Δρ. Αντώνης Κοκόσης
Dr. Kokossis, FIChemE, FIEE, FRSA, and FIET
Professor of Process Systems Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens & Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professor, Imperial College London, UK
He is founder and Chair of the Sustainability Section at EFCE and an elected member of the Executive Board of Trustees at the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE).
Professor Kokossis holds a Diploma in Chemical Engineering from NTUA and a PhD from Princeton University. He returned to his alma mater in 2009 following an overseas academic career in UK at the University of Manchester (formerly UMIST). He holds expertise in sustainable product and process design, most notably with the development of methods and tools to assess and promote sustainable manufacturing, process efficiency and the selection of technologies to valorize by-products and their useful transition to recyclable materials and energy. He holds expertise in the evaluation and assessment of process circularity for industrial processes based on techno-economic criteria and the assessment of footprints and environmental performance. He consulted extensively with industrial companies worldwide and holds over 300 communications in international conferences with about 100 invited lectures. He has served as a National Representative of the International Energy Agency (IEA), a National Representative of the Industrial Biotechnology research infrastructure, the Greek Secretary for Research and Technology in Climate Change (GSRT), and the Computer Aided Process Engineering (CAPE) Group of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE). Since 2020 he is the scientific director of Symbiolabs, a spin-off company that relies on AI and data technologies to promote renewable applications and social engagement in the context of circular economy.