Kontaxis Panagiotis


 Office: Room B127, Building Β, Αncient Οlive-grove Campus

 Office number: +30 210 538-1195

 Lab: Building and Industrial Energy Systems Lab

    • Module of Lightning Technology, Room ZA018, Building Z, Αncient Οlive-grove Campus

 Lab number: +30 210 538-1177

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Webpage: https://eiclab.eee.uniwa.gr/index.php/en/component/contact/contact/11-professors-en/40-kontaksis-panagiotis-en?Itemid=103

Office hours: Monday 16:00-17:00 and Tuesday 12:00-13:00


Discipline: Energy Electrical Systems



2004 – MSc, Energy Production & Management, National Technical University of Athens

2003 – BSc, Electrical & Computer Engineer, National Technical University of Athens

1996 – BSc, Energy Engineer, Technological Educational Institute of Athens


Research interests

  • Lighting control,
  • Lighting systems optimization,
  • Photometric measurements,
  • Street lighting,
  • Energy saving in buildings and industries


Representative Publications

  • E.-N.D. Madias, L.T. Doulos, P.A. Kontaxis, F.V. Topalis, "Multicriteria decision aid analysis for the optimum performance of an ambient light sensor: Methodology and case study", Operational Research 2020 (https://doi.org/10.1007/s12351-020-00575-5)
  • L.Τ. Doulos, I. Sioutis, P.Α. Kontaxis, G. Zissis, K. Faidas, "A decision support system for street lighting based on energy performance indicators and environmental criteria: Overview, methodology and case study", Sustainable cities and Society, vol.51, 101759, November 2019.
  • E.-N.D. Madias, L.T. Doulos, P.A. Kontaxis, F.V. Topalis, "A decision support system for techno‑economic evaluation of indoor lighting systems with LED luminaires", Operational Research 2019 (https://doi.org/10.1007/s12351-019-00485-1).
  • G.K. Adam, P.A. Kontaxis, L.T. Doulos, E.-N.D. Madias, C.A. Bouroussis and F.V. Topalis, "Embedded Microcontroller with a CCD Camera as a Digital Lighting Control System" Electronics 2019, 8(1), 33.
  • L.T. Doulos, A. Tsangrassoulis, P.A. Kontaxis, A. Kontadakis, F.V. Topalis, "Harvesting daylight with LED or T5 fluorescent lamps? The role of dimming", Energy and Buildings, vol.125, pp.336-347, 2017.
  • E.-N.D. Madias, P.A. Kontaxis, F.V. Topalis, "Application of multi-objective genetic algorithms to interior lighting optimization", Energy and Buildings, vol.140, pp.66-74, 2016.
  • P.A. Kontaxis, P.A. Langouranis, G.A. Vokas, F.V. Topalis, "Power quality field measurements in Greece: Measurement Review and Analysis", International Scientific Conference, eRA – 10, Piraeus, Greece, 23- 25 September 2015.
  • G.K. Adam, P.A. Kontaxis, C.A. Bouroussis, D.Ε. Ventzas, F.V. Topalis: "Embedded computer communication and control of DALI LED drivers", 6th Balkan Conference on Lighting, Balkan Light 2015, Athens, Greece, September 16-19, 2015.
  • P.A. Kontaxis, E-N.D. Madias, D. Zevgolis, F.V. Topalis: "Evaluation of image sensors for lighting control applications", 12th European Lighting Conference, LUX EUROPA 2013, Krakow, Poland, September 17-19, 2013.
  • C.A Bourousis, N-E.D. Madias, P.A. Kontaxis, F.V. Topalis: ''Benchmark report on the photometric and electrical performance of LED replacements of GU10 halogen spot lamps", Ingineria Iluminatului 2012; 14, 2: 7-16.
  • P.A. Kontaxis, C.A. Bouroussis, L.T. Doulos, F.V. Topalis: "Applications of CCD sensors in photometry and in daylight responsive systems", 5th Balkan Conference on Lighting, Balkan Light 2012, Belgrade, Serbia, October 3-6, 2012.


Undergraduate Courses

  • Power Electronics (Laboratory) – 6th Semester
  • Lighting technology (Laboratory) – 9th Semester


Postgraduate Courses


Curriculum Vitae


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