External speakers

Vangelis Marinakis

Senior Researcher, HOLISTIC

Dr. Vangelis Marinakis is an Electrical and Computer Engineer of the National Technical University of Athens and holds a PhD in the research domain of decision support systems for sustainable energy planning. His experience and knowledge cover the fields of energy and environmental / climate
policy, design and implementation of related decision support systems and information technology systems, promotion of energy efficiency / renewable energy technologies and modern financing mechanisms, intelligent energy management at city / building level, elaboration of sustainable energy and climate action plans, and energy corporate responsibility of enterprises. His current research is focused on the design and development of innovative systems and ‘IoT’ solutions for Smart Cities, using big data / AI technologies and analytics. Dr. Marinakis has worked on many European (Horizon 2020, FP7, IEE, etc.) and national co-funded projects in the fields of ICT, energy and climate. He has more than 45 scientific publications in high impact international journals and book chapters, as well as numerous announcements in national and international conferences.