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Ευάγγελος Παπαδάκης

Papadakis Vagelis

Professor of Physical and Chemical Environmental Processes, Durability and Sustainability of Constructions

2nd floor
(+30) 26410-74188
Undergraduated Studies

Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece (1986)

Ph.D. Thesis

Investigation of Physicochemical Processes of Hardened Cement Paste Carbonation and of the Effects on the Reinforced Concrete Durability

Research Interests
  • Physicochemical Processes & Environment: Mathematical modeling and experimental investigation of physical and chemical processes: Porous media characterization, drying, diffusion, reaction engineering, design and analysis of chemical reactors. Heterogeneous catalysis and environmental management: Catalyst preparation, catalytic reaction kinetics, car catalytic converters, catalyst rejuvenation and recycling, management of gas emissions, environmental control and quality. Recycling & exploitation of by-products. Industrial ecology. Techno-economical analysis. Computer simulation
  • Sustainable Develeopment of the Built Environment: Chemistry of cement and additives, concrete technology, concrete durability, environmental effect on buildings and constructions, protection and restoration of building materials and constructions, cement production industries and concrete production plants consultancy. Extended use of industrial by-products (fly ash, slags, biomass ashes, etc.) for a sustainable development of the building sector. Environmental cost and life cycle analysis. Software development and applications
Selected Publications
  • Katrivesis FK, Karela AD, Papadakis VG, Paraskeva CA. 2019. Revisiting of coagulation-flocculation processes in the production of potable water. Journal of Water Process Engineering, 27: 193-204.

  • Rezagholilou A, Papadakis VG, Nikraz H. 2017. Rate of carbonation in cement modified base course material. Construction and Building Materials150: 646-652.

  • Charisiou ND, Konstantakou PP, Papadakis VG, 2016. Exploitation of olive tree prunings as raw material for the production of high quality compost. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal15(12): 2709-2717.

  • Charisiou ND, Baklavaridis A, Papadakis VG, Goula M. 2016. Synthesis gas production via the biogas reforming reaction over Ni/MgO-Al2O3 and Ni/CaO-Al2O3 catalysts. Waste & Biomass Valorization7(4): 725-736.

  • Badogiannis E, Aggeli Ε, Papadakis VG, Tsivilis S. 2015. Evaluation of chloride-penetration resistance of metakaolin concrete by means of a diffusion – binding model and of the k-value concept. Cement and Concrete Composites, 63: 1-7.

  • Bhatnagar A, Kaczala F, Hogland W, Marques M, Paraskeva CA, Papadakis VG, Sillanpää M. 2014. Valorization of solid waste products from olive oil industry as potential adsorbents for water pollution control - A review. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 21(1): 268-298.

  • Antiohos SK, Papadakis VG, Tsimas S. 2014. Rice husk ash effectiveness in cement and concrete as a function of reactive silica and fineness. Cement and Concrete Research, 61-62: 20-27.