Georgios E. Sfakianakis was born in Athens, Greece. He received the M.Sc. degree from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece in 2013.
He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree at Eindhoven University of Technology. During 2012 - 2013, he was at KTH Royal Institute of Technology for nine months, where he was involved in working on his diploma thesis. He worked at ABB Corporate Research, Vasteras, Sweden, for nine months (2013-2014) as an Associated Scientist within the Electric Power Systems group. His research is focused on power electronics for advanced electric powertrain technologies.