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APCG group is currently composed of twenty five (25) members: a (1) research director, three (3) senior researchers,  an (1) associate researcher, two (2) scientific and technical staff, ten (10) research fellows, six (6) Ph.D. students and two (2) master students.



Panagiotis Kosmopoulos
Ph.D. candidate IERSD/NOA
M.Sc. Environmental Physics


Link to full CV (pdf)

Contact Info:
e-mail: pkosmo@meteo.noa.gr
tel: (+30) 210 810 9170

fax: (+30) 210 810 3236

Institute for Environmental Research & Sustainable Development, National Observatory of Athens, I. Metaxa & Vas. Pavlou, P. Penteli (Lofos Koufou), 15236 Athens, Greece

Website: www.solea.gr


Panagiotis Kosmopoulos studied Geology and Geoenvironment and received his M.Sc. at the field of Environmental Physics at Physics Department of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Today, he is a Ph.D. candidate in Physics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. His Ph.D. thesis is in the field of Solar Energy forecasting and applications. He has 60 publications and 420 hetero citations in international journals and conferences.   


Research Interests:

Solar energy and applications, Radiative transfer modeling, Satellite and ground-based observations, Aerosol and cloud physics, Physical Climatology

Selected Publications:

P.G. Kosmopoulos, S. Kazadzis, K. Lagouvardos, V. Kotroni, A. Bais, 2015. Solar Energy prediction and verification using operational model forecasts and ground-based solar measurements. Energy, Vol. 93, DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2015.10.054, pp 1918-1930.


M. Taylor, P.G. Kosmopoulos, S. Kazadzis, I. Keramitsoglou, C.T. Kiranoudis, 2015. Neural network radiative transfer solvers for the generation of high resolution solar irradiance spectra parameterized by cloud and aerosol parameters. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer, 168, pp 176-192.


P.G. Kosmopoulos, M. Taylor, S. Kazadzis, 2015. The SOLEA Project: nowcasting solar energy spectra and UV products. 15th European Meteorological Society (EMS) Annual Meeting & 12th European Conference on Applications of Meteorology (ECAM), Sofia, Bulgaria, 7-11 September 2015.

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