A. Oral Presentations

08:45-09:15 Registration Open/Poster Mantling
09:15-10:45 Session I: Graduate Students' Oral Presentations I      (Chairs: D. Zagoraios, S. Paparrodopoulos)
09:15-09:30 O1:Eleana Kordouli, Kyriakos Bourikas, Christos Kordulis and Alexis Lycourghiotis
  Selective deoxygenation of natural triglycerides over Mo-Ni/Al2O3 catalysts for renewable diesel production
09:30-09:45 O2:Roberto Refoyo Cabezas, Eugene Skouras and Vasilis Burganos
  Transport and reaction phenomena in multilayer membranes for the development of a bioartificial kidney (bak) device
09:45-10:00 O3:Antonios Michail, Dimitris Anestopoulos, Spyridon Grammatikopoulos, Costas Galiotis, John Parthenios and Konstantinos Papagelis
  Production and mechanical deformation of two-dimensional MoS2 and WS2 crystals
  Nanotechnology/Advanced Materials
10:00-10:15 O4:David Patoulias, Christos Fountoukis, Ilona Riipinen and Spyros Pandis
  Simulation of atmospheric nanoparticles over Europe
10:15-10:30 O5:Konstantina Tsigkou, Fotis Makris, Panagiota Tsafrakidou, Constantina Zafiri and Michael Kornaros
  Valorization of disposable nappies for biogas production and plastics recovery
  Energy, Enviroment
10:30-10:45 O6:Maria-Konstantina Ioannidi, M. Margarity and Maria Klapa
  Metabolomics in Systems Physiology: Studying the effect of adult-onset-hypothyroidism (AOH) on heart primary metabolism in a mouse model 
10:45-11:30 Coffee Break  - Poster Session I
11:30-13:00 Session II: Graduate Students' Oral Presentations II        (Chairs: I. Alexiou, M. Alexandropoulou)     
11:30-11:45 O7:Vasiliki Benekou, Lukas Strizik,Tomas Wagner, A. Lindsay Greer, Jiri Orava and Spyros Yannopoulos
  In-situ study of athermal reversible photocrystallization in a chalcogenide glass
  Nanotechnology/Advanced Materials
11:45-12:00 O8:Dimitrios Raptis, Esmaiel Nouri and Panagiotis Lianos
  Soluble n-Butyl-substituted Copper Phthalocyanine as Efficient Hole Transporting Material for Perovskite Solar Cells
  Energy, Nanotechnology/Advanced Materials
12:00-12:15 O9:Chrysanthi Andriopoulou and Soghomon Boghosian
  Reversible temperature-dependent equilibria of amorphous catalytic phases (ΜΟx)n (M=Mo, W, Re) deposited on titanium oxide
  Nanotechnology/Advanced Materials
12:15-12:30 O10:Evangelia Ioannidou, Charalampos Neofytidis, Stylianos Neophytides and Dimitris Niakolas
  Development of new Ni-based electrocatalysts for the H2O electrolysis and H2O/CO2 co-electrolysis processes in SOECs 
  Energy, Nanotechnology/Advanced Materials
12:30-12:45 O11:Stylianos Varchanis, Yiannis Dimakopoulos and John Tsamopoulos
  Identification of the viscoelastic properties of human blood plasma
12:45-13:00 O12:Odhisea Gazeli, Elli Bellou, Dimitris Stefas, Maria Arvanitidou and Stelios Couris
  Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy for Analytical Applications in: Metallurgy, Energy and Environment
  Energy, Enviroment
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break / Poster Session II
14:00-15:30 Session III: Graduate Students' Oral Presentations III      (Chairs: G. Bampos, A. Govatsi)
14:00-14:15 O13:Evridiki-Pandora Tsare, Aris Gioutlakis, Maria I. Klapa and Nicholas K. Moschonas
  Investigating the genetic architecture of hypertension through integrated analysis of GWAS and the human protein interaction network
14:15-14:30 O14:Charalampos Drivas and Stella Kennou
  Interface Engineering of the Electron Extraction Layer in High Efficiency Polymer Solar Cells
  Nanotechnology/Advanced Materials
14:30-14:45 O15:Stefania Aivali, Sofia Kakogianni, Charalampos Anastasopoulos, Aikaterini Andreopoulou and Joannis Kallitsis
  Functional semiconducting copolymers of PCDTBT and its derivatives for organic electronics
14:45-15:00 O16:Panagiotis G. Mermigkis, Emmanuel N. Skountzos and Vlasis G. Mavrantzas
  Detailed structural, conformational and dynamical analysis of PMMA-Carbon Nanotube nanocomposites, through Molecular Dynamics simulations
  Nanotechnology/Advanced Materials
15:00-15:15 O17:Panagiota Natsi and Petros Koutsoukos
  Διερεύνηση του Μηχανισμού Θόλωσης Υδρόφιλων Ενδοφακών
15:15-15:30 O18:Efstathia Pavlakou, Achilleas Tolis, Varvara Sygouni, Petros Koutsoukos and Christakis Paraskeva
  Καταβυθιση δυσδιαλυτων αλατων σε κλινες αμμου σε υψηλες θερμοκρασιες απουσια και παρουσια οργανικων ενωσεων
  Energy, Enviroment
15:30-16:15 Coffee Break  - Poster Session III
16:15-18:00 Session IV: PostDocs' Oral Presentations        (Chairs: D. Tsalikis, G. Antonopoulou)
16:15-16:30 O19:Ioanna Ntaikou, Maria Alexandropoulou, Nikos Menis, Georgia Antonopoulou and Gerasimos Lyberatos
  From waste to fuel: bioconversion of domestic food wastes to energy carriers 
  Energy, Biosciences/Biotechnology
16:30-16:45 O20:Flora Tsourtou, Emmanuel Skountzos, Stavros Peroukidis and Vlasis Mavrantzas
  Novel phase sequences of α-Unsubstituted Oligothiophenes: a computer simulation study
  Nanotechnology/Advanced Materials
16:45-17:00 O21:Christos Chasapis and Maria Klapa
  In-silico Reconstruction of Bacterial Protein-Protein Interaction Networks
17:00-17:15 O22:Athanasia Petala, Zacharias Frontistis, Dionissios Mantzavinos and Dimitris I. Kondarides
  Synthesis of visible-light active photocatalytic materials for pollutants degradation in the liquid phase
17:15-17:30 O23:Spyridon Mourtas, Konstantina Papadia, Eleni Markoutsa and Sophia G. Antimisiaris
  Multifunctional Nanoliposomes with curcumin-derivatives and BBB targeting moieties for therapy and/or diagnosis of AD
17:30-17:45 O24:Maria Giovanna Pastore Carbone, George Anagnostopoulos, Charalampos Androulidakis, Anastasios Manikas, Christos Pavlou, John Parthenios 
  The mechanics of graphene composites
  Nanotechnology/Advanced Materials
17:45-18:00 O25:Ergina Farsari, Kyriaki Chryssoula, Veve Neofytou, Konstantina Giati, Maria Triantopoulou, Eleftherios Amanatides and Dimitrios Mataras
  Fabrication of drug release devices using silicon based materials
18:00-18:30 Coffee Break - Poster  Demantling - Award Committees' Meetings
18:30-18:50 Session V: Extracurricular reports from chemical engineers    (Chairs: E. Martino, Ch. Chasapis)
18:30-18:40 O26:Dimitrios Grigoriou 
  Διπλώματα ευρεσιτεχνίας-Τι πρέπει να ξέρετε αν ασχολείστε με έρευνα και τεχνολογία.
18:40-18:50 O27:Angeliki Christogerou and George Angelopoulos
  The energy consumption of the University of Patras
19:00-20:00 Award & Closing Ceremony       (Chairs: A. Petala, G. Tooulakou)
19:00-19:20 Workshop Statistics - Closing Remarks
  Prof. D. Mataras, ChemE Dept., U. of Patras & Dr. V. Burganos, FORTH/ICE-HT
19:20-19:50 Workshop Awards
20:00 Workshop Gala Dinner


B. Poster Presentations   (Chairs: A. Vollas, R.-C. Argyriou)

P1-P9   Environment
P1. Christos Aggelopoulos, Maria Kourachani, Marinos Dimitropoulos, Katerina Govatsi and Spyros Yannopoulos
  Influence of pH and role of defects on the photocatalytic activity of ZnO and TiO2
  Environment, Nanotechnology/Advanced Materials
P2. Athina-Maria Ziouvelou, Zacharias Frontistis, Athanasia Tekerlekopoulou, Petros Koutsoukos, Alexandros Katsaounis and Dimitris Vayenas
  Nitrate removal from water using electrochemical and biological processes
P3. Alexis Pantziaros, Sofia Jaho, Isidora Karga, Iakovos Iakovides, Petros Koutsoukos and Christakis Paraskeva
  Struvite precipitation and COD reduction in a 2 -Step Treatment of Olive Mill Wastewater
P4. Aggelos Kotoulas, Triantafullos Tatoulis, Christos Akratos, Athanasia Tekerlekopoulou and Dimitris Vayenas
  Ammonium and COD removal from cheese whey by adsorption onto natural zeolite
P5. Anastasia Spyrogianni, Katerina S. Karadima, Eirini Goudeli, Vlasis G. Mavrantzas and Sotiris E. Pratsinis
  Mobility and settling rate of fractal-like nanoaggregates: a Brownian Dynamics simulation study
P6. Aikaterini Liangou, Kalliopi Florou, Magda Psichoudaki, Evangelia Kostenidou, Epameinondas Tsiligiannis and Spyros Pandis
  Development of a Method for the Measurement of the Water Solubility Distribution of Atmospheric Organic Aerosol
P7. Evangelia Kostenidou, Eleni Karnezi, Athanasios Nenes and Spyros Pandis
  Atmospheric Organic Aerosols: Is the relationship between the oxidation state, the volatility and the hygroscopicity just linear?
P8. Alexandra Ioannidi, Zacharias Frontistis and Dionissios Mantzavinos
P9. Georgia Theodoritsi and Spyros Pandis
  Simulation of the chemical evolution of biomass burning organic aerosol
P10-P16   Biosciences/Biotechnology
P10. Eleni Koutra and Michael Kornaros
  Microalgae-based valorization of agro-waste digestate towards lipids production
  Biosciences/Biotechnology, Environment
P11. Emmanouela Mystiridou, Anna-Maria Stouki, Eleni-Anna Oikonomou and Nikolaos Bouropoulos
  Calcium Phosphate/Alginate Bone Cements
P12. Christos Stiapis, Eugene Skouras and Vasileios Burganos
P13. Dimitrios G. Mallios, Dimitrios G. Tsalikis and Vlasis G. Mavrantzas
  The Molecular Dynamics of fully atomistic detail as a studying tool of self-assembly peptide amphiphiles in characteristic nanostructures
P14. Ioanna Tsimouri, Pavlos S. Stephanou and Vlasis G. Mavrantzas
  A rheological model for blood from nonequilibrium thermodynamics 
P15. Terpsichori S. Alexiou, Dimitris G. Tsalikis and Vlasis G. Mavrantzas
  Atomistic Molecular Dynamics simulations of aqueous solutions of DNA molecules 
P16. Nikolaos Bonatsos, Endrit Dheskali and Ioannis K. Kookos
  Techno-economic evaluation of biorefineries 
P17-P29   Nanotechnology-Advanced Materials
P17. Georgios Mathioudakis, Sonia Andrikaki, Amaia Soto Beobide, Konstantinos Andrikopoulos and George Voyiatzis
  Optimization of Surface Enhanced (Resonance) Raman Scattering for quantification measurements
  Nanotechnology / Advanced Materials
P18. Zoi Lada, Konstantinos Andrikopoulos, Spyros Perlepes and George Voyiatzis
  Development of New Temperature Sensors in Food Packaging Industry: Synthesis, Characterization and Study of 3d Coordination Complexes Exhibiting Spin Crossover Phenomena (SCO)
  Nanotechnology / Advanced Materials
P19. Panagiota Danelli, Alexandros Kitos, Vassilios Nastopoulos, Anastasios Tasiopoulos, Catherine Raptopoulou and Spyros Perlepes
  Unusual Copper(II)– and Mercury(II)-assisted Transformations of 2-benzoylpyridine
  Nanotechnology / Advanced Materials
P20. Diamantoula Maniaki, Ioannis Mylonas-Margaritis, Vlasoula Bekiari, Vassilis Psycharis, Albert Escuer and Spyros Perlepes
  Unusual Coordination Modes and Single-Ion Magnetism Properties in the Chemistry of Lanthanide(III)/4-bromo-2-(phenylcarbonoimidoyl)phenol Complexes
  Nanotechnology / Advanced Materials
P21. Denisa Druvari, Nikos Koromilas, Georgia Lainioti, Georgios Bokias and Joannis Kallitsis
  Development of dual action crosslinked polymeric antimicrobial coatings
  Nanotechnology / Advanced Materials
P22. Ioannis Papadakis, Zoi Bouza, Aristeidis Stathis, Nikolaos Karampitsosand Stelios Couris
  Enhanced Nonlinear Optical Properties of Hydrogenated Fluorographene
  Nanotechnology / Advanced Materials
P23. Dimitrios G. Tsalikis, George Papadopoulos and Vlasis G. Mavrantzas
  Microscopic dynamics and topology of polymer rings immersed in a host matrix of longer linear polymers: Results from a detailed molecular dynamics simulation study and comparison with experimental data
  Nanotechnology / Advanced Materials
P24. Theodora Romiou, Evaggelia Sigala, Vasileios Dracopoulos and Spyros N. Yannopoulos
  Heteroatom (N,S,F) doped carbon materials preparation via laser processing of ionic liquids
  Nanotechnology / Advanced Materials
P25. Aristofanis Vollas, Thanasis Chouliaras, Valadoula Deimede, Vasilios Dracopoulos, Theofilos Ioannides and Joannis Kallitsis
  Development of Polymeric Ionic liquid (PILs) membranes for CO2 separation
  Nanotechnology / Advanced Materials
P26. Dimitris G. Mintis and Vlasis G. Mavrantzas
  The effect of salt and acid:base ratio towards the formation of polyelectrolyte complexes between weak polyelectrolytes elucidated from all atomistic molecular dynamics
  Nanotechnology / Advanced Materials
P27. Dimitris Anestopoulos, Spyridon Grammatikopoulos, Antonios Michail, Costas Galiotis, Konstantinos Papagelis and John Parthenios
  Strain Engineering in few layer molybdenum disulfide two dimensional crystals
  Nanotechnology / Advanced Materials
P28. George Anagnostopoulos, Emanuele Treossi, Konstantinos Papagelis, Vincenzo Palermo and Costas Galiotis
  Graphene as a heating element in commercial devices; the case of a graphene-based waist protectors
  Nanotechnology / Advanced Materials
Evangelos Pilichos, Ioannis Mylonas-Margaritis, Alexandros Kitos, Katerina Skordi, Vlasoula Bekiari, Anastasios Tasiopoulos, Nikolaos Klouras & Spyros Perlepes
  An Interesting Dinuclear Praseodymium(III) Complex from the Use of Dimethylyoxime picolinoylhydrazone and a Novel Dy(III)-assisted Reactivity of the Ligand
  Nanotechnology / Advanced Materials
P30-P42   Energy
P30. Eirini Zagoraiou, Maria K. Daletou, Lamprini Sygellou and Stylianos Neophytides
  Highly and atomically dispersed Pt based catalysts – Tuning the electrocatalytic activity
  Energy, Nanotechnology / Advanced Materials
P31. Maria Smyrnioti and Theophilos Ioannides
  CO2 adsorption over CuO / ZnO /Al2O3 catalysts
  Energy, Nanotechnology / Advanced Materials
P32. Katerina Govatsi, Aspasia Antonelou, Stylianos Neophytides and Spyros N. Yannopoulos
  ZnO NRs covered with ZnSe chalcogenide for hydrogen production
  Energy, Nanotechnology / Advanced Materials
P33. Aspasia Antonelou, Katerina Govatsi, George Syrrokostas and Spyros N. Yannopoulos
  Facile large area growth of 2D transition metal di-chalcogenides for energy applications: The case of MoS2
  Energy, Nanotechnology / Advanced Materials
P34. Dimitrios Zagoraios, Ioanna Kalaitzidou, Alexandros Katsaounis,P. Vernoux, and Constantinos Vayenas
  Electrochemical promotion of CH4 oxidation on Pd nanoparticles, Pd/Co3O4 and Pd/MnO2 nanodispersed catalysts deposited on O2- conductors (YSZ, CGO)
  Energy, Environment
P35. Georgia Antonopoulou, Ioanna Ntaikou, Maria Alexandropoulou, Asimina Tremouli, Symeon Bebelis and Gerasimos Lyberatos
  Single-chamber microbial fuel cell and anaerobic digestion for the energetic valorization of household food wastes 
  Energy, Environment
P36. G. Syrrokostas, A. Antonelou, G. Leftheriotis and S.N. Yannopoulos
  Advanced counter electrodes based on 2D materials for Dye sensitized Solar Cells
P37. Sofia Stefa, George Syrrokostas, George Leftheriotis and Spyros Yannopoulos
  Parameters affecting the sensitization of ZnΟ nanowires for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells
P38. Georgios Bampos, Dimitris I. Kondarides and Simeon Bebelis
  Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Pd-Zn/C bimetallic electrocatalysts
P39. Michail Athanasiou, Bjorn Hasa, John Vakros, Alexandros Katsaounis and Constantinos Vayenas
  Electrochemical Promotion of Platinum Group Metals (Pt, Pd, Rh) during H2 Oxidation in Alkaline Media.
P40. Marios Kourtelesis and Xenophon Verykios
  Study of the stability of Pt/γ-Al2O3 catalyst for the low temperature steam reforming of ethanol and acetaldehyde. Effect of carrier modification with Ca. 
P41. Sokratis Tsantis, Vassilis Psycharis, Vyacheslav Bryantsev, Alexander Ivanov and Spyros Perlepes
  Uranyl-Amidoxime Interactions: In Search of Alternative Energy Sources for Fossil Fuels
P42. Antonis Syrigos, Maria Smyrnioti, Theophilos Ioannides and Vassilios Dracopoulos
  CO2 capture with imidazolium ionic liquids
P43. Vasiliki E Vrakatseli,Eleftherios Amanatides and Dimitrios Mataras 
  Low temperature growth of nano-crystalline TiO2 compact layers on FTO substrate by RF magnetron sputtering


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