Ioannis K. Kalavrouziotis, Professor

Ioannis K. Kalavrouziotis
Professor of  'Wastewater Management'
Chairman Lab. of Sustainable Waste Technology Management
Hellenic Open University
Office: A12, Tsamadou 13-15, GR 26222, Patras, Greece
Phone: +302610367546
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Short CV

Undergraduated Studies: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Diploma in Agriculture, 1984
Postgraduated Studies: Department of Geology, University of Patras, 1999
Ph.D. Thesis: Investigation of plants behavior in relation to the heavy metals accumulation in soils
Supervisor: Prof. Soterios P.Varnavas

Selected Publications

1. I.  K. Kalavrouziotis, P. H. Koukoulakis, Mehra, A. 2010. ‘Quantification of elemental interaction effects in Brussels sprouts plants irrigated with treated municipal wastewater’   Desalination Journal, Vol.  254 ,issue 1-3 pp. 6-11.

2. F. Pedrero, I. K. Kalavrouziotis, J. Alarcon, P. Koukoulakis, T. Asano 2009. ‘Use of treated municipal wastewater in irrigated agriculture- Review of the practices in Spain and Greece’, Agricultural Water Management, Vol. 97(9) pp. 1233-1241.

3. D. Fatta-Kassinos, I.K. Kalavrouziotis, P. H. Koukoulakis, M.I. Vasquez2011, ‘The risks associated with wastewater reuse and xenobiotics in the agroecological environment’, The Science of the Total environment, 409, 3555-3563.

4.   I.  K. Kalavrouziotis, E. Kostakioti, P. H. Koukoulakis,  A. H. Papadopoulos, M. Leotsinidis, E. Sakazli , 2011. The impact of Cl x Cd interrelationship on planning Wastewater reuse in cabbage, Water, Air, Soil pollution, 214:565–573.

5.   MufeedI. Batarseh , Aiman  Rawajfeh ,KalavrouziotisK. IoannisandKoukoulakis,H. Prodromos 2011. Treated municipal wastewater irrigation impact  on olive trees (Olea europaea L.) at   Al-Tafilah, Jordan,  Water, Air, Soil pollution, Vol. 217, number 1-4,  pp. 185-196.

6.   Kalavrouziotis I.K. and Koukoulakis P.H. 2011. Plant nutrition aspects under treated wastewater reuse management, Water, Air, Soil pollution, Volume 218, Numbers 1-4, pp. 445-456.

7. KalavrouziotisI.K. andKoukoulakisP.H. 2012.                 Elemental  contribution  of  interactions  in  total   essential nutrients and heavy metals in  cabbage  under  treated  wastewater, Plant Biosystems, Vol. 146, No3, pp. 491-499. DOI:10.1080/11263504.2012.658450

8. Kalavrouziotis I.K. 2011.Basic Principles of Treated Wastewater Reuse planning in Ecologically Sensitive, Water Air and Soil pollution, Water Air and Soil pollution, Vol. 221, issue 1, pp.159-168.

9. Kalavrouziotis, I.K., Arambatzis, C., Kalfountzos, D.  and Varnavas, S.P.  2011. Wastewater reuse  planning in   agriculture:

The case of Aitoloakarnania, Western  Greece’ special  issue on "Water Reuse and Recycling" of Water Journal, vol.3, pp.988-1004.

10. Kalavrouziotis I.K., Koukoulakis P.H., Kostakioti, E. 2012. Assesment of metal Transfer Factor under irrigation with Treated Municipal Wastewater, Int. Journal Agricultural Water Management, Volume 103,  pp. 114-119.

11. KalavrouziotisI.K. andKoukoulakisP.H. 2012. Soil Pollution under the effect of Treated Municipal Wastewater, Int. Journal Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Volume  184:6297-6305, DOI 10.1007/s10661-011-2420-0

12. Kalavrouziotis I.K., Koukoulakis P.H., Ntzala G., Papadopoulos A., 2012.Proposed indices for assessing soil pollution under the application of sludge. Water Air and Soil Pollution, Vol. 223, issue 8:5189-5196, DOI 10.1007/s11270-012-1270-x

13. Georgia Ntzala, Prodromos H. Koukoulakis,  Aristotelis  H. Papadopoulos, Michalis  Leotsinidis, Eleni Sazakli, Ioannis  K. Kalavrouziotis, 2013. Interrelationships of pollution load index, transfer factor and  concentration factor under the effect of  sludge, Int. Journal Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Volume 185, Issue 6, pp. 5231-5242,DOI 10.1007/s10661-012-2939-8.

14. Basem Shomar, Ioannis K. Kalavrouziotis, Prodromos H. Koukoulakis, Alfred Yahya 2013.Soil pollution indices under the effect of  sludge. Water Air and Soil Pollution, Vol. 224:1436

DOI 10.1007/s11270-013-1436-1 .

15. Ioannis K. Kalavrouziotis,Petros Kokkinos, Gideon Oron, Francesco Fatone, David Bolzonella Margarita Vatyliotou , Despo Fatta-Kassinos,Prodromos H. Koukoulakis, Soterios, P. Varnavas, 2015. Current status in wastewater treatment, reuse and research in some Mediterranean countries. Desalination and Water Treatment, International Journal, doi: 10.1080/19443994.2013.860632, 53 (2015) 2015–2030

16. D. Skarlatos, I.K. Kalavrouziotis, C.R. Montes, A.J. Melfi, B.F.F. Pereira, 2014. Wastewater Reuse in Citrus: A fuzzy logic model for optimum evapotranspiraton.
Desalination and Water Treatment, doi: 10.1080/19443994.2014.915387, (2014) pp.1–10

17. K. Kollyropoulos, G. P. Antoniou, I.K. Kalavrouziotis , J. A.Krasilnikoff, D.Koutsoyiannis, and A. N. Angelakis, 2015. ‘Hydraulic characteristics of the drainage systems of ancient Hellenic theatres: A case study at the theatre of Dionysus and its implications’, Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Vol. 141, Issue 11, pp.04015018-1-9 (doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0000906) .

18. Kalavrouziotis, I.K. 2015. The reuse of  Municipal Wastewater in soils. Global Nest Journal , Vol. 17, No3, pp 474-486.

19. Kalavrouziotis I., Pedrero, F., Skarlatos, D. 2015. Water and Wastewater quality assessment based on Fuzzy modeling for the irrigation of  Mandarin. Desalination and Water Treatment Journal, DOI:10.1080/19443994.2015.1110050

20. Golfinopoulos, A., Kalavrouziotis, I.K., Aga, V., 2016. The hydraulic technologies for the wastewater management applied in ancient Greece- A review. Desalination and Water Treatment, doi:10.1080/19443994.2016.1179224

21. Papaioannou, D., Kalavrouziotis, I., Koukoulakis, P., Papadopoulos, F., 2016. Critical Ranges of Pollution Indices: A Possible Tool for Predicting Soil Heavy Metal Pollution Under Long Term Wastewater Reuse, Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry,DOI: 10.1080/02772248.2016.1189555

22. Giannakopoulos, E., Isari, E., Bourikas, K., Karapanagioti, H.K., Psarras, G., Kalavrouziotis, I.K.2016. Oxidation of Municipal Wastewater by Free Radicals Mechanism.       A UV/Vis Spectroscopy Study. Environmental Management, 10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.07.055. 


Research Interests
- Environmental Geochemistry
- Wastewater Reuse
- Sludge Reuse
- Soil science, management& pollution
- Heavy metals interactions in plants and soils