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Academic Position: Researcher Director - (Membranes & Materials for Environmental Separations Lab), Institute for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, National Center for Scientific Research “DEMOKRITOS”

Studies: Chemical Engineer (1994, National Technical University of Athens), Postgraduate Studies and PhD in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens School of Chemical Engineering (2001)

Scientific Field: Nanoporous Materials and Membranes Development, Characterisation, Applications

Professional experience:
* 2001-2005: Post Doctor in the Institute of Physical Chemistry National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, with participation in several European and National Projects.
* 2006: Initial hiring as Researcher in Charge (Grade C) in the NCSR DEMOKRITOS.
* 2010: Assignment of the Senior Researcher Position (Grade B).
* 2015: Assignment of the Research Director (Grade A).

Fields of interest:
• Development of Silica microporous membranes for gas separation.
• Development of hybrid membranes and porous materials (ceramic/ionic liquids) and evaluation of their performance in catalytic and gas separation applications.
• Development of hybrid membranes (ceramic/alginate polymer) and evaluation of their performance in water treatment applications.
• Development of TiO2 membranes with CVD and evaluation of photodegradation activity.
• Development of TiO2/MWCNTs hybrids and application in photocatalytic degradation of pollutants in water.
• Development of Carbon Nanotube Membranes for gas separation and water treatment.

Scientific Work:
• Coordinator of the European Project: IOLICAP, “Novel IOnic LIquid and supported ionic liquid solvents for reversible CAPture of CO2 ", FP7-Energy, Managing, planning and implementation of research activities within the execution of national and European research programs.
• Coordinator of the National Project: 11ΣΥΝ_8_936, NOVEL TechnologIES ON the implementation of CCS,
• Supervision of 4 PhD, and 3 Master theses.
• 5 book chapters, 75 publications in international peer reviewed journals, >100 announcements in national and international peer reviewed conference proceedings, >800 citations.