Aimilios Michael, Architect Engineer Dipl.Arch.Eng., M.Sc., Ph.D., is a Lecturer in the Department of Architecture at the University of Cyprus, Director of Energy & Environmental Design of Buildings Research Laboratory (E&EDB) and Member of the Steering Committee of the Inter-departmental Master Programme, Energy Technology and Sustainable Design. Aimilios Michael holds a PhD in Environmental Design and Energy in Architecture from the Department of Architectural Technology, School of Architecture, National Technical University of Athens, NTUA. During his studies he was awarded numerous academic performance distinctions, including the Academic Excellence NTUA Award 2004 (1st rank), Best Design Diploma Thesis NTUA Award 2004 and Nomination for Best Doctoral Dissertation Award NTUA 2011. He was also awarded numerous academic scholarships for undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral studies.
His research activities take an interdisciplinary view and they focus on the areas of Energy and Environmental Design of Buildings and Advanced Architectural Technology. His research priorities include Integrated Architectural Design & Technology, Energy & Environmental Design and Conservation of Buildings on Vernacular, Contemporary and Modern Movement Architecture, Innovative & Sustainable Construction Components and Materials, Adaptable Building Envelope Design, Building Integrated Renewable Energy Sources (RES) and Energy & Environmental Awareness. He has participated in several research programmes funded by the Research Promotion Foundation IPE-RPF, University of Cyprus and the European Commission, Directorate General for Research & Innovation. His architectural work -with an emphasis on energy and environmental architecture- has won awards in architectural European and international competitions, including 1st prizes, and has been presented in several architectural exhibitions in Cyprus and abroad. His research work has been published in books, refereed journals and conference proceedings.