Elias Kyriakides

Associate Professor

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My research team focuses on the security and reliability of power systems, optimization of power system operation techniques, modeling of electric machines, and energy generation from renewable sources. A detailed list of research interests is provided below. If you would like to join our research team please have a look at the "Open positions" menu.

Research interests:

  • State Estimation
  • Synchronized Measurements in Power Systems
  • Wide area monitoring, security, and control
  • Energy Generation from Renewable Resources (especially wind generation)
  • Intelligent Methods Applied to Power Engineering
  • Optimization of Power System Operations (Electric Load Forecasting and Economic Dispatch)
  • Distributed Generation and Microgrids
  • Modeling and Parameter Estimation of Synchronous Generators
  • Internet Applications and Multimedia Tools applied to the Enhancement of Power Engineering Education

Research team:

Post-doctoral fellows Ph.D. students Researchers
Constantinos Hadjistassou Markos Asprou

Giasoumis Giasemi (M.Sc.)
Irina Ciornei Zenonas Achillides  
Nikolas Flourentzou Yiannakis Ioannou  
  Lenos Hadjidemetriou  
  Yiannis Tofis  
  Georgia Pieri  
  Panayiotis Demetriou  

Web sites of research projects:

--Electricity generation prototype with zero CO2 emissions (ZeroCO2), Norwegian Financial Mechanism and Planning Bureau, Republic of Cyprus, Dec. 2008-Apr. 2011
--Electric load forecasting  using neural networks (ΠΗΛΦΟΡ), Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation, Dec. 2006-Oct. 2009
-- Power quality assessment in active distribution networks (PQACTNET), Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation (Cyprus-Romania Bilateral Cooperation), Dec. 2007-Dec. 2009
-- WideView: The use of telecommunications and GPS technology for the real-time wide-area monitoring and control of power systems
-- HYBRID: The formulation of the next generation state estimator by utilizing synchronized phasor measurements
-- ADVANCEDGRIDS: Enabling the Integration of Wide Area Measurement Systems in the Electric Power Grids of Cyprus and Romania
-- IntelliCIS: Intelligent Monitoring, Control and Security of Critical Infrastructure Systems (COST Action IC0806)
-- WiFi POWER: Synchronized measurements in power systems for improved security, monitoring and control