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Dr. Despo Fatta-Kassinos receives the Research Award 2011
Monday, October 15, 2012

Dr. Despo Fatta-Kassinos, the NIREAS-IWRC Director, received on 5 October 2012 the '2011 Nikos Symeonides Research Award' from the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation, in recognition of her oustanding research achievements and for the project "Development and application of innovative advanced chemical oxidation processes for the removal of xenobiotic compounds from sewage and assessment of their biological potency".

The Evaluation Committee, chose as prevalent this proposal based on the quality of the research project, the published research work, the development and exploitation of results and the overall research presence. Furthermore, research results published in peer-reviewed scientific journals and into realized within the project created the first Environmental Engineering Laboratory in Cyprus (GAIA), which formed the basis for the creation of NIREAS - International Water Research Center.

This award is a great honor for both Dr. Fatta-Kassinos and NIREAS-IWRC, since it demonstrates both the high level of research conducted by Dr. Kassinos in particular and by NIREAS-IWRC.