Research Fields

 

Untitled Document   RESEARCH FIELD: AIR POLLUTION
  • Basic research on suspended particles dynamics. Applications to the atmosphere. Heterogeneous reactions on the surface of particles.
  • Development and application of three-dimensional models of air pollution.
  • Application of air quality models to study the dispersion and physico-chemical processes of atmospheric pollutants in the troposphere.
  • Measurements of air pollutants and meteorological data in the atmosphere.
  • Modeling processes and measurements of air pollutants indoors. Modelling the transport of air pollutants in the human body.
  • Technology development for the biological treatment of gaseous waste.
  • Mobile (automotive) and Stationary (industry) gas emissions control.
  • Environmental catalysis; Development of (nano-) composite catalytic materials for the abatement of gas pollutants.  

 

  RESEARCH FIELD: LIQUID AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
  • Water quality.
  • Emphasis on the identification of organic micro-pollutants and by-products of disinfection.
  • Water and wastewater treatment.
  • Membrane bioreactors.
  • Natural and decentralized waste management systems.
  • Agro-industrial solid waste and sludge valorization. 
  • Solid waste characterization, management and treatment.

 

  RESEARCH FIELD: REMEDIATION ENGINEERING
  • Technology development for soil and solid waste (toxic and dangerous) bioremediation.
  • Development of oil spill response.
  • Development, analysis, design, process control and optimization of biochemical processes.
  • Design and application of contaminated soils and groundwater remediation technologies.  

 

RESEARCH FIELD: WATER RESOURCES AND COASTAL ENGINEERING
  • Hydrology.
  • Geology and Hydrogeology.
  • Coastal Engineering.
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  • Environmental Models
  • Optimal water resources management
  • Environmental applications of the above.

 

RESEARCH FIELD:ENVIRONMENTAL STRUCTURES - NATURAL DISASTERS
  • Natural disasters -Floods - Earthquakes.
  • Soil mechanics.
  • Foundations design and construction.
  • Geodesy.

 

RESEARCH FIELD: SUSTAINABLE ENERGY AND CLIMATIC CHANGE
  • Renewable Energy Systems Management.
  • Life Cycle Analysis.
  • Biofuels.
  • Energy efficiency in the built environment.
  • Green buildings. Zero carbon emission buildings.
  • Urban environment and climate change. Urban heat island and sustainable cities.
  • Energy management systems. Buildings modeling control and optimization systems.
  • Fuel Cells; Cogeneration of useful chemicals and electricity.  
  • Hydrogen Energy; Hydrogen Production.  
  • Natural gas and Biogas Valorization and Utilization.  
  • Design and development of novel electrochemical; reactors and processes.  

 

RESEARCH FIELD: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
  • Micro-extraction innovative techniques for quantification of organic micro-pollutants in environmental samples.
  • Environmental monitoring and fate of organic micro-pollutants in the environment.
  • Detection, isolation and study of microorganisms.
  • Microbial resistance against variable antibiotic agents, gene expression, resistance transport and evaluation of disinfection methods.
  • Degradation of organic pollutants in aqueous phase (water and wastewater) using oxidizing chemical degradation methods such as UV radiation in the presence of H2O2 (UV/H2O2), Ozone (O3), homogeneous and heterogeneous photocatalysis and electrochemical oxidation.
  • Green Chemistry and Technology with emphasis on the development and implementation of environmentally friendly processes.  
  • Contaminated sites characterization – exploration and evaluation of contamination.  
  • Remediation systems efficiency monitoring.
  • Environmental Law and Environmental Goverance
  • Banach Space Theory
  • Stochastic Models of tumor growth
  • Heterogeneous Catalysis and Catalyst Promotion.  
  • Surface, interface, structural and electronic properties of (nano-)composite materials.      

 

 

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