Staff Catalogue


00357 22892272
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Green Park,
91, Aglantzias Ave.
George E. Georghiou is a Professor and the Director of FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy, University of Cyprus. Prior to this, he was a Lecturer and the undergraduate course leader in Electrical Engineering at the University of Southampton, and a Research Fellow at the Electricity Utilization Group, University of Cambridge. Having graduated from the University of Cambridge with a BA, MEng, MA all with distinction and a PhD, Dr Georghiou continued his work at the University of Cambridge in the capacity of a Research Fellow (1999-2002). Prof. Georghiou is currently a member of the CENELEC and IEC committees on PV and is acting as an expert evaluator for Horizon 2020 energy proposals as well as being a member of CIGRE and the European Solar Energy Industrial Initiative. He also represents Cyprus on the SET plan steering committee. Prof. Georghiou has published over 400 papers in international journals and conference proceedings and his team has obtained research funding in excess of 18 million Euros from bodies such as the European Union, Industry (such as Honeywell, Q Cells etc), the National Funding Agency etc.
Amongst his scholarly achievements, are six outstanding paper awards for the most significant technical scientific contributions and an innovation prize.
Renewables and in particular photovoltaics, grid integration of RES, Electromagnetic Fields and Novel Applications,Plasma at atmospheric pressure, Multiphysics Modelling