Panos Kotsampopoulos received the Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece in 2010 and the PhD degree on distributed energy resources in 2017 from the same school. He also graduated from the School of Education of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2020. Since 2010 he has been working on research projects at the Smart RUE research group of NTUA, where he is currently a Senior Researcher. He was a guest researcher at the Austrian Institute of Technology AIT (Vienna) in 2012 and 2013. He has participated in several European research projects as principal investigator for ICCS-NTUA and in national projects with PPC/HEDNO. He is responsible for the development of the laboratory infrastructure of the Electric Energy Systems Laboratory of NTUA. He is chair of the IEEE PES Task Force “Innovative teaching methods for modern power and energy systems”, chapter co-leader of the IEEE WG P2004 “Recommended Practice for Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation Based Testing of Electric Power Apparatus and Controls”, active member of the IEEE PES Task Force on “Real-Time Simulation of Power and Energy Systems” and member of other Task Forces and Working Groups. He is Editor of the “IEEE Open Access Journal of Power and Energy” and member of the Editorial Board of the journal “Energies”. He is chair of the IEEE Young Professionals Greece and co-founder of the energy community “Collective Energy”. He is Senior Member of IEEE and member of the Technical Chamber of Greece.