Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sotirios Karellas

Prof. Dr. Sotirios Karellas

Director of the Laboratory of Steam Boilers and Thermal Plants

National Technical University of Athens
Laboratory of Steam Boilers and Thermal Plants

9, Heroon Polytechniou str.
15780 Athens

Professor at the School of Mechanical Engineering of NTUA, Director of the laboratory of Thermal Processes, visiting Professor at the Technische Universität München and the Universität Bayreuth Germany. Member of the Greek delegation to the Programme Committee “Secure Clean and Efficient Energy” under the Horizon 2020, acting as an Expert (2014 – 2019) and as a National Representative (2019-2021). Alternate National Representative of Greece to the Coal and Steel Committee (COSCO) (2014 – 2019). He is a specialist on central and decentralized energy systems, Carbon Capture Storage and Utilisation, energy storage, Hydrogen energy, Zero Energy Buildings, co-, poly-generation, solar-thermal energy, biomass, Organic Rankine Cycle technology and heat pumps, Waste to energy. He has over 150 relevant publications in scientific Journals and Conferences and more than 3900 citations and h-index=32 (self-citations excluded). He has supervised 6 Ph.Ds and he is currently supervising 7 Ph.D students at NTUA working in the field of CCU, energy conversion systems for Electricity, Heating and Cooling. He has participated in a large number of projects in NTUA (2006-present) and in Technische Universität München (2001-2006), having both technical and coordination responsibilities. He has significant industrial experience in power production plants, co/tri-generation systems, heat pumps, building heating systems and chillers. He is full member of the editorial board of 4 scientific journals dealing with central-decentralised energy systems and renewable energy sources.