CEO of CREF and President of
The Cyprus Institute
Prof. Costas N. Papanicolas is the head of the Energy Division at the Cyprus Institute. He is an MIT-trained physicist with over 35 years of experience as a researcher, an educator and a scientific administrator. He has held positions at CEA, France, and has served as Professor at the Univ. of Illinois (USA), and at the Univ. of Athens (Greece). He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and a member of the Academia Europea. He served on numerous boards and committees including: Chair of the Council on Educational Evaluation and Accreditation (CEEA) of the Republic of Cyprus, and the National Research and Innovation Council of Cyprus, chaired by the President of the Republic. Prof. Papanicolas has over 140 publications in peer-reviewed journals.