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Mr Christos Marouchos

ASSOCIATE LECTURER IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING


CMarouchos@uclan.ac.uk

+357 24694000

Qualifications

PhD Power Electronics (Brunel University London UK, 1981)

MSc Power Electronics (Brunel University London UK, 1977)

Engineering Council Examinations CEI Part 2 (Middlesex Polytechnic, 1976)

Diploma of Technician Engineer (Higher Technical Institute, Nicosia Cyprus. 1973)

 

Specialization

Power electronics and in Sustainable/Renewable Electrical Power Sources

 

Employment Track

Associate Lecturer, UCLan Cyprus, 2019 – Present

Assistant Professor: Cyprus University of Technology, 2008 – 2017

Lecturer in Electrical Engineering:  Higher Technical Institute, 1992-2007

Electronics Engineer: Ministry of Defense, Nicosia: Acquisition, Installation, and operation of military radar at Troodos, 1988-1992

Research Officer: BICC Research and Engineering, London: Research Officer, 1982- 1987

Research and development Engineer: Watford Control Instruments, London:  In Charge of research and development, 1981 –1982

 

Research Interests

  • Application of power electronics to Renewable energy sources
  • Mathematical modelling of power electronic converters
  • Mains Pollution: Current and voltage harmonics elimination and controlled reactive power generation.
  • New configurations of an Inverter: Very recently we introduced a new configuration of an inverter, the Switched capacitor Inverter.

 

Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

Teaching and Course Leadership 

  • Module Leadership/Delivery: Power Systems, Renewable Energy Systems, Power Electronics and Electrical Engineering Fundamentals.

 

Selective Publications 

Books:

Marouchos, CC : “The switching Function: Analysis of Power Electronic Circuits”, IEE, London, 2006, ISBN-10 086341351X, ISBN-13: 978-086341351-3

 

Patents

Two patents: App.No 8525288 and App.No 8008439

Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations 

  1. Sat Mohanram, M. Darwish, CC Marouchos, “Optimisation and Simulation of RC Time Constants in Snubber Circuits”, accepted in the IEEE University Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), September 2018.
  2. Sat Mohanram, M. Darwish, CC Marouchos, “Power Switching Device Losses – Simulation and Non-Simulation Methods of Calculations”, accepted in the IEEE University Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), September 2018.
  3. Paterakis, CC Marouchos, G. A. Putrus, M. Darwish, “A solid-state fault current limiting and interrupting device (FCLID) with power factor correction”, accepted in the IEEE University Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), September 2018.
  4. Maria C. Argyrou, F. Paterakis, Christina Panagi, Christos Makarounas, M. Darwish, CC Marouchos, “Supercapacitor application for PV power smoothing”, accepted in the IEEE University Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), September 2018.
  5. Paterakis, CC Marouchos, M. Darwish, D. Nafpaktitis, “Comparison of a PWM Inverter and a Multilevel Inverter using the Switching Function Analysis for Harmonic Content and Efficiency”, IEEE University Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), September 2017.
  6. Maria C. Argyrou, CC Marouchos, M. Darwish, Eftihia Iosif, F. Paterakis, “Investigation of the Switched Inductor Circuit for Harmonics Compensation”, IEEE University Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), September 2017.
  7. C. Marouchos, G. A. Putrus, M. Darwish, F. Paterakis, “An Investigation of the Switched-Capacitor Circuit as a Solid-State Fault Current Limiting and Interrupting Device (FCLID) with Power Factor Correction Suitable for Low-Voltage Distribution Networks”, IEEE University Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), September 2017.
  8. C. Marouchos, G. A. Putrus, M. Darwish, F. Paterakis, “An Investigation of the Switched-Capacitor Circuit as a Solid-State Fault Current Limiting and Interrupting Device (FCLID) with Power Factor Correction Suitable for Low-Voltage Distribution Networks”, IEEE University Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), September 2017.
  9. Panagiotis Dimitriadis, Mohamed Darwish, Christos Marouchos, “Overvoltage Protection”; IEEE University Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), 2016.
  10. Christos Marouchos, Eftihia Josif, Mohamed Darwish, “Investigation of the switched Inductor Circuit for Harmonics Compensation”; IEEE University Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), 2016.

 

Supervision of Projects/PhDs

Co-Supervisor for five PhD students at Brunel University, London UK

Co-Supervisor for one PhD students at Cyprus University of Technology