Senior Researcher (IERSD/NOA), Ph.D.
tel: (+30) 210 810 9139
fax: (+30) 210 810 3236
Institute for Environmental Research & Sustainable Development, National Observatory of Athens, I. Metaxa & Vas. Pavlou, P. Penteli (Lofos Koufou), 15236 Athens, Greece
Born in Sparti, Greece, in 1979. Studied Chemistry at the Chemistry Department of the University of Crete and received her degree in 2001. Had her M.Sc. in the field of “Environmental Engineering” in 2003 at the same department on ‘Aerosol optical properties at the area of the Eastern Mediterranean and correlation with their chemical composition’. Her Ph.D. Thesis (diploma in 2007, University of Crete) was in the field of Atmospheric Chemistry studying the ‘Non Methane Hydrocarbons over the Eastern Mediterranean; Factors affecting their level and contribution to the oxidative capacity of the atmosphere’. Conducted parallel aerosol research at the Environmental Chemical Processes Laboratory of the University of Crete and the Institute of Environmental Research and Sustainable Development (IERSD) of the National Observatory of Athens during the period 2007-2008. Employed at the National Observatory of Athens in 2008 as Associate Researcher. Technical Manager–Main analyst in the Atmospheric Chemistry Laboratory (ACL), experienced in the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 quality assurance standard application. Responsible for the urban background ‘Thissio Aerosols Monitoring Station’ (Athens, Greece) and the ‘Mobile Air Quality Monitoring Station’.
Air Quality, Atmospheric Aerosols, In-Situ Measurements, Black Carbon, Aerosol optical properties, Volatile Organic Compounds