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Giorgos Panaras

Position

Lecturer

 

Address

University of Western Macedonia

Department Mechanical Engineering

Bakola & Sialvera, 50100 Kozani, 
Greece, 
Office: 205

 

Contact Data

Tel.: +30 24610 56644

e-mail: 

Relationship

Member of the academic staff since 2014

 

 Curriculum Vitae

- Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Year 1991 – 1996.

- Interdisciplinary Programme of Postgraduate Studies “Environment & Development”, NTUA, 1999 – 2001.

- PhD thesis: “Theoretical and experimental investigation of a solar solid desiccant air-conditioning system”, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) – National Center for Scientific Research (NCSR) Demokritos, 2005 – 2010.

Course Catalogue

207. Heating, Ventilation & Air-Conditioning in Buildings

251. Energy Planning in Buildings I

327. Energy Planning in Buildings II

390 . Renewable Energy Laboratory

 

Professional Experience

- Research associate in the Solar and other Energy Systems Laboratory, NCSR DEMOKRITOS (SESL/NCSR “D”). Testing and Evaluation of products powered by Renewable Energy Sources. Implementation of European and National R&D Programs.

- Teaching associate in the Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus, School of Technological applications, Mechanical Engineering Department in the field of thermal engineering

- Research associate in Fluids Section, Mechanical Engineering Department, NTUA, in the scientific field of Solar Cooling

- Research associate in the Laboratory of Industrial and Energy Economics (IEEE), Chemical Engineering Department, NTUA, in the scientific field of Planning of Renewable Energy Sources Penetration in Islands and isolated areas

Selected Publications

- Panaras G., Mathioulakis E., Belessiotis V., Kyriakis N., 2010. Τheoretical and experimental investigation of a desiccant air-conditioning system. Renewable Energy 35, 1368-1375

- Panaras G., Mathioulakis E., Belessiotis V., Kyriakis N., 2010. Experimental validation of a simplified approach for a desiccant wheel model. Energy and Buildings, 42(10), 1719-1725

- Panaras G., Mathioulakis E., Belessiotis V., 2011. Solid desiccant air-conditioning systems – Design Parameters. Energy 36(5), 2399-2406

- Panaras G., Mathioulakis E., Belessiotis V., 2011. Proposal of a control strategy for desiccant air-conditioning systems. Energy 36(9), 5666-5676

- Panaras G., Mathioulakis E., Belessiotis V., 2011. Energy saving in buildings through the use of solar air-conditioning technologies: Problems and prospects 1st National Conference: Architecture, energy and environment in buildings and cities. Athens, 2011

- Mathioulakis E., Panaras G., Belessiotis V., 2012. Uncertainty in estimating the performance of solar thermal systems. Solar Energy 86(11), 3450-3459

- Panaras G., Mathioulakis E., Belessiotis V., 2013. Investigation of the performance of a combined solar thermal heat pump hot water system. Solar Energy 93, 169-182

Research Interests

- Solar thermal system technologies. Experimental investigation and modeling.

- HVAC system technologies. Experimental investigation and modeling.

- Assessment of the performance of energy technologies and estimation of the uncertainties of the measured quantities