Evangelia Xypolytou received her diploma degree in electrical and computer engineering at the polytechnic school of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2008, with specialization on telecommunication systems and diploma thesis over bandwidth and size optimization and development of microstrip antennas. She received also a master degree in the field of automation systems in production, construction and energy sector from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in 2011, and her master thesis regarded the energy production from geothermal fluids, including a case study of an existing geothermal field in northern Greece. She has worked as supervisor of electromechanical installations in commercial buildings 2008-2010, and hardware-software developer for automation systems 2012-2013.
Since 2013, she is researcher and project assistant at the TU Wien in the field of Smart Grids. She is currently working on the project FUSE: Future Self-organizing Energy Networks (fuse.project.tuwien.ac.at). Her current research interests include early detection of cascading events in smart grids, network partitioning, energy forecast, proactive distribution grid management and microgrids.