Journal Publications (2000 - 2009)

27.  Daffonchio, D., et al., “Bioremediation of Southern Mediterranean oil polluted sites comes of age”, New Biotechnology, 30: 743-748 (2013).

28.  Nikolopoulou, M., N. Pasadakis, H. Norf and N. Kalogerakis, “Enhanced ex situ bioremediation of crude oil contaminated beach sand by supplementation with nutrients & Rhamnolipids”, Mar. Pollut. Bull. 77: 37–44 (2013).

29.  Nikolopoulou, M., P. Eickenbusch, N. Pasadakis, D. Venieri and N. Kalogerakis, “Microcosm evaluation of auto-chthonnous bioaugmentation to combat marine oil spills”, New Biotechnology, 30: 734-742 (2013).

30.  Psillakis, E, E. Yiantzi, N. Kalogerakis, “Downsizing vacuum-assisted headspace solid phase microextraction”, J. Chrom A, 1300: 119-126 (2013).

31.  Kalogerakis, N., M. Politi, S. Foteinis, E. Chatzisymeon, D. Mantzavinos, “Recovery of antioxidants from olive mill wastewaters: A viable solution that promotes their overall sustainable management”, Journal of Environmental Management, 128: 749-758 (2013)

32.  Paranychianakis, NV, M Tsiknia, G Giannakis, NP Nikolaidis, N Kalogerakis, “Nitrogen cycling and relationships between ammonia oxidizers and denitrifiers in a clay-loam soil”, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 97: 5507-5515 (2013)

33.  Nikolopoulou, M., N. Pasadakis, N. Kalogerakis, “Evaluation of autochthonous bioaugmentation and biostimulation during microcosm-simulated oil spills”, Mar. Pollut. Bull. 72: 165–173 (2013).

34.  Papaphilippou, PC, C Yiannapas, M Politi, VM Daskalaki, C Michael, N Kalogerakis, D Mantzavinos, D Fatta-Kassinos, “Sequential coagulation–flocculation, solvent extraction and photo-Fenton oxidation for the valorization and treatment of olive mill effluent”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 224: 82-88 (2013).

35.  Psillakis, E, Yiantzi, E, Sanchez-Prado, L, Kalogerakis, N, “Vacuum-assisted headspace solid phase microextraction: Improved extraction of semivolatiles by non-equilibrium headspace sampling under reduced pressure conditions”, Analytica Chimica Acta, 742: 30-36 (2012).

36.  Sanchez-Prado, L, Kalafata, K, Risticevic, S, Pawliszyn, J, Lores, M, Llompart, M, Kalogerakis, N, Psillakis, E, “Ice photolysis of 2,2 ',4,4 ',6-pentabromodiphenyl ether (BDE-100): Laboratory investigations using solid phase microextraction”, Analytica Chimica Acta, 742: 90-96 (2012)

37.  Daffonchio, D et al., “ULIXES, unravelling and exploiting Mediterranean Sea microbial diversity and ecology for xenobiotics' and pollutants' clean up”, Reviews In Environmental Science And Bio-Technology, 11:207-211 (2012).

38.  Psillakis, E, Mousouraki, A, Yiantzi, E, Kalogerakis, N, “Effect of Henry's law constant and operating parameters on vacuum-assisted headspace solid phase microextraction”, J. Chrom A, 1244:55-60 (2012).

39.  Moraetis, D, Nikolaidis, NP, Karatzas, GP, Dokou, Z, Kalogerakis, N, Winkel, LHE, Palaiogianni-Bellou, A, “Origin and mobility of hexavalent chromium in North-Eastern Attica, Greece”, Applied Geochemistry, 27: 1170-1178 (2012).

40.  Manousaki E and N Kalogerakis, “Halophytes Present New Opportunities in Phytoremediation of Heavy Metals and Saline Soils”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 50: 656-660 (2011).

41.  Moraetis, D., Stamati, F.E., Nikolaidis, N.P., Kalogerakis, N., “Olive mill wastewater irrigation of maize: Impacts on soil and groundwater”, Agricultural Water Management, 98: 1125 - 1132 (2011).

42.  Stamati FE, Nikolaidis NP, Venieri D, Psillakis E. and Kalogerakis N., “Dissolved organic nitrogen as an indicator of livestock impacts on soil biochemical quality”, Applied Geochemistry 26: S340-S343 (2011).

43.  Manousaki, E. and N. Kalogerakis, “Halophytes – a new trend in phytoremediation”, Int. J. Phytoremediation, 13: 959-969 (2011).

44.  Latos M, P Karageorgos, N Kalogerakis and M Lazaridis, “Dispersion of Odorous Gaseous Compounds Emitted from Wastewater Treatment Plants”, Water Air Soil Pollution, 215: 667–677 (2011).

45.  Chalvatzaki E., I. Kopanakis, M. Kontaksakis, T. Glytsos, N. Kalogerakis, M. Lazaridis,” Measurements of particulate matter concentrations at a landfill site (Crete, Greece)”, Waste Management, 30, 2058–2064 (2010).

46.  Karageorgos P, M Latos, C Mpasiakos, E Chalarakis, E Dimitrakakis, C Daskalakis, E Psillakis, M Lazaridis, and N Kalogerakis, “Characterization and Dispersion Modeling of Odors from a Piggery Facility”, J. Environ. Qual., 39, 2170–2178 (2010).

47.  Yiantzi E, Psillakis E, Tyrovola K, Kalogerakis N, “Vortex-assisted liquid-liquid microextraction of octylphenol, nonylphenol and bisphenol-A”, Talanta, 80, 2057-2062 (2010).

48.  Patoni M and N Kalogerakis, “Effect of acclimatization factors on reproducibility of biogas production in anaerobic cultures from electrochemically pre-treated or filtered olive mill wastewater”, Desalination and Water Treatment, 23, 206-213 (2010).

49.  Patoni M, Passadis T, Kalogerakis N, “Electrolytic Pretreatment of Olive Mill Wastewater (OMW) for Methane to Hydrogen Production”, Separation Science and Technology, 45, 1529-1537 (2010).

50.  Chatzisymeon E, Fierro S, Karafyllis I, Mantzavinos D, Kalogerakis, N, Katsaounis, A., “Anodic oxidation of phenol on Ti/IrO2 electrode: Experimental studies”, Catalysis Today, 151, 185-189 (2010).

51.  Lasaridi, K.E., G. Katsabanis, A. Kyriacou, T. Maggos, T. Manios, M. Fountoulakis, N. Kalogerakis, P. Karageorgos and E. Stentiford, “Assessing Odour Nuisance from Wastewater Treatment and Composting Facilities in Greece”, Waste Manag Res 28, 977-984 (2010).

52.  Karageorgos, P, Latos, M, Kotsifaki, C, Lazaridis, M, Kalogerakis, N, “Treatment of unpleasant odors in municipal wastewater treatment plants”, Water Science and Technology, 61, 2635-2644 (2010).

53.  Latos, M, Karageorgos, P, Mpasiakos, C, Kalogerakis, N, Lazaridis, M, “Dispersion modeling of odours emitted from pig farms: winter-spring measurements”, Global Nest J., 12, 46-53 (2010).


1.       Melemeni M, Stamatakis D, Xekoukoulotakis NP, Mantzavinos D, Kalogerakis N, “Disinfection of municipal wastewater by TiO2 photocatalysis with UV-A, visible and solar irradiation and BDD electrolysis”, Global Nest J., 11, 357-363 (2009).

2.       Nikolopoulou M and N. Kalogerakis, “Biostimulation strategies for fresh and chronically polluted marine environments with petroleum hydrocarbons”, J Chem Technol Biotechnol, 84, 802-807 (2009).

3.       Manousaki, E. and N. Kalogerakis, "Phytoextraction of Pb and Cd by the Mediterranean saltbush (Atriplex halimus L.): metal uptake in relation to salinity", Environ Sci Pollut Res, 16, 844–854 (2009).

4.       Manousaki E, Kokkali F and N. Kalogerakis “Influence of salinity on lead and cadmium accumulation by the salt cedar (Tamarix smyrnensis Bunge)”, J Chem Technol Biotechnol, 84, 877-883 (2009).

5.       Federici F, Fava F, Kalogerakis N and D. Mantzavinos, “Valorisation of agro-industrial by-products, effluents and waste: concept, opportunities and the case of olive mill wastewaters”, J Chem Technol Biotechnol, 84, 895-900 (2009).

6.       Fountoulakis, M.S., S. Terzakis, A. Chatzinotas, H. Brix, N. Kalogerakis, T. Manios, “Pilot-scale comparison of constructed wetlands operated under high hydraulic loading rates and attached biofilm reactors for domestic wastewater treatment”, Science of the Total Environment, 407,  2996–3003 (2009).

7.       Fountoulakis, M.S., S. Terzakis, N. Kalogerakis, T. Manios, “Removal of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and linear alkylbenzene sulfonates from domestic wastewater in pilot constructed wetlands and a gravel filter”, Ecological Engineering 35 1702–1709 (2009).

8.       Karafyllis I, Kravaris C, Kalogerakis N, “Relaxed Lyapunov criteria for robust global stabilisation of non-linear systems”, Int. J. Control, 82, 2077-2094 (2009).

9.       Terzakis, S., M.S. Fountoulakis, I. Georgaki, D. Albantakis, I. Sabathianakis, A.D. Karathanasis, N. Kalogerakis, T. Manios, “Constructed wetlands treating highway runoff in the central Mediterranean region”, Chemosphere 72, 141–149 (2008).

10.    Manousaki, E., J. Kadukova, N. Papadantonakis and N. Kalogerakis, “Phytoextraction and Phytoexcretion of Cd by the Leaves of Tamarix Smyrnensis Growing on Contaminated Non Saline and Saline Soils”, Environmental Research, 106, 326-332 (2008).

11.    Nikolopoulou, M. and N. Kalogerakis, “Enhanced bioremediation of crude oil utilizing lipophilic fertilizers combined with biosurfactants and molasses”, Marine Pollution Bulletin 56, 1855–1861 (2008).

12.    Sanchez-Prado, L., R. Barro, C. Garcia-Jares, M. Llompart, M. Lores, C. Petrakis, N. Kalogerakis, D. Mantzavinos and E. Psillakis, Sonochemical degradation of triclosan in water and wastewater, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 15, 689-694 (2008).

13.    Ratola, N., A. Alves, N. Kalogerakis, E. Psillakis “Hollow fibre liquid phase microextraction: A simple and fast cleanup step used for PAHs determination in pine needles” Analytica Chimica Acta, 618(1), 70-78 (2008).

14.    Coz, A., O. Rodrıguez-Obeso, R. Alonso-Santurde, M. A΄ lvarez-Guerra, A. Andres, J.R. Viguri, D. Mantzavinos, N. Kalogerakis, “Toxicity bioassays in core sediments from the Bay of Santander, N Spain”, Environmental Research, 106, 304-312 (2008).

15.    Patentalakis, N., A. Pantidou and N. Kalogerakis, “Determination of Enterobacteria in Air and Wastewater Samples from a Wastewater Treatment Plant by Epi-Fluorescence Microscopy”, Water Air Soil Pollution: Focus, 8, (2008).

16.    Kadukova, J., E. Manousaki and N. Kalogerakis, “Pb and Cd Accumulation and Phyto-excretion by Salt Cedar (Tamarix smyrnensis Bunge)”, Int. J. Phytoremediation, 10, 31-46 (2008).

17.    Sanchez-Prado, L., R. Barro, C. Garcia-Jares, M. Llompart, M. Lores, C. Petrakis, N. Kalogerakis, D. Mantzavinos and E. Psillakis “Sonochemical degradation of triclosan in water and wastewater” Ultrason. Sonochem., 15, 689-694 (2008).

18.    Paleologou, A., H Marakas, N.P. Xekoukoulotakis, A. Moya, Y. Vergara, N. Kalogerakis, P. Gikas and D. Mantzavinos, “Disinfection of water and wastewater by TiO2 photocatalysis, sonolysis and UV-C irradiation”, Catalysis Today, 129, 136-142 (2007).

19.    Nikolopoulou, M., N. Pasadakis and N. Kalogerakis, “Enhanced Bioremediation of Crude Oil Utilizing Lipophilic Fertilizers”, Desalination,  211, 286-295 (2007).

20.    Kadukova, J., and N. Kalogerakis, “Lead accumulation from non-saline and saline environment by Tamarix smyrnensis Bunge”, European Journal of Soil Biology, 43, 216-223 (2007).

21.    Mihas, O., N. Kalogerakis, E. Psillakis, “Photolysis of 2,4-dinitrotoluene in various water solutions:effect of dissolved species”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 146,  535–539 (2007).

22.    Pena Pereira, F. J., C. Bendicho, N. Kalogerakis and E. Psillakis, “Headspace single drop microextraction of methylcyclopentadienyl-manganese tricarbonyl from water samples followed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry” Talanta, 74, 47–51 (2007).

23.    Kotta, E., N. Kalogerakis and D. Mantzavinos, “The effect of solids on the electrochemical treatment of olive mill effluents”, J Chem Technol Biotechnol., 82, 504-511 (2007).

24.    Mekiki, D., N. Kalogerakis and E. Psillakis, “Application of Solid-Phase Microextraction for the Analysis of Nitropolycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Water”, Chromatographia, 63, 85-89 (2006).

25.    Ruiz, M., N. Pasadakis and N. Kalogerakis, Bioremediation and toxicity determination of natural seawater polluted with weathered crude oil by salt-tolerant consortia in a SBR”, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 52, 1490–1493 (2006).

26.    Chatzisymeon, E., N.P. Xekoukoulotakis, A. Coz, N. Kalogerakis and D. Mantzavinos, “Electrochemical Treatment of Textile Dyes and Dyehouse Effluents”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, B137, 998–1007 (2006).

27.    Karageorgos, P., A. Coz, M. Charalabaki, N. Kalogerakis, N.P. Xekoukoulotakis and D. Mantzavinos, “Ozonation of weathered olive mill wastewaters”, J Chem Technol Biotechnol, 81, 1570–1576 (2006).

28.    Coz, A., D. Mantzavinos, P. Karageorgos, N. Kalogerakis, A. Andrés, J.R. Viguri, Á. Irabien,  “Influence of the Organic Compounds on the Ecotoxicity in the Treatment of Foundry Sludge and Olive Mill Waste”, Annali di Chimica, 96, 505-514 (2006).

29.    Chrysafopoulou, E., A. Hourdakis, M. Aghelopoulos, D. Mantzavinos and N. Kalogerakis, “A pilot scale electrolytic unit for tertiary treatment of industrial effluents”, Int. J. Environmental Technology and Management, 6, 480-488 (2006).

30.    Velegraki, T., I.Poulios, M. Charalabaki, N.Kalogerakis, P.Samaras and D.Mantzavinos, “Photocatalytic and sonolytic oxidation of acid orange 7 in aqueous solution”, Applied Catalysis B-Environmental, 62(1-2), 159-168 (2006).

31.    Lazaridis, M., V. Aleksandropoulou, J. Smolík, J.E. Hansen, T. Glytsos, N. Kalogerakis and E. Dahlin, “Physico-chemical characterization of indoor/outdoor particulate matter in two residential houses in Oslo, Norway: measurements overview and physical properties – URBAN-AEROSOL Project” Indoor Air, 16, 282 (2006).

32.    Kalogerakis, N., D. Paschali, V. Lekaditis, A. Pantidou, K. Eleftheriadis and M. Lazaridis, “Indoor Air Quality - Bioaerosol Measurements in Domestic and Office Premises”, J. Aerosol Science, 36, 751-761 (2005).

33.    Gotsi, M., N. Kalogerakis, E. Psillakis, P. Samaras and D. Mantzavinos, “Electrochemical Oxidation of Olive Oil Mill Wastewaters”, Water Research, 39, 4177–4187 (2005).

34.    Vidal, L., A. Canals, N. Kalogerakis and E. Psillakis, “Headspace single-drop microextraction for the analysis of chlorobenzenes in water samples”, J. Chromatography A, 1089 25–30 (2005).

35.    Katsivela, E., E.R.B. Moore, D. Maroukli, C. Strömpl, D. Pieper and N. Kalogerakis, “In-situ bioremediation of petroleum waste sludge in landfarming sites”, Biodegradation, 16, 169-180  (2005).

36.    Chrysafopoulou, E., J. Kadukova and N. Kalogerakis, “A whole-plant mathematical model for the phytoextraction of lead (Pb) by maize”, Environment International, 31, 255-262 (2005).

37.    Atanassova, D., P. Kefalas, C. Petrakis, D. Mantzavinos, N. Kalogerakis and E. Psillakis “Sonochemical reduction of the antioxidant activity of olive mill wastewater”, Environment International, 31, 281-288 (2005).

38.    Mantzavinos, D. and N. Kalogerakis, “Treatment of olive mill effluents: Part I. Organic matter degradation by chemical and biological processes – an overview”, Environment International, 31, 289-296 (2005).

39.    Sarika, R., N.Kalogerakis and D.Mantzavinos, “Treatment of olive mill effluents. Part II: complete removal of solids by direct flocculation with poly-electrolytes”, Environment International, 31, 297-304 (2005).

40.    Charalabaki, M., Psillakis, E., Mantzavinos, D. and Kalogerakis, N., “Analysis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in wastewater treatment plant effluents using hollow fibre liquid-phase microextraction", Chemosphere, 60, 690-698 (2005).

41.    Manousaki, E., E. Psillakis, D. Mantzavinos and N. Kalogerakis “Degradation of sodium dodecylbenzene-sulfonate in water by means of ultrasonic irradiation”, Water Research, 38, 3751-3759 (2004).

42.  Vassilakis, C., A. Pantidou, E. Psillakis, N. Kalogerakis and D. Mantzavinos “Sonolysis of natural phenolic compounds in aqueous solutions: Effect of operating conditions, reaction intermediates and pathways and aerobic biodegradability”. Water Research, 38, 3110-3118 (2004).

43.    Lambropoulou, D.A., E. Psillakis, T.A. Albanis and N. Kalogerakis, “Single-drop microextraction for the analysis of organophosphorous insecticides in water”, Anal. Chim. Acta, 516, 205-211 (2004).

44.    Psillakis, E., N. Kalogerakis and D. Mantzavinos, “Sonolysis of natural phenolic compounds in aqueous solutions: degradation pathways and biodegradability”, Water Research, 38, 3110-3118 (2004).

45.    Psillakis, E., G. Goula, N. Kalogerakis and D. Mantzavinos, “Degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in aqueous solutions by ultrasonic irradiation”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 108, 99-106 (2004).

46.    Psillakis, E. D. Mantzavinos and N. Kalogerakis, "Development of a hollow fibre liquid phase micro-extraction method to monitor the sonochemical degradation of explosives in water", Anal. Chim. Acta, 501, 3-10 (2004).

47.    E. Psillakis, D. Mantzavinos and N. Kalogerakis, “Monitoring the sonochemical degradation of phthalate esters in water using Solid-Phase Microextraction”, Chemosphere, 54, 849-857 (2004).

48.    Katsivela, E., E.R.B. Moore and N. Kalogerakis, “Monitoring of the degradation activities and the diversity of the microbial community degrading refinery waste sludge”, Water Air Soil Pollution: Focus, 4: 75-85 (2004).

49.    Psillakis, E. and N. Kalogerakis, "Developments in Liquid-Phase Microextraction", Trends Anal. Chem., 22, 565-574 (2003).

50.    Psillakis, E. and N. Kalogerakis, "Hollow-Fibre Liquid-Phase Microextraction of Phthalate Esters from Water", J Chromatography A, 999, 145 - 153 (2003).

51.    Katsivela, E., E.R.B. Moore and N. Kalogerakis, “Biodegradation of Aliphatic and Aromatic Hydrocarbons: Specificity among Bacterial Isolated from Refinery Waste Sludge”, Water Air Soil Pollution: Focus, 3, 103-115 (2003).

52.    Psillakis, E., A. Ntelekos, D. Mantzavinos, E. Nikolopoulos and N. Kalogerakis, "Solid-Phase Microextraction to Monitor the Sonochemical Degradation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Water", J Environmental Monitoring, 5, 135-140 (2003).

53.    Psillakis, E. and N. Kalogerakis, "Developments in single-drop microextraction", Trends Anal. Chem., 21, 54-65 (2002).

54.    Psillakis, E. and N. Kalogerakis, "Solid-Phase Microextraction Versus Single-Drop Microextraction for the Analysis of Nitroaromatic Explosives in Water Samples", J Chromatography A, 938, 113-120 (2001).

55.    Psillakis, E. and N. Kalogerakis, "Application of Solvent Microextraction to the Analysis of Nitroaromatic Explosives in Water Samples", J Chromatography A, 907, 211 – 219 (2001).

56.    Psillakis, E., Naxakis, G. and N. Kalogerakis, "Detection of TNT-Contamination in Spiked-Soil Samples using SPME and GC/MS", Global Nest Int. J., 2, 227-236 (2000).