Journals

  1. Α.T. Balafoutis, E. Papageorgiou, Z. Dikopoulou, S. Fountas, G. Papadakis.
    “Sunflower oil fuel for diesel engines: Experimental investigation and optimum engine setting evaluation using Multi-Criteria Decision Making approach.”
    International Journal of Green Energy 2014, 11 (6), pp. 642-673
  2. Bertrand F. Tchanche, M. Pétrissans, G. Papadakis.
    “Heat resources and organic Rankine cycle machines.”
    Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. Volume 39, November 2014, Pages 1185–1199
  3. G. Kosmadakis, D. Manolakos, G. Papadakis.
    “An investigation of design concepts and control strategies of a double-stage expansion solar organic Rankine cycle.”
    International Journal of Sustainable Energy 2015, 34 (7), pp. 446-467
  4. Evangelos Dimitriou, Essam Sh. Mohamed, George Kyriakarakos, George Papadakis.
    “Experimental investigation of the performance of a reverse osmosis desalination unit under full and part load operation.”
    Desalination and Water Treatment, 2015, 53 (12), pp. 3170-3178.
  5. George Kosmadakis, Dimitris Manolakos, Erika Ntavou, George Papadakis.
    “Multiple Reverse Osmosis sub-units supplied by unsteady power sources for seawater desalination.”
    Desalination and Water Treatment, 2015, 53 (12), pp. 3170-3178.
  6. Evangelos Dimitriou, Essam Sh. Mohamed, Christos Karavas and George Papadakis.
    “Experimental comparison of the performance of two reverse osmosis desalination units equipped with energy recovery devices.”
    Desalination and Water Treatment, 2015, 115, pp. 145-165.
  7. Anastasios I. Dounis, P. Kofinas, G. Papadakis, C. Alafodimos.
    “A Direct Adaptive Neural Control for Maximum Power Point Tracking of Photovoltaic System.”
    Solar Energy, 2015, 115, pp. 145-165.
  8. P. Kofinas,  A. I. Dounis, G. Papadakis, M.N. Assimakopoulos.
    “An Intelligent MPPT Controller based on Direct Neural Control for Partially Shaded PV System.”
    Energy and Buildings, 2015, 90, pp. 51-64.
  9. G. Kyriakarakos, D. D. Piromalis, K. G. Arvanitis, A. I. Dounis, G. Papadakis.
    “On Battery-Less Autonomous Polygeneration Microgrids: Investigation of the Combined Hybrid Capacitors / Hydrogen Alternative.”
    Energy Conversion and Management, 2015, 91, pp. 405-415
  10. Karavas, C.-S., Kyriakarakos, G., Arvanitis, K.G., Papadakis, G.
    “A multi-agent decentralized energy management system based on distributed intelligence for the design and control of autonomous polygeneration microgrids.”
    Energy Conversion and Management, 2015, 103, pp. 166-179
  11. G. Kosmadakis, D. Manolakos, G. Papadakis.
    “An investigation of design concepts and control strategies of a double-stage expansion solar organic Rankine cycle.”|
    International Journal of Sustainable Energy 2015, 34 (7), pp. 446-467
  12. Ioannis Vallios, Theocharis Tsoutsos, George Papadakis.
    “Αn applied methodology for assessment of the sustainability of biomass district heating systems.”
    International Journal of Sustainable Energy 2016, 35 (3), pp. 267-294
  13. George Kosmadakis, Dimitris Manolakos, George Papadakis.
    “Experimental investigation of a low-temperature organic Rankine cycle (ORC) engine under variable heat input operating at both subcritical and supercritical conditions.”
    Applied Thermal Engineering, 2016, 92, pp. 1-7
  14. Markou, G., Brulé, M., Balafoutis, A., Kornaros, M., Georgakakis, D., Papadakis, G.
    “Biogas production from energy crops in northern Greece: economics of electricity generation associated with heat recovery in a greenhouse.”
    Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 29 November 2016, Pages 1-21
  15. Kosmadakis, G., Landelle, A., Lazova, M.,  Manolakos, D.,  Kaya, A.,  Huisseune, H.,  Karavas, C.-S.,  Tauveron, N.,  Revellin, R.,  Haberschill, P.,  De Paepe, M.,  Papadakis, G.
    “Experimental testing of a low-temperature organic Rankine cycle (ORC) engine coupled with concentrating PV/thermal collectors: Laboratory and field tests.”
    Energy,  Vol. 117, 15 Dec 2016, Pages 222-236
  16. P. Kofinas, A.I. Dounis, Essam Sh. Mohamed, G. Papadakis.
    “Adaptive neuro-fuzzy model for renewable energy powered desalination plant.”
    Desalination and water treatment, Accepted October 2016.
  17. G. Kyriakarakos, A.I. Dounis, K.G. Arvanitis, G. Papadakis.
    “Design of a Fuzzy Cognitive Maps Variable-Load Energy Management System for Autonomous PV-Reverse Osmosis Desalination Systems: A Simulation Survey.”
    Applied Energy, Accepted October 2016.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Balafoutis A., E. Papageorgiou, Z. Dikopoulou, S. Fountas, A. Natsis, G.Papadakis,
    “Application of Expert Systems to determine optimal biofuel type-engine tuning.”
    Proceedings of 19th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Berlin, Germany, 6-10 June 2011.
  2. Kosmadakis G, Manolakos D, Papadakis G.
    “Investigating the double-stage expansion in a solar ORC. Presented at the 1st International Seminar on ORC Power Systems (ORC2011),”
    Delft, The Netherlands, 22-23 September 2011.
  3. Kosmadakis G, Manolakos D, Papadakis G.
    “Investigation of Multiple Reverse Osmosis Sub-Units Coupled to a Small-Scale Solar Subcritical Organic Rankine Cycle Engine.”
    Proceedings of the International Conference WIN4Life, Tinos island, Greece, 19-21 September 2013.
  4. E. Dimitriou, E. Sh. Mohamed, G. Kyriakarakos, G. Papadakis.
    “Experimental investigation of the performance of a reverse osmosis desalination unit operating under full and part load conditions.”
    Proceedings of the International Conference WIN4Life, Tinos Island, Greece, 19-21 September 2013.
  5. Kosmadakis G, Manolakos D, Papadakis G.
    “Low-concentration PV/T combined with a low temperature supercritical organic Rankine engine for increased power production by exploiting PV waste heat.”
    Proceedings of EU PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition 2013 (EU PVSEC 2013), Paris, France, 30 September-4 October 2013.
  6. Kosmadakis G, Manolakos D, Ntavou E, Papadakis G.
    “Implementation of a two-stage organic Rankine cycle using scroll expanders operating under variable heat input.”
    Poster presentation at the 2nd Int. Seminar on ORC Power Systems (ORC2013), Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 7-8 October 2013 (http://www.asme-orc2013.nl/program/show_slot/14).
  7. Kosmadakis G, Manolakos D, Bouzianas K, Papadakis G.
    “Heat recovery in low-concentration PV/thermal units using a low-temperature supercritical organic Rankine cycle for improved system performance.”
    Oral presentation at the 2nd Int. Seminar on ORC Power Systems (ASME-ORC2013), Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 7-8 October 2013 (http://www.asme-orc2013.nl/program/day/1).
  8. Ntavou E, Kosmadakis G, Manolakos D, Papadakis G.
    “Design and implementation of a two-stage organic Rankine cycle, operating under variable heat input.”
    Poster presentation at the Industrial Technologies 2014 Int. Conference (IndTech2014), Athens, Greece, 9-11 April 2014 (http://www.industrialtechnologies2014.eu/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Industrial_tech_2014_POSTERS1.pdf).
  9. Kosmadakis G, Manolakos D, Ntavou E, Papadakis G.
    “Integrated system based on CPV/T collectors and a low temperature supercritical ORC engine.”
    Poster presentation at the Industrial Technologies 2014 Int. Conference (IndTech2014), Athens, Greece, 9-11 April 2014 (http://www.industrialtechnologies2014.eu/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Industrial_tech_2014_POSTERS1.pdf).
  10. George Kyriakarakos, Evangelos Dimitriou, Christos Karavas, Essam Sh. Mohamed, Dimitrios D. Piromalis, Anastasios I. Dounis, Konstantinos G. Arvanitis, George Papadakis.
    “Direct driven (battery-less) photovoltaic/wind turbine reverse osmosis desalination system employing computational intelligence techniques.”
    7th International Conference on PV-Hybrids and Mini-Grids, Bad Hersfeld, Germany, April 2014.
  11. Evangelos Dimitriou, Essam Sh. Mohamed, George Papadakis.
    “Experimental comparison of the performance of two reverse osmosis desalination units equipped with energy recovery devices.”
    Proceedings of the International Conference & Exhibition on Desalination for the Environment: Clean Water and Energy, Limassol, Cyprus, 11-15 May 2014.
  12. Kosmadakis G, Manolakos D, Ntavou E, Papadakis G.
    “Multiple Reverse Osmosis sub-units supplied by unsteady power sources for seawater desalination.”
    Proceedings of EDS2014 Int. Conference and Exhibition on Desalination for the Environment: Clean Water and Energy, Limassol, Cyprus, 11–15 May 2014.
  13. Ntavou E, Kosmadakis G, Manolakos D, Papadakis G.
    “Experimental investigation of a multi-skid Reverse Osmosis (RO) unit, operating at a wide load range, powered by a small-scale Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) engine.”
    Proceedings of EDS2014 Int. Conference and Exhibition on Desalination for the Environment: Clean Water and Energy, Limassol, Cyprus, 11–15 May 2014.
  14. G. Kosmadakis, O. Olsson, E. Davou, J. Bystrom, G. Papadakis.
    “Design and implementation of a hybrid low-concentration PV/thermal system including a bottoming supercritical ORC engine.”
    “29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition”, Amsterdam, Holland, 22-26 September 2014
  15. G. Zaragoza, O. Ceberio, P.A. Davies, G. Papadakis, R. Schwantes, E. Tzen.
    “Renewable energy desalination: status of technology development, research and commercialization.”
    Presented at the European Desalination Society conference, “EuroMed 2015, Desalination for clean water and energy”, Palermo, Italy, 10-14 May 2015. Paper No 154.
  16. Evangelos Dimitriou, Essam Sh. Mohamed, Christos Karavas, George Papadakis.
    “Experimental investigation of an autonomous renewable energy driven reverse osmosis desalination system with a hydraulic energy storage.”
    Presented at the European Desalination Society conference, “EuroMed 2015, Desalination for clean water and energy”, Palermo, Italy, 10-14 May 2015. Paper No 140.
  17. E. Dimitriou, C. Karavas, E. Sh. Mohamed, G. Kyriakarakos, D. Piromalis, A. Dounis, K. Arvanitis, G. Papadakis.
    “A test bench for the optimization of autonomous renewable energy driven reverse osmosis desalination units.”
    Presented at the European Desalination Society conference, “EuroMed 2015, Desalination for clean water and energy”, Palermo, Italy, 10-14 May 2015. Paper No 141.
  18. Giorgos Markou, Mathieu Brulé, Athanasios Balafoutis, Dimitris Georgakakis and George Papadakis.
    “Energy-crops-based biogas plants in Greece: Economical comparison of maize and sweet sorghum silages used as feedstock.”
    Proceedings, 22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition”, Vienna, Austria, 1-4 June 2015.
  19. Evangelos Dimitriou, George Kyriakarakos, Essam Shaban Mohamed, Christos Karavas, Dimitris Piromalis, Anastasios Dounis, Konstantinos Arvanitis, George Papadakis.
    “Smart renewable energy driven Reverse Osmosis desalination employing computational intelligence.”
    Presented at the International Desalination Society (IDA) World Congress on Desalination and Water Reuse, San Diego California, USA, August 30 – September 4, 2015. IDAWC REF: 15WC-51777.
  20. Erika Ntavou, George Kosmadakis, Dimitris Manolakos, George Papadakis, Dimitris Papantonis.
    “Experimental investigation of a multi-skid RO unit, powered by a small-scale ORC engine.”
    Presented at the International Desalination Society (IDA) World Congress on Desalination and Water Reuse, San Diego California, USA, August 30 – September 4, 2015. IDAWC REF: 15WC-51748.
  21. Ntavou E., Kosmadakis G., Manolakos D., Papadakis G.
    “Experimental investigation of a small-scale two stage ORC engine operating at low temperature.”
    Presented at the 3rd International seminar on ORC power systems, Brussels, October 12-14, 2015. Paper No 87.
  22. Kosmadakis G., Manolakos D., Papadakis G.
    “Experimental testing of a small-scale supercritical ORC engine at low-temperature and variable operating conditions.”
    Presented at the 3rd International seminar on ORC power systems, Brussels, October 12-14, 2015. Paper No 126.

Theses

PhD Theses

  1. “Renewable Energy Autonomous PolygenerationSmartgrids Optimized With Soft Computing Techniques”
    George Kyriakarakos, 2013
  2. “Vegetable oil Use as fuel in Internal Combustion Engines”
    Athanasios Balafoutis, 2012
  3. “Application of renewable energy systems for sea water desalination by reverse osmosis”
    Essam Sh. Mohamed, 2010
  4. “Low-grade heat conversion into power using small scale organic Rankine cycles”
    B. F. Tchanche, 2010
  5. “Design and experimental evaluation of an autonomous RO desalination system with solar ORC”
    Dimitrios Manolakos, 2006

MSc Theses

  1. Eleni Paletsou, title,“Experimental assessment of the performance of three different grid connected photovoltaic systems in Greece”, June 2009
  2. Konstantinos Markopoulos, title, “Application of software tools for identifying optimum combination of renewable energy technologies for satisfying the energy needs of the island of Kythnos, Greece”, April 2009
  3. Irini Photiou, title, “An assessment of the measured actual grid fed annual energy of two wind parks, one in continental Greece at Sidirokastro and one in Syros island and comparison with the corresponding calculated values through the Wasp software”, April 2011
  4. Stamatia Voulgaraki, title, “Analysis of the biomass energy market in EU–27: Electricity, and heat”, February 2011
  5. John Passisis, title, “Seawater desalination with wind energy- A review”, May 2012
  6. Konstantinos Kondoudakis, title, “Design manufacturing and testing of a sol-air collector”, September 2012
  7. Georgia Antonopoulou, title, “Investigation of the energy consumption of a selected house in Greece and evaluation of its potential for energy saving and application of renewable energy technologies”, February 2013
  8. Evangelos Dimitriou, title, “Experimental investigation of a reverse osmosis desalination unit under variable operation conditions”, February 2013
  9. Ekaterini Michalopoulou, title, “Experimental investigation of the influence of temperature on the storage capacity of hydrogen of a metal hydride tank”, February 2013
  10. Spyros Chantzios, title, “Investigation of the incorporation of renewable energy technologies in autonomous weak grids”, May 2013
  11. Efthimios Rodias, title, “Energy balance of selected biomass crops and residues for energy production”, October 2013
  12. Maria Makri, title, “Investigation of potential applications of small wind generators and the corresponding market potential”, July 2014
  13. Spyros Anagnostopoulos, title, “Experimental and theoretical assessment of the performance of two grid connected photovoltaic systems in Athens: a thin film type micro-amorphous silicon and a typical mono-crystalline silicon one”, July 2014