2009: MSc.:Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete.
2007: Diploma in Environmental Engineering, Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete.
Conduct research in areas characterization and remediation of contaminated areas (soils and groundwater) and municipal and hazardous solid waste management:
Soil and water remediation from petroleum products.
Application of innovative remediation technologies of contaminated soil / groundwater (Soil Vapour Extraction, Bioslurping).
Participation in Research Programmes and Projects
«Free oil phase restriction along PYRKAL coastline (HELPE – Elefsina Industrial Site)». HELPE – Technical University of Crete (2010-2014).
«Monitoring of groundwater / Subsoil in Industrial and Hazardous Waste treatment sites, HELPE – Hydrological Study on Aspropirgos Industrial Site and Lake Koumoundourou», HELPE – Technical University of Crete (2009).
«Prevention of Spills, pumping oil and Restoration of Soil in Industrial and Hazardous Waste treatment sites, HELPE.», HELPE – Technical University of Crete (2009).
A. Nikolaou, A. Giannis, E. Gidarakos. «Evaluation of a sequential aerobic-anaerobic treatment of municipal solid waste in a bioreactor landfill», International Journal of Environmental Engineering (2011).
A. Nikolaou, A. Giannis, E. Gidarakos. «Comparative Studies of Aerobic and Anaerobic Treatment of MSW Organic Fraction in Landfill Bioreactors», Environmental Technology (2010).
A. Giannis, A. Nikolaou, D. Pentari, E. Gidarakos. «Chelating agent-assisted electrokinetic removal of cadmium, lead and copper from contaminated soils», Environmental Pollution (2009).
A. Nikolaou, A. Giannis, E. Gidarakos. «Sequential Aerobic-Anaerobic Treatment of Municipal Solid Waste in a Bioreactor Landfill». Twelfth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium. Sardinia - Italy, 5-9 October 2009.
A. Nikolaou, A. Giannis, E. Gidarakos. «Comparison of aerobic and anaerobic degradation of municipal solid wastes in lab scale bioreactors». 11th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology. Chania – Greece, 3-5 September 2009.
Nikolaou A., Giannis A., Gidarakos E., «Effect of chelates on heavy metals desorption from contaminated soil using different extraction techniques. Evaluation of soil use after electrokinetics». 1st International Conference on Hazardous Waste Management. Chania - Greece, 1-3 October 2008.