05/2017 – 04/2018
Exergoeconomic and exergoenvironmental analyses of a combined-cycle power plant with a solid oxide fuel cell and CO2 capture
    Principal investigators: Dr. Fontina Petrakopoulou, Dr. Zin Eddine Dadach
    Supported by: HCT (UAE), UC3M
    Project duration: 12 months (start May 2017)  

07/2015 – 09/2018
Hybrid Power Plants for Polygeneration – OPTIHYP
    Principal investigator: Dr. Fontina Petrakopoulou
    Supported by: European Union (MC-COFUND, FP7)
    Project duration: 36 months (start July 2015)

01/2016 - 31/12/2018
Optimization of solar thermal power plants, transient analysis and design of concentric receivers (Optimización de centrales termosolares, análisis transitorio y diseño de receptores bayoneta excéntricos) – EXTRASOL
    Supported by: Spanish ministry of economy and competitiveness
    Project duration: 36 months (start January 2016)

05/2013 – 04/2015
Green Energy for Islands – GENERGIS (332028)
    Principal investigator: Dr. Fontina Petrakopoulou
    Supported by: European Union (MC-IEF, FP7)
    Project duration: 24 months (start May 2013)

09/2012 – 01/2013
Study on the technological perspective of different paths of utilization of lignocellulosic biomass
    Supported by: REPSOL
    Project duration: 26 weeks (start September 2012)

01/2012 – 01/2013
Development of efficient photocatalysts for obtaining products of commercial interest for the valuation of CO2
    Project supported by: REPSOL
    Project duration: 24 months (start January 2012)

03/2011 – 01/2013
Evaluation of Gasification Processes and their Improvement Potential
    Project supported by: European Union (COFUND AMAROUT, FP7) and IMDEA Energy
    Project duration: 25 months (start March 2011)

01/2012 – 01/2013
Sustainable routes for the production of oxygenated high energy density biofuels from lignocelullosic biomass in a sustainable and efficient way (ASBIOPLAT)
    Project supported by: The Madrid Regional Authority (Comunidad de Madrid)
    Project duration: 36 months (start January 2012)

03/2011 – 01/2013
Advanced Electrolyser for Hydrogen Production with Renewable Energy Sources (ADEL)
Project supported by: The European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7), Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH-JU)
    Project duration: 36 months (start January 2011)

03/2011 – 01/2013
Use of agro-forest and oily residues to produce clean transportation fuels (RESTOENE)
    Project supported by: The Madrid Regional Authority (Comunidad de Madrid)
    Project duration: 48 months (start January 2010)

09/2006 – 09/2009
Optimization of Systems, Energy Management and Environmental Impact in Process Engineering
    Project supported by: The European Union (MC-RTN, FP6)
    Project duration: 36 months (start January 2006)

06/2005-10/2005
Design Optimization of products and procedures with emphasis on the parametric formation of fluctuations in complex geometry
Programme “Pythagoras II”. Supervisor: John K. Nikolos
    Project supported by: Cofinanced Development Programmes (EU, Greece)
    Project duration: 19 months (start June 2005)