Professor John (Ioannis) K. Kaldellis

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Professor John (Ioannis) K. Kaldellis obtained his PhD in 1988 from National Technical University of Athens sponsored by Snecma–Dassault, France and Bodosssakis Foundation, Greece. Since 1993, he serves as Professor at Mechanical Engineers Department, University of West Attica (UNIWA).

Director of the SEALAB and Scientific Director of MSc in Energy Systems (collaboration with Heriot-Watt University) and of MSc in Energy and Environmental Investments. Since September 2019 he is also vice-rector of the University of West Attica, responsible for research. His research interests include feasibility analysis of energy sector applications and projects, technological progress in wind, hydro and solar energy market, hybrid energy systems, energy storage issues, social attitude towards renewable energy applications and environmental technology-air pollution. In this context he has been the Scientific Responsible and/or member of the Research Team for many international and national research projects.

Professor Kaldellis has published six books concerning Renewable Energy Applications (4) and Protection of the Environment (2). On top of these, he is the Editor of the book entitled “Stand-alone and hybrid wind energy systems: Technology, energy storage and applications” and he is also the Editor of the “Wind Energy” Volume of the Comprehensive Renewable Energy Encyclopaedia by Elsevier. He is currently Associate Editor of the Renewable Energy International Journal (IF=5+), member of the Editorial Board of several International Journals (Applied Energy (IF=8), Sustainability (IF=2), etc.) and reviewer in more than 60 International Journals in the Energy and Environment Sector. He is the author of more than 150 scientific papers in peer reviewed Journals and more than 450 papers in Scientific Conferences and has more than 4500 citations in his research work (h-index 42). Since 2015 he is the Scientific Responsible of the famous TILOS-Horizon 2020 research program.