Sr. Engineer, Technology Trends Analysis Division
Dr. Despoina Chatzikyriakou is a Senior Engineer at Toyota Motor Europe’s R&D division in Brussels, Belgium. Her work interest focuses on clean energy powered vehicles deployment and clean energy production methods with a focus on low-CO2 hydrogen. Dr Chatzikyriakou joined Toyota in 2012, following a 2-year assignment as a postdoctoral fellow at the Nuclear Science and Engineering Department of MIT in Cambridge, USA. In 2010, she obtained her PhD from Imperial College, London, UK for her work on numerical and experimental simulation of multiphase flow phenomena. She holds an MSc degree in Computational Mechanics and a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with a specialisation in the Energy sector, both from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece.