Antonios Marinopoulos received the Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2003 from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He continued with post-graduate studies in the same University and received the PhD in Power Systems Engineering in 2009. From 2010 to early 2017 he was with ABB Corporate Research Centre in Sweden, where he worked on renewable energy sources and energy storage grid applications as a principal scientist in various technology development projects. Since March 2017 he has been with the Electricity Distribution, Security and Markets Unit in the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in Netherlands. He is the (co-)author of more than 40 scientific papers in academic journals and conferences and co-inventor of four granted patents. His research interests are in the field of power systems and renewable energy sources, distributed generation, and battery energy storage.