Grigorios Kyriakopoulos

Division of Electric Power

Brief Biography

Grigorios Kyriakopoulos is Teaching and Research Associate at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) with a ten-years teaching service, both at NTUA and other University Schools, including: Hellenic Naval Academy (2 years), Merchant Marine Academy of Aspropyrgos, Greece (2 years), and ASPAITE, Athens (4 years). During the twenty-five years period of 1991-2017 he accomplished a wide range of university qualifications at undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD, and post-doctoral level, in Greece and abroad:

  • 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. (Hons), Environmentalist, Open University, UK
  • 2013 B.A., Hellenic Civilization, Open University, Cyprus
  • 2013 CertHE, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, University of Leicester, UK
  • 2013 PG Associate Certificate in Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies, Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), University of East London, UK
  • 2013 HND in Psychology, Pearson Inc
  • 2012 HND in Business and Management, Brighton School of Business and Management, UK
  • 2012 CertHE, Psychology, University of Derby, UK
  • 2011 B.A.(1st class Hons), Business Management, London Metropolitan University, UK
  • 2010 Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE): Pedagogical and Teaching Competence, School of Pedagogical and Technological Education in Athens, Greece
  • 2009 Postdoctoral research/postdoc, under the auspices of the State Scholarships Foundation in Greece (IKY). Department of Industrial Management and Technology, University of Piraeus, 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

During the decade 2007-2017, with research intensification in the period of 2012-2017, Grigorios Kyriakopoulos carried out more than 1800 scientific peer reviews for papers submitted at more than 150 international journals in the fields of: engineering, energy, environment, materials, economy, business administration, agriculture, biotechnology, education, urban and regional development. In particular, he is reviewer of: 278 papers at 21 scientific journals –with a weighted impact factor of 4.543; 1300 papers at 110 journals without impact factor; more than 300 papers at scientific conferences. The chronologically first 100 published papers, having the role of reviewer, have totally received more than 1760 citations (data extracted from the Scopus database). A detailed presentation of the aforementioned review service can be found at the following websites: (years: 2009-present), (only for the year 2017). Dr. Kyriakopoulos serves as Academic Editor at the (indicatively): American Journal of Industrial and Business Management (2013-present); Journal of Scientific Research and Reports (2014-present); Materials Science for Energy Technologies (2018-2020); as well as Associate Editor at the (indicatively): Journal of Management and Sustainability (2012-present) and International Journal of Chemical and Process Engineering Research (2014-present). A collection of journals' serving as reviewer (the number of the reviews per journal is noted in parentheses) is: Academy of Strategic Management Journal (145), African Journal of Agricultural Research (232), African Journal of Biotechnology (14), African Journal of Business Management (162), African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology (16), African Journal of Food Science (18), African Journal of Marketing Management (11), African Journal of Plant Science (43), AIMS Energy (1), American Journal of Industrial and Business Management (5), Applied Energy (11), Applied Physics A (6), Applied Sciences (1), Behaviour and Information Technology (5), Carbon (2), Chemical Engineering Journal (64), Chemical Engineering Research and Design (1), Chemical Engineering Science (4), Chemosphere (2), Energies (12), Energy (2), Forests (2), IET Electrical Systems in Transportation (2), Industrial Crops and Products (2), International Journal of Computer Engineering and Research (9), International Journal of Energy Research (5), International Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture (11), International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology (12), Journal of African Studies and Development (32), Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development (14), Journal of Biomedical Materials Research (1), Journal of Business Management and Administration (22), Journal of Cleaner Production (6), Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics (16), Journal of Engineering and Technology Research (1), Journal of Environmental Management (107), Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection (10), Journal of Hazardous Materials (19), Journal of Management and Sustainability (70), Journal of Management Information and Decision Sciences (3), Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict (13), Journal of Scientific Research and Reports (63), Journal of the International Academy of Case Studies (5), Macromolecular Research (2), Materials Chemistry and Physics (11), Open Journal of Business and Management (25), Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (8), Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar (1), Research Journal of Business Management and Accounting (32), Scientific Research and Essays (4), Sustainability (3), The International Conference on Electronics, Communications and Networks (22), The Open Fuels and Energy Science Journal (3),Total Quality Management and Business Excellence (3), Vegetos - An International Journal of Plant Research (54).

At the same time, Grigorios Kyriakopoulos was appointed at the editorial board of 8 scientific journals, and he is the main author or co-author of: 32 papers in 24 journals, including three papers at the “Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews” journal (impact factor: 8.050) and one paper at the “Separation and Purification Reviews” journal (impact factor: 6.077), as well as five books (after invited chapters’ call) in the fields of: engineering, energy, environmental and educational policies. The total number of citations (self-citations excluded) is more than 250 (h-index: 9, according to the Scopus database), including 168 citations from 88 journals with a weighted impact factor of 4,129, and other 51 citations reported at 33 journals, book chapters, and conferences (having no impact factor, but supporting coverage at the Scopus database). Indicative citing journals (the corresponding number of citations –self citations excluded– is noted in parentheses) are: Nature Energy (1), Progress in Polymer Science (Oxford) (1), Nano Energy (1), Proceedings of the IEEE (1), Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (15), Biotechnology Advances (1), Journal of Materials Chemistry (1), Progress in Photovoltaics (1), Applied Energy (6), Chemical Engineering Journal (6), Macromolecules (1), Bioresource Technology (4), Journal of Hazardous Materials (11), Energies (4), Energy (3), Energy Policy (3), Sustainability (2), IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid (1), Journal of Power Sources (1), Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences (1), Environmental Science and Technology (1), Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology (1), Energy Conversion and Management (1), Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences – Technical Sciences (1), Soft Computing (1), Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres (1).

Moreover, he is guest editor at the “Sustainability” journal, with the special issue entitled: "Sustainable Development of Electrical Energy Storage Technology in Energy Production". Furthermore, he was technical committee member for the: International Conference on Sustainable Development on Energy and Environment Protection (SDEEP2017), 28-30 July 2017 in Yichang, China - IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science, as well as editor and critical reviewer of more than 230 scientific papers (in total, full manuscripts submitted) at the following conferences: The 1st International Conference on New Energy and Future Energy System (NEFES 2016), 19-22 August 2016 in Beijing, China; The 2nd International Conference on New Energy and Future Energy System (NEFES 2017), 22-25 September 2017 in Kunming (the capital of Yunnan Province), China; The 3rd International Conference on New Energy and Future Energy System (NEFES 2018), 21-24 August 2018 in Shanghai, China. His updated CV has been published in the main international Who'sWho eds (IBC-UK, ABI-US, Marquis-US), from 2005 to present.

Research Interests

Engineering, Environment, Energy, Renewable Energy Sources, Waste Management from Organic Pollutants, Properties of Polymer Materials, Business Administration, Education, Culture, Human Resource Management, Psychology, Urban and Regional Development, Forest Resources Management, Extroversion and Internationalization of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)


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