Basic research on suspended particles dynamics. Applications to the atmosphere. Heterogeneous reactions on the surface of particles.
Development and application of three-dimensional models of air pollution.
Application of air quality models to study the dispersion and physico-chemical processes of atmospheric pollutants in the troposphere.
Measurements of air pollutants and meteorological data in the atmosphere.
Modeling processes and measurements of air pollutants indoors. Modelling the transport of air pollutants in the human body.
Technology development for the biological treatment of gaseous waste.
Mobile (automotive) and Stationary (industry) gas emissions control.
Environmental catalysis; Development of (nano-) composite catalytic materials for the abatement of gas pollutants.
RESEARCH FIELD: LIQUID AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Emphasis on the identification of organic micro-pollutants and by-products of disinfection.
Water and wastewater treatment.
Natural and decentralized waste management systems.
Agro-industrial solid waste and sludge valorization.
Solid waste characterization, management and treatment.
RESEARCH FIELD: REMEDIATION ENGINEERING
Technology development for soil and solid waste (toxic and dangerous) bioremediation.
Development of oil spill response.
Development, analysis, design, process control and optimization of biochemical processes.
Design and application of contaminated soils and groundwater remediation technologies.
RESEARCH FIELD: WATER RESOURCES AND COASTAL ENGINEERING
Geology and Hydrogeology.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
Optimal water resources management
Environmental applications of the above.
RESEARCH FIELD: ENVIRONMENTAL STRUCTURES - NATURAL DISASTERS
Natural disasters -Floods - Earthquakes.
Foundations design and construction.
RESEARCH FIELD: SUSTAINABLE ENERGY AND CLIMATIC CHANGE
Renewable Energy Systems Management.
Life Cycle Analysis.
Energy efficiency in the built environment.
Green buildings. Zero carbon emission buildings.
Urban environment and climate change. Urban heat island and sustainable cities.
Energy management systems. Buildings modeling control and optimization systems.
Fuel Cells; Cogeneration of useful chemicals and electricity.
Hydrogen Energy; Hydrogen Production.
Natural gas and Biogas Valorization and Utilization.
Design and development of novel electrochemical; reactors and processes.
RESEARCH FIELD: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
Micro-extraction innovative techniques for quantification of organic micro-pollutants in environmental samples.
Environmental monitoring and fate of organic micro-pollutants in the environment.
Detection, isolation and study of microorganisms.
Microbial resistance against variable antibiotic agents, gene expression, resistance transport and evaluation of disinfection methods.
Degradation of organic pollutants in aqueous phase (water and wastewater) using oxidizing chemical degradation methods such as UV radiation in the presence of H2O2 (UV/H2O2), Ozone (O3), homogeneous and heterogeneous photocatalysis and electrochemical oxidation.
Green Chemistry and Technology with emphasis on the development and implementation of environmentally friendly processes.
Contaminated sites characterization – exploration and evaluation of contamination.
Remediation systems efficiency monitoring.
Environmental Law and Environmental Goverance
Banach Space Theory
Stochastic Models of tumor growth
Heterogeneous Catalysis and Catalyst Promotion.
Surface, interface, structural and electronic properties of (nano-)composite materials.