Publications

2020

F. Cerqueira, A. Christou, D. Fatta-Kassinos, M. Vila-Costa, J. M. Bayona, B. Pina, “Effects of prescription antibiotics on soil- and root-associated microbiomes and resistomes in an agricultural context”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2020, 400, 123208 . 

M. Stylianou, A. Christou, P. Dalias, P. Polycarpou, C. Michael, A. Agapiou, P. Papanastasiou, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Physicochemical and structural characterization of biochar derived from the pyrolysis of biosolids, cattle manure and spent coffee grounds”, Journal of the Energy Institute, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joei.2020.05.002. 

E. M. Eckert, A. Di Cesare, D. Fontaneto, T. U. Berendonk, H. Bürgmann, E. Cytryn, D. Fatta-Kassinos, A. Franzetti, D. G. J. Larsson, C. M. Manaia, A. Pruden, A. C. Singer, N. Udikovic-Kolic, G. Corno, “Every fifth published metagenome is not available to science”, PLOS Biology, 2020, 18(4), e3000698

S. Rodriguez-Mozaz, I. Vaz-Moreira, S. Varela della Giustina, M. Llorca, D. Barcelo, S. Schubert, T. Berendonk, I. Michael-Kordatou, D. Fatta-Kassinos, J. Martinez, C. Elpers, I. Henriques, T. Jaeger, T. Schwartz, E. Paulshus, K. O´Sullivan, P. Katariina, M. Virta, T. Do, F. Walsh, C. Manaia, S. Rodriguez-Mozaz, “Antibiotic residues in final effluents of European wastewater treatment plants and their impact on the aquatic environment”, Environment International, 2020, 140, 105733.

N. A. Alygizakis, J. Urík, V. G. Beretsou, I. Kampouris, A. Galani, M. Oswaldova, T. Berendonk, P. Oswald, N. S. Thomaidis, J. Slobodnik, B. Vrana, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Evaluation of chemical and biological contaminants of emerging concern in treated wastewater intended for agricultural reuse”, Environment International, 2020, 138, 105597.

S. G. Michael, I. Michael-Kordatou, S. Nahim-Granados, M. I. Polo-López, J. Rocha, A. B. Martínez-Piernas, P. Fernández-Ibáñez, A. Agüera, C. M. Manaia, D. Fatta-Kassinos, Investigating the impact of UV-C/H2O2 and sunlight/H2O2 on the removal of antibiotics, antibiotic resistance determinants and toxicity present in urban wastewater,  Chemical Engineering Journal, 2020, 388, 124383.

L. Rizzo, W. Gernjak, P. Krzeminski, S. Malato, C. S. McArdell, J. A. Sanchez Perez, H. Schaar, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Best available technologies and treatment trains to address current challenges in urban wastewater reuse for irrigation of crops in EU countries”, Science of the Total Environment, 2020, 710, 136312.

G. Deviller, L. Lundy, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Recommendations to derive quality standards for chemical pollutants in reclaimed water intended for reuse in agricultural irrigation”, Chemosphere, 2020, 240, 124911. 

J. Rocha, D. Cacace, I. Kampouris, H. Guilloteau, T. Jäger, R.B.M. Marano, P. Karaolia, C.M. Manaia, C. Merlin, D. Fatta-Kassinos, E. Cytryn, T.U. Berendonk, T. Schwartz, “Inter-laboratory calibration of quantitative analyses of antibiotic resistance genes”, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 2020, 8 (1), 102214. 

B. Piña, J. M. Bayona, A. Christou, D. Fatta-Kassinos, E. Guillon, D. Lambropoulou, C. Michael, F. Polesel, S. Sayen, “On the contribution of reclaimed wastewater irrigation to the potential exposure of humans to antibiotics, antibiotic resistant bacteria and antibiotic resistance genes – NEREUS COST Action ES1403 position paper”, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 2020, 8(1), 102131. 

C. L. Tague, S. A. Papuga, C. Gerlein-Safdi, S. Dymond, R. R. Morrison, E. W. Boyer, D. Riveros-Iregui, E. Agee, B. Arora, Y. G. Dialynas, A. Hansen, S. Krause, S. Kuppel, S. P. Loheide, S. J. Schymanski, S. C. Zipper, “Adding our leaves: a community-wide perspective on research directions in ecohydrology”, Hydrological Processes, 2020, 1-9, https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.13693.

2019

I. González-Mariño, J. A. Baz-Lomba, N. Alygizakis, M.J. Andrés-Costa, R. Bade, L.P. Barron, F. Been, J.D. Berset, L. Bijlsma, I. Bodík, A. Brenner, A.L. Brock, D.A. Burgard, E. Castrignanò, C.E. Christophoridis, A. Covaci, P. de Voogt, D.A. Devault, M.J. Dias, E. Emke, D. Fatta-Kassinos, G. Fedorova, K. Fytianos, C. Gerber, R. Grabic, S. Grüner, T. Gunnar, E. Hapeshi, E. Heath, B. Helm, F. Hernández, A. Kankaanpaa, S. Karolak, B. Kasprzyk-Hordern, I. Krizman-Matasic, F.Y. Lai, W. Lechowicz, A. Lopes, M.L. de Alda, E. López-García, A.S.C. Löve, N. Mastroianni, G.L. McEneff, R. Montes, K. Munro, T. Nefau, H. Oberacher, J.W. O’Brien, K. Olafsdottir, Y. Picó, B.G. Plósz, F. Polesel, C. Postigo, J.B. Quintana, P. Ramin, M.J. Reid, J. Rice, R. Rodil, I. Senta, S.M. Simões, M.M. Sremacki, K. Styszko, S. Terzic, N.S. Thomaidis, K.V. Thomas, B.J. Tscharke, A.L.N. van Nuijs, V. Yargeau, E. Zuccato, S. Castiglioni, C. Ort, “Spatio-temporal assessment of illicit drug use at large scale: evidence from seven years of international wastewater monitoring”, Addiction, 2019, 115, 1, 109-120. 

D. Cacace, D. Fatta-Kassinos, C.M. Manaia, E. Cytryn, N. Kreuzinger, L. Rizzo, P. Karaolia, T. Schwartz, J. Alexander, C. Merlin, H. Garelick, H. Schmitt, D. de Vries, C.U. Schwermer, S. Meric, C.B. Ozkal, M.N. Pons, D. Kneis, T.U. Berendonk, “Antibiotic resistance genes in treated wastewater and in the receiving water bodies: A pan-European survey of urban settings”, Water Research, 2019, 162, 320-330.

I.C. Iakovides, I. Michael-Kordatou, N.F.F. Moreira, A.R. Ribeiro, T. Fernandes, M.F.R. Pereira, O.C. Nunes, C.M. Manaia, A.M.T. Silva, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Continuous ozonation of urban wastewater: removal of antibiotics, antibiotic-resistant bacteria and antibiotic resistance genes and phytotoxicity”, Water Research, 2019, 159, 333-347. 

K.M.M. Pärnänen, C. Narciso-da-Rocha, D. Kneis, T.U. Berendonk, D. Cacace, T. Thuy Do, C. Elpers, D. Fatta-Kassinos, I. Henriques, T. Jaeger, A. Karkman, J.L. Martinez, S.G. Michael, I. Michael-Kordatou, K. O’Sullivan, S. Rodriguez-Mozaz, T. Schwartz, H. Sheng, H. Sørum, R.D. Stedtfeld, J.M. Tiedje, S. Varela Della Giustina, F. Walsh, I. Vaz-Moreira, M. Virta, C.M. Manaia, “Antibiotic resistance in European wastewater treatment plants mirrors the pattern of clinical antibiotic resistance prevalence”, Science Advances, 2019, 5, eaau9124. 

A. Christou, G. Papadavid, P. Dalias, V. Fotopoulos, C. Michael, J. M. Bayona, B. Piña, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Ranking of crop plants according to their potential to uptake and accumulate contaminants of emerging concern”, Environmental Research, 2019, 17, 422-432. 

S.G. Michael, I. Michael-Kordatou, V.G. Beretsou, T. Jäger, C. Michael, T. Schwartz, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Solar photo-Fenton oxidation followed by adsorption on activated carbon for the minimisation of antibiotic resistance determinants and toxicity present in urban wastewater”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2019, 244, 871-880. 

L. Rizzo, S. Malato, D. Antakyali, V. G. Beretsou, M. B. Đolić, W. Gernjak, E. Heath, I. Ivancev-Tumbas, P. Karaolia, A. R. Lado Ribeiro, G. Mascolo, C. S. McArdell, H. Schaar; A. M. Silva, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Consolidated vs new advanced treatment methods for the removal of contaminants of emerging concern from urban wastewater”, Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 655, 986-1008. 

L. Ioannou-Ttofa, S. Raj, H. Prakash, D. Fatta Kassinos, “Solar photo-Fenton oxidation for the removal of ampicillin, total cultivable and resistant E. coli and ecotoxicity from secondary-treated wastewater effluents”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2019, 355, 91-102. 

A. Christou, M. C. Kyriacou, E. C. Georgiadou, R. Papamarkou, E. Hapeshi, P. Karaolia, C. Michael, V. Fotopoulos, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Uptake and bioaccumulation of three widely prescribed pharmaceutically active compounds in tomato fruits and mediated effects on fruit quality attributes”, Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 647, 1169-1178. 

P. Krzeminski, M. C. Tomei, P. Karaolia, A. Langenhoff, C. M. R. Almeida, E. Felis, F. Gritten, H. R. Andersen, T. Fernandez, C. Manaia, L. Rizzo, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Performance of secondary wastewater treatment methods for the removal of contaminants of emerging concern implicated in crop uptake and antibiotic resistance spread: a review”, Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 648, 1052-1081. 

2018

K. Kümmerer, D. D. Dionysiou, O. Olsson, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Reducing aquatic micropollutants – increasing the focus on input prevention and integrated emission management”, Science of the Total Environment, 2018, 652, 836-850. 

K. Kümmerer, D. D. Dionysiou, O. Olsson, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “A path to clean water”, Science, 2018, 361, 222-224. 

K. Stylianou, E. Hapeshi, M. Vasquez, D. Fatta-Kassinos, I. Vyrides, “Diclofenac biodegradation by newly isolated Klebsiella sp. KSC: microbial intermediates and ecotoxicological assessment”, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 2018, 6 (2), 3242-3248. 

A.L.N. van Nuijs, F. Yin Lai, F. Been, M.J. Andres-Costa, L. Barron, J.A. Baz-Lomba, J-D Berset, L. Benaglia, L. Bijlsma, D. Burgard, S. Castiglioni, C. Christophoridis, A. Covaci, P. de Voogt, E. Emke, D. Fatta-Kassinos, J. Fick, F. Hernandez, C. Gerber, I. Gonzalez-Marino, R. Grabic, T. Gunnar, K. Kannan, S. Karolak, B. Kasprzyk-Hordern, Z. Kokot, I. Krizman-Matasic, A. Li, X. Li, A.S.C. Love, M. Lopez de Alda, A-K McCall, M.R. Meyer, H. Oberacher, J. O’Brien, J.B. Quintana, M. Reid, S. Schneider, S.S. Simoes, N.S. Thomaidis, K. Thomas, V. Yargeau, C. Ort, “Multi-year interlaboratory exercises for the analysis of illicit drugs and metabolites in wastewater: development of a quality control system”, Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 2018, 103, 34-43. 

Anastasis Christou, Costas Michael, Despo Fatta-Kassinos, Vasileios Fotopoulos, “Can the pharmaceutically active compounds released in agroecosystems be considered as emerging plant stressors?”, Environment International, 2018, 114, 360-364. 

P. Karaolia, I. Michael-Kordatou, E. Hapeshi, C. Drosou, Y. Bertakis, D. Christofilos, G. S. Armatas, L. Sygellou, T. Schwartz, N. P. Xekoukoulotakis, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Removal of antibiotics, antibiotic-resistant bacteria and their associated genes by graphene-based TiO2 composite photocatalysts under solar radiation in urban wastewaters”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2018, 224, 810-824. 

I. Michael-Kordatou, P. Karaolia, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “The role of operating parameters and oxidative damage mechanisms of Advanced Chemical Oxidation Processes in the combat against antibiotic-resistant bacteria and resistance genes present in urban wastewater″, Water Research, 2018, 128, 1-23.

B. Moslah, E. Hapeshi, A. Jrad, D. Fatta-Kassinos, A. Hedhili, “Pharmaceuticals and illicit drugs in wastewater samples in north-eastern Tunisia”, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2018, 25 (19), 18226-18241. 

2017

A. Parpounas, V. Litskas, E. Hapeshi, C. Michael, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Assessing the presence of enrofloxacin and ciprofloxacin in piggery wastewater and their adsorption behaviour onto solid materials, with a newly developed chromatographic method”, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2017, 24 (29), 23371-23381. 

A. T. Christou, A. Agüera, J. M. Bayona, E. Cytryn, V. Fotopoulos, D. Lambropoulou, C. M. Manaia, C. Michael, M. Revitt, P. Schröder, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “The potential implications of reclaimed wastewater reuse for irrigation on the agricultural environment: the knowns and unknowns of the fate of antibiotics and antibiotic resistant bacteria and resistance genes – A review”, Water Research, 2017, 123, 448-467. 

C. Michael, J. M. Bayona, D. Lambropoulou, A. Agüera, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Two important limitations relating to the spiking of environmental samples with contaminants of emerging concern: How close to the real analyte concentrations are the reported recovered values?”, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2017, 24, 15202-15205.

L. Ioannou-Ttofa, I. Michael-Kordatou, S. C. Fattas, A. Eusebio, B. Ribeiro, M. Rusan, A.R.B.  Amer, S.  Zuraiqi, M.  Waismand, C. Linder, Z. Wiesman, J. Gilron, D. Fatta-Kassinos, ″Treatment efficiency and economic feasibility of biological oxidation, membrane filtration and separation processes, and advanced oxidation for the purification and valorization of olive mill wastewater″, Water Research, 2017, 114, 1-13. 

A. Christou, P. Karaolia, E. Hapeshi, C. Michael, D. Fatta-Kassinos, ″Long-term wastewater irrigation of vegetables in real agricultural systems: Concentration of pharmaceuticals in soil, uptake and bioaccumulation in tomato fruits and human health risk assessment″, Water Research, 2017, 109, 24-34. 

P. Karaolia, I. Michael-Kordatou, E. Hapeshi, J. Alexander, T. Schwartz, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Investigation of the potential of a membrane bioreactor followed by solar Fenton oxidation to remove antibiotic-related microcontaminants”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2017, 310, 491-502. 

I. Michael-Kordatou, R. Andreou, M. Iacovou, Z. Frontistis, E. Hapeshi, C. Michael, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “On the capacity of ozonation to remove antimicrobial compounds, resistant bacteria and toxicity from urban wastewater effluents”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2017, 323, Part A, 414-425. 

L. Ioannou-Ttofa, S. Foteinis, E. Chatzisymeon, I. Michael-Kordatou, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Life Cycle Assessment of solar-driven oxidation as a polishing step of secondary-treated urban effluents”, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 2017, 92, 1315-1327. 

Α. Agathokleous, S. Christodoulou, “Component-holistic condition assessment of water distribution networks”, Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology—AQUA, 2017, 66(7),  509-519.

A. Agathokleous, C. Christodoulou, S.E. Christodoulou, “Influence of intermittent water supply operations on the vulnerability of water distribution networks”, Journal of Hydroinformatics, 2017, 19(6), 838-852.

A. Agathokleous, C. Christodoulou, S. Christodoulou, “Robustness and vulnerability assessment of water networks by use of centrality metrics”, European Water, 2017, 58, 489-495.

A. Agathokleous, C. Christodoulou, S.E. Christodoulou, “Topological robustness and vulnerability assessment of water distribution networks”, Water Resources Management, 2017, 31(12), 4007-4021.

S.E. Christodoulou, E. Kourti, A. Agathokleous, “Waterloss detection in water distribution networks using wavelet change-point detection”, Water Resources Management, 2017, 31(3), 979-994.

S. Christodoulou, E. Kourti, A. Agathokleous, “Waterloss detection in streaming water flow timeseries using change-point anomaly methods”, European Waters, 2017, 58, 429-434.

F.S. Stylianou, S.C. Kassinos, “The Contribution of Active and Inactive Structures to the Statistics of a Turbulent Pipe Flow”, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 2017, 68, 216-224.

2016

L. Boudriche, I. Michael-Kordatou, S. Michael, P. Karaolia, D. Fatta-Kassinos, ″UV-C-driven oxidation of ciprofloxacin in conventionally treated urban wastewater: Degradation kinetics, ecotoxicity and phytotoxicity assessment and inactivation of ciprofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli″, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 2016, 92, 1380-1388. 

J. Gatica, V. Tripathi, S. Green, C. M. Manaia, T. Berendonk, D. Cacace, C. Merlin, N. Kreuzinger, T. Schwartz, D. Fatta-Kassinos, L. Rizzo, C. U. Schwermer, H. Garelick, E. Jurkevitch, E. Cytryn, “High throughput analysis of integron gene cassettes in wastewater environments”, Environmental Science and Technology, 2016, 50, 11825-11836. 

L. Ioannou-Ttofa, S. Foteinis, E. Chatzisymeon, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “The environmental footprint of a membrane bioreactor treatment process through Life Cycle Analysis”, Science of the Total Environment, 2016, 568, 306-318. [This paper was selected as a hand-picked choice of authors’ research and scientific articles from Science of the Total Environment.]

M. I. Vasquez, M. Tarapoulouzi, N. Lambrianides, E. Hapeshi, K. Felekkis, M. Saile, C. Sticht, N. Gretz, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Assessing the potential of pharmaceuticals and of their transformation products to cause mutagenic effects: Implications in the gene expression profiling”, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 2016, 9999 (9999), 1-12.

A. Christou, G. Maratheftis; M. Elia, E. Hapeshi, C. Michael, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Effects of wastewater applied with discrete irrigation techniques on strawberry plants’ productivity and the safety, quality characteristics and antioxidant capacity of fruits”, Agricultural Water Management, 2016, 173, 48-54. 

A. Christou, C. Antoniou, C. Christodoulou, E. Hapeshi, I. Stavrou, C. Michael, D. Fatta-Kassinos, V. Fotopoulos, “Stress-related phenomena and detoxification mechanisms induced by common pharmaceuticals in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) plants”, Science of the Total Environment, 2016, 557-558, 652-664. 

Y. Liu, X, He, X. Duan, Y. Fu, D. Fatta-Kassinos, D. Dionysiou, “Significant role of UV and carbonate radical on the degradation of oxytetracycline in UV-AOPs: Kinetics and mechanism”, Water Research, 2016, 95, 195-204. 

C. M. Manaia, G. Macedo, D. Fatta-Kassinos, O. C. Nunes, “Antibiotic resistance in urban aquatic environments: can it be controlled?”, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2016, 100 (4), 1543-1557. 

C. Atkinson, E. Sarris, E. Gravanis, P. Papanastasiou, “On certain singular integral equations arising in the analysis of wellbore recharge in anisotropic formations”, Applied Mathematical Modelling, 2016, 40(1), 343-362.

A. Agathokleous, S. Christodoulou, “An expanded methodology for imprinting the condition of an urban water distribution network”, Procedia Engineering, 2016, 162, 196-203. 

A. Agathokleous, S. Christodoulou, “The impact of intermittent water supply policies on urban water distribution networks”, Procedia Engineering, 2016, 162(1), 204-211. 

A. Agathokleous, S. Christodoulou, “Vulnerability of urban water distribution networks under intermittent water supply operations”, Water Resources Management, 2016, 30(13), 4731-4750.

F.S. Stylianou, R. Pecnik, S.C. Kassinos, “Analyzing a Turbulent Pipe Flow via the Structure Tensors”, Computers and Fluids, 2016, 140, 450-477.

2015

I. Michael-Kordatou, M. Iacovou, Z. Frontistis, E. Hapeshi, D. D. Dionysiou, D. Fatta-Kassinos, ″Erythromycin oxidation and ERY-resistant E. coli inactivation in urban wastewater by sulfate radical-based oxidation process under UV-C irradiation″, Water Research, 2015, 85, 346-358.

I. Michael-Kordatou, C. Michael, X. Duan, X. He, D. Dionysiou, M. A. Mills, D. Fatta-Kassinos, ”Dissolved effluent organic matter: characteristics and potential implications in wastewater treatment and reuse applications”, Water Research, 2015, 77, 213-248. 

C. A.  Georgiou, M.  S.  Constantinou, R.  Andreou,  E. Hapeshi, D. Fatta-Kassinos, C. P. Kapnissi-Christodoulou, “Novel approach to fast determination of cholesterol oxidation products in Cypriot foodstuffs using ultra-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry”, Electrophoresis, 2015, 37 (7-8), 1101-1108.

D. Fatta-Kassinos, C. Manaia, T.U. Berendonk, E. Cytryn, J. Bayona, B. Chefetz, J. Slobodnik, N. Kreuzinger, L. Rizzo, S. Malato, L. Lundy, A. Ledin, “COST Action ES1403: New and Emerging challenges and opportunities in wastewater REUSe (NEREUS)”, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2015, 22 (9), 7183-7186. 

T. U. Berendonk, C. M. Manaia, C. Merlin, D. Fatta-Kassinos, E. Cytryn, F. Walsh, H. Bürgmann, H. Sørum, M. Norström, M. N. Pons, N. Kreuzinger, P. Huovinen, S. Stefani, T. Schwartz, V. Kisand, F. Baquero, J. L. Martinez, “Tackling antibiotic resistance: the environmental framework”, Nature Reviews Microbiology, 2015, 13 (5), 310-317.

L. A. Ioannou, G. Li Puma, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Treatment of winery wastewater by physicochemical, biological and advanced processes: A review”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2015, 286, 343-368. 

Z. Frontistis, E. Hapeshi, D. Fatta-Kassinos, D. Mantzavinos, “Ultraviolet-activated persulfate oxidation of methyl orange: A comparison between artificial neural networks and factorial design for process modelling”, Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, 2015, 14 (3), 528-535. 

E. Hapeshi, M. Gros, R. Lopez-Serna, M.R. Boleda, F. Ventura, M. Petrovic, D. Barcelo, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Licit and illicit drugs in urban wastewater in Cyprus”, CLEAN-Soil, Air, Water, 2015, 43 (9), 1272-1278. 

I. K. Kalavrouziotis, P. Kokkinos, G. Oron, F. Fatone, D. Bolzonella, M. Vatyliotou, D. Fatta-Kassinos, P. H. Koukoulakis, S., P. Varnavas. ”Current status in wastewater treatment, reuse, and research in some Mediterranean countries”, Desalination and Water Treatment, 2015, 53 (8), 2015-2030. 

T. Velegraki, E. Hapeshi, D. Fatta-Kassinos, I. Poulios, “Solar-induced heterogeneous photocatalytic degradation of methyl-paraben”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2015, 178, 2-11.

Z. Frontistis, M. Kouramanos, S. Moraitis, E. Chatzisymeon, E. Hapeshi, D. Fatta-Kassinos, N. P. Xekoukoulotakis, D. Mantzavinos, “UV and simulated solar photodegradation of 17a-ethynylestradiol in secondary-treated wastewater by hydrogen peroxide or iron addition”, Catalysis Today, 2015, 252, 84-92. 

E. Gravanis, E. Sarris, P. Papanastasiou, “Hydro‐mechanical erosion models for sand production”, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 2015, 39(18),  2017-2036.

A. Agathokleous, S. Xanthos, S.E. Christodoulou, “Real-time monitoring of water distribution networks”, Water Utility Journal, 2015, 10(15-24), 56.

S.E. Christodoulou, M. Fragiadakis, “Vulnerability assessment of water distribution networks considering performance data”, Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 2015, 21(2), 04014040.

2014

A. Christou, E. Eliadou, C. Michael, E. Hapeshi, D. Fatta-Kassinos, ”Assessment of long-term wastewater irrigation impacts on the soil geochemical properties and the bioaccumulation of heavy metals to the agricultural products”, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2014, 186 (8), 4857-4870.

V. Naddeo, A. Cesaro, D. Mantzavinos, D. Fatta-Kassinos, V. Belgiorno, “Water and wastewater disinfection by ultrasound irradiation – a critical review”, Global NEST Journal, 2014, 16 (3), 561-577.

C. Ort, A. L. N. van Nuijs, J. D. Berset, L. Bijlsma, S. Castiglioni, A. Covaci, P. de Voogt, E. Emke, D. Fatta-Kassinos, P. Griffiths, F. Hernández, I. González-Mariño, R. Grabic, B. Kasprzyk-Hordern, N. Mastroianni, A. Meierjohann, T. Nefau, M. Ostman, Y. Pico, M. Reid, J. Slobodnik, S. Terzic, N. Thomaidis, K. V. Thomas, ”Spatial differences and temporal changes in illicit drug use in Europe quantified by wastewater analysis”, Addiction, 2014, 109 (8), 1338-1352.

X. He, S. P. Mezyk, I. Michael, D. Fatta-Kassinos, D. D. Dionysiou, ”Degradation kinetics and mechanism of β-lactam antibiotics by the activation of H2O2 and Na2S2O8 under UV-254 nm irradiation”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2014, 279, 375-383.

M. I. Vasquez, A. Lambrianides, M. Schneider, K. Kümmerer, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Environmental side effects of pharmaceutical cocktails: What we know and what we should know”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2014, 279, 169-189.

J. A. Khan, X. He, N. S. Shah, H. M. Khan, E. Hapeshi, D. Fatta-Kassinos, D. D. Dionysiou, “Kinetic and mechanism investigation on the photochemical degradation of atrazine with activated H2O2S2O82− and HSO5−”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2014, 252, 393-403.

A. Christou, G. Maratheftis, E. Eliadou, C. Michael, E. Hapeshi, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Impact assessment of the reuse of two discrete treated wastewaters for the irrigation of tomato crop on the soil geochemical properties, fruit safety and crop productivity”, Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 2014, 192, 105-114.

I. Michael, A. Panayi, L. A. Ioannou, Z. Frontistis, D. Fatta-Kassinos, ”Utilizing solar energy for the purification of olive mill wastewater using a pilot-scale photocatalytic reactor after coagulation-flocculation”, Water Research, 2014, 60, 28-40.

P. Karaolia, I. Michael, I. García-Fernández, A. Agüera, S. Malato, P. Fernández-Ibáñez, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Reduction of clarithromycin and sulfamethoxazole-resistant Enterococcus by pilot-scale solar-driven Fenton oxidation”, Science of the Total Environment, 2014, 468-469, 19-27.

I. Michael, A. Achilleos, D. Lambropoulou, V. Osorio Torrens, S. Pérez, M. Petrović, D. Barcelo, D. Fatta-Kassinos, 2014. “Proposed transformation pathway and evolution profile of diclofenac and ibuprofen transformation products during (sono)photocatalysis”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2014, 147, 1015-1027.

L. A. Ioannou, C. Michael, S. Kuriakou, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Solar Fenton: From pilot to industrial scale application for polishing winery wastewater pretreated by MBR”, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 2014, 89 (7), 1067-1076.

M. Fragiadakis, S.E. Christodoulou, “Seismic reliability assessment of urban water networks”, Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 2014, 43(3), 357-374.

2013

L. A. Ioannou, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Solar photo-Fenton oxidation against the bioresistant fractions of winery wastewater”, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 2013, 1 (4), 703-712.

A. Jelic, I. Michael, A. Achilleos, E. Hapeshi, D. Lambropoulou, S. Perez Solsona, M. Petrovic, D. Fatta-Kassinos, D. Barceló, “Transformation products and reaction pathways of carbamazepine during photocatalytic and sonophotocatalytic treatment”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2013, 263, 177-186.

L. A. Ioannou, C. Michael, N. Vakondios, K. Drosou, N.P. Xekoukoulotakis, E. Diamadopoulos, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Winery wastewater purification by reverse osmosis and oxidation of the concentrate by solar photo-Fenton”, Separation and Purification Technology, 2013, 118, 659-669.

E. Hapeshi, I. Fotiou, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Sonophotocatalytic treatment of ofloxacin in secondary treated effluent and elucidation of its transformation products”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2013, 224 (1), 96-105.

P. C. Papaphilippou, C. Yiannapas, M. Politi, V. M. Daskalaki, C. Michael, N. Kalogerakis, D. Mantzavinos, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Sequential coagulation-flocculation, solvent extraction and photo-Fenton oxidation for the valorization and treatment of olive mill effluent”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2013, 224 (1), 82-88.

I. Michael, E. Hapeshi, S. Pèrez, M. Petrović, A. Zapata, S. Malato, D. Barceló, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Light-induced catalytic transformation of ofloxacin by solar Fenton in various water matrices at a pilot plant: Mineralization and characterization of major intermediate products”, Science of the Total Environment, 2013, 461-462, 39-48.

M. I. Vasquez, M. Garcia-Käufer, E. Hapeshi, J. Menz, K. Kostarelos, D. Fatta-Kassinos, K. Kümmerer, “Chronic ecotoxic effects to Pseudomonas putida and Vibrio fischeri, and cytostatic and genotoxic effects to the hepatoma cell line (HepG2) of ofloxacin photo(cata)lytically treated solutions”, Science of the Total Environment, 2013, 450-451, 356-365.

M. I. Vasquez, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Is the evaluation of traditional physicochemical parameters sufficient to explain the potential toxicity of the treated wastewater at sewage treatment plants?”, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2013, 20 (6), 3516-3528.

E. Hapeshi, A. Lambrianides, P. Koutsoftas, E. Kastanos, C. Michael, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Investigating the fate of the iodinated X-ray contrast media iohexol and diatrizoate during microbial degradation in an MBBR system treating urban wastewater”, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2013, 20 (6), 3592-3606.

L. A. Ioannou, T. Velegraki, C. Michael, D. Mantzavinos, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Sunlight, iron and radicals to tackle the resistant leftovers of biotreated winery wastewaters”, Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, 2013, 12 (4), 664-670.

I. Michael, E. Hapeshi, C. Michael, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Superiority of solar Fenton oxidation over TiO2 photocatalysis for the degradation of trimethoprim in secondary treated effluents”, Water Science and Technology, 2013, 67 (6), 1260-1271.

L. Rizzo, C.M. Manaia, C. Merlin, T. Schwartz, C. Dagot, M.C. Ploy, I. Michael, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Urban wastewater treatment plants as hotspots for antibiotic resistance bacteria and genes spread into the environment: A review”, Science of the Total Environment, 2013, 447, 345-360.

C. Zhao, M. Pelaez, X. Duan, H. Deng, K. O’Shea, D. Fatta-Kassinos, D. D. Dionysiou, “Role of pH on photolytic and photocatalytic degradation of antibiotic oxytetracycline in aqueous solution under visible/solar light: Kinetics and mechanism studies”, Applied Catalysis B:  Environmental, 2013, 134-135, 83-92.

I. Michael, L. Rizzo, C.S. McArdell, C.M. Manaia, C. Merlin, T. Schwartz, C. Dagot, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Urban wastewater treatment plants as hotspots for the release of antibiotics in the environment: A review”, Water Research, 2013, 47 (3), 957-995. [Third Most Cited article of Water Research published since 2012].

X.Albets-Chico and S. C. Kassinos, “A consistent velocity approximation for variable-density flow and transport in porous media”, Journal of Hydrology, 2013, 507, 33-51.

S.E. Christodoulou, A. Gagatsis, S. Xanthos, S. Kranioti, A. Agathokleous, M. Fragiadakis, “Entropy-based sensor placement optimization for waterloss detection in water distribution networks”, Water Resources Management, 2013, 27(13), 4443-4468. 

M. Fragiadakis, S.E. Christodoulou, D. Vamvatsikos, “Reliability assessment of urban water distribution networks under seismic loads”, Water Resources Management, 2013, 27(10), 3739-3764.

2012

M. I. Vasquez, E. Hapeshi, D. Fatta-Kassinos, K. Kümmerer, “Biodegradation potential of ofloxacin and its resulting transformation products during photolytic and photocatalytic treatment”, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2012, 20 (3), 1302-1309.

Z. Frontistis, C. Drosou, K. Tyrovola, D. Mantzavinos, D. Fatta-Kassinos, D.Venieri and N.P. Xekoukoulotakis, “Experimental and modeling studies of the degradation of estrogen hormones in aqueous TiO2 suspensions under simulated solar radiation”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2012, 51 (51), 16552-16563.

I. Michael, E. Hapeshi, C. Michael, A.R. Varela, S. Kuriakou, C. Manaia, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Solar photo-Fenton process on the abatement of antibiotics at a pilot scale: Degradation kinetics, ecotoxicity and phytotoxicity assessment and removal of antibiotic resistant enterococci”, Water Research, 2012, 46 (17), 5621-5634.

I. Michael, E. Hapeshi, C. Michael, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Development and validation of a UPLC-MS/MS method for studying the degradation kinetics of ofloxacin and trimethoprim during the application of solar Fenton process in secondary treated sewage”, Water Science and Technology, 2012, 66 (7), 1574-1581.

Z. Frontistis, D. Venieri, E. Hapeshi, C. Drosou, D. Fatta-Kassinos, N.P. Xekoukoulotakis, D. Mantzavinos, “Photocatalytic (UV-A/TiO2) degradation of 17α-ethynylestradiol in environmental matrices: experimental studies and artificial neural network modelling”, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 2012, 240, 33-41. 

I. Michael, E. Hapeshi, V. Osorio, S. Perez, M. Petrovic, A. Zapata, S. Malato, D. Barcelo, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Solar photocatalytic treatment of trimethoprim in four environmental matrices at a pilot scale: transformation products and ecotoxicity evaluation”, Science of the Total Environment, 2012, 430, 167-173. [This paper was part of the virtual special issue on “Pharmaceuticals and Illicit Drugs in Aquatic Systems” published by STOTEN in October 2012. The papers selected, based on the editors’ opinion, represented excellent examples of the active research in this field.]

Z. Frontistis, D. Fatta-Kassinos, D. Mantzavinos, N. P. Xekoukoulotakis, “Photocatalytic degradation of 17a-ethynylestradiol in environmental samples by ZnO under simulated solar radiation”, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 2012, 87 (8), 1051-1058. 

M. Al-Sari’, I. A. Al-Khatib, M. Avraamides, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “A Study on the attitudes and behavioural influence of construction waste management in Occupied Palestinian Territory”, Waste Management and Research, 2012, 30 (2), 122-136. 

S. Christodoulou, A. Agathokleous, “A study on the effects of intermittent water supply on the vulnerability of urban water distribution networks”, Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, 2012, 12(4), 523-530.

2011

Z. Frontistis, N. P. Xekoukoulotakis, E. Hapeshi, D. Venieri, D. Fatta-Kassinos, D. Mantzavinos, “Fast degradation of estrogen hormones in environmental matrices by photo-Fenton oxidation under simulated solar radiation”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2011, 178, 175-182.

D. Fatta-Kassinos, M. Vasquez, K. Kümmerer, “Transformation products of pharmaceuticals in surface waters and wastewater formed during photolysis and advanced oxidation processes – degradation, elucidation of byproducts and assessment of their biological potency”, Chemosphere, 2011, 85 (5), 693-709. 

L. A. Ioannou, E. Hapeshi, M. I. Vasquez, D. Mantzavinos, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Solar/TiO2 photocatalytic decomposition of β-blockers atenolol and propanolol in water and wastewater”, Solar Energy, 2011, 85 (9), 1915-1926.

D. Fatta-Kassinos, I.K. Kalavrouziotis, P.H. Koukoulakis, M.I. Vasquez, “The risks associated with wastewater reuse and xenobiotics in the agroecological environment”, Science of the Total Environment, 2011, 409, 3555-3563. [This paper was part of the virtual special issue on “Pharmaceuticals and Illicit Drugs in Aquatic Systems” published by STOTEN in October 2012. The papers selected, based on the editors’ opinion, represented excellent examples of the active research in this field.]

D. Fatta-Kassinos, S. Meric, A. Nikolaou, “Pharmaceutical residues in environmental waters and wastewater: Current state of knowledge and future research”, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2011, 399 (1), 251-275. [selected for the 2011 opening issue, listed no. 1 among the top 10 most-cited articles published in 2011 in ‘Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry’].

N.P. Xekoukoulotakis, C. Drosou, C. Brebou, E. Chatzisymeon, E. Hapeshi, D. Fatta-Kassinos, D. Mantzavinos, “Kinetics of UV-A/TiO2 photocatalytic degradation and mineralization of the antibiotic sulfamethoxazole in aqueous matrices”. Catalysis Today, 2011, 161 (1), 163-168.

D. Fatta-Kassinos, E. Hapeshi, A. Achilleos, S. Meric, M. Gros, M. Petrovic, D. Barcelo, “Existence of pharmaceutical compounds in tertiary treated urban wastewater that is utilized for reuse applications”, Water Resources Management, 2011, 25 (4), 1183-1193.

N. Kanaris, D. Grigoriadis, S. C. Kassinos, “Three dimensional flow around a circular cylinder confined in a plane channel”, Physics of Fluids, 2011, 23(6), 064106. 

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