Grigorios Kyriakopoulos

Division of Electric Power


Brief Biography


Dr. Grigorios L. Kyriakopoulos (PhD) ulcerates his origin from Kalamata (Peloponnese), Greece, and Evia island, Greece. He is Teaching and Research Associate at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), and his laboratory teaching is devoted to the following two courses:

  • Lighting Technology (undergraduate - 6th semester).
  • Structure and Electrical Properties of Materials (undergraduate - 2nd semester).

He has also accumulated 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 2008-2018, with research intensification in the period 2012-2018, Grigorios carried out more than 2150 scientific peer reviews for papers submitted at more than 170 international journals in the fields of: engineering, energy, environment, materials, economy, business administration, agriculture, biotechnology, education, urban and regional development, psychology. In particular, he is reviewer of: 331 papers at 23 scientific journals –with a weighted impact factor of 4.442; 1560 papers at 123 journals without impact factor; and 300 papers at scientific conferences. The chronologically first 100 published papers, having the role of reviewer, have totally received more than 1840 citations (data extracted from the Scopus database). A detailed presentation of the aforementioned review service can be found at the following websites: https://publons.com/author/598517/grigorios-kyriakopoulos#profile (years: 2009-present), https://publons.com/year-in-review-2017/598517/ (only for the year 2017). Grigorios serves as Academic Editor at the (indicatively): American Journal of Industrial and Business Management (2013-present); Archives of Current Research International (2018); 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 Accounting and Financial Studies Journal (26), Academy of Strategic Management Journal (175), Advances in Energy Research-An International Journal (1), African Journal of Agricultural Research (244), African Journal of Biotechnology (14), African Journal of Business Management (170), 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 (18), Applied Physics A (7), Applied Sciences (1), Behaviour and Information Technology (5), Business Studies Journal (3), Carbon (2), Chemical Engineering Journal (67), Chemical Engineering Research and Design (3), Chemical Engineering Science (4), Chemosphere (2), Energies (17), Energy (2), Environments (1), 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 (7), Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics (16), Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research (1), Journal of Engineering and Technology Research (1), Journal of Environmental Management (132), Journal of Genetics and Gene Τherapy (2), Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection (10), Journal of Hazardous Materials (19), Journal of Legal Ethical and Regulatory Issues (1), Journal of Management and Sustainability (73), Journal of Management Information and Decision Sciences (3), Journal of Mental Health and Aging (1), Journal of Neurology and Neurorehabilitation Research (1), Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict (13), Journal of Scientific Research and Reports (64), Journal of the International Academy of Case Studies (5), Macromolecular Research (2), Materials Chemistry and Physics (11), Open Journal of Business and Management (26), Problems and Perspectives in Management (1), 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 (6), The International Conference on Electronics, Communications and Networks (22), The Open Fuels and Energy Science Journal (4), The Open Transportation Journal (1), Theoretical Economics Letters (1), Total Quality Management and Business Excellence (5), Vegetos - An International Journal of Plant Research (60).

At the same time, Grigorios was appointed at the editorial board of 8 scientific journals, and he is the main author or co-author of: 38 papers in 27 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. Τhe six recently accepted papers (year 2018) have been published at the journals: "Renewable Energy" (1 paper), "Academy of Strategic Management Journal" (2 papers), and "Sustainability" (3 papers). The total number of citations is more than: 300 (h-index: 9), according to the "Scopus" database; 400 (h-index: 10), according to the database of "Google Scholar". Moreover, 184 citations are reported at 90 journals with a weighted impact factor of 4,164, and other 60 citations are reported at 38 journals, book chapters, and conferences [having no impact factor, but support coverage at the databases of "Scopus" and "Emerging Sources Citation Index (Clarivate Analytics)"]. 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 (7), Chemical Engineering Journal (11), Macromolecules (1), Bioresource Technology (4), Journal of Hazardous Materials (11), Energies (5), Energy (3), Energy Policy (4), Sustainability (4), Journal of Cleaner Production (2), IEEE 2nd Ecuador Technical Chapters Meeting - ETCM 2017 (1), IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid (1), Journal of Power Sources (1), Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences (2), Environmental Science and Technology (1), Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology (1), Energy Conversion and Management (2), Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences – Technical Sciences (1), Soft Computing (1), Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres (1), Polish Journal of Environmental Studies (1), Journal of Molecular Liquids (1), Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development (3), Academy of Strategic Management Journal (1), Renewable energies: Business outlook 2050 (1), Journal of Research in Education and Training (1).

Moreover, he is guest editor at the:

1) “Sustainability” journal, with the special issue on "Sustainable Development of Electrical Energy Storage Technology in Energy Production" (deadline at end of September 2018). Online at:

http://www.mdpi.com/journal/sustainability/special_issues/Electrical_Energy_Storage_Technologies

2) “Academy of Strategic Management Journal”, with the special issue on “Innovative technologies, Industrial development, Agrarian policies, Resource management and Sustainable strategies towards the economic growth of the Russian Federation". Volume: 16, Issue 2, year 2017. This special issue accommodates 20 personally selected and reviewed papers. Available at: https://www.abacademies.org/journals/month-specialissue-year-2017-vol-16-issue-2-journal-asmj-past-issue.html .

3) “Materials Science for Energy Technologies” with the special issue on “Nanostructured Carbon Materials for Energy Applications”, by:

Guest Editors:

  • Inamuddin, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
  • Fatih Sen, Dumlupinar University, Kutahya, Turkey.
  • Sibel Duman, Dumlupinar University, Kutahya, Turkey.
  • Grigorios L. Kyriakopoulos, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.
  • Zhibin Lei, Shaanxi Normal University, Chang’an Campus, China.
  • Yanwen Ma, Key Laboratory for Organic Electronics & Information Displays (KLOEID) and Institute of Advanced Materials (IAM), Nanjing University of Posts & Telecommunications (NUPT), Nanjing, China.

Online at: http://www.keaipublishing.com/en/journals/materials-science-for-energy-technologies/call-for-papers/nanostructured-carbon-materials-for-energy-applications/

4) “International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering” journal, with the special issue on “Green house buildings and infrastructures”, by:

Guest Editor: Dr. Grigorios L. Kyriakopoulos, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.

Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. D. Venkat Reddy, National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal, India.

Online at: http://cafetinnova.org/innova/journalView/IJEE.htm#specialIssuesData

5) “International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering” journal, with the special issue on “Renewable and sustainable energy resources”, by:

Guest Editor: Dr. Grigorios L. Kyriakopoulos, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.

Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. D. Venkat Reddy, National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal, India.

Online at: http://cafetinnova.org/innova/journalView/IJEE.htm#specialIssuesData

Furthermore, he is 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 250 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; The 5th International Conference on Advanced Education and Management (ICAEM 2018), 21-22 July 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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