Agis M. Papadopoulos graduated from the German School of Thessaloniki.
He obtained his Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the Aristotle University Thessaloniki (1989), his Master of Science in Energy Conservation and the Environment from Cranfield University (UK), in 1991, and his Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering, specializing on solar thermal systems, from the Aristotle University Thessaloniki in 1994.
Since 1998 he is Professor on Energy Systems at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Aristotle University Thessaloniki and since 2013 Director of the Process Equipment Design Laboratory. His main research interests lie in the fields of (a) Energy conservation and renewable energy resources, (b) Energy and environmental design of buildings and (c) Energy and Environmental economics and policies.
He has coordinated more than 65 national and international research projects and has authored or co-authored more than 120 papers published in peer reviewed journals and 270 papers in conference proceedings. He is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Sustainable Energy.
He has been a board member of the Regulatory Authority of Energy (2003-2005) and the AHEPA Hospital in Thessaloniki (2005-2007).
He was a Visiting Professor at the University of Cyprus (2012-2013) and at the International Hellenic University (2011-2019) and is lecturing since 2015 at the Technical University of Hamburg, Germany. Between 2014 and 2018 he was Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board of the Open University of Cyprus.
Since August 2019 he is Chairman of the Board of EYATH S.A. – Thessaloniki Water and Sewage Company.