Dr Antonis Zorpas is a Chemical Engineer with a PhD in Environmental Management and Engineering. He is actively engaged with several Universities, Research Institutes in Europe. He is Associate Professor on Chemical Environmental Engineer at Open University of Cyprus (Faculty of Pure and Applied Science and he is the Director of the Lab of Chemical Engineering and Engineering Sustainability). He is the Academic coordinator of the Master Program of Environmental Conservation and Management as well as for the new upcoming Master Program in Environmental Chemical Engineering.
He has more than 400 publications (including editor in scientific books, contribution on books, papers in scientific journals and international conferences and with h-index>34).
For more than 20 years, he was acting as Consulting Engineer on behalf of several industrial activities, government and local authorities. He was from 2013-2019 the President of Cyprus Environmental Engineers Council, his active member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Office of the Cyprus Commissioner for the Environment (2013-2019) as well as is an Elected Member of the Senate of his University since 2018 and his from 2019 the President of the Research Committee of his University. He was on the Board of experts on the EURASHE (European Association of Institutions in Higher Education 2016-2019) Committee in Brussels and his Scientific Cooperator with EU.
His research background is in the area of Strategic Panning Development in the Framework of Waste Management, Circular and Bio-Economy, Waste to energy, European Green Deal Biosolids treatment and management, hazardous waste treatment, End of Waste Criteria, waste minimization, zero waste approach, waste prevention, social behavior, city metabolism, household and solid waste management, Life Cycle Analysis and Environmental Risk analysis, SDGs etc.
On 2019 has received honorary distinction for his long-standing contribution to the environmental issues of Cyprus from the President of the Republic of Cyprus. Furthermore, his has recognized among the worlds to 2% in the list of scholars in his field in the study “Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators, 2020” published recently by a research team of the Stanford University (USA) which include the list of the most influential researchers in the world reflects the excellence of the University’s academics and researchers and the quality of their scientific work.
His publication record can be found here