2001: Ph.D.: Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete
1995: MSc: Architecture Environmental design and engineering, Bartlett School of Graduate Studies, University College London (UCL).
1994: Postgraduate degree in Meteorology - Environmental Physics, School of Science, Faculty of Physics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
1991: Degree in Physics, School of Science, Faculty of Physics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
Conducting research on energy saving in buildings and in built environment:
Quality of internal environment: thermal and visual comfort. Air quality. Energy demand.
Assessment Indexes for energy saving in buildings. Green buildings. Zero emission buildings.
Urban environment and climate change. Urban heat island phenomenon. Technologies to improve quality.
Energy management systems. Measurement and control of microclimatic conditions of the built environment.
Design and installation of environmental monitoring networks in buildings and urban environments.
Participation in Research Programs and Projects
2015-2019: Smart Grids Energy Management Staff MSCA-RISE-2014: Marie Skłodowska-Curie.Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (Horizon RISE)
2013-2014. Development of optimization and control algorithms for the LEAF micro-grid community. Funded by Loccioni Group Srl. www.loccioni.it
2017-2020: RECO2ST: Residential Retrofit assessment platform and demonstrations for near zero energy and CO2 emissions with optimum cost, health, comfort and environmental quality. Research and Innovation Action, Horizon 2020.
2017-2020 SAVES 2: Students Achieving Valuable Energy Savings, Horizon 2020.
2016-2019: Development of a multi-stakeholder dial
Distinctions and Awards
Editor in Chief: Advances in Building Energy Research, Taylor and Francis.
Member of Editorial Board of Energy and Buildings and Renewable Energy Journals, Elsevier.
President of the European Cool Roofs Council for the period 2015-2018.
Kampelis, N., Gobakis, K., Vagias, V., Kolokotsa, D., Standardi, L., Isidori, D., Cristalli, C., Montagnino, F.M., Paredes, F., Muratore, P., Venezia, L., Dracou, Μ.K., Montenon, A., Pyrgou, A., Karlessi, T., Santamouris, M., 2017b. Evaluation of the performance gap in industrial, residential & tertiary near-Zero energy buildings. Energy Build. 148. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.03.057
Kolokotsa, D. 2017 Smart cooling systems for the urban environment. Using renewable technologies to face the urban climate change. Solar Energy, 154, pp. 101-111.
Karlessi, T., Kampelis, N., Kolokotsa, D., Santamouris, M., Standardi, L., Isidori, D., Cristalli, C., 2017. The Concept of Smart and NZEB Buildings and the Integrated Design Approach, in: Procedia Engineering. doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2017.04.294
Mavrigiannaki, A., Kampelis, N., Kolokotsa, D., Marchegiani, D., Standardi, L., Isidori, D., Christalli, C., 2017. Development and testing of a micro-grid excess power production forecasting algorithms. Energy Procedia 134, 654–663. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2017.09.583
Vasilakopoulou, K., Kolokotsa, D., Santamouris, M., Kousis, I., Asproulias, H., Giannarakis, I., 2017. Analysis of the experimental performance of light pipes. Energy Build. 151. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.06.061
Yang, J., Chong, A., Santamouris, M., Kolokotsa, D., Lee, S.E., Tham, K.W., Sekhar, C., Cheong, D.K.W., 2017. Energy utilizability concept as a retrofitting solution selection criterion for buildings. J. Civ. Eng. Manag. 23. doi:10.3846/13923730.2017.1323794.
Kolokotsa, D.-D., Giannariakis, G., Gobakis, K., Giannarakis, G., Synnefa, A. and Santamouris, M. (2018) ‘Cool roofs and cool pavements application in Acharnes, Greece’, Sustainable Cities and Society, 37. doi: 10.1016/j.scs.2017.11.035.
Kolokotsa, D., Vagias, V., Fytraki, L. and Oungrinis, K. (2018) ‘Energy analysis of zero energy schools: the case study of child’s asylum in Greece’, Advances in Building Energy Research, pp. 1–12. doi: 10.1080/17512549.2018.1488612.