Evan Diamadopoulos
Emeritus Professor, Environmental Management 

Environmental Engineering and Management Laboratory
Division II: Process Development, Analysis and Design


Extended CV (pdf)



  • 1985: Ph.D.: Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University, Canada
  • 1982: M. Eng., Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University, Canada
  • 1978: Diploma in Chemical Engineering,  School of Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Research Interests

  • Water quality
  • Water and wastewater treatment
  • Utilization of waste and by-products  

Participation in Research Programs and Projects

  • INVALOR - Research Infrastructure For Waste Valorization And Sustainable Management Of Resources. Funded by: European Regional Development Fund, EPAnEk 2014-2020 (Greece), 2017-2021.
  • TRITON EC – Development of a new system for the electrochemical treatment of black and grey water in ships in accordance to MEPC 227(64) Environmental Protection Engineering S.A., 2014
  • Water quality control in the Amari reservoir with emphasis on manganese, iron and taste compound levels, Funded by: ΟΑDΥΚ and ΧΗΜΙΚΟΤΕΧΝΙΚΗ, 2012
  • Development of advanced oxidation processes using nanomaterials and solar light for the removal of toxic organic compounds, endocrine disrupting compounds and cystotoxins from natural water and treated wastewater. (Ministry of Education – Thalis Programme, 2012).
  • MEDIWAT: Sustainable management of environmental issues related to water stress in Mediterranean islands, Funded by: EC: Programme MED, 2010 

Recent Publications

  • P Velli, I Manolikaki, E Diamadopoulos. Effect of biochar produced from sewage sludge on tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) growth, soil chemical properties and heavy metal concentrations. Journal of Environmental Management 297, 113325 (2021)
  • S Nikolaou, J Vakros, E Diamadopoulos, D Mantzavinos. Sonochemical degradation of propylparaben in the presence of agro-industrial biochar. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 8 (4), 104010 (2020)
  • RN Mourgela, P Regkouzas, FM Pellera, E Diamadopoulos. Ni (II) adsorption on biochars produced from different types of biomass. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 231 (5), 1-16 (2020)
  • P Regkouzas, E Diamadopoulos. Adsorption of selected organic micro-pollutants on sewage sludge biochar. Chemosphere 224, 840-851 (2019)
  • R Karkain, M El Sergany, E Diamadopoulos. An investigation into the urban water cycle in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Water and Energy International 61 (6), 47-54 (2018)
  • M Kwiatkowski, D Kalderis, E Diamadopoulos. Numerical analysis of the influence of the impregnation ratio on the microporous structure formation of activated carbons, prepared by chemical activation of waste biomass with phosphoric(V) acid. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 105, 81-85 (2017)
  • N Vakondios, AA Mazioti, EE Koukouraki, E Diamadopoulos. An analytical method for measuring specific endocrine disruptors in activated sludge (biosolids) using solid phase microextraction-gas chromatography. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 4 (2), 1910-1917 (2016)
  • Katsoni A., Mantzavinos D. and Diamadopoulos E. Sequential treatment of diluted olive pomace leachate by digestion in a pilot scale UASB reactor and BDD electrochemical oxidation. Water Research 57, 76-86 (2014)
  • Vakondios Ν., Koukouraki Ε. and Diamadopoulos E. Effluent organic matter (EfOM) characterization by simultaneous measurement of proteins and humic matter. Water Research 63, 62-70 (2014).
  • ALacasa E., Tsolaki E., Sbokou Z., Rodrigo M. A., Mantzavinos D., and Diamadopoulos E. Electrochemical disinfection of simulated ballast water on conductive diamond electrodes. Chemical Engineering Journal 223, 516-523 (2013)

Ph.D. Candidates

  • Stylianos Gyparakis
  • Panagiotis Regouzas
  • Nikolaos - Ioannis Vakondios