UIA Vice President R II
Architecture & Renewable Energy Sources
Nikos Fintikakis, architect, studied at the National Technical University of Athens and post–graduated at the Heriot-Watt University of Edinburgh. He is senior partner and managing Director of “SYNTHESIS AND RESEARCH Ltd” G. Albanis-N. Fintikakis and partners Architects - consulting engineers (www.syntres.gr).
He is member of the Technical Chamber of Greece, of the Association of Greek Architects and of the Greek Consulting firms Association (HELLASCO).
Dr. Stamatina Th. Rassia is an Architect Engineer holding a Diploma in Architecture Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (2005), MPhil in Environmental Design in Architecture from the University of Cambridge (2006) and PhD in Architecture from the University of Cambridge (2010).
Stella Pieri is an Architect trained at the University of Bath (BSc). She holds a M.Arch. from the University of Sheffield and a PhD from the National Technical University of Athens (Thesis subject: Methodology for the Evaluation & Strategic Reduction of the Carbon Footprint of the Hotel Industry).
Married: Ph.D. Branislav Todorović; Children: Borislav, Natalija, Jovan; Languages: Serbian, English, German
B.Sc. Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade, 1965;
Specialization: Institute for Thermodynamic and Refrigeration, Technical University of West Berlin, 7 months, 1966;
Ph.D.Sci. in Thermodynamics, University of Belgrade, 1977;
Director Graduate Programme "Environmental Engineering" Head, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Lab (ReSEL); Coordinator of the TUC-Energy Group (2013-)
Adjunct Prof. (Heriot-Watt Univ, TEI Piraeus, Kingston Univ, Open Univ, Greek Open Univ)
Head, Development Dept (Centre for Renewable Energy Sources & Energy Saving-CRES-)
Chem. Eng. (National Technical Univ of Athens); Economist (National & Kapodistrian Univ of Athens,Law School); PhD (National Technical Univ of Athens)
Aris Τsangrassoulis is an Associate Professor at the Dept. of Architecture, University of Thessaly. He has received his Msc degree and his PhD in Building Physics from the University of Athens. His research activity focuses on daylighting, the development of techniques for achieving lighting energy savings, , shading and the impact of building design and operation on thermal/visual comfort .
Angeliki Mavrigiannaki holds a Diploma in Architecture from the National Technical University of Athens and an MSc in Environmental Design of Buildings from Cardiff University. She is also a LEED Green Associate.
She is currently pursuing a PhD within the School of Environmental Engineering at Technical University of Crete and is also working as research assistant at the EMBER Lab. In the past she has worked for architecture firms in Greece.
Silvana Flores Larsen has a Degree in Physics (1998) and a Ph.D in Sciences – Renewable Energy (2003) from the National University of Salta, Argentina. She is a senior researcher of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Research, and Professor at National University of Salta. Her area of research is related to the energy efficiency in buildings and their thermal computer simulation, and the experimental development of solar equipment. She has published more than 110 articles in peer-reviewed journals and conferences.
His PhD research explores the effect of building facades on outdoor microclimate. He has a trans-disciplinary Master of Sustainability degree from the University of Sydney, Australia, a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa and a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
He has practiced as a professional architect on commercial and domestic projects in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Hong Kong and London, directing his own practice for over twelve years in Sydney, Australia.
Dr. Sofia – Natalia Boemi has a degree from the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources Management. She obtained her Doctorate in environmental and energy management in the building sector from the University of Ioannina and the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. At the moment she is holding a position as a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Her research focus on climate change and it impact at the built environment and especially to energy poverty.
Alberto Muscio is Associate Professor of Thermal Fluids at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. He graduated cum laude in Engineering of Materials at Modena and then got a Ph.D in Thermal Fluids from the University of Bologna. He is director of the Energy Efficiency Laboratory (EELab) of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, president of the Italian Association for Thermophysical Properties (AIPT).
He is Director of Energy Efficiency Division in the Center for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES). From February to September 2012 he was also General Director in charge. He is Mechanical Engineer with Ph.D. degree. He has worked in the field of Renewable Energy Sources and Environmental Protection as a consultant to the private and public sector. For many years he was a surveyor for insurance companies.
Education: (i) Ph.D. (Built Environment) Welsh School of Architecture, UWCC, UK, 1993; (ii) MPhil (Stabilized Soil Building Blocks for Low Cost Housing in the Sudan), Building Research Establishment (BRE), UK, 1982 (iii) B.Sc. Honor (Architecture) Khartoum University, 1975.
Mat Santamouris is Professor of Energy Physics at the University of Athens and visiting professor at the Metropolitan University of London, Tokyo Polytechnic University, Bolzano University and the Cyprus Institute.
He has a Ph.D. degree from the University of Patras and a DEA from the Ecole Nationale d’ Ingenieurs, Grenoble, France. He is the Director of the Laboratory of Building Energy Research, at the University of Athens.
Dr. Olatz Irulegi (female) graduated in Architecture at University of the Basque Country (2004). From 2000 to 2002 she studied at Universität Stuttgart (Germany). In 2007 she obtained a Master Degree in Architectural Design at University of Navarra granted by “La Caixa”. In 2009 she obtained a Master Degree in Sustainable Construction and Energy Efficiency at University of the Basque Country. In 2011 she obtained the European Phd Degree (Cum Laude) with the thesis titled: “Energy efficiency of Ventilated Active Façades applied to office buildings in Spain”.
Maria Saliari is a physicist, holding a Master of Environmental Physics from the National Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA). She has worked as a research associate for NKUA (2007-2011) and for the Centre for Renewable Energy Sources-CRES (2011-2015). She is currently working as a freelance consultant (2007-today).
John A. Paravantis is a tenured Assistant Professor in the Department of International and European Studies of the University of Piraeus. He holds a 5-year Civil Engineering diploma from the National Technical University of Athens as well as a M.Sc. in Transportation and a Ph.D. in Energy and Environment both from Northwestern University.
Panagiotis E. Petrakis is Professor in the Department of Economics at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, where he serves as Director of the Sector of International Economics and Development and Scientific Coordinator of Distance Education Training Programs. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Athens, an MSc from the University of Sterling and doctorate from the University of Athens.
Professor Peter Droege bringt Erfahrung in Lehre, Forschung und Praxis des Städtebaus und der Raumplanung in Afrika, Asien, Australien, Europa und Nordamerika, und ist Gewinner mehrerer internationaler Auszeichnungen und Preise auf diesen Gebieten. In grossen Aufgaben der Stadterneuerung, über Entwicklungen im und am Wasser und hin zu neuen urbanen Gebieten, ist seine Aufmerksamkeit auf Infrastruktur- und Umweltfragen konzentriert, insbesondere den Herausforderungen der Energiewende und des Klimawandels.
Eliana Cangelli (1967) _ Architect, PhD in Architectural Technology, Professor in Environmental and
Technological Design at Sapienza University of Rome, she is Councillor of the Chamber of Architects of
Rome, Vice President of Eurosolar World, Member of the Scientific Board of Architectural Technology.
Responsible Synthesis Laboratory in Environmental Design, Director of the PhD Program in Environmental
Design from 2009 to 2016, former Director of Masters in Architecture and Sustainable Technologies Bioecological
Konstantina Vasilakopoulou is an architect, trained at the Architectural department of the University of Patras. She is holding a Master in Light and Lighting, from the Bartlett School of Architecture, Unversity College London and she currently is a PhD student of the Environmnetal Engineering Department, Technical University Of Crete (Thesis subject: “Smart natural lighting systems. Development/optimization of light pipes with integrated low energy consumption artificial lighting, managed by smart controls”).