Catalin Felix Covrig holds a Diplomat Engineer Degree (5 years) in Mechanical Engineering (minor in energy generation and supply) and a Doctorate Degree, both from the University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.
Before joining the "Smart Electricity Systems and Interoperability" group at the European Commission, Institute for Energy and Transport, Joint Research Centre in 2012 he was an Operations Engineer in the Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant, Romania. Some of his research interests are in the field of power systems, renewable energy, energy storage, IoT, data visualisation and big data.

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