Athanassios A. Argiriou

Athanassios A. Argiriou

Faculty

Position: Professor

Sector: Applied Physics


Contact detailss

athanarg@upatras.gr

(+30) 261099 6078

Office: 303, Physics Building B, 3rd floor

Availability hours: By appointment arranged through e-mail

Brief CV

Studies

Physics diploma, 1983, University of Patras, Greece
Diplome d'Etudes Approfondies en Energetique Physique,1984, Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, France
Doctorat, 1987, Universite de Provence (Aix - Marseille I), France

Administrative positions

Head of the Laboratory of Atmospheric Physics (2006 - 2016)

Director of the Section of Applied Physics (2010 - 2011)

Deputy Chair of the Department of Physics (2011-2013)

Chair of the Department of Physics (2013-2015)

Director of the Graduate Studies Program, Dept of Physics (2015- )


Detailed CV

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Publications

In peer reviewed journals                  88

In international conferences              87

Citations (excluding self-citations)   > 2 360 (h-index 25) 

 

Research interests

Stable isotopes (18Ο & 2Η) in rainfall and in atmospheric vapor

Methods for meteorological time series homogenization

GPS Meteorology

Artificial intelligence methods applied to weather and environmental time series and to other meteorological data

Energy meteorology

Member of scientific unions

1. La mesure par thermographie Ιnfrarouge: Calibration et traitement du signal., A. Arconada, A. Argiriou, F. Papini, R. Pasquetti, , Journal of Modern Optics, Vol. 34, No. 10, pp. 1327-1335, 1987

2. Measurement of brightness concentration distribution in the focal zone of a focusing solar collector with an infrared camera., A. Argiriou, A. Arconada, P. Gallet, F. Papini, R. Pasquetti, M. Audibert, , Solar Energy, Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 267-271, 1988

3. Methodes d'identification et d'exploitation de la sequence de ponderation d'un dispositif d'acquisition d'images thermographiques infrarouges., R. Pasquetti, A. Argiriou, F. Papini, , Journal of Modern Optics, Vol. 35, No. 10, pp. 1689-1698, 1988

4. Thermal study of the receiver of a focusing solar collector using infrared thermography., A. Argiriou, R. Pasquetti, F. Papini, A. Arconada, M. Audibert, , Solar Energy, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp.45-56, 1989

5. Technical and economical comparison between solar water heaters using electrodeposited chrome selective coating and selective paints., M. Santamouris, D. Papaioannou, A. Argiriou, G. Stavrakakis, , Energy Convers. Mgmt, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp.421-431, 1990

6. Performance evaluation of passive and hybrid cooling components for a hotel complex, Int. J. Solar Energy, Vol. 9, pp. 1-12, 1990, A. Tombazis, A. Argiriou and M. Santamouris, , Int. J. Solar Energy, Vol. 9, pp. 1-12, 1990

7. On the use of atmospheric heat sinks for heat dissipation., G. Agas, T. Matsaggos, M. Santamouris and A. Argiriou, , Energy & Buildings, Vol. 17, pp.321-329, 1991

8. Analysis of the accuracy and sensitivity of eight models to predict the performance of earth to air heat exchangers., A. Tzaferis, D. Liparakis, M. Santamouris and A. Argiriou, , Energy & Buildings, Vol. 18, pp. 35 - 43, 1992

9. Potential of radiative cooling in southern Europe., A. Argiriou, M. Santamouris, C. Balaras, and S. Jeter, , Int. J. Solar Energy, Vol. 50, No 3, pp. 197-204, 1993

10. On the energy consumption and indoor air quality in office and hospital buildings in Athens, Hellas., A. Argiriou, D. Asimakopoulos, C. Balaras, E. Daskalaki, A. Lagoudi, M. Loizidou, M. Santamouris, and I. Tselepidaki, , Energy Convers. Mgmt, Vol. 35, No 5, pp. 385-394, 1994

11. Design and operation of a low energy consumption passive solar agricultural greenhouse., M. Santamouris, A. Argiriou and M. Vallindras, , Solar Energy, Vol. 52, No 5, pp. 371-378, 1994

12. Energy characteristics and savings potential in office buildings., M. Santamouris, A. Argiriou, E. Daskalaki, C. Balaras and A. Gaglia, , Solar Energy, Vol.52., No 1, p.p. 59 - 66, 1994

13. Energy performance and energy conservation in health care buildings, in Hellas., M. Santamouris, E. Daskalaki, C. Balaras, A. Argiriou and A. Gaglia, , Energy Convers. Mgmt, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 293-305, 1994

14. Energy consumption and the potential for energy conservation in school buildings, in Hellas., M. Santamouris, E. Dascalaki, C. Balaras, A. Argiriou and A. Gaglia, , Energy, Vol. 19, No 6, pp. 653-660, 1994

15. Assessment of the radiative cooling potential of a collector using hourly weather data., A. Argiriou, M. Santamouris and D. Assimakopoulos, , Energy, Vol. 19, No 8, pp. 879-888, 1994

16. Renewable energies and energy conservation technologies for buildings in Southern Europe., M. Santamouris and A. Argiriou, , Int. J. Solar Energy, Vol. 15, pp. 69-79, 1994

17. Performance of an indirect evaporative cooler in Athens., N. Klitsikas, M. Santamouris, A. Argiriou, D.N. Asimakopoulos and A. I. Dounis, , Energy & Buildings, Vol. 21, No 1, pp. 55-63, 1994

18. Knowledge based vs classic control in solar building designs., A. I. Dounis, C. C. Lefas, and A. Argiriou, , Applied Energy, 50, 281 - 292, 1995

19. A fuzzy rule-based approach to achieve visual comfort conditions., A.I. Dounis, D.E. Manolakis and A. Argiriou, , International Journal of Systems Science, 26,7,1349-1361, 1995

20. Heat and Mass Transfer through Large Openings by Natural Convection., M. Santamouris, A. Argiriou, D. Asimakopoulos, N. Klitsikas, A. Dounis, , Energy and Buildings, No 23, 1- 8, 1995

21. On the performance of buildings coupled with earth-to-air heat exchangers., M. Santamouris, G. Mihalakakou, A. Argiriou and D.N. Asimakopoulos, , Solar Energy, Vol. 54, No. 6, 375-380, 1995

22. Predicting single side natural ventilation rates in buildings., E. Dascalaki, M. Santamouris, A. Argiriou, C. Helmis, D. Asimakopoulos, C. Papadopoulos, A. Soilemes, , Solar Energy, Vol. 55, No 5, pp. 327-341, 1995

23. Οn the ground temperature below buildings., G. Mihalakakou, M. Santamouris, D. Asimakopoulos and A. Argiriou, , Solar Energy, Vol. 55, No 5, pp.355-362, 1995

24. Use of buried pipes for energy conservation in cooling of agricultural greenhouses., M. Santamouris, G. Mihalakakou, C.A. Balaras, A. Argiriou, D. Assimakopoulos, M. Vallindras, , Solar Energy, Vol. 55, No 2, 111-124, 1995

25. Design of a fuzzy environment comfort system., A.I. Dounis, M.J. Santamouris, C.C. Lefas and A. Argiriou, , Energy and Buildings, 22, 81-87, 1995

26. Energy conservation and retrofitting potential in Hellenic hotels., Μ. Santamouris, C. A. Balaras, E. Dascalaki, A. Argiriou, A. Gaglia, , Energy & Buildings, 24, 65-75, 1996

27. On the combination of air velocity and flow measurements in single sided natural ventilation configurations., E. Dascalaki, M. Santamouris, A. Argiriou, C. Helmis, D.N. Asimakopoulos, K. Papadopoulos, and A. Soilemes, , Energy & Buildings, Vol. 24, 155-165, 1996

28. On the efficiency of night ventilation techniques for thermostatically controlled buildings., M. Santamouris, G. Mihalakakou, A. Argiriou and D. N. Asimakopoulos, , Solar Energy, Vol. 56, No 6, 479-483, 1996

29. Energy conservation in greenhouses with buried pipes., M. Santamouris, G. Mihalakakou, C.A. Balaras, J.O. Lewis, M. Vallindras and A. Argiriou, , Energy, Vol. 21, No 5, 353-360, 1996

30. A triple hot wire system for indoor air flow measurements., K. H. Papadopoulos, A. T. Soilemes, C. G. Helmis, D. N. Asimakopoulos, A. Argiriou and E. Dascalaki, , Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Vol. 118, 141-145, 1996

31. CHSPSS Systems in Greece: Test of simulation software and analysis of typical systems., A. Argiriou, , Solar Energy, Vol. 60, Nos 3/4, pp. 159-170, 1997

32. Active solar space heating of residential buildings in Northern Hellas - A case study., A. Argiriou, N. Klitsikas, C. A. Balaras, D. N. Asimakopoulos, , Energy and Buildings, 26, 215-221, 1997

33. Social cost of electricity generation in Greece., D. Dalianis, D. Petassis, M. Santamouris, A. Argiriou, C. Cartalis and D.N. Asimakopoulos, , Renewable Energy, Vol. 12, No 3 pp. 281-289, 1997

34. Passive Cooling of Buildings - Results of the PASCOOL Project., M. Santamouris & A. Argiriou, , Intl. Journal Solar Energy, Vol. 19, pp. 3-19, 1997

35. Future research in passive cooling, M. Santamouris & A. Argiriou, , Intl. Journal Solar Energy, Intl. Journal Solar Energy, 1997

36. Energy Policy and Action Plan for Renewable Energy Sources (RES), for the Hellenic Islands of the North Aegean Region., C.A. Balaras, M. Santamouris, D.N. Asimakopoulos, A.A. Argiriou, G. Paparsenos, Α. Gaglia, , Energy, Vol. 24, 335-350, 1999

37. Comparison of methodologies for TRY generation using 20 years data for Athens Greece., A. A. Argiriou, S. Lykoudis, S. Kontoyannidis, C.Α. Balaras, D.N. Asimakopoulos, M. Petrakis, P. Kassomenos, , Solar Energy, Vol 66, No 1, pp. 33-45, 1999

38. EPIQR surveys of apartment buildings in Europe., C.A.Balaras, K. Droutsa, D.N. Asimakopoulos, A.A. Argiriou, , Energy & Buildings, Vol. 31, pp. 111-128, 2000

39. Potential for energy conservation in apartment buildings., C.A.Balaras, K. Droutsa, A.A. Argiriou, D.N. Asimakopoulos, , Energy & Buildings, Vol. 31, pp. 143-154, 2000

40. Development of a neural network controller for solar buildings., A. A. Argiriou, I. Bellas-Velidis, C. A. Balaras, , Neural Networks, Vol. 13, pp. 811-820, 2000

41. On the impact of urban climate on the energy consumption of buildings., M. Santamouris, N. Papanikolaou, I. Livada, I. Koronakis, C. Georgakis, A. Argiriou, D. N. Asimakopoulos, , Solar Energy, Vol 70, No 3, pp. 201 –216, 2001

42. Use of artificial neural networks for predicting the heating requirements of single family houses., A.A. Argiriou, I. Bellas-Velidis, C.A. Balaras, A. Dounis, , International Journal of Knowledge – Based Intelligent Engineering Systems, Vol. 5, No. 4, 2001

43. Assesment of energy and natural resources conservation in office buildings using TOBUS., C.A. Balaras, K. Droutsa, A.A. Argiriou, K. Wittchen, , Energy & Buildings, 34, 135-154, 2002

44. Infrared thermography for building diagnostics., C.A. Balaras, A.A. Argiriou, , Energy & Buildings, 34, 171-184, 2002

45. Single-sided ventilation of buildings through shaded large openings., A.A. Argiriou, C.A. Balaras, S.P. Lykoudis, , Energy, 27, 93-115, 2002

46. The solar thermal market in Greece – Review and perspectives., A.A. Argiriou, S. Mirasgedis, , Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 7, 397-418, 2003

47. Thermal storage efficiencies for two saltless solar ponds., A.V. Spyridonos, A.A. Argiriou, J.K. Nickoletatos, , Solar Energy, 75(3): 207-216, 2003

48. A neural network controller for hydronic heating systems of solar buildings., A. A. Argiriou, I. Bellas-Velidis, M. Kummert, P. Andre, , Neural Networks, 17(3), 427-440, 2004

49. Experimental study of an earth-to-air heat exchanger coupled to a photovoltaic system., A.A. Argiriou, S.P. Lykoudis, C.A. Balaras, D.N. Asimakopoulos, , Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 126(1), 620-625, 2004

50. On the methods for the delimitation of seasons., A.A. Argiriou, P.A. Kassomenos, S.P. Lykoudis, , Water, Air, and Soil Pollution: Focus , 4:65-74, 2004

51. Numerical simulation and performance of a low capacity solar assisted absorption heat pump coupled with a subfloor system., Α.Α. Argiriou, C.A. Balaras, S. Kcntoyiannidis, E. Michel, , Solar Energy, 79(3), 290-301, 2005

52. Comparing control strategies using experimental and simulation results: Methodology and application to heating control of passive solar buildings., Kümmert M., André P., Argiriou A.A. , , HVAC&R Research (special issue), 12(3a):715-737, 2005

53. Isotopic composition of precipitation in Greece., A.A. Argiriou, S. Lykoudis, , Journal of Hydrology, 327(3-4):486-495, 2006

54. Combined analysis of rainfall and lightning data produced by mesoscale systems in the central and eastern Mediterranean., D. Katsanos, K. Lagouvardos, V. Kotroni, A.A. Argiriou, , Atmospheric Research, 83(1), 55-63, 2007

55. Gridded dataset of the stable isotopic composition of precipitation over the Eastern and Central Mediterranean., S. Lykoudis and A.A. Argiriou, , J. Geophys. Res., 112, D18107-D18305, 2007

56. Temporal trends in the stable isotope composition of precipitation: a comparison between the eastern Mediterranean and central Europe, S.P. Lykoudis, A.A. Argiriou, , Theor. Appl. Climatol., 1-9, doi 10.1007/s0074-010-0384-6, 2010

57. The relationship of lighting activity with microwave brightness measurements and spaceborn reflectivity profiles in the Central and Eastern Mediterranean., D.K. Katsanos, K. Lagouvardos, V. Kotroni, A.A. Argiriou, , Jounal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 46, 1901-1912, 2007

58. Using data mining techniques for estimating minimum, maximum and average daily temperature values., Kotsiantis S., Kostoulas A., Lykoudis S., Argiriou A., Menagias K. , , Int J Math, Phys Eng Sci, 1 (1), pp. 16-20, 2008

59. Storms and Lightning Activity in Greece during the Warm Periods of 2003–2006., N. Mazarakis, V. Kotroni, K. Lagouvardos, A.A. Argiriou, , Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 47, 3089-3098, 2008

60. The sensitivity of numerical forecasts to convective parametrization during the warm period and the use of lighting data as an indicator for convective occurrence. , Mazarakis N., Kotroni V., Lagouvardos K., Argiriou A., , Atmospheric Research , 94 (4): 704-714, 2009

61. Stable isotopic signature of precipitation under various synoptic classifications, Lykoudis S., Kostopoulou E., Argiriou A. A., , Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 35, (9-12), 530-535, 2010

62. Reverse flood routing with the inverted Muskingum storage routing scheme, A. D. Koussis, K. Mazi, S. Lykoudis, A. A. Argiriou, , Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 12, 217-227, 2012

63. An Efficient Approach to Spatiotemporal Analysis and Modeling of Air Pollution Data, Tsiotas G., Argiriou A. A., , Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics, Vol. 16, N. 3, 371-388, DOI: 10.1007/s13253-011-0057-7, 2011

64. Spatially interpolated time series of δ18Ο in Eastern Mediterranean precipitation, Spyridon P Lykoudis; Athanassios A Argiriou; Elissavet Dotsika, , Global and Planetary Change, Special Issue MedClivar Pisa 2008, manuscript ID D-08-00151R2, 2008

65. The sensitivity of warm period precipitation forecasts to various modifications of the Kain-Fritsch convective parameterization scheme, Mazarakis, N., Kotroni, V., Lagouvardos, K., Argiriou, A.A., Anderson, C.J., , Natural Hazards and Earth System Science, 11 (5) pp. 1327 - 1339, 2011

66. An advanced method for classifying atmospheric circulation types based on prototypes connectivity graph, Athanassios Zagouras, Athanassios A. Argiriou, Helena A. Flocas, George Economou, Spiros Fotopoulos, , Atmospheric Research, 118, 180-192, 2012

67. Homogenization of mean monthly temperature time series of Greece, Anna Mamara, Athanassios A. Argiriou, Manolis Anadranistakis, , International Journal of Climatology, Volume 33, Issue 12, October 2013, Pages: 2649–2666, 2013

68. Weather maps classification over Greek domain based on isobaric line patterns, Athanassios Zagouras, Athanassios A. Argiriou, George Economou, Spiros Fotopoulos, Helena A. Flocas, , Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 114(3):691-704, 2013

69. Determination of measuring sites for solar irradiance based on cluster analysis of satellite – derived cloud estimations, A. Zagouras, A. Kazantzidis, E. Nikitidou, A. A. Argiriou, , Solar Energy, 97:1-11, 2013

70. Detection and Correction of Inhomogeneities in Greek Climate Temperature Series, Anna Mamara, Athanassios A. Argiriou, Manolis Anadranistakis, , Detection and Correction of Inhomogeneities in Greek Climate Temperature Series, 33: 2649–2666, 2013

71. Estimation of direct normal irradiance from measured global and corrected diffuse horizontal irradiance, M.C. Kotti, A.A. Argiriou, A. Kazantzidis, , Energy, 2014

72. Stable isotopic composition of atmospheric water vapor in Patras, Greece: A concentration weighted trajectory approach, V. Salamalikis, A.A. Argiriou, E. Dotsika , , Atmospheric Research, 152:93-104, 2015

73. The air quality of a Mediterranean urban environment and its relation to major meteorological parameters, A. Karagiannidis, A. Poupkou, T. Giannaros, C. Giannaros, D. Melas, A. Argiriou , , Water, Air & Soil Pollution, 226:2239, 2015

74. A ten-year analysis of the cloud-to-ground lightning activity over the Eastern Mediterranean region, E. Galanaki, V. Kotroni, K. Lagouvardos, A. Argiriou, , Atmospheric Research, 166(1):213-222, 2015

75. Isotopic modeling of the sub-cloud evaporation effect in precipitation, V. Salamalikis, A. A. Argiriou, E. Dotsika, , Science of the Total Environment, 544:1059-1072, 2016

76. Periodicity analysis of d18O in precipitation over Central Europe: Time–frequency considerations of the isotopic ‘temperature’ effect, V. Salamalikis, A.A. Argiriou, E. Dotsika, , Journal of Hydrology, 534:150-163, 2016

77. Lightning activity in the Mediterranean: quantification of cyclones contribution and relation to their intensity, E. Galanaki, Flaounas E., V. Kotroni, K. Lagouvardos, A. Argiriou , , Atmospheric Science Letters , 17(9):510-516, 2016

78. Energy efficiency of PV panels under real outdoor conditions–An experimental assessment in Athens, Greece, Gaglia A.G., Lykoudis S., Argiriou A.A., Balaras C.A., Dialynas E. , , Renewable Energy, 101:236-243, 2017

79. Recent trend analysis of mean air temperature in Greece based on homogenized data, A. Mamara, A.A. Argiriou, M. Anadranistakis, , Theor. Appl. Climatol., 126:543-573, 2016

80. High resolution air temperature climatology for Greece for the period 1971 – 2000., A. Mamara, M. Anadranistakis, A.A. Argiriou, T. Szentimrey, T. Kovacs, A. Bezes, Z. Bihari , , Meteorol. Appl., 24: 191-205, 2017

81. Atmospheric impact of ship traffic in four Adriatic-Ionian port-cities: Comparison and harmonization of different approaches. , E. Merico, A. Gambaro, A. Argiriou, A. Alebic-Juretic, E. Barbaro, D. Cesari, L. Chasapidis, S. Dimopoulos, A. Dinoi, A. Donateo, C. Giannaros, E. Gregoris, A. Karagiannidis, A.G. Konstandopoulos, T. Ivoševic, N. Liora, D. Melas, B. Mifka, I. Orlic, A. Poupkou, K. Sarovic, A. Tsakis, R. Giua, T. Pastore, A. Nocioni, D. Contini, , Transportation Research Part D, 50: 431-445, 2017

82. The impact of the energy performance regulations’ updated on the construction technology, economics and energy aspects of new residential buildings: The case of Greece, 83. Gaglia, A.G., Tsikaloudaki, A.G., Laskos, C.M., Dialynas, E.N., Argiriou, A.A. , , Energy & Buildings, 155: 225-237 , 2017

83. Energy Use Intensities for Asset Rating of Hellenic Non-Residential Buildings , Droutsa, K.G., Balaras, C.A, Daskalaki, E.G., Kontoyiannidis, S., Argiriou, A.A., , Global Journal of Energy Technology Research Updates, (5):19-36, 2018

84. Energy performance of European residential buildings: Energy use, technical and environmental characteristics of the Greek residential sector – energy conservation and CO2 reduction., Gaglia, A.G., Dialynas, E.N., Argiriou, A.A., Kostopoulou, E., Tsiamitros, D., Stimoniaris, D., Laskos, K.M., , Energy and Buildings, 183: 86-104, 2019

85. The test of the ecohydrological separation hypothesis in a dry zone of the northeastern Tibetan Plateau., 86. X. Qiu, M. Zhang, S. Wang, J. Evaristo, A. A. Argiriou, R. Guo, R. Chen, H. Meng, C. Che, D. Qu, , Ecohydrology, 12(3): e2077, 2019

86. Water Stable Isotopes in an Alpine Setting of the Northeastern Tibetan Plateau, Plateau Xue Qiu 1 [OrcID] , Mingjun Zhang 1,*, Shengjie Wang 1,3 [OrcID] , Athanassios A. Xue Qiu, Mingjun Zhang, Shengjie Wang, Athanassios A. Argiriou, Rong Chen, Hongfei Meng and Rong Guo, , Water, 11(4), 770, 2019

87. Stable Isotope Composition in Surface Water in the Upper Yellow River in Northwest China, Mengyu Shi, Shengjie Wang, Athanassios A. Argiriou, Mingjun Zhang, Rong Guo, Rong Jiao, Jingjing Kong, Yaning Zhang, Xue Qiu and Su’e Zhou, , Water, 11, 967-976, 2019

88. Stable Hydrogen and Oxygen Isotope Characteristics of Bottled Water in China: A Consideration of Water Source, Rong Guo, Shengjie Wang, Mingjun Zhang, Athanassios A. Argiriou, Xuemei Liu, Bo Su, Xue Qiu, Rong Jiao, Mengyu Shi, Su’e Zhou and Yaning Zhang , , Water, 11, 1065, 2019