Konstantinos N. Gyftakis was born in Patras, Greece, in May 1984. He received the Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Patras, Patras, Greece in 2010. He pursued a Ph.D in the same institution in the area of electrical machines condition monitoring and fault diagnosis (2010-2014). Furthermore, he worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant in the Dept. of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, UK (2014-2015). Then he worked as Lecturer (2015-2018) and Senior Lecturer (2018-2019) in the School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics and as an Associate with the Research Institute for Future Transport and Cities, Coventry University, UK. Additionally, since 2016 he has been a member of the “Centro de Investigação em Sistemas Electromecatrónicos” (CISE), Portugal.
Since 2019, he has been a Lecturer in Electrical Machines and a Member of the Institute for Energy Systems, University of Edinburgh, UK.
His research interests focus in the fault diagnosis, condition monitoring and degradation of electrical machines. He has authored/co-authored more than 90 papers in international scientific journals and conferences and a chapter for the book: “Diagnosis and Fault Tolerance of Electrical Machines, Power Electronics and Drives”, IET, 2018. He is an IEEE Member, as well as member of the IEEE IAS and IEEE IES.