Nikos Kampelis
Post-Doctoral Researcher, Laboratory of Energy Management in the Built Environment 


  • Office: Κ2.105
  • Tel.: +30 28210 06159
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  • 2020: Ph.D., Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete.
  • 2011: MEng in Operational Research, Department of Production Engineering & Management, Technical University of Crete.
  • 2004: MSc in Technology & Innovation Management,Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex..
  • 2003: BEng in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, School of Electrical Engineering, University of Brighton.

Research Interests

  • Conducting research in areas of smart buildings / neighborhoods / grids including advanced energy management applications and optimisation for exploitation of increased levels of renewable energy generation,  coordination of Distributed Energy Resources, demand side management and integration of Electric Vehicles in smart grids.

Participation in Research Programmes and Projects

  • H2020 MarieCurieSmartGEMS: Project manager and principal investigator of H2020 research and innovation activities of Horizon Marie Curie Rise Smart GEMS (2015-2019, 
  • H2020 ReCo2ST: Residential Retrofit assessment platform and demonstrations for near zero energy and CO2 emissions with optimum cost, health, comfort and environmental quality (2020-2021).
  • CampΙΤ: Development of an innovative energy management system of the Campuses (2014-2015).
  • CIP (Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme) 2007 – 2013: Implementation of dissemination activities in the context of the GREEN@Hospital project.

Selected Publications

  • Co-editor of book “Smart Buildings, Smart Communities and Demand Response”, Volume 8 - Engineering, Energy and Architecture SET, ISTE/Wiley, 2020.
  • N. Kampelis, G. I. Papayiannis, D. Kolokotsa , G. N. Galanis, D. Isidori, C. Cristalli,  A. N. Yannacopoulos, An Integrated Energy Simulation Model for Buildings, Energies 2020, 4 March 2020.
  • Kampelis, N., Sifakis, N., Kolokotsa, D., Gobakis, K., Kalaitzakis, K., Isidori, D., Cristalli C., (2019) HVAC Optimization Genetic Algorithm for Industrial Near-Zero-Energy Building Demand Response, Energies 2019, 12, 2177.
  • Kolokotsa D., Kampelis N., Mavrigiannaki A., Gentilozzi M., Paredes F., Montagnino F., Venezia L., On the integration of the energy storage in smart grids: Technologies and applications, Energy Storage 2019, Wiley.
  • N. Kampelis, E.Tsekeri, D. Kolokotsa, K. Kalaitzakis, D. Isidori, C. Cristalli, Development of Demand Response energy management optimisation at building and district level using Genetic Algorithm and Artificial Neural Network modelling power predictions, Energies, 2018.
  • N. Kampelis, K. Gobakis, V. Vagias, D. Kolokotsa, L. Standardi, D. Isidon, C. Cristalli, F. M. Montagnino, F. Paredes, P. Muratore, L. Venezia, M. KyprianouDracou, A. Montenon, A. Pyrgou, TheonniKarlessi, Mat Santamouris., Evaluation of the Performance Gap in Industrial, Residential & Tertiary Near-Zero Energy Buildings Energy and Buildings 148 (2017).
  • Theoni Karlessi, Nikos Kampelis, Denia Kolokotsa, Mat Santamouris, Laura Standardi, D. Isidori, C. Cristalli., The Concept of Smart and NZEB Buildings and the Integrated Design Approach, Procedia Engineering vol. 180, 2017.
  • Angeliki Mavrigiannaki, Nikos Kampelis, Denia Kolokotsa, Daniele Marchegiani, Laura Standardi, Daniela Isidori, Cristina Christalli., ''Development and testing of a micro-grid excess power production forecasting algorithm'', Energy Procedia vol. 134, Oct.2017.
  • Kolokotsa, D., Gobakis, K., Papantoniou, S., Georgatou, C., Kampelis, N., Kalaitzakis, K., Vasilakopoulou, K., Santamouris, M., Development of a web based energy management system for University Campuses: The CAMP-IT platform, Energy and Buildings vol. 123, 2016.
  • C. Diakaki, E. Grigoroudis, N. Kabelis, D. Kolokotsa, K. Kalaitzakis, G. Stavrakakis, “A multi-objective decision model for the improvement of energy efficiency in buildings” Energy 35 (2010) 5483-5496.