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Associate Professor Dimitrios Komilis

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Associate Professor Dimitrios Komilis
Dept. of Environmental Engineering
Democritus University of Thrace, Xanthi, Greece

Contact Data: 

Department of Environmental Engineering
Democritus University of Thrace
Kimmeria Campus, Xanthi,
GR 671 00
Phone/Fax (+30) 2541079391
Skype: dkomilis

Honor and Associations: 

• Bilateral educational exchange scholar (Hellenic Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs, Culture and Sports) for year 2013.
• Top reviewer of journal “Waste Management” for year 2012.
• Member of scientific committees and chair of sessions in international conferences (e.g. ORBIT 2010 & 2012, CEST 2011, Hellenic Solid Waste Association 2012, 2nd and 3rd Hazardous Waste Management).
• Guest speaker in UW Environmental Engineering Reunion Conference on International Issues in Environmental Engineering and Education, Madison, WI, USA (2004).
• Fulbright grantee, NATO fellow and Lilian Voudouris foundation grantee for graduate studies in the USA (1993-1995).
• Undergraduate degree with honors and Hellenic Scholarships Foundation grantee during undergraduate studies.
• Member of IWWG, ISWA, Hellenic Solid Waste Association
• Member of 3 working groups in IWWG: i) compost quality (Humor), ii) hospital waste, iii) industrial waste management.

Current Research: 

Compost quality and compost stability indices.
Landfill processes.
Solid waste characterization and decomposition processes.
Life cycle analysis and mathematical optimization in solid waste management


Dimitris Komilis is an assistant professor of Solid Waste Management in the Dept. of Environmental Engineering (Democritus University of Thrace) in Xanthi, Greece.
He graduated from the Department of Environment at the University of the Aegean and holds a M.Sc. (with honors) and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA). He has worked as an environmental consultant and as a special scientist in the Ministry of Development. He conducts research on several aspects of solid waste management (emphasis on MSW) and teaches solid waste related courses and statistical experimental design

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