Dr Nikolaos Katsoulas is Professor at the University of Thessaly (BSc-MSc in Agronomy- 1997, Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering-2002), Director of the Lab of Agricultural Constructions and Environmental Control and of the Institute of Rural Development of the IASON University Center for Innovation Research and Development, of the University of Thessaly.

He has 18 years Academic, Research and Teaching experience. He is specialized in microclimate control in agricultural buildings with emphasis in greenhouses. His research interests include technologies, automations, design, modeling and control in greenhouses, irrigation scheduling, hydroponic and aquaponic systems, energy management, renewable energy sources, microalgae production and other. He has long-term stays for research cooperation and teaching in several organizations around the world (e.g. UPCT, Spain; INRAE, Avignon, France; KUL, Belgium; SNU, Korea; UA, Tucson, USA; WUR, Wageningen, The Netherlands; HGU, Geisenheim, Germany).

He has participated in more than 50 EU and National (Greek) funded research projects and has published more than 200 publications (more than 75 in Peer-Review journals). During March 2021 he joined, as Editor, the Editorial Board of Biosystems Engineering Elsevier Journal.

Topic: Innovative actions at the Greenhouse Park of the University of Thessaly