Dr Brian Azzopardi


Dr Inġ. Brian Azzopardi (BA) is co-Founder and Chairman of The Foundation for Innovation and Research – Malta (FiR.mt), Senior Lecturer II at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) and Visiting Senior Lecturer at the University of Malta (UM). Since 2011, he has held senior academic and research positions in the United Kingdom, Lithuania and Malta. He has also served the industry, government agencies and ministries and research centers since 1998. He is the Coordinator of the Horizon 2020 / Horizon Europe projects: JUMP2Excel, NEEMO, TRANSIT and PROMISE projects and contributed directly to over €10M to affiliated institutions on projects with over €30M budget over the past decade. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of The IET, EI, RSC and Chamber of Engineers. He is also the recipient of the MCST-JRC Young Scientist Award and STEM Young Researchers Award. In 2008 he received the Eur. Ing. title followed by the CEng and the EI Chartered Energy Engineer titles in 2012. In 2002, he received a BEng(Hons) from UM and a PhD from The University of Manchester in 2011. He also received teaching and pedological qualifications from MCAST (2008) and PGCHE from Oxford Brookes University (2012). Dr Inġ. Azzopardi is the editor and co-author of two books, 100+ research papers in peer-reviewed impact-listed journals and conferences, and invited speaker and the Chair of MEDPOWER2022 Conference. He has supervised over 10+ postgraduates Masters and Doctoral Candidates and Postdocs. brianazzopardi.eu

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