Department Seminar - Prof. Spyros Pandis
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Spyros Pandis received his Diploma from the University of Patras, his PhD from the California Institute of Technology in 1991 and joined the faculty of Carnegie Mellon University in 1993 and of the University of Patras in 2004. He is also a Collaborating Faculty Member of the Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences of FORTH. He has published 280 peer-reviewed papers and is one of the most cited researchers in Geosciences (Thompson Reuters). He has been awarded the Whitby and Sinclair Awards by the American Association for Aerosol Research, the Cecil Award in Environmental Engineering by the AIChE, the CAREER award by the US National Science Foundation, and a European Research Council Senior Investigator award. He has been the recipient of the Elias Chair in Carnegie Mellon University, the Kun Li award for Excellence in Chemical Engineering education, and the Benjamin Teare award for Excellence in Engineering education. He is the author together with Prof. Seinfeld of “Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics” a textbook that is widely used around the world. His research includes theoretical and experimental studies of atmospheric chemistry as it relates to urban and regional pollution and topics related to global climate change. He is the ex-president of the American Association for Aerosol Research and one of the editors of Aerosol Science & Technology.