Research Director at NOA. Dr. Mirasgedis holds a Ph.D. in energy and environmental economics and a degree in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. He has been working on simulation of energy systems for energy planning and emission projections, economic and environmental evaluation of energy efficiency and renewable technologies, analysis of co-benefits of clean energy technologies, environmental economics, etc. He has participated in a large number of studies on environmental external cost assessment and has published extensively on these subjects. He has been a lead author in the 4th and 5th IPCC Assessment Reports on Climate Change as well as in Global Energy Assessment (2013), and he has been selected as a lead author in the current 6th IPCC Assessment Report covering issues related to the building sector. He has participated in 43 Research Projects funded by National sources, European Commission, UNFCCC, International Atomic Energy Agency, acting as Project Leader (8 projects) or Senior Researcher (35 projects). He has co-authored 46 papers published in refereed journals.