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Dr Katerina Fragaki

Senior Lecturer in Renewable Energy
School of Engineering
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Katerina is the MSc Renewable Energy Engineering Course Leader. She is teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Her background is in Physics and her particular expertise and research interest is on Renewable Energy and Photovoltaic systems. Katerina supervises undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD projects in this area.

Katerina is Module Leader of the MSc Modules Renewable Energy Technology MP4708, Design and Analysis of Renewable Energy Systems MP4710, Research Methods, EL4166, and she is the co-ordinator of MSc Renewable Energy Engineering Projects. She is also contributing to first year maths. She is currently the main supervisor of two PhD projects and second supervisor in a third one.

After completing her PhD and before coming to Preston to join the School of Computing Engineering and Physical Sciences, Katerina worked in the research projects DESIRE (Dissemination strategy on Electricity balancing for large Scale Integration of Renewable Energy) at the University of Birmingham (UK) and Virtual Village (VIRVIL) at the Welsh School of Architecture in Cardiff University (UK) and as a Lecturer in Renewable Energy at the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences at Durham University.

  • PhD Photovoltaic Systems, University of Southampton, UK, 2005
  • MSc in Renewable Energy Systems Technology Loughborough University, 1998
  • First degree Physics, University of Patras, Greece.