the adsorption of selected herbicides on amberlite. International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 86(3&4), 207–214. doi: 10.1080/03067310500247678.
  30. Kyriakopoulos G.,XiarchosI., Doulia D. (2006). Treatment of contaminated water with pesticides via adsorption. International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management, 6(5), 515 – 524.
  31. Kyriakopoulos G., Doulia D., Anagnostopoulos E. (2005). Adsorption of pesticides on porous polymeric adsorbents. Chemical Engineering Science, 60(4), 1177–1186. doi: 10.1016/j.ces.2004.09.080.
  32. Kyriakopoulos G., Hourdakis A., Doulia D. (2003). Adsorption of pesticides on resins. Journal of Environmental Science and Health – Part B: Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Wastes, B38(2), 157–168. doi: 10.1081/PFC-120018446.

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