From 1985 to present, Prof. Anastasios J. Karabelas serves as the Director of Laboratory of Natural Resources & Renewable Energies, CERTH. He has served as an expert and representative of Greece in high-level committees of European Commission and was a member of various advisory boards of academic institutions, scientific and professional organizations and journals.
His research interest is on multiphase flow processes and colloidal systems, with emphasis on membrane separations and environmental pollution abatement. This research is applied to process equipment and plant design, including water treatment/purification and utilization of renewable energies.
Prof. Anastasios was the founding member of Chemical Process and Energy Resources Institute (CPERI), Center for Research and Technology-Hellas (CERTH), Thessaloniki. He was also a faculty in Chemical Engineering Department at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki from 1978 to 2005 and was a Senior Research Engineer in Shell Development Co, Houston from 1970 to 1978.
Prof. Anastasios holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens in Greece and obtained his MS and Ph.D. at the University of Illinois, USA.