Diploma, Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 1978.
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota, U.S.A., 1983.
Mathematical modeling and analysis of chemical and biochemical engineering systems with emphasis on:
Dynamics and stability of biochemical reactors. Study of the dynamics of reactors with mixed cultures of interacting microorganisms. Reactors with periodically varying inputs.
Construction and analysis of mathematical models of growth of microbial populations on multiple nutrients.
Analysis of system dynamics. Bifurcation theory. Numerical methods.
S. Pavlou, A. G. Fredrickson, “Growth of microbial populations in non-minimal media: some considerations for modeling”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 34(7), 971-989 (1989).
S. Pavlou, I. G. Kevrekidis, “Microbial predation in a periodically operated chemostat: a global study of the interaction between natural and externally imposed frequencies”, Mathematical Biosciences, 108(1), 1-55 (1992).
S. Dikshitulu, B. C. Baltzis, G. A. Lewandowski, S. Pavlou, “Competition between two microbial populations in a sequencing fed-batch reactor: theory, experimental verification, and implications for waste treatment applications”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 42(5), 643-656 (1993).
P. Lenas, S. Pavlou, “Periodic, quasiperiodic and chaotic coexistence of two competing microbial populations in a periodically operated chemostat”, Mathematical Biosciences, 121(1), 61-110 (1994).
S. Liakou, S. Pavlou, G. Lyberatos, “Ozonation of azo dyes”, Water Science and Technology, 35(4), 279-286 (1997).
S. Pavlou, “Microbial competition in bioreactors”, Chemical Industry and Chemical Engineering Quarterly, 12(1), 71-81 (2006).
K. A. Karanasios, I. A. Vasiliadou, S. Pavlou, D. V. Vayenas, “Hydrogenotrophic denitrification of potable water: A review”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 180(1-3), 20-37 (2010).