Karatzas Kostas

Energy Department

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Scientific activity achivements & Memberships

Field: 
Position: 
Professor
Expertise: 
Environmental Informatics
Telephone: 
+302310994176
Fax: 
+302310994176
E-mail: 
Office: 
Building E14, Ground Floor
Student Reception: 
Tuesday & Wednesday 12:30-14:00 (it is advisable to email me in advance). Alternative days and hours also available on the basis of email communication
Research fields: 
  • Environmental Informatics
  • Informatics & Computational Intelligence for Engineering problem solving

Scientific activities


Graduate courses taught:

Code

Title

Hours

Semester

ECTS

Type

105

INFORMATICS

5

2

6

COR

127

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY

1

6

6

COR

353

INVESTIGATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS

4

10

5

ELSC

378

ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATICS

4

9

5

ELSC

 

MSc courses taught:


Summer Schools

Current and future airt pollution management: perspectives of new sensor technologies (September 2019)

Selected publications: 
  1. Vohland K., Sauermann H., Antoniou V., Balazs B., Göbel C., Karatzas K., Mooney P., Perelló J., Ponti M., Samson R. and Winter S. (2020). Citizen Science and Sustainability Transitions. Research Policy 49(5), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2020.103978
  2. Borrego C., Costa A.M., Ginja J., Amorim M., Karatzas K., Sioumis Th., Katsifarakis N., Konstantinidis K., De Vito S., Esposito E., Smith P., André N., Gérard P., Francis L.A.,. Castell N., Viana M., Minguillón M.C., Reimringen W., Otjes R.P., v.Sicard O., Pohle R., Elen B., Suriano D., Pfister V., Prato M., Dipinto S., Penza M. (2018), Assessment of air quality microsensors versus reference methods: The EuNetAir joint exercise– part II, Atmospheric Environment 193(127-142), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2018.08.028
  3. Karatzas K., Papamanolis L., Katsifarakis N., Riga M.  B. Werchan, M. Werchan, U. Berger, and K.C. Bergmann (2018), Google Trends reflect allergic rhinitis symptoms related to birch and grass pollen seasons, Aerobiologia, DOI: 10.1007/s10453-018-9536-4
  4. Karatzas K., Katsifarakis N., Orlowski C. and Sarzyński A. (2018), Revisiting Urban Air Quality Forecasting: a Regression Approach, Vietnam Journal of Computer Science, 5(2), 177-184, DOI: 10.1007/s40595-018-0113-0, https://rdcu.be/Pa36
  5. Karatzas K. and Katsifarakis N. (2018), Modelling of Household Electricity Consumption with the Aid of Computational Intelligence Methods, Advances in Building Energy Research. Advances in Building Energy Research, 12:1, 84-96, DOI: 10.1080/17512549.2017.1314831
  6. Katsifarakis N., Riga M., Voukantsis D. and Karatzas K. (2016), Computational Intelligence methods for rolling bearing fault detection, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering 38 (6), pp. 1565-1574. doi:10.1007/s40430-015-0458-6
Phd candidates: 
  • Nikos Katsifarakis: Adaptive modelling via hybrid algorithms in environmental informatics problems
  • Theodosios Kassandros: Analysis and modelling of environmental sensors

PhDs:

Dimitris VoukantsisEnvironmental Informatics with Computational Intelligence Methods in Mechanical Engineering Problems (2011)

Ioannis KyriakidisA Methodology for improved, Data-Oriented, Air Quality Forecasting. Univesity of South Wales, UK (2018)

Marina Riga: Information Technology and Computational Intelligence methods for Participatory Environmental Sensing applications (2020)