1997: PhD in Chemistry, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, Bristol, U.K.
1994: Degree in Chemistry, Maîtrise de Chimie, Universitè Montpellier II (U.S.T.L.), Montpellier, France.
1993: Licence de Chimie, Universitè Montpellier II (U.S.T.L.), Montpellier, France.
1992: D.E.U.G. (A), Sciences des Structures et de la Matière, Universitè Montpellier II (U.S.T.L.), Montpellier, France.
Research efforts mainly concentrate on
the development and application of novel analytical procedures for detecting trace amounts of organic pollutants in a variety of environmental samples.
studying the fate of organic micropollutants in natural and engineered environments.
Participation in Research Programs and Projects
Leaching of chemicals of environmental concern from used heated tobacco sticks to natural water and comparison with leaching from smoked conventional cigarettes, Role: Coordinator; Funding Source: PMI Science; Budget: € 99533; Duration: 2018-2020.
European network for the promotion of portable, affordable and simple analytical platforms, PortASAP; COST Action CA16215; Role: Work-group Leader; MC Member; Funding Source: COST Association; Budget: € 450000/year; Duration: 2017-2021.
New biotechnologicaL approaches for biodegrading and promoting the environmental biotransformation of synthetic polymeric materials. Role: Research Collaborator; Funding Source: FP7-KBBE; Budget: € 4000000; Duration: 2012-2015.
Microalgae-bio-products. Role: Research Collaborator; National Strategic Reference Framework. Budget: € 146800 € Duration: 2012-2015
ULIXES: Unravelling and expLoiting MedIterranean Sea microbial diversity and ecology for XEnobiotics’ and pollutantS’ clean up. Role: Research Collaborator; Funding Source: FP7-Collaborative Research program; Budget: € 3902892 Duration: 2010-2014
Distinctions and Awards
2019: Leader of the “Sample Preparation” Task Force of the European Chemical Society-Division of Analytical Chemistry
2019: Invitation to contribute to the special issue ‘Female role models in Analytical Chemistry”, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Springer
2019: Senior Associate Editor of Journal of Separation Sciences, Wiley
2018: Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Analytica Chimica Acta, Elsevier
2017: Work-Group Leader, European network for the promotion of portable, affordable and simple analytical platforms, PortASAP; COST Action CA16215
B. Bojko, B. Onat, E. Boyaci, E. Psillakis, T. Dalianis, J. Pawliszyn, “Application of in-situ Solid-Phase Microextraction on Mediterranean Sponges for Untargeted Exometabolome Screening and Environmental Monitoring” Frontiers in Marine Science, Accepted.
E. Kourounioti, E. Psillakis*, D. Vione, UV-induced transformation of 2,3-dibromo-5,6-dimethyl-1,4-benzoquinone in water and treated wastewater, Environmental Research, 175 (2019) 343-350 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2019.05.018)
M. Vakinti, S.-M. Mela, E. Fernández, E. Psillakis*, Room temperature and sensitive determination of haloanisoles in wine using vacuum-assisted headspace solid-phase microextraction, Journal of Chromatography A, 2019. In press
K. Karkanorachaki, S. Kiparissis, G.C. Kalogerakis, E. Yiantzi, E. Psillakis, N. Kalogerakis, “Plastic Pellets, Meso- and Microplastics on the Coastline of Northern Crete: Distribution and Organic Pollution”, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2018, 133, 578–589 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.06.011)
D. Orazbayeva, B. Kenessov, E. Psillakis, D. Nassyrova, M. Bektassov, “Determination of transformation products of unsymmetrical dimethylhydrazine in water using vacuum-assisted headspace solid-phase microextraction” Journal of Chromatography A, 2018, 1555, 30-36 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chroma.2018.04.048)
D. Raynie, H.K. Lee, L. Ramos, J.L. Anderson, E. Psillakis, D. Benanou. “Sample Preparation: State of the Art” LC GC EUROPE, 2018, 30, 604-608 Invited
M.J Trujillo-Rodríguez, V. Pino*, E. Psillakis*, J.L Anderson, J.H Ayala, E, Yiantzi, A.M Afonso, “Vacuum-assisted headspace-solid phase microextraction for determining volatile free fatty acids and phenols. Investigations on the effect of pressure on competitive adsorption phenomena in a multicompo nent system”, Analytica Chimica Acta, 2017, 962, 41-51 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aca.2017.01.056)
M.-L. Glykioti, E. Yiantzi, E. Psillakis*, “Room temperature determination of earthy-musty odor compounds in water using vacuum-assisted headspace solid-phase microextraction”, Analytical Methods, 2016, 8(45), 8065-8071 (http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1039/C6AY02210C)