Soteris Kalogirou, PhD


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Employee Information

Mechanical Engineer, Eur Ing, CEng, M-CIBSE, M-ASHRAE, M-ISES

Higher Technical Institute

Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Contact Information

Higher Technical Institute

P.O.Box 20423, Nicosia 2152, CYPRUS

Electronic mail address

skalogir@spidernet.com.cy


Office phone
+357-2-306266

FAX number
+357-2-494953

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List of Publications

Author of one book, twenty Journal and thirty-one conference papers.



Papers in International Scientific Journals

  1. Kalogirou, S. and Lloyd, S., 1992. Use of Solar Parabolic Trough Collectors for Hot Water Production in Cyprus - A Feasibility Study, Renewable Energy Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 117-124.

  2. Kalogirou, S., Eleftheriou, P., Lloyd, S. and Ward, J., 1994. Design and Performance Characteristics of a Parabolic-Trough Solar-Collector System, Applied Energy Journal, Vol.47, pp. 341-354.

  3. Kalogirou, S., 1996. Parabolic Trough Collector System for Low Temperature Steam Generation: Design and Performance Characteristics, Applied Energy Journal, Vol. 55, No. 1, pp. 1-19.

  4. Kalogirou, S., 1996. Design and Construction of a One-Axis Sun-Tracking Mechanism, Solar Energy Journal, Vol. 57, No. 6, pp. 465-469.

  5. Kalogirou, S., 1997. Survey of Solar Desalination Systems and System Selection, Energy-The International Journal, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 69-81.

  6. Kalogirou, S., 1997. Solar Water Heating in Cyprus. Current Status of Technology and Problems, Renewable Energy Journal, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 107-112.

  7. Kalogirou, S., Lloyd, S. and Ward, J., 1997. Modelling, Optimisation and Performance Evaluation of a Parabolic Trough Collector Steam Generation System, Solar Energy Journal, Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 49-59.

  8. Kalogirou, S., 1997. Design, Construction, Performance Evaluation, and Economic Analysis of an Integrated Collector Storage System, Renewable Energy Journal, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 179-192.

  9. Kalogirou, S., 1997. Economic Analysis of a Solar Assisted Desalination System, Renewable Energy Journal, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 351-367.

  10. Petrakis, M., Kabezides, H. D., Lykoudis, A. D., Adamopoulos, P., Kassomenos, P., Michaelides, I. M., Kalogirou, S. A., Roditis, G., Chrysis, I., Hadjigianni, A., 1998. Generation of a "Typical Meteorological Year" for Nicosia, Cyprus, Renewable Energy Journal, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 381-388.

  11. Kalogirou, S., 1998. Use of Parabolic Trough Solar Energy Collectors for Sea-Water Desalination, Applied Energy Journal, Vol.60, No. 2, pp. 65-88.

  12. Kalogirou, S., Neocleous, C. and Schizas, C., 1998. Artificial Neural Networks for Modelling the Starting-up of a Solar Steam Generator, Applied Energy Journal, Vol. 60, No. 2, pp. 89-100.

  13. Florides, G., Kalogirou, S., Tassou, S. and Wrombel, L., 1999. A Thermal Model for Reptiles and Pelicosaurs, Journal of Thermal Biology, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 1-13.

  14. Kalogirou, S., 1999. Applications of Artificial Neural Networks in Energy Systems: A Review. Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 1073-1087.

  15. Michaelides, I. M., Kalogirou, S. A., Chrysis, I., Roditis, G., Hadjigianni, A., Kabezides, H. D., Petrakis, M., Lykoudis, A. D. and Adamopoulos, P., 1999. Comparison of the Performance and Cost Effectiveness of Solar Water Heaters at Different Collector Tracking Modes, in Cyprus and Greece. Paper accepted for publication in Energy Conversion and Management Journal, Vol. 40, No. 12, pp. 1287-1303.

  16. Kalogirou, S., Panteliou, S. and Dentsoras, A., 1999. Artificial Neural Networks used for the Performance Prediction of a Thermosyphon Solar Water Heater, Renewable Energy Journal, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 87-99.

  17. Kalogirou, S., Panteliou, S. and Dentsoras, A., 1999. Modelling of Solar Domestic Water Heating Systems Using Artificial Neural Networks, Solar Energy Journal, Vol. 65, No. 6, pp. 335-342.

  18. Kalogirou, S., 1999. Forced Circulation Solar Domestic Water Heating Systems Long-Term Performance Prediction Using Artificial Neural Networks. Paper accepted for publication in Applied Energy Journal.

  19. Kalogirou, S., Eftekhari, M. and Pinnock, D., 1999. Artificial Neural Networks Used for the Prediction of Air Flow in a Single-Sided Naturally Ventilated Test Room. Paper accepted for publication in Building Services Engineering Research and Technology Journal. CIBSE.

  20. Kalogirou, S. and Bojic, M., 2000. Artificial Neural Networks for the Prediction of the Energy Consumption of a Passive Solar Building. Paper accepted for publication in Energy-The International Journal.


Papers in Conference Proceedings

  1. Kalogirou, S. and Lloyd, S., 1992. Construction Details and Performance Characteristics of a Parabolic Trough Collector System, Proceedings of the International Conference on Applications of Solar and Renewable Energy Congress, Cairo Egypt, No.40, pp.437-446.

  2. Kalogirou, S., Lloyd, S. and Ward, J., 1992. A Tracking Mechanism for Medium to High Concentration Ratio Parabolic Trough Collectors, Proceedings of the Second World Renewable Energy Congress, Reading U.K., Vol. 2, pp. 1086-1091.

  3. Kalogirou, S., Lloyd, S. and Ward, J., 1993. Modelling of a Parabolic Trough Collector System for Hot Water Production, Proceedings of the ISES Solar World Congress, Budapest Hungary, Vol.5, pp. 145-150.

  4. Kalogirou, S., Lloyd, S. and Ward, J., 1993. Solar Desalination: The Solution to Cyprus Water Shortage Problem, Proceedings of the Environmental Engineering Congress, Leceister U.K., Vol.1.

  5. Kalogirou, S., Eleftheriou, P., Lloyd, S. and Ward, J., 1994. Low Cost High Accuracy Parabolic Troughs: Construction and Evaluation, Proceedings of the Third World Renewable Energy Congress, Reading, U.K., Vol. 1, pp. 384-386.

  6. Kalogirou, S., Lloyd, S. and Ward, J., 1994. Sea Water Solar Desalination: An Alternative to Water Imports in Cyprus, Proceedings of the Third World Renewable Energy Congress, Reading, U.K., Vol. 3, pp. 1868-1871.

  7. Kalogirou, S., Eleftheriou, P., Lloyd, S. and Ward, J., 1995. Optimisation of the Initial Response of a Solar Steam Generation Plant, Proceedings of the 1995 ASME/JSME/ JSES International Solar Energy Conference, Maui, Hawaii, pp. 513-520.

  8. Kalogirou, S., 1996. Economic Analysis of Solar Energy Systems Using Spreadsheets, Proceedings of the Forth World Renewable Energy Congress, Denver, Colorado, USA, Vol. 2, pp. 1303-1307.

  9. Kalogirou, S., Lloyd, S. and Ward, J., 1996. A Simplified Method for Estimating Intercept Factor of Parabolic Trough Collectors, Proceedings of the Forth World Renewable Energy Congress, Denver, Colorado, USA, Vol. 3, pp. 1782-1786.

  10. Kalogirou, S., Neocleous, C. and Schizas, C., 1996. Artificial Neural Networks in Modelling the Heat-up Response of a Solar Steam Generation System, Proceedings of the Engineering Applications of Neural Networks (EANNí96) Conference, London, UK, pp. 1-4.

  11. Kalogirou, S., Neocleous, C. and Schizas, C., 1996. A Comparative Study of Methods for Estimating Intercept Factor of Parabolic Trough Collectors, Proceedings of the Engineering Applications of Neural Networks (EANNí96) Conference, London, UK, pp. 5-8.

  12. Kalogirou, S., 1996. Design of a Solar Low Temperature Steam Generation System, Proceedings of the EuroSun'96 Conference, Freiburg, Germany, Vol. 1, pp. 224-229.

  13. Kalogirou, S., 1996. Artificial Neural Networks for Estimating the Local Concentration Ratio of Parabolic Trough Collectors, Proceedings of the EuroSun'96 Conference, Freiburg, Germany, Vol. 1, pp. 470-475.

  14. Kalogirou, S., 1996. Desalination of Sea-water with Solar Energy (in Greek), Proceedings of the Fifth National Conference of the Institute of Solar Technology, Athens, Greece, Vol. A, pp. 488-497.

  15. Kalogirou, S., 1996. Solar Energy for Sea-Water Desalination-Selection of the best system based on technoeconomic factors, Proceedings of the Mediterranean Conference on Renewable Energy Sources for Water Desalination, Santorini, Greece, pp. 197-201.

  16. Kalogirou, S., Neocleous, C. and Schizas, C., 1997. Artificial neural networks for the Estimation of the Performance of a Parabolic Trough Collector Steam Generation System, Proceedings of the Engineering Applications of Neural Networks (EANNí97) Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, pp. 227-232.

  17. Kalogirou, S., Neocleous, C. and Schizas, C., 1997. Artificial Neural Networks used for Estimation of Building Heating Load, Proceedings of the CLIMA 2000 International Conference, Brussels, Belgium, Paper Number P159.

  18. Kalogirou, S. and Neocleous, C., 1997. Artificial Neural Networks for the Estimation of U-Values, Paper presented at CIBSE Virtual Conference.

  19. Kalogirou, S., Neocleous, C. and Schizas, C., 1997. Artificial Neural Networks in Energy Applications: A Review, Proceedings of the International Conference in Energy and Environment, Limassol, Cyprus, Vol 2, pp. 478-486.

  20. Kalogirou, S., 1997. Solar Distillation Systems - A Review, Proceedings of the International Conference in Energy and Environment, Limassol, Cyprus, Vol. 2, pp. 832-838.

  21. Kalogirou, S., 1997. Design and Modelling of an Integrated Collector Storage System, Proceedings of the International Conference in Energy and Environment, Limassol, Cyprus, Vol. 2, pp. 691-698.

  22. Kalogirou, S., 1997. Use of an Integrated Collector Storage System for Sanitary Hot Water Production - A Feasibility Study, Proceedings of the International Conference in Energy and Environment, Limassol, Cyprus. Vol. 1, pp. 302-308.

  23. Kalogirou, S., Neocleous, C., Michaelides, S. and Schizas, C., 1997. A Time Series Reconstruction of Precipitation Records Using Artificial Neural Networks, Proceedings of the EUFITí97 Conference, Aachen, Germany, Vol. 3, pp. 2409-2413.

  24. Kalogirou, S., Neocleous, C., Michaelides, S. and Schizas, C., 1998. Artificial Neural Networks for the Generation of Isohyets by Considering Land Configuration. Proceedings of the Engineering Applications of Neural Networks (EANNí98) Conference, Gibraltar, pp. 383-389.

  25. Kalogirou, S., 1998. Design, Installation and Testing of Medical Gases Installations. Proceedings of Mediconí98 on CD-ROM, Limassol, Cyprus.

  26. Kalogirou, S., 1998. Performance Enhancement of an Integrated Collector Storage Hot Water System. Renewable Energy Journal Special Issue, Vol. 16, No. 4 - Proceedings of the Fifth World Renewable Energy Congress, WREC 1998, Florence, Italy, pp. 652-655.

  27. Kalogirou, S., 1998. Artificial Neural Networks for the Design of a Solar Steam Generation System. Renewable Energy Journal Special Issue, Vol. 16, No. 4 - Proceedings of the Fifth World Renewable Energy Congress, WREC 1998, Florence, Italy, pp. 2057-2060.

  28. Papadimitropoullos, J., Chondros, T., Panteliou, S., Carisson, B., Kalogirou, S. and Dimarogonas, A., 1999. Expert System for Energy Management of Electric Cars, 1999-01-1154, SAE Conference, Technical Paper Series, Advances in Electric Vehicle Technology, SP-1417.

  29. Kalogirou, S. and Panteliou, S., 1999. Dynamic System Testing Method and Artificial Neural Networks for Solar Water Heater Long-Term Performance Prediction, Proceedings of the European Symposium on Intelligent Techniques ESITí99 on CD-ROM, Crete, Greece.

  30. Kalogirou, S., Neocleous, C., Paschiardis, S. and Schizas, C., 1999. Wind Speed Prediction Using Artificial Neural Networks, Proceedings of the European Symposium on Intelligent Techniques ESITí99 on CD-ROM, Crete, Greece.

  31. Kalogirou, S., Eftekhari, M. and Pinnock, D., 1999. Prediction of Air Flow in a Single-Sided Naturally Ventilated Test Room Using Artificial Neural Networks. Proceedings of Indoor Airí99, The 8th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, Edinburgh, Scotland, Vol. 2, pp 975-980.

 


Photo: Parabolic Trough Collector (PTC) designed and constructed for steam generation.

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Biographical Information

PERSONAL

  1. Date of birth: 11 November 1959
  2. Place of birth: Nicosia - Cyprus
  3. Marital status: Married, with two children
  4. Nationality: Greek Cypriot

EDUCATIONAL

  1. Higher Technical Institute (Mechanical Engineering) [1979-1982]
  2. The Polytechnic of Wales (MPhil in Mechanical Engineering) [1989-1991]
  3. University of Glamorgan (PhD in Mechanical Engineering) [1991-1995]

DIPLOMA / DEGREES:

  1. HTI Diploma†in Mechanical Engineering.
  2. Master of Philosophy†in Mechanical Engineering.
  3. Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering.

INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

JOB EXPERIENCE

RESEARCH UNDERTAKEN:

  1. Energy conservation in HVAC systems design (1985).
  2. Design, construction, and performance evaluation of a parabolic trough solar collector system (1989-1991).
  3. Solar desalination for water purification (1992-1995).
  4. Design, construction, and performance evaluation of an Integrated Collector Storage (ICS) system (1995-1996).
  5. Thermal analysis of exothermic animals. (1996-1998).
  6. Engineering applications of artificial neural networks (1995-today).
  7. Desalination of seawater using renewable energy sources. (1996-2000). INCO (DG-XII). Position: Local scientific and financial co-ordinator.
  8. Comparison of the performance of stationary and tracking solar collectors for thermosyphon water heaters in Greece and Cyprus (1996-1998). The program is under the Greek-Cyprus inter-government co-operation agreement.
  9. Development of low cooling energy technologies for the Cypriot environment. (1998- expected to finish in 2002).
  10. MED-POL: Innovative decentralised energy and water management policies can encourage the creation of a market economy and help rural development (1999-2002), INCO (DG-XII).


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Last revised: November 20, 1999.