Mihalis Lazaridis
Professor, Atmospheric Pollution and Climate Change 
Atmospheric Aerosols Laboratory
Division II: Environmental Process Design and Analysis

Extended CV (pdf)


  • Office Hours: Daily 9:00-15:00


  • 1993: PhD in Physics, School of Physics, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • 1991: MSc in Physics,, School of Physics, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • 1988: Degree in Physics, School of Sciences, Physics Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Research Interests

Conducting research on air pollution and particulate matter:

  • Modeling of physical-chemical processes of particulate matter in the atmosphere.
  • Particulate matter and climate change. Nucleation under atmospheric conditions.  
  • Measurements of particulate matter and gaseous pollutants.  
  • Indoor air quality.  

Participation in Research Programs and Projects

  • PANhellenic infrastructure for Atmospheric Composition and climate change" (MIS 5021516) (2018 - 2021). Implemented under the Action "Reinforcement of the Research and Innovation Infrastructure" funded by the Operational Programme "Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship and Innovation" (NSRF 2014-2020)
  • LIFE+: Index - Air:-Development of an Integrated Exposure – Dose Management Tool for Reduction of Particulate Matter in Air. 2016 - 2020.
  • FP7-PEOPLE: HEXACOMM - Human Exposure to Aerosols Contaminants in Modern Microenvironments. 2013-2016.
  • THALIS: INVENVORG - Ιnvestigation of the effects of environmental factors on organic material, evidence of physical and cultural heritage. 2012 -2016.
  • CBC Greece Cyprus 2007 – 2013. Implementation of protection strategies for vulnerable materials with cultural or historical value from air pollution. 2013 -2015.Smog measurements in Chania city. Region of Crete. (Scientific coordinator). 2014-2017.    

Recent Publications

  • Kopanakis, I; Chatoutsidou, S.E.; Torseth, K; Glytsos, T and M. Lazaridis (2013). Particle number size distribution in the Eastern Mediterranean: Formation and growth rates of ultrafine airborne atmospheric particles. Atmospheric Environment 77, 790-802 DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.05.066.
  • Serfozo, Norbert; Chatoutsidou, Sofia Eirini; Lazaridis, Mihalis (2014). The effect of particle resuspension during walking activity to PM10 mass and number concentrations in an indoor microenvironment. Building and Environment 82, 180 – 189.
  • Chalvatzaki, E.; Aleksandropoulou, V.; Lazaridis, M.  (2014). A Case Study of Landfill Workers Exposure and Dose to Particulate Matter-Bound Metals Water Air and Soil Pollution  Volume: 225   Issue: 1     Article Number: 1782   Published: Jan 2014
  • Lazaridis, M., Serfozo, N., Chatoutsidou, S. E. and Glytsos, T. (2015). New particle formation events arising from painting materials in an indoor microenvironment. Atmospheric Environment 102, 86 – 95
  • Sofia Eirini Chatoutsidou, Jakub Ondráček, Ondrej Tesar, Kjetil Tørseth, Vladimir Zdimal and Mihalis Lazaridis (2015). Indoor/Outdoor particulate matter number and mass concentration in modern offices. Building and Environment 92, 462-474.
  • Martins V., Minguillón M.C., Moreno T., Querol X., de Miguel E., Capdevila M., Centelles S. and Lazaridis M. (2015). Deposition of aerosol particles from a subway microenvironment in the human respiratory tract. Journal of Aerosol Science  90, 103 – 113.
  • Victoria Alexandropoulou, Kjetil Torseth and Mihalis Lazaridis (2015). Contribution of natural sources to PM emissions over the metropolitan areas of Athens and Thessaloniki. Aerosol and Air Quality Research 15(3), 1500.
  • Chatoutsidou, S. E., Drossinos, Y., Torseth, K. and Lazaridis, M. (2016). Modelling of particle resuspension by a turbulent airflow and the role of particle size, surface roughness and electric charge. J. Adhesion Science and Technology 30, 1- 27

Ph.D. Candidates

  • Eleni Mammi-Galani