Nikolaos Nikolaidis
Professor, Hydrogeochemical Engineering and Soil Remediation 
Hydrogeochemical Engineering and Soil Remediation Laboratory
Division III: Environmental Hydraulics and Geoenvironmental Engineering

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Education

  • 1987: Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Iowa
  • 1984: M.Sc. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Iowa
  • 1982: B.Sc. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Iowa
  • 1980: Diploma, School of Higher Engineering Technology, Athens, Greece

Research Interests

Assessment and remediation of heavy metal contaminated sites
Deterministic and stochastic modeling of water quality problems including:

  • Fate and transport of heavy metals in the environment
  • Non-point source pollution of nutrients
  • Acidic deposition and eutrophication
  • Surface water pollution

Participation in Research Programs and Projects

  • ELVALHALKOR - Support to SYGAPEZ for in-situ remediation, 1/7/2016-30/6/2019
  • Advance-eLTER - Advancing the European Long-Term Ecosystem, critical zone and socio-ecological Research Infrastructure towards ESFRI, 1/1/2017 - 31/12/2017, H2020-INFADEV-02-2016
  • ThinkNATURE - Development of a multi-stakeholder dialogue platform and Think tank to promote innovation with Nature based solutions, 1/12/2016 - 30/11/2019, H2020-SC5-10-2016
  • Aquaman - Innovative solutions to climate change adaptation and governance in the water management of the Region of Crete 1/1/2016 - 28/2/2017, European Economic Area
  • eLTER - European Long-Term Ecosystem and socio-ecological Research Infrastructure  1/6/2015 - 31/5/2019, H2020-INFRAIA-2014-2015

Distinctions and Awards

  • 1999 Klewin, Inc. Award for Excellence  in Teaching    
  • 1999 LIDA Foundation Award for Excellence in Graduate Research Direction  
  • 1st Prize Innovative Technology Award, Connecticut Innovative Inc. 2000  
  • Coordinator of LIFE05 Project EnviFriendly which was selected to be BEST-OF-THE-BEST of LIFE for 2010  
  • First Prize, WPCF Student Paper Competition, 1987

Recent Publications

  • Gamvroudis, C., Z. Dokou, N. P. Nikolaidis, G. P. Karatzas, 2017. Impacts of surface and groundwater variability response to future climate change scenarios in a large Mediterranean watershed, Environmental Earth Sciences, 76: 385. doi:10.1007/s12665-017-6721-7
  • Apostolakis Α., S. Panakoulia, N P. Nikolaidis, N V. Paranychianakis, 2017. Shifts in soil structure and soil organic matter in a chronosequence of set-aside fields,  Soil & Tillage Research, 174, 113-119
  • Lilli Μ., E.  Syranidou, A.  Palliou, N. P. Nikolaidis, G.P. Karatzas, N. Kalogerakis, 2017. Assessing the impact of geogenic chromium uptake by carrots (Daucus carota), Environmental Research, 152, pp. 96-101.
  • Andrianaki, M., Bernasconi, S.M., Nikolaidis, N.P., 2017. Quantifying the Incipient Development of Soil Structure and Functions Within a Glacial Forefield Chronosequence, In: Quantifying and Managing Soil Functions in Earth’s Critical Zone: Combining Experimentation and Mathematical Modelling, Advances in Agronomy volume 142 pp. 215-239 (edited by Donald L. Sparks and Steven A. Banwart). Elsevier, Amsterdam http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/bs.agron.2016.10.013.
  • Panakoulia S.K., N.P. Nikolaidis, N.V. Paranychianakis, M. Menon, J. Schiefer, G.J. Lair, P. Kram, S.A. Banwart, 2017. Factors Controlling Soil Structure Dynamics and Carbon Sequestration Across Different Climatic and Lithological Conditions, In: Quantifying and Managing Soil Functions in Earth’s Critical Zone: Combining Experimentation and Mathematical Modelling, Advances in Agronomy volume 142 pp. 241-276 (edited by Donald L. Sparks and Steven A. Banwart). Elsevier, Amsterdam http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/bs.agron.2016.10.008.
  • Giannakis, G.V., N.P. Nikolaidis, J. Valstar, E.C. Rowe, K. Moirogiorgou, E. Kotronakis, N.V. Paranychianakis, S. Rousseva, F.E. Stamati, S.A. Banwart, 2017. Integrated Critical Zone Model (1D-ICZ): A Tool for Dynamic Simulation of Soil Functions and Soil Structure, , In: Quantifying and Managing Soil Functions in Earth’s Critical Zone: Combining Experimentation and Mathematical Modelling, Advances in Agronomy volume 142 pp. 277-314 (edited by Donald L. Sparks and Steven A. Banwart). Elsevier, Amsterdam http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/bs.agron.2016.10.009.
  • Kotronakis, E., Giannakis, G.V., N.P. Nikolaidis, E.C. Rowe, J. Valstar, N.V. Paranychianakis,  S.A. Banwart, 2017. Modeling the Impact of Carbon Amendments on Soil Ecosystem Functions Using the 1D-ICZ Model, In: Quantifying and Managing Soil Functions in Earth’s Critical Zone: Combining Experimentation and Mathematical Modelling, Advances in Agronomy volume 142 pp. 277-314 (edited by Donald L. Sparks and Steven A. Banwart). Elsevier, Amsterdam http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/bs.agron.2016.10.010.
  • Orvar, J.,B. Davidsdottir and N.P, Nikolaidis, 2017.  Valuation of Soil Ecosystem Services, In: Quantifying and Managing Soil Functions in Earth’s Critical Zone: Combining Experimentation and Mathematical Modelling, Advances in Agronomy volume 142 pp. XXX-XXX (edited by Donald L. Sparks and Steven A. Banwart). Elsevier, Amsterdam http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/bs.agron.2016.10.0XX.
  • Nerantzaki Sofia D., Georgios V. Giannakis, Nikolaos P. Nikolaidis, Ierotheos Zacharias, George P. Karatzas, Ioannis A. Sibetheros, 2016. Assessing the impact of climate change on sediment loads in a large Mediterranean watershed, Soil Science Journal, 181 (7), pp306-314.
  • Malago, A., D. Efstathiou, F. Bouraoui, N.P. Nikolaidis, M. Franchini, G. Bidoglio and M. Kritsotakis, 2016.  Regional scale hydrologic modeling of a karst-dominant geomorphology: the case study of the island of Crete, Journal of Hydrology, 540, 64-81.

Ph.D. Candidates

  • Dionyssios Efstathiou
  • Sofia Neratzaki