Diploma, Chemical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1991. MSc/DIC, Chemical Engineering, Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine, University of London, 1993. PhD/DIC, Chemical Engineering, Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine, University of London, 1996.
Research interests. Kinetics and mechanisms; Transformation by-products & properties and reaction networks; Modeling and optimization; Scale-up. Applications: Industrial wastewater treatment and valorization (olive oil production, edible olives, textiles, cotton processing, wineries, leachates); Emerging and persistent micro-pollutants in the water cycle (pharmaceuticals, endocrine disruptors, pesticides); Inactivation of waterborne pathogens. >185 publications in international refereed journals, >12000 citations, h-index=61 (Google Scholar). Executive Editor of Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology (Wiley) and Associate Editor of Water Research (Elsevier).