Senior Researcher, National Technical University of Athens
Dr. Alexandros Nikas is an Electrical and Computer Engineer of the National Technical University of Athens and holds a PhD in climate change policy support through integrative approaches based on stakeholder involvement, operational research and quantitative systems modelling. He has longstanding experience in developing and utilising systems for supporting decision making as well as climate and energy policymaking, including multi-criteria analysis, socio-technical analysis, quasi- quantitative modelling and portfolio theory; and constantly enriches his knowledge and skills with modern practices and tools. At the same time, he has experience in carrying out stakeholder engagement activities (e.g. interviews and workshops) revolving around the aforementioned decision support systems; as well as in climate-economy and energy system modelling frameworks for climate change simulation and mitigation/adaptation policy evaluation. Dr. Nikas has worked on many European (Horizon 2020) and national co-funded projects in the fields of energy policy and climate action, and has more than 25 scientific publications in high impact international journals and book chapters, as well as numerous announcements in national and international conferences.