George Messinis received his Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in 2011. Since then he works as a researcher and PhD candidate at the Electric Power Division of NTUA in the area of Smart Grids. He has participated in several national projects as well as in the DERri, SmartKye, BEAMS, IGreenGrid and SmarterEMC2 European projects. His research interests include smart grids, smart meters, machine learning, data mining, microgrids and distribution grid operation. He is a member of the technical chamber of Greece (TEE).