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KIOS Distinguished Lecture Series: A Lecture in Memory of Prof. Elias Kyriakides

The University of Cyprus and the KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence are organizing a lecture in memory of Prof. Elias Kyriakides (1975-2019), who was a member of the faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Cyprus and a founding member of the KIOS Center of Excellence.

The lecture entitled “Towards resilient net-zero power systems” will take place on Tuesday, 26 October 2021, at 11:00 (Cyprus time), in Amphitheater LRC012 at the Learning Resource Centre UCY Library “Stelios Ioannou”, University of Cyprus. The lecture will also be accessible online, via zoom. The lecture will be delivered by the internationally recognized Professor Jovica V. Milanovic, from the University of Manchester.

For attending the workshop (in either physical or virtual mode), registration is required by October 25, 2021 at the following link: Elias Kyriakides Memorial Lecture Registration Form. A verification email will be sent to the physical participants (to ensure that the limits of the venue are not violated) while more information for the virtual participation will be sent after the registration.

All health & safety protocols and guidelines issued by the Cyprus Ministry of Health will be followed. Safe pass and the use of mask are mandatory for entering UCY premises.

The lecture is open to the public.

More information about the lecture can be found here.


EKyriakidesProf. Elias Kyriakides was a leading expert in the areas of electric power systems and critical infrastructure systems with an emphasis on wide area monitoring and control, power system operations, and the integration of renewable energy sources. He received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University, USA in 2003 with a specialization in electric power systems. He has worked as a Research Associate at Arizona State University from Aug. 2000 – Dec. 2003 and as a Faculty Research Associate from Jan – July 2004. He was a member of the faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department of the University of Cyprus since 2004 and a co-founder of the KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence.

His research expertise included the applications of synchronized measurements in power systems, power system optimization and security enhancement, economic dispatch, and the integration of renewable energy sources.

He has published more than 200 papers in high-caliber refereed journals and international conferences and served as a Coordinator for several national and European projects and as a partner in several others. He was the Action Chair of the ESF-COST Action “Intelligent Monitoring, Security, and Control of Critical Infrastructure Systems” (IntelliCIS) that was successfully completed in May 2013. He served as the Associate Editor for the IEEE Systems Journal and the Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy. He was also the Chair of the IEEE Cyprus Section.

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