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Research Director
Professor, Technical University of Crete
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Short CV

Dr Ioannis V. Yentekakis is Full Professor of Physical Chemistry and Catalysis in the School of Chemical & Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Greece. He received Chemical Engineering Diploma (1983) and PhD (1988) from the University of Patras (UP). His research and academic career are associated with Princeton University USA and ICE-HT/FORTH (Postdoc), Cambridge University UK (visiting Professor; collaborated with Prof. R.M. Lambert), Dept. of Chemical Engineering University of Patras (Lecturer: 1996; Assistant Professor: 2000), and finally with Technical University of Crete (Associate Professor: 2001, and Full Professor: 2006-today). His current research interests concern development of novel nanostructured materials and heterogeneous catalysts and processes for green chemistry, environmental protection, natural gas and biogas valorization, hydrocarbons processing, CO2 capture/utilization and renewable/sustainable energy generation. He is author/co-author of 122 publications in peer-reviewed journal publications, 3 international patents and 10 books. His published work has received >5000 citations, h-factor=38 (Source: Google Scholar). Prof. Yentekakis is Section Editor-in-Chief of the Nanomaterials MDPI journal, Specialty Chief-Editor of Frontiers in Environmental Chemistry: Catalytic Remediation and Editorial Board Member in 8 additional journals. He has participated as senior key-researcher in over 36 research projects (21 as coordinator) awarded by The European Union, The Greek Ministry of Development-GSRT, etc. Professor Yentekakis has supervised 9 Ph.D., more than 30 M.Sc. and ~ 100 undergraduate diploma works.