2014: Ph.D.: Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete
2008: MSc.:Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete.
2006: Diploma in Environmental Engineering, Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete.
Remediation of the polluted aquifer and groundwater
Management of municipal solid waste
Participation in Research Programmes and Projects
«Monitoring of the polluted aquifer and groundwater of oil refinery site»
«Investigation of leakage, pumping and remediation of a petroleum refinery site»
Simantiraki F., Gidarakos E. "Comparative assessment of compost and zeolite utilisation for the simultaneous removal of BTEX, Cd and Zn from the aqueous phase: Batch and continuous flow study" Journal of Environmental Management, In Press (2015).
Simantiraki F., Kollias C.G., Maratos D., Hahladakis J., Gidarakos E. "Qualitative determination and application of sewage sludge and municipal solid waste compost for BTEX removal from groundwater" Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 1(1-2), 9-17 (2014).
Simantiraki F., Aivalioti M., Gidarakos E. "Implementation of an image analysis technique to determine LNAPL infiltration and distribution in unsaturated porous media" Desalination, 248(1-3), 705-715 (2009).
Giannis A., Makripodis G., Simantiraki F., Somara M., Gidarakos E. "Monitoring operational and leachate characteristics of an aerobic simulated landfill bioreactor" Waste Management, 28(8), 1346-1356 (2008).