• Name

    Thomas Bartzanas
  • Affiliation

    Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Institute of Bio-Economy and Agritechnology

Short Bio

Thomas Bartzanas, is Director of Research in the Center for Research and Technology – HELLAS (CERTH) / Institute of Bio-Economy and Agritechnology. He is an agricultural engineer with a PhD (on 2004) on environmental control of agricultural structures. His research area is focused on the application of precision agricultural technologies (sensors, automation and ICT tools) for sustainable agriculture, systems analysis and modelling in agriculture, controlled environment agriculture (greenhouses, livestock storage systems) and environmental assessment of agricultural operations.He has participated as a Researcher or/and project manager, or/and coordinator in 40 research projects. He has 250 publications (46 peer reviewed Journals) 5 chapters in books and more than 200 participations in national and international conference.

He has co-edited a Book for Springer, his h-index is 15 and he has 1350 citations. Thomas has been invited to give 6 key-note speeches around on Structured Agricultural Production Systems. He is the Greek representative member in Animal Task Force (EU), and member of the EIP focus group for Circular Horticulture. Thomas is the President of the Hellenic Society of Agricultural Engineers, he is the national representative and coordinator of the Greek Innovation Platform for Agrofood, vice chair in the industrial Greek Food4Life platform representing the academic and research organisations and member of the Regional Innovation Council of Thessaly.

LivAGE Working group(s) involved

  • WG1

  • WG2

  • WG3

  • WG4

Additional Information

Main Research fields of activity

Environmental control of animal housing facilities

Measuring and modelling microclimate and emissions from livestock buildings

Design optimization of animal housing facilities

Environmental assessment

Experimental facilities / instruments / software

3D sonic anemometers

Innova wireless sensors for monitoring environmental parameters

Equipment for monitoring GHGs and PM

SimaPro (LCA analysis)

ANSYS (CFD analysis)


Future related to LivAge events / exhibition

AgEng2018, July 2018, The Netheralnds