Maria Papadaki

Professor of Environmental Chemistry & Environmental Processes
Phone: +30 246107-4184
E-mail: marpapadaki [at] upatras [dot] gr
Extended CV


Undergraduated Studies: Chemical Engineering Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1985)
Postgraduated Studies: Chemical Engineering Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1992)
Ph.D. Thesis: An Absolute Method for the Measurement of Viscosity of Liquids
Supervisor: Prof. M. Assael


Δημοσιεύσεις Scopus:73, h=20, citations>1200

Selected Publications

  • Zhao, L.; Zhu, W., Papadaki, M.I., Mannan, M.S. and Akbulut, M., Probing into Styrene Polymerization Runaway Hazards: Effects of the Monomer Mass Fraction, ACS OMEGA,  4(3), 2019: 8136-8145
  • Wang, J.Y., Huang, Y.Y., Wilhite, B.A., Papadaki, M., Mannan, M.S., Toward the Identification of Intensified Reaction Conditions Using Response Surface Methodology: A Case Study on 3-Methylpyridine N-Oxide Synthesis, INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH,  58(15) 2019:6093-6104
  • Pitsadioti, I Lapouridis, K Georgopoulos, S., Antonopoulou, M. and Papadaki, M. Thermal decomposition of hydroxylamine in aqueous solutions in the presence of NaCl, KCl or Na2SO4 in the temperature range 120 oC-140 oC , JOURNAL OF LOSS PREVENTION IN THE PROCESS INDUSTRIES, 49, 2017, 177-182
  • Antonopoulou, M., Giannakas, A., Bairamis, F. , Papadaki, M and Konstantinou, I., Degradation of organophosphorus flame retardant tris (1-chloro-2-propyl) phosphate (TCPP) by visible light N,S-codoped TiO2 photocatalysts, CHEMICAL ENGINEERING JOURNAL, 318,2017: 231-239
  • Skoutelis, C.,  Antonopoulou, M., Konstantinou, I.,  Vlastos, D. and  Papadaki, M.  Photodegradation of 2-chloropyridine in aqueous solution: Reaction pathways and genotoxicity of intermediate products, JOURNAL OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, 321, 2017, 753-763
  • Escobar-Hernandez, H.U., Gustafson, R.M., Papadaki, M.I., Sachdeva, S. and Mannan, M.S., Thermal Runaway in Lithium-Ion Batteries: Incidents, Kinetics of the Runaway and Assessment of Factors Affecting Its Initiation, JOURNAL OF THE ELECTROCHEMICAL SOCIETY, 163, 2016, A2691-A2701


Research Interests

  • Process safety and runaway reactions
  • Kinetic studies of complex industrial reactive processes
  • Process risk nalysis
  • Calorimetry
  • Chemical reactor Design
  • Catalysis
  • Advanced oxidation processes



Environmental Chemistry- Geochemistry
Mass and energy balances
Physical Chemistry
Catalytic processes - Safety & environment
Environmental Pollution Control


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