210 2896736 – 210 2896750 elecengedu@aspete.gr


Department of Electronic Engineering Educators
School of Pedagogical & Technological Education (ASPETE)

Τel: +30 210 2896-773
e-mail: leekonomou-at-aspete.gr


  • 1997 : Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and Electronics (BEng (Honors)), University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, UK
  • 1998 : Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Advanced Control, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, UK
  • 2001 : National Technical University of Athens
  • 2006 : University of Piraeus
  • 2006 : PhD, National Technical University of Athens

Selected Publications

1. Ekonomou L., Iracleous D.P., Gonos I.F., Stathopulos I.A., «An optimal design method for improving the lightning performance of overhead high voltage transmission lines», Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 76, No. 6-7, pp. 493-499, (2006).
2. Ekonomou L., Liatsis P., Gonos I.F., Stathopulos I.A., «Artificial neural network based software tool for calculating the lightning performance of high voltage transmission lines», IEE Proceedings Science, Measurement and Technology, Vol. 153, No. 5, pp. 188-193, (2006).
3. Ekonomou L., Gonos I.F., Iracleous D.P., Stathopulos I.A., «Application of artificial neural network methods for the lightning performance evaluation of Hellenic high voltage transmission lines», Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 77, No. 1, pp. 55-63, (2007).
4. Ekonomou L., Fotis G.P., Maris T.I., Liatsis P., «Estimation of the electromagnetic field radiating by electrostatic discharges using artificial neural networks», Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Vol. 15, No. 9, pp. 1089-1102, (2007).
5. Maris T.I., Kourtesi St., Ekonomou L., Fotis G.P., «Modeling of a single phase photovoltaic  inverter», Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Vol. 91, No.18, pp. 1713-1725, (2007).
6. Pappas S.Sp, Ekonomou L., Karampelas P., Katsikas S.K., Liatsis P., «Modeling of the grounding resistance variation using ARMA models», Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Vol. 16, No. 5, pp. 560-570, (2008).
7. Ekonomou L., Fotis G.P., Maris T.I., «Cost related optimum design method for overhead high voltage transmission lines», European Transaction on Electrical Power, Vol. 18, No. 5, pp. 437-447, (2008).
8. Ekonomou L., «High voltage transmission lines studies with the use of artificial intelligence», Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 79, No. 12, pp. 1655-1660, (2009).
9. Christodoulou C.A., Ekonomou L., Fotis G.P., Gonos I.F., Stathopulos I.A., «Assessment of surge arrester failure rate and application studies in Hellenic high voltage transmission lines», Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 80, No. 2, pp. 176-183, (2010).
10. Ekonomou L., «Greek long-term energy consumption prediction using artificial neural networks», Energy, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 512-517, (2010).
11. Vita V., Mitropoulou A.D., Ekonomou L., Panetsos S., Stathopulos I.A., «Comparison of metal oxide surge arresters circuit models and implementation on high voltage transmission lines of the Hellenic network», IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Vol. 4, No. 7, pp. 846-853, (2010).
12. Christodoulou C.A., Vita V., Ekonomou L., Chatzarakis G.E., Stathopulos I.A., «Application of Powell’s optimization method to surge arrester circuit models’ parameters», Energy, Vol. 35, No. 8, pp. 3375-3380, (2010).
13. Ekonomou L., Karampelas P., Vita V., Chatzarakis G.E., «Evaluation of high-voltage transmission line arresters’ failure probability using a Q learning artificial neural network model», Institute of Physics Publishing, Measurement, Science and Technology, Vol. 22, No. 045702, pp. 6, (2011).
14. Lazarou S., Vita V., Ekonomou L., «Application of Powell’s optimization method for the optimal number of wind turbines in a wind farm», IET Science, Measurement and Technology, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 77-80, (2011).
15. Ekonomou L., Lazarou S., Chatzarakis G.E., Vita V., «Estimation of wind turbines optimal number and produced power in a wind farm using an artificial neural network model», Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 21-25, (2012).
16. Lazarou S., Vita V., Karampelas P., Ekonomou L., «A power system simulation platform for planning and evaluating distributed generation systems based on GIS», Energy Systems, Vol. 4, No. 4, (DOI) 10.1007/s12667-013-0082-4, pp. 379-391, (2013).
17. Sijakovic N., Djuric M., Kostic M., Ekonomou L., «An open source tool for transmission system analysis and planning», Energy Systems, Vol. 5, No. 4, (DOI) 10.1007/s12667-014-0125-5, pp. 705-717, (2014).
18. Vita V., Ekonomou L., Christodoulou C.A., «The impact of distributed generation to the lightning protection of modern distribution lines», Energy Systems, Vol. 7, No. 2, (DOI) 10.1007/s12667-015-0175-3, pp. 357-364, (2016).
19. Agamah S., Ekonomou L., «Peak demand shaving and load-levelling using a combination of bin packing and subset sum algorithms for electrical energy storage system scheduling», IET Science, Measurement and Technology, DOI 10.1049/iet-smt.2015.0218, (2016).
20. Kreishan M.Z., Fotis G.P., Vita V., Ekonomou L., «Distributed generation islanding effect on distribution networks and end user loads using the load sharing islanding method», Energies, Vol. 9, No. 11, (DOI)10.3390/en9110956, (2016).