Laboratory of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management and Technology (director)
Department of Environmental Engineering,
Democritus University of Thrace
GR 671 32, Xanthi, Greece
Office hours for students:
Wednesday 12.00-15.00 (PROKAT building, 2nd floor) and after appointment.
+30 25410 79745
+30 697 4453554
- B.Sc.: Department of Environmental Studies, University of the Aegean, Mytilene, Greece, 1992.
- M.Sc.: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, USA, 1995.
- Ph.D.: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, USA, 1999.
Dr. Komilis’ main research interests focus on all aspects of solid waste management (valorization and recycling, composting, anaerobic digestion, landfilling). Lately, he focuses on bioplastics degradation and pesticide wasted containers management. He has published 105 SCI journal articles, which have been cited around 3800 times, and currently has an h-index of 34 (accessed 10/2023).
He teaches undergraduate and graduate classes on Solid Waste Management, with emphasis on circular economy aspects, and Applied Statistics / Experimental Design. He has authored two text books (in Greek) on the above two topics. He is the Head of the Laboratory of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management at the Dept. of Environmental Engineering in D.U.Th. and is a coordinator of a graduate course on solid waste management at the Hellenic Open University.
Dr. Komilis is a co-Editor in Chief of the Waste Management journal (Elsevier) since 2021 and member of the scientific board of IWWG.