Nikolaos Kakalis
Head of Strategic Research & Innovation

Nikolaos Kakalis is the Head of DNV-GL Strategic Research & Innovation in Greece since 2008. Nikos leads the development and implementation of methods and tools for modelling, simulation, and optimization of integrated / complex ship machinery systems with respect to energy efficiency, emissions, costs, and safety.

He holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering and an MSc in Process Systems Engineering from Imperial College London, as well as a Diploma in Metallurgical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. His work has resulted in over 40 refereed journal and conference proceedings publications.