Dr. Sgouris Sgouridis is an Associate Professor at Masdar Institute. His current research interests focuses on sociotechnical systems modeling including sustainable transportation systems and sustainable energy systems management. Dr. Sgouridis is Principal Investigator researching ‘Commercial Aviation in a Carbon-Constrained Future’ at Masdar Institute and he is co-leading the development of the Sustainable Bioresource Projects.
Prior to his role at Masdar Institute, Dr. Sgouridis worked at governmental and private organizations including the US Department of Transportation, the Port Authority of Thessaloniki and the Hellenic Army. He holds a PhD in Engineering Systems from MIT (2007), an MS in Technology and Policy from MIT (2005), and an MS in Transportation from MIT (2005). Dr. Sgouridis received the Martin Fellowship for Sustainability (2004-2005) and an award for Excellence in Academic Performance from the Chambers of Engineers (1998 and 1999).
Research Interest/Research Projects:
Sustainable transportation systems
Sustainable energy systems
Socio-technical systems modeling
Transition to low-energy society