The University of the Aegean faculty

Dr. Andreas Troumbis

Professor; Director of Biodiversity Management Laboratory; Ecosystem Management Sector; Department of Environmental Studies

Terrestrial ecosystems management, conservation biology, landscape fragmentation and species persistence, environmental policies for local sustainable activities.

Dr. Dias Charalambopoulos

Professor, Department Head Environmental Engineering and Science Sector; Department of Environmental Studies

Renewable energy sources (potential, technology, policy), multicriteria decision making for energy projects, energy analysis and modelling (the Kyoto Protocol, energy-environment policy interactions), energy economics and cointegration analysis, solar thermal engineering analysis and design, environmental pressures from the energy cycle, wind energy for electricity production, energy conservation and auditing in industry and buildings.

Dr. Petros Gaganis

Assistant Professor; Environmental Engineering and Science Sector; Department of Environmental Studies

Numerical modeling of processes involved in groundwater flow and transport and natural attenuation of contaminants in the soil, optimization algorithms and methodologies in mathematical modeling of hydrologic systems, methods for quantifying the reliability of flow and transport model predictions, stochastic methods, risk analyses, water management decision models.

Dr. Christodoulos Pilinis

Professor; Dean of the School of Environment; Environmental Engineering and Science Sector; Department of Environmental Studies

Modeling atmospheric processes that lead to changes of air quality: generation, chemical reactions, transport and deposition, physicochemical processes of atmospheric aerosols.

Dr. Ioannis Matsinos

Associate Professor;  Deputy Department Head; Ecosystem Management Sector; Department of Environmental Studies

Computational ecology: mathematical modeling, risk assessment, statistical and quantitative methods for wetland management, landscape ecology, mathematical biology, quantitative conservation ecology, development and application of individual based models in population biology, dynamical systems theory, modelling for sustainable tourism.

Dr. John N. Hatzopoulos

Professor; Director of Remote Sensing Laboratory; Environmental Engineering and Science Sector; Department of Environmental Studies

Remote sensing, photogrammetry, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), computer and environmental applications.

Dr. Constantina Tsampoukou-Skanavis

Professor; Social and Humanistic Environmental Sciences Sector; Director of  Social and Humanistic Environmental Sciences Sector; Director of Environmental Education and Communication Laboratory; Director of Environmental Planning Laboratory; Director of Regional and Insular Development Laboratory; Department of Environmental Studies

Environmental education and environmental hygiene.

Dr. Triantaphyllos Akriotis

Assistant Professor; Ecosystem Management Sector; Director of the Undergraduate Program; Department of Environmental Studies

Ecology and nature conservation, particularly of birds: bird migratory behavior and breeding ecology, small mammal ecology, wetland ecology, animal communities in Mediterranean ecosystems, and birds in Mediterranean pine woodlands.

Dr. Iosif Botetzagias

Assistant Professor; Social and Humanistic Environmental Sciences Sector; Department of Environmental Studies

Environmental politics and policy,  political ecology, green parties, environmental non-governmental organisations (NGOs), Europeanisation of environmental policies, new social movements, social networks analysis.

Dr. Konstantinos I. Evangelinos

Assistant Professor; Social and Humanistic Environmental Sciences Sector; Department of Environmental Studies

Corporate environmental management, environmental management systems (EMAS, ISO 14001), environmental policy, corporate social responsibility, 'green' products and markets, quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Dr. Dimitrakopoulos Panayiotis

Associate Professor; Ecosystem Management Sector; Department of Environmental Studies

Biodiversity and ecosystem Ppocesses, nature conservation and planning.

Dr. Christos Matsoukas

Assistant Professor; Environmental Engineering and Science Sector; Department of Environmental Studies

Radiation transfer modeling in the atmosphere, spatiotemporal characteristics of precipitation, oceanic energy budget, ocean/atmosphere interactions, athropogenic effects on the planetary energy budget and climate change.

Dr. Ioannis P. Spilanis

Assistant Professor; Social and Humanistic Environmental Sciences Sector; Department of Environmental Studies

Regional and local development, development of island ecosystems, tourism development and planning, sustainable development.

Dr. Athanasios Stasinakis

Assistant Professor; Environmental Engineering and Science Sector; Department of Environmental Studies

Wastewater and sewage sludge treatment and reuse, toxicity and fate of heavy metals and synthetic organic compounds in biological wastewater treatment processes, physicochemical wastewater treatment processes, occurrence and fate of endocrine disrupting chemicals in the environment.

Dr. Konstantinos Theodorou

Assistant Professor; Ecosystem Management Sector; Department of Environmental Studies

Population and conservation genetics, genetic processes, viability analysis and evolution in small and/or subdivided populations, ex situ conservation (breeding strategies, reintroductions).

Dr. George Biskos

Assistant Professor; Environmental Engineering and Science Section; Department of Environmental Studies

Atmospheric physical chemistry, measurements of aerosols and gas pollutants

Dr. Olga-Ioanna Kalantzi

Lecturer; Environmental Engineering and Science Section; Department of Environmental Studies

Techniques for the analysis of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and other persistent organic pollutants in the environment, effects on organisms, environmental pollution.

Mr. Dirk Schaelicke

Process Engineer; Department of Environmental Studies

Olive mill wastemanagement, wastewater treatment processes.

Dr. Kizos Thanassis

Assistant Professor; Rural Geography; Department of Geography

Multifunctionality of agriculture and rural areas, the ‘rural’ as a broader concept from agricultural space, landscape dynamics with emphasis on agricultural landscapes, less favored areas and their attractiveness, islands as a special category of less favored areas and as separate geographical entity, local development and rural development in less favored areas and islands.