Lazaros Zacharia has received his Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineer from National Technology University of Athens, Greece, in 2013. In 2014, he obtained the MSc in Sustainable Energy Futures with distinction from Imperial College, London. He is currently a Ph.D student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Cyprus and a Researcher at KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence. His research interests lie in the areas of Wide Area Monitoring and Control, smart grids, electric power systems, state estimation in the transmission system and renewable energy.