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Karapanagioti Hrissi

Karapanagioti C...
Karapanagioti C.

Associate Professor

Tel: (+302610) 996728

Fax: (+302610) 997118


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Contact hours: 12:00-13:00 Tuesday, 13.00-15.00 Wednesday

Curriculum Vitae


PhD in Environmental Science, University of Oklahoma, 2000

Master in Environmental Science, University of Oklahoma, 1995

Ptychio in Environmental Science, University of the Aegean, 1992

Master in Education, Hellenic Open University, 2017

Postgraduate Certificate in Open and Distance Education, Hellenic Open University, 2003


9/18-present, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, Patra, Greece

1/13-9/18, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, Patra, Greece

9/07-1/13, Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, Patra, Greece

10/01-8/07 Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Marine Sciences, University of the Aegean, Mytilene, Greece

4/00-9/01 Post Doc Researcher, ICE/HT-FORTH, Patra, Greece

12/99-3/00 Research Associate, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, USA

8/96-12/99 Research/Teaching Assistant, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, USA

11/97-4/98 Research/Teaching Assistant, Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

3/96-9/96 Research Assistant, Hill Air Force Base, Superfund Site OU1, Utah, USA

1/94-7/96 Research Assistant, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, USA

4/91-5/91 Environmental Planner, Escuela Tecnica Superior de Architectura de Madrid, Spain


11/03-present  ResearchProposaland Research Project EvaluationinExpertPanelsforFP6 andFP7(CORDIS) European Commission, EU, Brussels, Belgium

10/95- present  Reviewer of scientific manuscriptfor 12 Scientific Journals

3/05-8/08         CourseEvaluationforcoursestaughtthroughtheWebCTVistain the Department of the Environment, University of the Aegean


Environmental Chemistry

Physical Sciences Teaching

Chemistry (in the Department of Education)

Chemistry (in the Department of Physics)

Special Applications of Analytical Chemistry (postgraduate)

Technological Applications of Functional Materials (postgraduate)

Aquatic Chemistry (postgraduate)

Marine Pollution (postgraduate)

Research Activities

Environmental Chemistry with emphasis in Liquid Pollution

Natural attenuation of organic pollutants in the environment

Characterization and development of new more efficient sorbents

Microplastics in the marine environment

Representative Publications

  • Rochman C.M., Browne M.A., Halpern B.S., Hentschel B.T., Hoh E., Karapanagioti H.K, Rios-Mendoza L.M., Takada H., Teh S., Thompson R.C., 2013 “Classify plastic waste as hazardous” Nature, V. 494, 169-171.
  • Lanctôt C.M., M. Al-Sid-Cheikh, A.I. Catarino, T. Cresswell, B. Danis, H.K. Karapanagioti, T. Mincer, F. Oberhänsli, P. Swarzenski, I. Tolosa, M. Metian, (2018) “Application of nuclear techniques to environmental plastics research”, Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 192, 368-375.
  • Mourgkogiannis N., I.K. Kalavrouziotis, H.K. Karapanagioti, (2018) Questionnaire-based survey to managers of 101 wastewater treatment plants in Greece confirms their potential as plastic marine litter sources, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 133, 822-827,
  • Boutsika L.G., Karapanagioti H.K., Manariotis I.D., (2017) “Effect of chloride and nitrate salts on Hg(II) sorption by raw and pyrolyzed malt spent rootlets” Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, V. 92, No 8, p. 1912-1918.
  • Ioakeimidis C., Fotopoulou K.N., Karapanagioti H.K.*, Geraga M., Zeri C., Papathanassiou E., Galgani F. Papatheodorou G., (2016) “The degradation potential of PET bottles in the marine environment: An ATR-FTIR based approach” Nature Scientific Reports, V. 6, DOI: 10.1038/srep23501.
  • Han Z., Sani B., Mrozik W., Obst M., Beckingham B., Karapanagioti H.K., Werner D., (2015) “Magnetite impregnation effects on the sorbent properties of activated carbon and biochars” Water Research, V. 70, 394-403.
  • Dailianis, S., Tsarpali, V., Melas, K., Karapanagioti, H.K., and Manariotis, I.D. (2014). “Aqueous Phenanthrene Toxicity after High-frequency Ultrasound Degradation.” Aquatic Toxicology, 147, 32-40.
  • Valili S., Siavalas G., Karapanagioti H.K., Manariotis I.D., Christanis K., 2013 “Phenanthrene removal from aqueous solutions using well-characterized, raw, chemically treated, and charred malt spent rootlets, a food industry by-product” Journal of Environmental Management, V. 128, 252-258.
  • Ogata Y., Takada H., Mizukawa K., Hirai H., Iwasa S., Endo S., Mato Y., Saha M., Okuda K., Nakashima A., Murakami M., Zurcher N., Booyatumanondo R., Zakaria M.P., Dung L.Q., Gordon M., Miguez C., Suzuki S., Moore C.J., Karapanagioti H.K., Weerts S., McClurg T., Burresm E., Smith W., Van Velkenburg M., Lang J.S., Lang R.C., Laursen D., Danner B., Stewardson N., Thompson R.C. 2009 “International Pellet Watch: Global monitoring of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in coastal waters. 1. Initial phase data on PCBs, DDTs, and HCHs” Marine Pollution Bulletin, V. 58. p. 1437-1446.
  • Ahn S., Werner D., Karapanagioti H.K. McGlothlin D.R., Zare R.N., and Luthy R.G., 2005 “Phenanthrene and Pyrene Sorption and Intraparticle Diffusion in Polyoxymethylene, Coke, and Activated Carbon” Environmental Science and Technology, V. 39, p. 6516-6526.

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