A.P. "Sakis" Meliopoulos
Georgia Power Distinguished Professor in the School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Distinguished Professor A.P. "Sakis" Meliopoulos, Ph.D., is the Georgia Power Distinguished Professor in the School of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech and serves as associate director of cyber-physical systems for the Institute for Information Security & Privacy.
Meliopoulos helped develop the power program at Georgia Tech by contributing to the modernization of existing courses, introducing new courses, initiating research activities and developing continuing education programs. He is principal inventor of the Smart Ground Multimeter, the Fault Distance Indicator, and the Open Conductor Detector.
His research interests include: power quality, power system reliability and risk assessment and simulation, animation and visualization of power system.
He holds three patents, published three books, and published over 270 technical papers. For his research achievements, he was elected Fellow of the IEEE in 1993.