Research Team
Research Team
Senior Research Associates

Dr. Costas Michael

Dr. Costas Michael graduated in chemistry (1969) and got his PhD in chemistry (1974) from the Athens University, Greece. He has been Lecturer and then Assistant Professor at the department of Biological Chemistry, School of Medicine, Athens University (1970-1978). He worked for 29 years at the multidisciplinary State General Laboratory in Cyprus from which he left as its Director. He has long experience in the separation, identification and quantitation of organics and inorganics at trace levels, particularly in the domain of the environment, with state-of-art instrumentation. He is now a scientific associate at GAIA Lab. As a special scientist he is teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Cyprus.

His research interests fall within the area of environmental measurements and assessment with focus on the wastewater quality and treatment and the removal of xenobiotics from waters and wastewaters through advanced oxidation processes. He published over 30 papers in peer review journals and in proceedings of national and international refereed conferences. He has participated in many National and EU funded projects.

email: tsimicha@spidernet.com.cy

PostDoctoral Fellows

Dr. Irene Michael-Kordatou

Dr. Irene Michael-Kordatou is a Chemical Engineer graduated from the School of Chemical Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens in July 2008. She has received her Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Cyprus in May 2012. She is currently a senior researcher at the Nireas-International Water Research Center of the University of Cyprus. The overlying goal of her research is the understanding of the fate and behaviour of contaminants of emerging concern (CECs) during advanced wastewater processes, the application of analytical methods and diagnostic tools for their identification and monitoring, and the assessment of their potential environmental effects. Her research activity of the last ten years included among others, the (i) development, application and optimization of advanced wastewater treatment processes (e.g. membrane filtration and separation processes, adsorption on activated carbon, advanced chemical oxidation processes) for the removal of CECs in urban wastewater, (ii) elucidation of the major transformation products (TPs) of CECs formed during advanced treatment, (iii) assessment of the biological potency of CECs and of their TPs through the application of bioassays, and (iv) assessment of the efficiency of wastewater treatment technologies (individual and/or combined) to inactivate antibiotic-resistant bacteria and to remove antibiotic resistance genes. She has participated as a guest researcher at the Plataforma Solar de Almería funded by the European Commission (EC) (SFERA project), wherein she acquired extensive experience in the development/operation of solar-driven pilot plants for the removal of CECs and dissolved effluent organic matter present in urban wastewater effluents.

She has participated (or she is currently involved) either as Principle Investigator or as Scientific Manager, in a number of collaborative water-related research projects (more than 24) funded by the EC. She was the Scientific Manager of the ANSWER project (H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015/675530) and she participated in the NEREUS COST Action ES1403, in which she was a Management Committee Substitute and the Grand Holder Administrator. She has (co)authored more than 25 refereed journal papers in high-impact international scientific journals (h index: 20, citations: 2884;Google Scholar: July 2019) and 8 book chapters, and she presented her work in high-level scientific conferences (more than 30). She serves as Guest Editor of special volumes of scientific journals, and on various Scientific/Evaluation Committees.

email: michael.irene@ucy.ac.cy

Dr. Lida Ioannou-Ttofa

Dr. Lida Ioannou-Ttofa received her first degree from the Department of Chemical Engineers, of the Technical University of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2008. She also completed her master course at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of the University of Cyprus as a full-time student in December 2009, and her phD from the same university in November 2013 (pHD in Environmental Engineering). She has been a Senior researcher at the Nireas-IWRC of the University of Cyprus since November 2013.

Her research focuses on biological processes, advanced chemical oxidation processes and membrane separation processes, as well as their combination for the treatment of agro-industrial wastewater (i.e. winery and olive mill wastewater) and for the removal of contaminants of emerging concern from urban wastewater effluents; and on the Life Cycle Assessment of these technologies.

She has participated (or she is currently involved) in a number of collaborative water-related research projects (more than 12) funded by the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation, the European Regional Development Fund, and the EU. She has participated in a number of scientific conferences and has already published 11 refereed journal papers in high-impact international scientific journals (while more are in preparation) and she has co-authored two book chapters. She is the Dissemination & Outreach Manager of a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network project ANSWER (H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015/675530) (total budget: 3.7 M€) and she is also participating in the COST Action ES1403 "New and emerging challenges and opportunities in wastewater reuse (NEREUS)".

email: ioannou.lida@ucy.ac.cy

Dr. Popi Karaolia

Dr. Popi Karaolia received her first degree in Biology, from the University of Nottingham, UK in 2006 and an M.Sc. in Environmental Management from the same university. Moreover, she received an M.Sc. in Environmental Health from the Cyprus University of Technology in association with the Harvard School of Public Health. She has successfully defended her Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Cyprus in February 2019 and since then, she is a researcher at Nireas-IWRC of the University of Cyprus.

Her research focuses on the removal potential of biological and advanced oxidation processes of antibiotics, antibiotic-resistant bacteria, antibiotic resistance genes and other genetic biomarkers of human pollution. She is also currently working on the investigation of the presence of illicit drugs in urban sewage, and the subsequent application of a wastewater-based epidemiological approach for the evaluation of drug consumption in urban areas. Moreover, she is occupied with the occurrence of pharmaceuticals including antibiotics and their transformation products (TPs) in treated wastewater, their accumulation in soil irrigated with treated wastewater and their subsequent uptake by various crops under both hydroponic and real agricultural field conditions.

She is actively involved in several collaborative water-related research projects funded by various Cyprus-based, European and international funding bodies. Dr. Karaolia has participated in a number of scientific conferences, has published more than 11 refereed journal papers in high-impact international scientific journals, has co-authored 3 book chapters, she has taught various university courses and has given numerous seminar presentations on water-related topics, in Cyprus and abroad.

email: pkarao01@ucy.ac.cy

Dr. Magda Psichoudaki

Dr. Magda Psichoudaki is a Chemist who graduated from the University of Patras where she also received her MSc in Environmental Chemical Analysis (University of Patras, Dpt of Chemistry, Award of Excellence from the same University). She defended her Phd in Chemical Engineering in 2014 (University of Patras, Polytechnic School). Her doctoral and postdoctoral work (University of Gothenburg, Dpt of Chemistry & Molecular Biology, Sweden) focused on the interactions of atmospheric organic compounds with water and their cloud formation ability, the physicochemical characterization of atmospheric emissions and their photochemical oxidation,  source apportionment, novel instrument development and optimization for atmospheric nanoparticles sampling and measurement, and analytical method parameterization. She has previously worked as a chemical analyst and research project manager at the private sector, focusing mainly on Persistent Organic Pollutants, (POPs) e.g. toxins and pesticides analysis of food and environmental samples, chromatography-based method development, method validation and quality assurance. She has participated in various European research programmes (e.g. MEGAPOLI, THALIS, PEGASOS, Vinnova) and collaborated with various European and American Universities and Institutions.

Magda's instrumental experience includes Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry-based techniques (e.g. Chemical Ionization MS, Aerosol MS, Gas Chromatography-MS/MS, Liquid Chromatography MS/MS, Ion Chromatography, High Performance Liquid Chromatography), as well as particle number and size distribution, Organic Carbon measurement, etc. Her previous work has been presented in more than 20 European, American and international conferences and published in high-impact journals (11 publications). She is a member of various committees and she is often selected as a reviewer in various journals.

Dr. Marinos Stylianou

Dr. Marinos Stylianou is currently a scientific researcher in the Subsurface Research Laboratory of Nireas-IWRC. He has a PhD in chemical engineering from the National Technical Institute of Athens and his research interests are focused on the field of environmental measurements with focus on the soil and water quality and treatment of heavy-metal contamination through adsorption and ion exchange processes. He is presently focused on Tasks 5.9.1 (entirely), 5.9.2 (partly).  He has also been assisting with Tasks 5.7 and 5.8.

email: stylianou.a.marinos@ucy.ac.cy

Ph.D. Candidates

Stella Michael

Stella Michael holds a 5-year Diploma in Environmental Engineering (BSc & MSc equivalent) from Technical University of Crete. Over the past years, Ms. Michael has worked as an Environmental Engineer in the consultancy sector and has been involved in a number of projects in the fields of Environmental Policy, Water & Flood Management, Waste & Pollution Management, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA & SEA) and Renewable Energy Sources. Since January 2015, she is a full-time Ph.D. candidate and her research focuses on the removal of contaminants of emerging concern from wastewater by advanced treatment processes.

email: michael.g.stella@ucy.ac.cy

Iakovos C. Iakovides

Iakovos C. Iakovides is a Chemical Engineer with a B.Sc. from the Department of Chemical Engineering of the University of Patras (2012). He obtained his M.Sc. in October, 2015 in ‘Energy and Environment’ from the Department of Chemical Engineering of the University of Patras with a grade 9.05 out of 10.

His M.Sc. thesis focused on the use of physicochemical methods for the treatment of agricultural and industrial by-products that was carried out at the Laboratory of Transport Phenomena and Physicochemical Hydrodynamics (TPPH) of the University of Patras. During his postgraduate studies, he got involved in several scientific projects funded by the General Secretariat of Research and Technology of the Ministry of Development in Greece and Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences (FORTH/ICE-HT). His research interests lie in the field of investigation, analysis and optimisation of wastewater treatment processes for the efficient removal of pollutants, and the recovery of resources in the form of nutrients and energy, that could help provide environmental solutions to pressing environmental issues.

Currently he is a full-time Ph.D. candidate and a Marie Curie “ANSWER” Early Stage Researcher. His research focuses on the removal of contaminants of emerging concern from urban wastewater through the use of a membrane bioreactor (MBR) followed by light-driven oxidation.

email: iakovidis.iakovos@ucy.ac.cy

Vasiliki Beretsou

Vasiliki Beretsou is a Chemistwith a B.Sc. degree from the Department of Chemistry of the University of Athens (Greece) (2013). During her B.Sc. studies, she had a four-month internship at the Pesticide Residues Laboratory of General Chemical State Laboratory (Greece). She received her M.Sc. in October of 2015 with specialization in “Analytical Chemistry” from the same university and she conducted her master thesis under the supervision of Dr. Nikolaos Thomaidis. Her research interests are focused on the occurrence and fate of contaminants of emerging concern in engineered and natural environments, with emphasis on the identification of transformation products of pharmaceuticals by applying state-of-the-art analytical techniques (LC-QTOFMS), and suspect and non-target screening approaches. Currently, she is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Cyprus and an Early Stage Researcher of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN “ANSWER”. Her research focuses on the investigation of the potential of transformation products of antibiotics formed during advanced wastewater treatment to induce biological adverse effects and antibiotic resistance.

email: beretsou.vasiliki@ucy.ac.cy

Researchers

Eleni Toxqui

Ms. Eleni Toxqui holds a BSc in Civil Engineering from the City University of New York and an MSc in Civil Engineering from NYU Polytechnic. Upon her graduation she joined STV, a leading U.S. civil engineering firm, as a project controls engineer on several U.S. projects. She is currently serving as a project manager for NIREAS-IWRC. 

email: toxqui.eleni@ucy.ac.cy

Anna Korelidou

Anna Korelidou received her first degree from the department  of Biology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2013. She also completed her Master's degree in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of plants at the University of Crete in 2016. Her thesis focused on the biodegradation of toxic phenols by green alga. During her Master studies, she had an internship at the Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics in Spain, at the Laboratory of Molecular genetics and Biochemistry (2015). She has previously worked as a clinical laboratory analyst and as a microbiologist in the private sector. She has gained work experience in microbiological analyses of food, water, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, air and sewage.

email: korelidou.anna@ucy.ac.cy

M.Sc./M.Eng. Students

Eleftheria Nicolaou

Eleftheria Nicolaou is a graduate of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the University of Cyprus, since May 2015. She is currently attending a Master of Science course in Environmental Engineering at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, at the University of Cyprus, as a full time student. Her independent study focuses on the research of “Antibiotic-resistant bacteria and antibiotic resistance genes removal by conventional wastewater treatment plants”.

email: nicolaou.eleftheria@ucy.ac.cy

Maria Dionysiou

Maria Dionysiou is a graduate of the Department of Chemical Engineering of the University of Patras, since June 2015. Her research project was the separation and recovery of phenolic compounds and hydrocarbons from cocoa extracts. The target of the above project was the isolation of phenolic compounds from cocoa extracts for further utilization for pharmaceutical purposes and uses, due to its antioxidant capabilities and actions. For the isolation, three basic physiochemical methods were studied and used: extraction, filtration using membranes and absorption/desorption in resins.She is currently attending a Master of Science course in Environmental Engineering at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, at the University of Cyprus, as a full time student. Her independent study focuses on the research of “Biochar as a means of reduction of crop uptake during treated wastewater irrigation”. Her thesis is titled "Determination and quantification of illicit drugs in urban wastewater in Cyprus".

email: mdiony01@ucy.ac.cy

Graduated Ph.D. Students

Μarlen Ines Vasquez Hadjilyra

Marlen I. Vasquez is a PhD candidate since 2006. She has a BSc in Biology from the National and Kapodestrian University of Athens (2002) and an MSc in Environment and Development from the National Technological University of Athens (2006).

She has previously worked as a consultant in the Dominican Republic (2002-2003), as a researcher in a Non-Governmental Organisation in Cyprus (2003), and as a Public Health Inspector in the Medical and Public Health Services, Ministry of Cyprus (2004-2009). From mid 2009 she is fully engaged in Gaia Laboratory.

She has participated in various research programs and her research interests focus on the integrated impact assessment of xenobiotics to humans and the ecosystem.

email: vasquez.marlen@ucy.ac.cy

Charalambos Kyriakou

Dr. Charalambos Kyriakou received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Cyprus (2009), and a Master of Science degree in Construction Project Management at the University of Manchester (2010). Following his MSc graduation, he worked as a Site and Structural Engineer in both the public and private sectors. Dr. Charalambos Kyriakou received a PhD degree in Civil Engineering from the Department of Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering of the University of Cyprus (2019). Currently, he is a Post-Doctoral Researcher of the EUPALINOS (Construction Engineering Laboratory and Water Distribution Networks Management Laboratory) of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Nireas International Water Research Center of the University of Cyprus.

email: kyriakou.charalambos@ucy.ac.cy

Giorgos Hadjidemetriou

Dr. Hatzidimitriou received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University College London (UCL) in the UK, from the Department of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens, and holds a master's degree in Project and Enterprise Management. He is a postgraduate student at the EUPALINOS Engineering and Water Distribution Networks Management Laboratory) of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and of the Nireas International Water Research Center of the University of Cyprus. His research, which was partly prepared under Cambridge University and Georgia Institute of Technology (USA) as a PhD visiting scholar, has been published in international scientific journals and conferences.

Graduated M.Sc. Students

Julie Fotiou

Julie Fotiou is a graduate of the Department of Chemical Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens. Since October 2008 she is attending a master course at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of the University of Cyprus as a part-time student. At the same time she is working as a consultant engineer on water treatment systems.

Since January 2010 she has been working on her thesis at GAIA, Laboratory of Environmental Engineering. Her thesis focuses on sonolysis and sonophotocatalysis for the treatment of wastewater laden with pharmaceutical compounds.

email: juliefotiou@hotmail.com

Petros Koutsoftas

Petros Koutsoftas is a graduate of the Department of Civil Engineering of the Frederick University of Cyprus. Since February 2011 he is attending a master course at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of the University of Cyprus as a full-time student.


Since March 2011 he has been working on his thesis at GAIA, Laboratory of Environmental Engineering. His thesis focuses on MBBR technology for the removal of xenobiotic compounds from sewage.

email: koutsoftas.petros@ucy.ac.cy

Constantinos Yiannapas

In April 2011, Constantinos Yiannapas graduated from the Department of Physics of the University of Athens, specialized in “Environmental Physics – Meteorology”.

Since September 2011 he is attending a master course at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of the University of Cyprus as a full-time student. Since October 2011, he has been working on his thesis at GAIA (Laboratory of Environmental Engineering). His thesis focuses on the removal of the recalcitrant organic load from olive mills wastewater using the photon-Fenton process.

email: yiannapas.constantinos@ucy.ac.cy

Elena Eliadou

Elena Eliadou is a graduate of the Department of Civil Engineering of the Cyprus University of Technology. Since September 2011 she is attending a master course at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of the University of Cyprus as a full-time student.


Since October 2011 she has been working on her thesis at GAIA, Laboratory of Environmental Engineering in collaboration with the Agricultural Research Institute of Cyprus. Her thesis focuses on the investigation of the presence of heavy metals in soil, plants and crops irrigated with treated urban wastewater.

email: eliadou.elena@ucy.ac.cy

Maria Tarapoulouzi

Maria received her degree from the Department of Chemistry, of the University of Cyprus in June 2009.
In September 2010, she graduated from the Department of Biosciences of the University of Birmingham (UK), specialized in Toxicology.


She has worked at the State General Laboratory in Cyprus. Since September 2011 she is attending a master course at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of the University of Cyprus. She has been also working on her thesis at GAIA, Laboratory of Environmental Engineering. Her thesis focused on advanced bioassays for evaluating the effects of pharmaceuticals to organisms and humans.

email: tarapoulouzi.maria@ucy.ac.cy

Andreas Kallis

Mr. Andreas Kalli holds an MSc from Agriculture School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in the Department of Hydraulics, Soil Science and Agricultural Engineering as well as an MSc in Water Resources Engineering, from the inter- University program IUPWARE, between KULeuven and VUB in Belgium. He also holds an Executive Diploma in Marketing from the London Centre of Management and the NEBOSH International certificate in occupational health and safety. Mr. Kallis worked for one year period in AGROLAN dealing with agrochemicals and agriculture consulting. He has been working in the field of environmental engineering research for the past 2 years as a research associate at Frederick University and as an environment consultant for the last 6 months at ATLANTIS Consulting Cyprus Ltd. From 2012-2015 he attended a master course at the Civil/Environmental engineering department of the University of Cyprus as a part time student. His thesis is focused on Soil contaminationby non-aqueous phase liquids (NAPLs)      

Gavriel Gavriel

Gavriil Gavriil received his Bachelor degree from the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources Management, of the University of Western Greece, in July 2012. Since September 2012 he is attending a master course in Environmental Engineering at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of the University of Cyprus as a full-time student.  Since September 2009 he is an external collaborator at the SIMULAB laboratory of Mathematical Modeling of Environmental Systems, at the University of Western Greece. His B.Sc. thesis focused on the Development of an up-scaling method based on the mathematical simulation of mass transport phenomena in porous media, while his M.Sc. thesis focused on the optimization of horizontal well configuration for oil recovery using mathematical simulation.

email: gavriil.gavriil@ucy.ac.cy

Morpho Kodjiamani

Morpho Kodjiamani is a graduate of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the University of Cyprus. Since September 2012, she is attending a master course at the same Department as a full-time student.

Her thesis focused on the evaluation of the toxicity of natural organic matter in wastewater using the photo-Fenton process.

email: kotziamani.morpho@ucy.ac.cy

Constantia Anastasiadou

Anastasiadou Constantia graduated from the Department of Chemical Engineers, of the National Technical University of Athens in July of 2011.

Since September 2011 she is attending a master course at the Inter-departmental Program in "Sustainable Design and Energy Technologies" of the University of Cyprus as a full-time student. She has been also working on her thesis at GAIA, Laboratory of Environmental Engineering. Her thesis focuses on the homogeneous photocatalytic degradation of Personal Care Products (Parabens) in urban wastewaters using the photon-Fenton process

email: canast07@ucy.ac.cy

Rafaella Andreou

Rafaella Andreou is a graduate of the Department of Physics of the University of Cyprus, (2012).
Since September 2012, she attended a master course at the Civil αnd Environmental Engineering Department of the University of Cyprus as a full-time student. Her MSc thesis focused on the degradation of parabens in urban wastewater via ozonation and was completed in May 2015

email: randre01@ucy.ac.cy

Andreas Parpounas

Andreas Parpounas received his Bachelor degree from the Department of Natural Resources Management and Agricultural Engineering and especially in the Water Resources Management of the Agricultural University of Athens (AUA). Since September 2013 he is attending a Master course in Environmental Engineering at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of the University of Cyprus as a full-time student. He has been also working in his thesis at GAIA, Laboratory of Environmental Engineering. His thesis focused on theInvestigation of the fate of veterinary antibiotics in the environment. He graduated in Fall 2015

email: parpounas.k.andreas@ucy.ac.cy

Rafail Papamarkou

Rafail Papamarkou is a graduate of the Department of Environmental Science and Technology of the Cyprus University of Technology, in May 2016. His dissertation, graded with 10/10, was about Environmental Biotechnology focusing on the "Production of exopolysaccharides (EPS) with high emulsifying capacity by the newly isolated Halomonas Salina RPA5 from Akrotiri salt lake in Limassol". He became a Lead Auditor of ISO 14001:2015 – Environmental Management System (EMS), TUV AUSTRIA CYPRUS ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 – Occupational Health and Safety Management (OHS), TUV AUSTRIA CYPRUS in July 2016. He is currently attending a Master of Science course in Environmental Engineering at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, at the University of Cyprus, as a full-time student. His thesis is titled "Monitoring of the antibiotic resistant bacteria and of selected viruses in urban wastewater".

email: rpapam02@ucy.ac.cy

Graduated M.Eng. Students

Panagiotis Panagiotou

Panagiotis Panagiotou is a graduate of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the University of Cyprus. Since September 2013, he is attending a master course at the same Department as a part-time student. His thesis focuses on the determination of xenobiotics in soil irrigated with reclaimed water.

email: ppanay01@ucy.ac.cy

Theano Voskaridou

Theano Voskaridou is a graduate of the Faculty of Science Department of Geology of the University of Patras. Since September 2012, she is attending a master course at the  Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering as an Environmental Engineering full-time student.

Her thesis is focused on Soil contamination from liquids (NAPLS) using column experiments  .

email: voskaridou.theano@ucy.ac.cy

Maria Iacovou

Maria Iacovou is a graduate of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the University of Cyprus (2012).

From 2012-2015, she is attended a master course at the Civil and Environmental Engineering. Her thesis focused on the understanding of the ozonation process with relation to the behaviour of the wastewater matrix containing micro-pollutants and bromine ions.

email: iacovou.p.maria1@ucy.ac.cy

Eleni Constantinou

Eleni Constantinou is a graduate of the Department of Civil Engineering of the Cyprus University of Technology. Since September 2012 she is attending a master course at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of the University of Cyprus as a full-time student.

Since May 2013 she has been working on her thesis. Her thesis focuses on the biological potency of wastewater matrices.

email: ec.constantinou@ucy.ac.cy

Stella Christodoulou

Stella Christodoulou is a graduate of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the University of Cyprus. She attended a master course at the same Department as a full-time student. Her thesis focused on the effects of ions on the rates of decomposition of organic compound(ethyl paraben) by solar photo-Fenton.

email: christodoulou.y.stella@ucy.ac.cy

Maria Parpi

Maria Parpi graduated in 2011 as a Civil Environmental Engineer, from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineer of University of Cyprus.

Since September, 2011 she’s attending the Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering of as a part-time student, while working at Dali Municipality as a Civil Engineer Technician.

Her thesis focused on Techno-economic Analysis of the OMWW (Olive-oil Mill Wastewater) as a part of MEDOLICO project.

email: parpi.maria@ucy.ac.cy

Irene Voukkali

Mrs. Voukkali Irene holds a degree in Food Science from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2008). She is a Lead Auditor of ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management Systems) ISO 14001:2004 (Environmental Management Systems) and ISO 18001:2007 (Occupational Health and Safety Management System). Since 2009 she has collaborated with the Institute of Environmental Technology and Sustainable Development and she is the Director of the Quality Control Department of the Institute. From 2011-2015 she attended a Master course in Environmental Engineering at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of the University of Cyprus as a full-time student. Her thesis focused on the Coal Tar recovering using surfactants .

Stephanie Hadjiprocopiou

Stephanie Hadjiprocopiou is a graduate of the Department of Environmental Science and Technologyof the Cyprus University of Technology. In September 2015, she attended a master course at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering as an Environmental Engineering full-time student.Her thesis was titled "Guidelines on the minimization of the environmental impacts caused by the operation of Environmental Science and Technology Laboratories".

email: shadji12@ucy.ac.cy