Konstantinos Stamatakis, PhD

stamatakis-k-ppc-170Director, Tests, Research & Standards Center, Public Power Corporation (PPC)

Dr. Stamatakis is the director of PPC’s S.A., Testing, Research & Standards Center (TRSC), since 2013. His vision for TRSC is to extend its activities to become a creativity and innovation center. For this reason TRSC participates in collaboration with Greek and European Universities and Research Centers, in European Research Programs, focusing on the development of new materials for thermal power plants, on robotics and on the development of new processes for environmental protection and energy storage.

From 2006 to 2013 he was the director of Procurement and Purchases directory of PPC’s mines division. During this period he was focusing on reverse engineering to reduce the cost of spare parts and replacements of the main equipment used in PPC’s lignite mines.

From 2001 to 2006 he participated in the initial steps of creating an Electricity market in Greece and contributed in creating software for the determination of Thermal Power Units marginal cost, load forecast applying artificial intelligence techniques, as wells as programs for Power Units commitment and hydrothermal cooperation between Thermal and Hydro PPC Units.

He joined PPC in 1991, where he worked in various positions of responsibility in the Electricity Production division of PPC. He has dealt also with issues of environmental protection and water treatment, where he contributed to the introduction of reverse osmosis systems in boiler feed water treatment.

Before his engagement with PPC S.A., he worked in positions of responsibility and management in the Greek Companies Petzetakis S.A. and Motor Oil.

Dr. Konstantinos Stamatakis is a Chemical Engineer and Mechanical Engineer from NTUA. He holds M.Sc. and Ph.D. diplomas in computational fluid mechanics from the Syracuse University, USA. His research work, inter alia, contributed to the improvement of the design and operation of artificial kidney, hemodialysis and blood plasmapheresis Systems. He also holds an MBA from Laverne University, USA.