Date, place of birth: January 22th, 1959, Thessaloniki / Greece
Family status: Married, two children
Nationality: German, Greek
1970 - 1976 "Peiramatikon Gymnasion¿ in Thessaloniki
1976 - 1981 Study at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Diploma degree
Nov. 1st, 1981- July 15th, 1982  Research assistant at the Institute of Applied Thermodynamics, University of Thessaloniki
Oct. 1st, 1982-Dec. 31th, 1990 Research assistant, Institute of Thermal Process Engineering, Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Univ. of Karlsruhe (Prof. Schlünder)
Oct. 29th, 1985 degree of a "Dr.-Ing." by the Faculty of Chemical Engineering, University of Karlsruhe ("On the influence of dispersity and hygroscopicity on vacuum contact drying of free flowing granular products")
July 5th, 1990 Habilitation at the Faculty of Chemical Engineering of the University of Karlsruhe ("On heat and mass transfer in packed beds with fluid flow: Experiments, models, theories")
Febr. 1st, 1991-Sept. 30th, 1994 Senior process specialist in R&D (Solids Processing) of the Dow Deutschland Inc., Stade, scientifically responsible for drying and fluidization technology in the Dow Chemical Co. since
Oct. 1st, 1994 Full Professor (Chair of Thermal Process Engineering) at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and, since its foundation in July 1998, at the Faculty of Process and Systems Engineering of the Otto-von-Guericke- University Magdeburg
July 15th, 1998-Sept. 30th, 2002 Dean of the Faculty of Process and Systems Engineering
since July 2002 Member of the senate of Otto-von-Guericke-University

Memberships and Services (selection):
  • Panel on Reaction and Thermal Engineering of the German Research Council (DFG)
  • Panel on Chemical Engineering and Technical Chemistry of the German Research Council (DFG, Speaker)
  • Working Party on Drying of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (Chairman from 2004 to 2008)
  • Section on Product Design and Engineering of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering
  • Central selection committee of the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation
  • Scientific Council of the International Center of Heat and Mass Transfer
  • European Multiphase Systems Institute
  • Editorial board of the Drying Technology Journal
  • Advisory board of International Drying Symposium
  • German Working Party on Drying (chairman)
  • German Working Party on Heat and Mass Transfer
  • German Working Party on Agglomeration and Powder Technology
  • Regional VDI-group on Chemical and Process Engineering (chairman)

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