Styliani Voutsadaki

Postdoctoral Researcher



  • 2009: Ph.D.: Chemistry Department, University of Crete.
  • 2007: M.Sc.: Isolation and Synthesis of Natural Products with Biological Activity, Chemistry Department, University of Crete.
  • 2004: Degree in Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry, University of Crete.

Research Interests

Conducting research in areas of environmental hydrogeochemical engineering, heavy metal detection, organic synthesis and especially in remediation techniques for restoring soil, sewage, surface water and groundwater from heavy metals and organic pollutants.

Participation in Research Programmes and Projects

  • EEA GRANTS EL0075 - Innovation Center of Crete, with emphasis on natural resource management» (2010-2012)
  • SoilTrEC: “Soil Transformations in European Catchments (2011-2014)
  • THALIS-CYBERSENSORS: “High Frequency Monitoring System for Integrated Water Resources Management of Rivers” (2011-2015)
  • CONDENSE: “The Condense Managing System: Production of Novel Fertilizers from Manure and Olive Mill Wastewater” (2015-2016)
  • RECARE: “Preventing and Remediating degradation of soils in Europe through Land Care” (2016)  

Selected Publications

  • E. Roussakis; S. Voutsadaki; E. Pinakoulaki; D. P. Sideris; K. Tokatlidis; H. E. Katerinopoulos, “ICPBCZin: A red emitting ratiometric fluorescent indicator with nanomolar affinity for Zn2+ ions.”,Cell Calcium 2008, 44, 270.
  • S. Voutsadaki; G. Κ. Tsikalas; E. Klontzas; G. E. Froudakis; H. E. Katerinopoulos, “A  turn-on  coumarin-based fluorescent sensor with high selectivity for mercury ions in aqueous media”, Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 3292.
  • S. Voutsadaki; G.K. Tsikalas; E. Klontzas; G.E. Froudakis; S.A. Pergantis; K.D. Demadis; H.E. Katerinopoulos, “A cyclam-type "turn on" fluorescent sensor selective for mercury ions in aqueous media”, RSC Advances, 2012, 2(33), 12679.
  • S. Voutsadaki; D. Moraitis; N.P. Nikolaidis, “Mobility of geogenic origin As and Cr in soils”, Presented at 5th European Bioremediation Conference, ID 191, July 4-7, 2011, Chania, Crete, Greece.
  • D. Moraetis; S. Voutsadaki; M. Kotronakis; G. Kontolaimakis; F.E. Stamati; N.P. Nikolaidis; N. Kalogerakis, “Mobility of nitrogen and heavy metals in biosolid amended soil”, Presented at the Goldschmidt Conference, August 14-18, 2011, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • S. Voutsadaki; D. Moraetis; D. Efstathiou; G. Giannakis; N. Nikolaidis, “High frequency water quality monitoring at Koiliaris Critical Zone Observatory identification of hydrological and geochemical patterns with multivariate analysis”, Presented at 1st EWaS-MED International Conference, “Improving Efficiency of Water Systems in a Changing natural and financial Environment”, 11-13 April, 2013, Thessaloniki – Greece.
  • S. Voutsadaki; N. Nikolaidis, “Evaluation of in-situ measurement of heavy metals using the Metalyser-HM1000”, Presented at 6th European Bioremediation Conference, June 29 – July 2, 2015, Chania, Crete, Greece.