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Research Projects

Ι. ΙΝDUSTRIAL AND URBAN WASTEWATER

ALICE: AcceLerate Innovation in urban wastewater management for Climate changE

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action, RISE, European Commission, (H2020-MSCA-RISE-2016/734560)

Cypriot Partner

Financed by EU

In Progress

ANSWER: Antibiotics and mobile resistance elements in wastewater reuse applications: risks and innovative solutions

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action, ETN, European Commission, (H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015/675530)

Project coordinator

Financed by EU

In Progress

NEREUS: New and emerging challenges and opportunities in wastewater reuse

COST Action ES1403, ESSEM Domain

Proposer and Chair of the Action

Financed by EU COST

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StARE: Stopping Antibiotic Resistance Evolution

KOINA/ΠΚΠ/0113/15

Cypriot Partner

Financed by the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation (DESMI 2009-2010)

In Progress

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GAPS - Closing Gaps of Knowledge with respect to Advanced Chemical Oxidation Processes for the Removal of Contaminants of Emerging Concern

ΚΟΥΛΤΟΥΡΑ/ΒΕΝΣ/0412/24

Project Coordinator

Financed by the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation (DESMI 2009-2010)

Completed

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PhotoGraph - Photocatalytic removal of organic micro-pollutants from the aqueous phase using TiO2 coupled with graphene as a photocatalyst

ΑΕΙΦΟΡΙΑ/ΦΥΣΗ/0311(ΒΙΕ)/33

Project Coordinator

Co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and the Republic of Cyprus through the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation (DESMI 2009-2010)

Website: www.PhotoGraphProject.com

Completed

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TOMIXX-Development of novel methods for the toxicity assessment of multi-component chemical mixtures to humans and the ecosystem.

PΕΝΕΚ/0609/24, 2010-2012

Project Coordinator

Co-funded by the Republic of Cyprus and the European Regional Development fund.

Website:http://www.eng.ucy.ac.cy/tomixx

Completed

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SOLIVAL-Sustainable management of agro-industrial wastes: Valorization and Solar-Fenton post-treatment of olive mill effluents (OME).


AEIFORIA/ΦΥΣΗ/0609(ΒΕ)/12, 2010-2012


Project Coordinator


Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation

Website: http://www.eng.ucy.ac.cy/solival

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IX-Aqua - Fate, effect and removal potential of xenobiotics present in aqueous matrices

UPGRADING/DURABLE/0308/07, 2009-2013

Project Coordinator

Co-funded by the Republic of Cyprus and the European Regional Development Fund

Website: http://www.eng.ucy.ac.cy/ix%2Daqua/

Completed

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SolTec - Development of a solar technology for the removal of effluent organic matter from wastewaters

AEIFO 0308/BIE/01, 2008-2010

Project Coordinator

Co-funded by the Republic of Cyprus and the European Regional Development Fund

Website:www.eng.ucy.ac.cy/soltec/index.html

Completed

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Estrogens - Degradation of estrogen compounds in waters and wastewaters (urban and hospital wastewaters) by heterogeneous photocatalytic chemical oxidation

PROEM/0308/06, 2008-2009

Project Coordinator

Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation

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PHAREM - Development and application of innovative advance oxidation processes for the removal of active organic compounds in urban wastewaters and monitoring of toxicity

ΑΕΙΦΟ/0506/16, 2007-2009

Project Coordinator

Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation
University of Cyprus

Website: www.eng.ucy.ac.cy/PHAREM

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Xenobiotics in the urban water cycle

COST Action 636, 2005-2009

Participation in the Management Committee and WGs 2, 3 and 4

Website: http://cost636xenobiotics.er.dtu.dk/

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Application of the integrated pollution prevention and control legislation (No. 56(I)/2003, 15(I)/2006) in pig farms

Project Coordinator

Environment Service, Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment, 2006

Completed

ΚΑΛΥΜΑ - Removal of nitrogen from industrial liquid waste

ΤΕΧΝΟ/010405, 2004 - 2006

Project Partner

Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation

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Guidelines for the management of waste generated from intensive dairy cattle breeding - minimisation of environmental impacts

Project Coordinator

Environment Service of the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment, 2004

Completed

ΔΙΑΤΟΧΗ - Development of research for decomposing toxic organic substances by advanced chemical oxidation methods

ΑΠΟΕΜ/0505/02, 2005-2006

Project Coordinator

Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation

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ΙΙ. ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION CONTROL

Detecting evolutionary hot spots of antibiotic resistances in europe (DARE)

COST Action TD0803, 2009 - 2012

Participation in the Management Committee and WGs 2 and 3

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NinE - Nitrogen in Europe, Assessment of current problems and future solutions

ESFCA/0603, 2006-2011

Participation in the Management Committee

European Science Foundation

Completed

UCY CompSci - Transfer of Knowledge for the Creation of a Multidisciplinary Core of Excellence in the Computational Sciences at University οf Cyprus

Marie Curie Transfer of Knowledge (TOK-DEV), 2005-2009

Participation

Website: http://ucy-compsci.org

Completed

The Implementation of Directives 76/464/EEC and 80/68/EEC related to Industrial Emissions of Dangerous Substances in Water Bodies in Cyprus

Project Coordinator

Environment Service of the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment, 2005

Completed
 

ΙΙΙ. ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY PRODUCTS AND PROCESSES
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MEDOLICO - Mediterranean Cooperation in the Treatment and Valorization of Olive Mill Wastewater

I-B/2.1/090

Project Coordinator

The fund is granted by the European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) in the framework of the cross-border cooperation programme for the Mediterranean Sea Basin

Website: www.medolico.com

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WINEC - Advanced systems for the enhancement of the environmental performance of WINEries in Cyprus

LIFE08 ENV/CY/000455, 2010 - 2012

Project Coordinator

Co-financed by the European Commission’s environmental instrument, the LIFE+ programme, Environment Policy and Governance

Website: www.eng.ucy.ac.cy/winec

Completed

REPT - Recycling Environmental Policy Tool
Environmental Policy Support Tool for Recycling in Islands

LIFE07 ENV/CY/000081, 2009 - 2010

Project Partner

Co-financed by the European Commission’s environmental instrument, the LIFE+ programme, Environment Policy and Governance

Website:www.eng.ucy.ac.cy/rept

Completed

SUSCON - Sustainable Construction in Public and Private Works through IPP approach

LIFE05 ENV/GR/000235, 2005 - 2008

Project Partner

Co-financed by the European Commission’s environmental instrument, the LIFE programme, LIFE Environment

Website: www.uest.gr/suscon

Completed

Green TAS - Development of methods and tools for the establishment of good environmental performance in the tourist accommodation sector in Jordan – Implementation of pilot studies

LIFE05 TCY/HKJ/000132, 2006 - 2008

Project Partner

Co-financed by the European Commision's financial instrument for the environment, LIFE - Third Countries

Website: http://www.just.edu.jo/~green_tas/

Completed

ECOIL - Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) as a Decision Support Tool (DST) for the eco-production of olive oil

LIFE04 ENV/GR/000110, 2004 - 2006

Project Partner

Co-financed by the European Commission’s environmental instrument, the LIFE programme, LIFE Environment

Website: www.ecoil.tuc.gr

Completed
 

Educational Projects

Erasmus+ ECVET-Lab - Implementation and Validation of Non-formal Training on Sustainability for Environmental Testing Laboratories works

Funding Agencies: Erasmus+ Spanish National Agency

In progress 3

ISCOME - Improving the skills and competencies of engineering students through placements in Europe

European Program Leonardo Da Vinci, 2003-2004

Completed

The potential of collection and recycling of paper at Larnaca high schools

Financed by the Research Promotion Foundation of Cyprus, in collaboration with Larnaka Pancyprium Lyceum, MEPA, 2004-2005.

Participation as Experienced Researcher

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