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Kordulis Christos

Christos Kordulis Professor
Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, Greece

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Last updated: November 2016


1985: PhD in Chemistry, Univ. of Patras, Greece
1980: Diploma in Chemistry, Univ. of Patras, Greece
1999: Postgraduate Certificate in Open and Distance Education, Hellenic Open University


Previous Employment/Occupation:

1983-1984: Research Fellow, Univ. Catholique de Louvain, Louvain 1a Neuve, Belgium
1988-1991: Lecturer, Dept. of Chemistry, Univ. of Patras, Greece
1992-1998: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Univ. of Patras, Greece
1998-2005: Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Univ. of Patras, Greece


Research Activities:

Heterogeneous Catalysis. Catalysts preparation. Porous materials. Surface characterization. Oil upgrading. Bio-Fuels. Environmental catalysis.


Participation in Research Projects:

Participation in five international and eleven national programs (Coordinator in two of them).



105 refereed journal papers, 1 patent, 80 papers in conference proceedings, 8 Text books.


Conference Participation/Attendance:

Presentations in 40 international (5 invited lectures), Member of organizing committee in 6 conferences.


Teaching Activities:

Courses on: Chemical Processes / Heterogeneous Catalysis / Pollution Control in Gases, Solids, Liquids / Chemistry and Technology of Materials / Characterization and Evaluation of Solid Catalysts.
Laboratory of: Chemical Processes / Chemistry and Technology of Materials.
Supervision of: 7 PhD and more than 30 MSc theses


Professional Affiliations:

Hellenic Catalysis Society. Greek Association of Chemists.


Selected Publications:

  • "The Role of the Liquid-Solid Interface in the Preparation of Supported Catalysts", K. Bourikas, C. Kordulis and A. Lycourghiotis, Catal. Rev. Sci.-Eng., 48, 363-444 (2006)
  • "Heterogeneous Photooxidation of Benzyl Alcohols by Decatungstate Supported on Silica and Alumina", M. D. Tzirakis, I. N. Lykakis, G. Panagiotou, K. Bourikas, A. Lycourghiotis, C. Kordulis, and M. Orfanopoulos, J. Catal., 252, 178-189 (2007)
  • "Benzene hydrogenation over Ni/γ-Al2O3 catalysts prepared by conventional and Sol-Gel techniques",P.G. Savva, K. Goundani, J. Vakros, K. Bourikas, Ch. Fountzoula, D. Vattis, A. Lycourghiotis and C. Kordulis, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 79, 199-207 (2008)
  • "Development of [60] fullerene supported on silica catalysts for the photo-oxidation of alkenes" G. D. Panagiotou, M. D. Tzirakis, J. Vakros, L. Loukatzikou, M. Orfanopoulos, C. Kordulis and A. Lycourghiotis, Applied Catalysis A: General, 372(1), 16-25 (2010)
  • "Titanium dioxide (anatase and rutile): Surface Chemistry, Liquid - Solid Interface Chemistry and Scientific Synthesis of Supported Catalysts" K. Bourikas, C. Kordulis, A. Lycourghiotis, Chemical Reviews, 114(19), 9754-9823 (2014)
  • "Development of nickel based catalysts for the transformation of natural triglycerides and related compounds into green diesel: a critical review", C. Kordulis, K. Bourikas, M. Gousi, E. Kordouli, A. Lycourghiotis, Applied Catalysis B: Environ. 181, 156-196 (2016)

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