Vasilis Apostolopoulos

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Civil, Energy & Transport Engineer | Research & Development
  • R&D Engineer at Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH)
  • Expertise in Energy, Transport and Environment with more than 5 years of professional experience in these fields.
  • About 10 years of total professional experience across various key sectors such as Engineering, Research & Development, Tutoring & Education, Logistics & Project Management.
  • Broad and multidisciplinary background with key technical knowledge and research interest mainly based, but not limited to, on the topics of Energy Management, Renewables, Energy Transition, Transportation Planning, Sustainable & Urban Mobility and Smart Cities.
  • Strong academic track record: 2 diplomas and 3 master’s degrees
  • B.Sc. & M.Eng. in Civil Engineering at National Technical University of Athens (NTUA)
  • B.Sc. in Physics at National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA)
  • M.Sc. in Computational Mechanics (NTUA)
  • M.Sc. in Environmental & Energy Physics (NKUA)
  • MBA in Techno-Economics (NTUA) / (currently)
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills: Devising methods or models for planning, measuring, monitoring and evaluation as well as defining key concepts, conducting studies, analyses and assessments & providing effective and sustainable solutions for Energy, Transportation, Economy, Environment, Climate Change, Buildings & Smart Cities.
  • Developing and using computational or engineering tools, data and methodological frameworks for improving performance of systems and infrastructure and optimizing processes, values or parameters e.g. time, cost, materials, resources etc. (4 diversified tools and 1 framework already developed)
  • 4 publications in international journals and conferences.
  • 2 awards recognizing achievements related to research and technical projects or applications.
  • Attended numerous conferences, professional seminars and webinars pertaining to engineering, project management, energy systems management and analysis, transportation planning, logistics & supply chain as well as leadership and soft skills, quality management standards (e.g. ISO), and ICT.
  • Computer Skills:
  • Excellent use of Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, Powerpoint (ECDL Equivalent Certifications)
  • Very good knowledge and usage of several types of engineering software: ArcGIS, AutoCAD, SPSS, ANSYS, TransCAD, Sofistik, AnyLogic, SimaPro, TRNSYS, LEAP, Matlab, Google Earth, SeismoSoft, Slide as well as BIM.
  • Experience in Project Management Software (MS Project, Primavera) as well as in ERP Systems (SAP)
  • Strong capabilities and familiarity with decision models, big data, programming, forecasting & databases related to Matlab, R and SQL.
  • Professional Membership in Technical Chamber of Greece – Licensed to practice in Civil Engineering.


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