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Prof. Antonis Zorpas
Prof. Antonis Zorpas
Professor at Cyprus Open University

Associate Professor 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 now at Open University of Cyprus and he is the Director of the Lab of Chemical Engineering and Engineering Sustainability. He has more than 600 publications (including editor in scientific books, contribution on books, papers in scientific journals and international conferences and with Google h-index : 48). In addition, his acting as Editor / Associate Editor on behalf of several Scientific Journals (which belongs to SAGE, Elsevier, Springer, MDPI etc) such as the Chemical Engineering Journal (Elsevier with I.F 15.1), Waste Management and Research (SAGE, I.F 4.2) etc.
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 was in the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Office of the Cyprus Commissioner for the Environment (2013-2019 and from 2023-2024) as well as was an Elected Member of the Senate of his University (2018-2022) and President of the Research Committee of his University (2018-2022). He was on the Board of experts on the EURASHE Committee in Brussels (European Association of Institutions in Higher Education 2016-2019) as well as on the Consultation forum of European Defence Agency (since 2022) and his Scientific Co-operator with EU-since 2008.
His research background is in the area of Strategic Panning Development in the Framework of Waste
Management, Circular Economy and Bioeconomy, Waste Valorization, Waste to energy, End of Waste
Criteria, waste minimization, zero waste approach, waste prevention, Food waste, Life Cycle
Assessment, Gamified Environmental Tools, metaverse on environmental performance etc. He has
participated in more than 70 research project the last 15 years.
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 (on 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023) 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” published by a research team from 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. (On 2023 was globally in position 284 out of 100,000 in the field of Environmental Sciences).
His publication record can be found here
His extended Profile in LinkedIn can be found here

Green Growth and the Circular Economy

Thu 18 Jan | 09:45 - 11:00
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