Associate Professor/Director of Nireas, IWRC of the University of Cyprus
Despo is an Associate Professor of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and the Director of Nireas-International Water Research Center of the University of Cyprus. With a Chemical Engineering background, an MSc in Environmental management/education and a PhD in Chemical Engineering, her record includes >150 journal publications and >70 research projects’ participations. Among other distinctions, she has received the national research award ‘Nikos Symeonides” by the Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation in 2012. She is a Highly Cited Researcher (2018 and 2019, Clarivate Analytics). She is member of the Scientific Advisory Board (AB) of the CRETUS Research Center of the University of the Santiago de Compostela, member of the Scientific AB of the Catalan Institute for Water Research, Chair of the AB of the African Center of Excellence in Water and Environment Research, and a member of the core group of the Global Panel on Chemical Pollution of the Environment. She is Editor of the Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, Elsevier.
Areas of Expertise:
Environmental Technology and Management