Christos Chatzidoukas
Assιstant Professor, Dynamic Simulation, Control and Optimization of Polymer and Biochemical Reactors 

– Ph.D. Proc. Systems Eng.(Imperial College, UK, 2004)
– Dipl. Chem. Eng. (AUTh, GR, 1998)

Curriculum vitae




Office: 4th floor of Building E13
Telephone: 2310.996167 Fax: 2310.996198
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Student Reception: Daily 9:00 – 18:00


  1. Microbial cultures and photosynthetic cultivation of microalgae. 
  2. Sustainable valorization of biomass (lignocellulosic, bacterial and microalgal). 
  3. Sustainable exploitation of renewable raw materials and agricultural/industrial by-products. 
  4. Production of biopolymers from renewable resources for health applications (bone and tissue engineering). 
  5. Downstream processing for the recovery and isolation of high-added value products from biomass. 
  6. Optimal enzymatic pretreatment of starch and lignocellulosic biomass. 
  7. Process systems engineering in biochemical- and biopolymer-producing processes. 
  8. Scale-up studies of chemical and biochemical processes. 
  9. Dynamic modeling, control and optimization of chemical and biochemical reactors in real time. 
  10. Dynamic transient operation of chemical and biochemical reactors between products of different quality specifications. 
  11. Mass and energy transport phenomena in bioreactors and chemical reaction units. 
  12. Process integration 
  13. Continuous-flow production systems. 
  14. Transient expression of mAbs by targeted delivery of mRNA in mammalian cell cultures.
  1. Penloglou G., Vasileiadou, A.Chatzidoukas C., Kiparissides C. 2017 “Model-based intensification of a fed-batch microbial process for the maximization of polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) production rate”, Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 40(8), 1247-1260 (IF: 1.87). 
  2. Chatzidoukas C*., Kondylidis A., Meimaroglou, 2017 “Model-assisted operational design of bacterial PHA-production processes: the obstacle of heterogeneity inducing modules”, Computer Aided Chemical Engineering 40, 2887-2892. (IF: 0.264)
  3. Karapatsia A., Penloglou G., Chatzidoukas C.*, Kiparissides C. 2016 “An experimental investigation of Stichococcus sp. cultivation conditions for optimal co-production of carbohydrates, proteins and lipids following a biorefinery concept” Biomass & Bioenergy Journal, 89, 123-132. (IF: 4.186). 
  4. Karapatsia A., Penloglou G., Chatzidoukas C.*, Kiparissides C. 2015 “Fed-batch saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation of hydrolysate sugars: A dynamic model-based approach for high yield bioethanol production” Biomass & Bioenergy Journal, 90, 32-41. (IF: 4.186) 
  5. Chatzidoukas C., Penloglou G., Kiparissides, C. 2013 “Development of a structured dynamic model for the production of polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) in Azohydromonas lata cultures”, Biochemical Engineering Journal 71, 72-80. (IF: 2.934
  1. Dynamic Process Simulation (6 ‘ Semester – Compulsory Course)
  2. Computer Applications in Chemical Engineering (4 ‘ Semester – Compulsory Course)
  3. Process Control (7 ‘ Semester – Compulsory Course)
  4. Chemical Engineering Laboratory II (8 ‘ Semester – Compulsory Course)