Evan Diamadopoulos
Professor, Environmental Management 
Environmental Engineering and Management Laboratory
Division II: Environmental Process Design and Analysis

Extended CV (pdf)


  • Office Hours: Daily 9:00-15:00


  • 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

  • MEDIWAT: Sustainable management of environmental issues related to water stress in Mediterranean islands, Funded by: EC: Programme MED, 2010 
  • Removal of Endocrine Disrupting Substances from wastewater and sludge, Funded by: Hellenic Ministry of Education: Programme HERAKLEITOS II, 2011
  • 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).
  • 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

Recent Publications

  • Urtiaga A., Ortiz I., Anglada A., Mantzavinos D. and Diamadopoulos E. “Kinetic modelling of the electrochemical removal of ammonium and COD from landfill leachates” J. Appl. Electrochem. 42, 779-786 (2012).  
  • Venieri D., Markogiannaki E., Chatzisymeon E., Diamadopoulos E. and Mantzvinos D. “Inactivation of Bacillus anthracis by photocatalytic, photolytic and sonochemical treatment” Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences 12, 645-652 (2013).  
  • Loupasaki E. and Diamadopoulos E. “Attached growth systems for wastewater treatment in small and rural communities: A review” J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. 88, 190-204 (2013).  
  • Loupasaki E. and Diamadopoulos E. “A Comparative evaluation of three attached growth systems and constructed wetland for in situ treatment of raw municipal wastewater” Environ. Technol. 34, 1503-1512 (2013).  
  • Bouki C., Venieri D. and Diamadopoulos E. “Detection and fate of antibiotic resistant bacteria in wastewater treatment plants: A review” Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 91, 1-9 (2013). 
  • Agrafioti A., Bouras G., Kalderis D. and Diamadopoulos E. “Biochar production by sewage sludge pyrolysis” J. Anal. Appl. Pyrolysis 101, 72-78 (2013).  
  • Lacasa E., Tsolaki E., Sbokou Z., Rodrigo M. A., Mantzavinos D., and Diamadopoulos E. “Electrochemical disinfection of simulated ballast water on conductive diamond electrodes” Chem. Eng. Journal 223, 516-523 (2013)  
  • 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)
  • Agrafioti A., Kalderis D. and Diamadopoulos E. “Arsenic and chromium removal from water using biochars derived from rice husk, organic solid wastes and sewage sludge” J. Environ. Manag. 133, 309-314 (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).

Ph.D. Candidates

  • Nikolaos - Ioannis Vakondios   
  • Chrysa Mpouki 
  • Ioanna Manolikaki
  • Ioanna Tzatzimaki