Agis M. Papadopoulos obtained his Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the Aristotle University Thessaloniki (AUT, 1989), his Master of Science in Energy Conservation and the Environment from Cranfield University (UK, 1991), and his Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering, specializing on solar systems, from the AUT (1994). Since 1998 he is Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the AUT. His main research interests lie in the fields of (a) Energy conservation and rational use of energy in buildings, (b) Energy resources economics and (c) Elaboration, monitoring and evaluation of legislative and regulatory measures to promote Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. He has coordinated more than 60 national and international research projects and authored or co-authored more than 320 papers published in peer reviewed journals and in conference proceedings. He is Editor-in- Chief of the International Journal of Sustainable Energy. He has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Cyprus and is now at the International Hellenic University, Greece, and at the Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg, Germany. Since 2014 he is Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board of the Open University of Cyprus.