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 more than twenty-years teaching service at NTUA and ten-years teaching service at other University Schools, including: Hellenic Naval Academy (2 years), Merchant Marine Academy of Aspropyrgos, Greece (2 years), and School of Pedagogical and Technological Education of Athens (ASPAITE) (4 years). During the period 1991-2018 he accomplished a wide range of university qualifications at undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD, and post-doctoral level, in Greece and abroad:

  • 2018 M.Sc. in Environmental Design of Cities and Buildings, Hellenic Open University, Greece
  • 2017 M.Sc. in Energy, Heriot Watt University, UK (DOATAP-Hellenic NARIC, 2018)
  • 2016 M.A. in Theological Studies, Hellenic Open University, Greece
  • 2015 PGCert, Mental Health Counseling/Counselor, Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), UK
  • 2013 B.Sc. (Hons) in Environmental Studies, Open University, UK
  • 2013 B.A. Studies in Hellenic Culture, Open University, Cyprus (DOATAP-Hellenic NARIC, 2013)
  • 2013 CertHE in 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 in Psychology, University of Derby, UK
  • 2011 B.A.(1st class Hons) in 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. in Engineering-Economics Systems, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • 2005 Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • 2004 M.Sc. in Environmental Design of Infrastructure Works, Hellenic Open University, Greece
  • 1996 MEng in 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 2750 scientific peer reviews for papers submitted at 193 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: 443 papers at 27 scientific journals –with a weighted impact factor of 4.423, cumulative impact factor more than 1959; 1940 papers at 149 journals without impact factor; and more than 380 papers at 23 international scientific conferences (all supporting special issues at journals). 5% (that is 125) among the most-cited reviewed papers accumulate more than 2100 citations. (data extracted from the Scopus database). A detailed presentation of the aforementioned review service can be found at the following websites: Period 2010-2018: https://publons.com/author/598517/grigorios-kyriakopoulos#profile; Year 2017: https://publons.com/year-in-review-2017/598517/. Year 2018: https://publons.com/researcher/598517/grigorios-kyriakopoulos/metrics/. Besides, at the year 2018 Grigorios was placed at the top 1% reviewers among more than 530000 registered researchers from 220 countries worldwide in five -out of 22- scientific fields (Publons, year 2018): Agricultural Sciences (6th), Environment/Ecology (7th), Engineering (35th), Plant and Animal Science (25th), Multidisciplinary (22nd) https://publons.com/awards/2018/esi/.

Grigorios serves as Academic Editor or Editorial Board member at 15 scientific journals, including: Journal of Legal Ethical and Regulatory Issues (2018-), International Journal of Entrepreneurship (2018-), Sustainability (2018-), Environmental Economics (2018-), Problems and Perspectives in Management (Section Editor, 2018-), American Journal of Industrial and Business Management (Academic Editor, 2013-present), Archives of Current Research International (2018), Journal of Scientific Research and Reports (2014-present), Materials Science for Energy Technologies (2018-2020), Journal of Management and Sustainability (Associate Editor, 2012-present), International Journal of Chemical and Process Engineering Research (Associate Editor, 2014-present). A collection of journals' service as reviewer (the number of the reviews per journal is noted in parentheses), is: Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal (40), Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal (2), Academy of Marketing Studies Journal (13), Academy of Strategic Management Journal (192), Advances in Energy Research-An International Journal (1), African Journal of Agricultural Research (280), African Journal of Biotechnology (14), African Journal of Business Management (182), African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology (16), African Journal of Food Science (18), African Journal of Marketing Management (12), African Journal of Plant Science (43), AIMS Energy (1), American Journal of Industrial and Business Management (5), Applied Energy (24), Applied Physics A (11), Applied Sciences (1), Behaviour and Information Technology (5), Business Studies Journal (5), Carbon (2), Chemical Engineering Journal (74), Chemical Engineering Research and Design (3), Chemical Engineering Science (6), Chemosphere (2), Earth Science India (1), Energies (45), Energy (2), Environmental Economics (2), Environments (2), Forests (2), Geoinformatics and Geostatistics: An Overview (2), IET Electrical Systems in Transportation (2), Industrial Crops and Products (2), International Journal of Computer Engineering and Research (9), International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education (1), International Journal of Energy Research (8), International Journal of Entrepreneurship (1), International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (1), International Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture (11), International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology (12), Investment Management and Financial Innovations (1), Journal of Addictive Behaviors Therapy and Rehabilitation (4), Journal of African Studies and Development (32), Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development (14), Journal of Biodiversity Management and Forestry (1), Journal of Biomedical Materials Research (1), Journal of Business Management and Administration (22), Journal of Cleaner Production (12), Journal of Dermatology Research and Skin Care (1), Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics (16), Journal of Dryland Agriculture (1), Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research (1), Journal of Economics and International Finance (34), Journal of Engineering and Technology Research (1), Journal of Entrepreneurship Education (25), Journal of Environmental Management (171), Journal of Genetics and Gene Τherapy (2), Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection (11), Journal of Hazardous Materials (19), Journal of Hospitality Management and Tourism (1), Journal of Hydrogeology and Hydrologic Engineering (1), Journal of Industrial and Environmental Chemistry (1), Journal of Legal Ethical and Regulatory Issues (1), Journal of Low Power Electronics and Applications (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 Physics Research and Applications (1), Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Physiology (1), Journal of Plant Physiology and Pathology (2), Journal of Scientific Research and Reports (66), Journal of Soil Science and Environmental Management (1), Journal of Soil Science and Plant Health (2), Journal of the International Academy of Case Studies (5), Journal of Thermal Science (2), Macromolecular Research (2), Materials Chemistry and Physics (12), Open Journal of Business and Management (26), Problems and Perspectives in Management (2), Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (8), Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar (2), Research Journal of Business Management and Accounting (32), Scientific Research and Essays (4), Separation and Purification Technology (1), SN Applied Sciences (1), Social Sciences (1), Studies in Educational Evaluation (1), Sustainability (15), 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 (7), Total Quality Management and Business Excellence (7), Vegetos - An International Journal of Plant Research (65).

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: 42 papers in 29 journals, including four papers at the "Sustainability" journal (impact factor 2.075), three papers at the “Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews” journal (impact factor: 9.184), one paper at the “Renewable Energy” journal (impact factor: 4.900), and one paper at the “Separation and Purification Reviews” journal (impact factor: 4.212); 9 book chapters (after editorial boards' invitation) in the fields of: engineering, energy, environmental and educational policies; more than 30 announcements at international scientific conferences and workshops. Τhe recently accepted papers (year 2018) have been published at the journals: “Global NEST Journal” (1 paper), "Renewable Energy" (1 paper), "Academy of Strategic Management Journal" (2 papers), and "Sustainability" (4 papers). The total number of citations is more than 500 (9 citations at the year 2019); h-index: 11 and i10-index: 13, according to the database of "Google Scholar". Moreover, 259 citations are reported at 104 journals with a weighted impact factor of 4,250 -cumulative impact factor more than 1100- and other 72 citations are reported at 51 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: Academy of Strategic Management Journal (12), AIMS Energy (1), AIP Conference Proceedings 2018 (2), Amfiteatru Economic (1), Applied Energy (8), Bioresource Technology (4), Biotechnology Advances (1), Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences – Technical Sciences (1), Chemical Engineering Journal (12), Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology (1), Desalination and Water Treatment (5), Electric Power Systems Research (1), Electronics (2), Energies (16), Energy (3), Energy Conversion and Management (3), Energy Policy (4), Energy Research and Social Science (1), Energy Sustainability and Society (1), Environmental Chemistry Letters (2), Environmental Science and Technology (1), Estudios Geológicos (1), First International Congress on Geosciences (ICG1) Joint Congress CAAWG9 - AIC2 - ICGAME3 "Earth Sciences for Society" (1), Green Adsorbents for Pollutant Removal, Chapter_8 (2), Green Adsorbents for Pollutant Removal: Innovative materials, Chapter_10 (1), IEEE 2nd Ecuador Technical Chapters Meeting - ETCM 2017 (1), IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid (1), International Journal of Educational Methodology (1), International Journal of Energy Research (3), International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology (1), Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development (3), Journal of Baltic Science Education (1), Journal of Cleaner Production (3), Journal of Energy Storage (2), Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences (1), Journal of Environmental Management (17), Journal of Hazardous Materials (11), Journal of King Saud University - Engineering Sciences (1), Journal of Materials Chemistry (1), Journal of Molecular Liquids (1), Journal of Power Sources (1), Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (1), Journal of Research in Education and Training (1), Macromolecules (1), M. Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (1), Microporous and Mesoporous Materials (2), Nano Energy (1), Proceedings of the IEEE (1), Nature Energy (1), Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres (2), Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences (2), Polish Journal of Environmental Studies (1), Progress in Photovoltaics (1), Progress in Polymer Science (Oxford) (1), Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (23), Renewable energies: Business Outlook 2050 (1), Renewable Energy (6), Serbian Journal of Management (1), Soft Computing (1), Sustainability (18), Technological Forecasting and Social Change (1), The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science (1).

He is also 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.

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.

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.

Furthermore, he serves as:

a) Chief-Editor at the:

5th International Conference on Advanced Education and Management (ICAEM 2018) in Shanghai, 21-22 July 2018, China.

b) Technical Committee member at the:

International Conference on Sustainable Development on Energy and Environment Protection (SDEEP2017) in Yichang, 28-30 July 2017, China - IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science.

c) Reviewer of more than 380 full papers submitted at 23 international scientific conferences including (the number of reviews is noted in parentheses):

  • Euro Conference on Catalysis and Chemical Engineering Advancements (Catalysis 2019) in Rome, Italy, 9-11 September 2019.
  • 2nd International Conference on Mechanical, Electric and Industrial Engineering (MEIE 2019) in Hangzhou, 25-27 May 2019, China. (1 review)
  • 2019 International Conference on Smart Power and Internet Energy Systems (SPIES 2019) in Deakin University, 25-27 April 2019, Melbourne, Australia.
  • 4th International Conference on Education and Social Development (ICESD 2019) in Shenzhen, 19-20 January 2019, China.
  • 11th Conference on Interdisciplinary Problems in Environmental Protection and Engineering (EKO-DOK Conference) in Dolny Śląsk, 8–10 April 2019, Poland.
  • International Conference on Biofuels and Bioenergy, in Barcelona 23-25 September 2019, Spain.
  • 8th International Conference on Electronics, Communications and Networks (CECNet2018), being held in conjunction with the 4th International Conference on Fuzzy System and Data Mining (FSDM2018) in Bangkok, 16-19 November 2018, Thailand. (23 reviews)
  • International Conference on Sensor Networks and Signal Processing (SNSP 2018), being hosted by School of Communication and Information Engineering, Xi’an University of Science and Technology, 28-31 October 2018, China. (11 reviews)
  • 6th Global Conference on Materials Science and Engineering (CMSE 2018) in Beijing, 24-27 October 2017, China. (10 reviews)
  • International Workshop on Environmental Management, Science and Engineering (IWEMSE 2018) in Xiamen, Fujian, 16-17 June 2018, China. (6 reviews)
  • 4th International Conference on Water Resource and Environment (WRE 2018) in I-Shou University, Kaohsiung City, 17-21 July 2018, Taiwan. (4 reviews)
  • 2018 the International Conference on Product and Industrial Engineering (ICPIE 2018) in Chengdu, 27-29 October, 2018, China. (3 reviews)
  • International Conference on Energy Engineering and Environmental Protection (EEEP2018) in Sanya, 19-21 November 2018, China. (2 reviews)
  • 2nd International Conference on Computer Science and Application Engineering (CSAE 2018) in Hohhot, 22-24 October 2018, China. (1 review)
  • International Conference on Energy Engineering and Environmental Protection (EEEP2017) in Sanya, 20-22 November 2017, China. (11 reviews)
  • 4th International Conference on Advanced Education and Management (ICAEM 2017) in Qingdao, 16-17 December 2017, China.
  • Four International Conferences on New Energy and Future Energy System (NEFES 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019), China. (290 reviews)

http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1315/40/1/011001

http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1315/93/1/011001

http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1315/188/1/011001

  • 2nd International Conference on Advanced Education and Management (ICAEM2015) in Guilin, 15-16 May 2014, Guangxi, China. (22 reviews)
  • International Conference on Education and Social Development (ICESD 2015) in Nanjing, 5-6 December 2015, China. (6 reviews)
  • 7th World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS) International Conference on Mathematics and Computers in Biology and Chemistry in Cavtat, 13-15 June 2006, Croatia. (4 reviews)

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), Development Economics, Environmental Systems, Circular Economy, Behavioral Ecology

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