Dr Skarvelis-Kazakos joined Sussex in July 2015 and is now a Senior Lecturer in Power Electronics. He is a member of the Dynamics, Control and Vehicle (DCV) Research Group. The main focus of his research is smart grids and renewable energy integration.
He is the main and second supervisor of three PhD students and has also managed three Research Fellows / Assistants. He has participated as lead user, co-investigator and researcher in international multidisciplinary EU projects on biofuels for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) generators (Interreg Ecotec 21), control and grid integration of Electric Vehicles (FP7 MERGE) and testing an intelligent control system he had developed (FP7 DERri). Professional activities and recognition include being a Full Member of the EPSRC Peer Review College, as well as participation in several IEEE and CIGRE Working Groups.