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Environmental Engineer / University of Thrace, Xanthi, Greece
Dr. Evangelos A. Voudrias is a retired (since 2022) Professor of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management in the Department of Environmental Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Xanthi, Greece. After receiving his PhD in Environmental Engineering (1984) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he spent two years as a post-doctoral research fellow in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University, followed by two years as a Research Scientist at Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio. In 1988, he joined the Civil Engineering Faculty (rank of Assistant Professor) at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, where he taught courses on hazardous waste management, advanced physical/chemical treatment processes and processes affecting the fate and transport of contaminants in subsurface systems.
In 1996, he was appointed Associate Professor in the newly established Department of Environmental Engineering of Democritus University of Thrace and in 2001 he was promoted to the rank of the Professor at the same Department. From June 2009 to June 2020, Professor Voudrias has been the first Director of the Graduate Program “Environmental Engineering and Science” of the Department of Environmental Engineering of Democritus University of Thrace. His research and teaching interests focus on: (1) Engineering and management of solid and hazardous waste. (2) Management of medical waste. (3) Management of construction and demolition waste. (4) Fate and transport of contaminants in subsurface systems (aquifers, unsaturated soils, landfills) and their remediation.

He published more than 80 peer-reviewed publications in international journals and has h index=35 (May 2023), based on Google Scholar. He is a member of IWWG and has been an Associate Editor of Waste Management from May 2016 to January 2018, handling mostly papers on healthcare waste.