Technical University of Crete
Professor Ioannis V. Yentekakis has born in 1960 in Crete, Greece. He graduated in 1983 from the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, where in 1983-1987 he elaborated his Ph.D. under the supervision of Professor C.G. Vayenas. In 1987-1888 he was employed as postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Princeton University, NJ, USA. In 1988 he returned to Greece, joined the ICE-HT/FORTH in Patras and the department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras as a postdoctoral fellow and lecturer in both institutions. In 1995-2001 he served as Faculty Member (Lecturer and Assistant Professor) in the field of “Catalytic and Electrocatalytic Processes” in the department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras. Then, in 2001 he was elected as Associate Professor in the Technical University of Crete (TUC) in the field of “Physical Chemistry” and in 2006 as Full Professor in the same field and University. In 2013 he moved to the School of Environmental Engineering of TUC, where he is working up to today. For many years (1989-today), he sustains very close collaboration (frequent visits as Visiting Professor) with the department of Chemistry, Cambridge University, UK (Prof. R.M. Lambert).
Environmental Catalysis; Catalytic Emissions Control of pollutants (CO, NOx, N2O, HCs, VOCs) from automotive and stationary sources. Electrocatalysis, Electrochemistry.