Academic examiner

• External advisor of Ph.D. student Spiridoula Gerasimidou working on Ph.D. topic "Characterization of thermal behaviour of solid recovered fuels to use in cement industry and development of a finger-printing novel tool for quality management", Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Leeds, UK. (2017 in progress).

• Member of tribunal examination committee: Francesco Storino Ph.D. thesis "Home and community composting of organic fraction of municipal waste", Universidad Pública de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain (2017, in progress).

• External evaluator (from distance) of the Ph.D. thesis by Anubhav Shrivastava "FRAMEWORK FOR COMMUNITY E-PARTICIPATION IN CONTEXT TO SLUM REHABILITATION AND REDEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME", Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, 462051, INDIA, (2017 in progress).

• Member of tribunal advising and examination committee: Francesca Pellera Ph.D. thesis "Integrated treatment and valorization of solid organic wastes in the Mediterrenean area with the use of anaerobic digestion", Dept. of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chanea (presented January 2017).

• Member of tribunal examination committee: Cindy Ballardo Ph.d. thesis "Valorización de residuos solidos organicos como sustrato para el crecimiento de Bacillus thuringiensis mediante fermentación en estado solido-Aplicación a la fraccion organica de residuos municipales" presented at the Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (presented October 2016)

• External evaluator (from distance) of the Ph.D. thesis by Arti Jaiswal "AN ANALYTICAL APPROACH FOR SITING MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE TRANSFER STATIONS WITHIN URBAN AREAS", Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, 462051, INDIA, (presented Feb 2016)

• Member of tribunal advising and examination committee: Athanasia Kousaiti Ph.D. thesis "Life Cycle Analysis during recycling and recovery of metals from WEEE", (Dept. of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chanea (2015 in progress).

• Member of tribunal examination committee: Juliana Abraham: Ph.D. thesis "Production of proteases from industrial wastes through solid-state fermentation at different scales-Potential applications" presented at the Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (presented October 2014)

• Member of tribunal examination committee: Md Albarune Chowdhury Ph.D. thesis: "Greenhouse gas and ammonia emissions from composting of animal manure and other organic waste products" presented at the Dept. of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (presented September 2013)