More than 30 years focused Research and Industrial experience on Solid - Liquid Separation
Born in Cyprus (Greek Cypriot)
Diploma in Chemical Engineering, University of Karlsruhe / Germany, 1984 (graduating with distinction - first class)
PhD, University of Karlsruhe / Germany, Institute of Mechanical Process Engineering and Mechanics, 1991 (passed with distinction - first class)
Emil Kirschbaum Award for an Outstanding Diploma (1985) and Heinz-Maier-Leibnitz Award of the German government for an outstanding research work on Filtration (1994)
Professoral Thesis (Habilitation), University of Karlsruhe / Germany, 1996
Research Fellow as Co-worker of Prof. Stahl, a worldwide leader in applied Solid Liquid Separation Research work, 1986-1996
Head of the Solid-Liquid Separation and Crystallisation team, Siemens (former Hoechst AG), 1997-2000
Professor at the University of Karlsruhe / Germany since 1997 with own lectures.
Visiting Professor at the University of Florida, Engineering Research Center for Particle Science & Technology, Eminent Scholar, 2002
Owner and Director of the Company NIKIFOS since 2000
Developer of the Filtration Software FILOS, CENTRISTAR, FILASTRA, FILTRAPLUS, CYCLONPLUS for the theory and experiment based Calculation of Filters, Filter Centrifuges, Hydrocyclones and the analysis of test data.