Panayiotis A. Siskos is Professor of Analytical Chemistry and Environmental Analysis at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He was acting as Head of the Environmental Analysis Group of Environmental Chemistry Laboratory (www.siskos.gr).
Born in Nigrita Serron. He graduated from the Department of chemistry of the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki in 1962 and he received a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from the University of Athens in 1973.He has spent more than 4 years in the USA universities doing postgraduate research in the field of analytical chemistry.
Professor Siskos has published more than 90 research papers in refereed journals, 80 papers in proceedings and 45 technical and review papers on various fields of analytical chemistry and environmental analysis.
He is the author of the book “Atmospheric Chemistry” and Co-Author of the books: “Analytical Separation Methods” (in Greek) and “Clinical Chemistry” (in Greek). He has translated the book “Quality Assurance of Chemical Measurements” of John K. Taylor (Lewis Publishers) and Green Chemistry, written by Anastas and Warner.
He has also been the supervisor of more than 80 research students (Bs, Ms, PhD).
He was the chairman of the 8th FECS Conference on Chemistry and the Environment: Chemistry for a sustaining world 2002.
Professor Siskos has focused his research activities for the last 20 years on Atmospheric Chemistry and Environmental Pollution. The last five years his research interests also include Human Exposure, Risk Assessment, Environmental Management and Green Chemistry and sustainable technology.
Professor Siskos was acting as national representative in the Division of “Chemistry and Environment” of EuCheMS (Federation of European Chemical Societies) and the Green Chemistry Institute, coordinator of the committee on Environment of the Hellenic Organization for Standardization (ELOT). He has also served as national expert to the European Collaboration Action Committee “Indoor Air Pollution and its impacts on man” (DGXII- European Union).