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Nikolaos P. Nikolaidis
(Lab Director)
Phone: +30-28210-37785
Fax: +30-28210-37847
E-mail: Nikolaos P. Nikolaidis

H.E.R.S. Lab,
Environmental Eng. Dept., 
Technical University of Crete, 
73100, Chania, Crete, Greece


Manolis Kotronakis


Manolis Kotronakis

Environmental Engineer - Research Assistant

Phone: +30-28210-37831

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Short CV

Manos Kotronakis is a phD candidate at the Technical University of Crete (Department of Environmental Engineering). His first degree is in environmental engineering (TUC) and he has a masters degree in Quality Control and Environmental Management. Manos is currently involved in the SoilTrEC project studying carbon sequestration by adding various types of organic amendments in a cultivated field.

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05/2009 – since today: PhD candidate. TUC, Dept. of Environmental Engineering, Dissertation: The effects of compost and manure inputs over time on soil organic carbon and nitrogen and aggregate stability”,
Supervisor Prof. N. Nikolaidis.

10/2008 – 01/2012: M.Sc., TUC, Dept. of Mineral Resources Engineering, Tsesis: “Combustion experiments of residues from oranges’ plantations and processing in a Bubbling Fluidized Bed Combustor, BFBC”,
Supervisor Prof. D. Vamvuka.

10/2007 – 02/2009: M.Sc., TUC, Dept. of Environmental Engineering, Tsesis: “Study of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) with Hydrogen and Direct Methanol Supply”,
Supervisor Assistant Prof. A. Katsaounis.

09/1997 – 02/2004: B.S., TUC, Dept. of Environmental Engineering, Tsesis: “Current trends in research on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, SOFC”,
Supervisor Prof. I. Yentekakis.