Konstantinos Christoforidis

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Department of Environmental Engineering
Democritus University of Thrace
Vas. Sofias 12, 67100 Xanthi

+30 25410 79886



  • Chemical Engineering Department, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK.
  • Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy.
  • Institute of Chemistry and Processes for Energy, Environment and Health (ICPEES), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique – CNRS, University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France.
  • Institute of Catalysis and Petrochemistry, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas – CSIC, Madrid, Spain.
  • PhD degree: Department of Environmental and Natural Resources Management, , Univercity Of Ioannina
    Thesis Title: “Application of biomimetic catalysts for the removal of environmental pollutants”
  • B.S. Degree: Department of Environmental and Natural Resources Management, Univercity Of Ioannina

Short Description – Research Interests: 
Konstantinos Christoforidis is an Assistant Professor of “Environmental Chemistry – Analytical Chemistry” in the Department of Environmental Engineering at the Democritus University of Thrace since 2018 and is the head of the Environmental Chemistry Lab. He holds a degree from the department of Environmental and Natural Resources Management of the University of Ioannina and a Ph.D. Degree in Catalysis from the University of Ioannina. He worked as Senior Researcher at several institutes abroad such as Imperial College London, Institute of Catalysis and Petrochemistry (CSIC, Madrid, Spain), CNRS Strasbourg (France), University of Trieste (Italy). He has participated in more than 14 research project and is a winner of the prestigious call “Make Our Planet Great Again” from ANR (France) for a project related the development of technologies to mitigate climate change. He is the author of more than 45 articles. His research interests include: heterogeneous catalysis, photocatalysis, pollutants degradation, water splitting, CO2 capture and conversion, development of sensors for pollutants detection, synthesis of novel nanomaterials for a variety of applications (catalysts, absorbers, sensors), depollution of aquatic environments.

Teaching courses: 
1) Aquatic chemistry
2) Analytical chemistry
3) Materials and environment
4) Lab courses – Aquatic chemistry
5) Lab courses – Analytical chemistry
6) Environmental chemistry (Master degree)

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