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Dr Electra Papadopoulou : Emerging Research Trends

Professional profile:

Early Academic Pursuits:

 Dr. Electra Papadopoulou embarked on her academic journey with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the School of Sciences at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in 2002. Her passion for learning continued as she pursued a Master of Science in Materials Science in 2010, also at Aristotle University. Notably, she expanded her academic horizons by earning an MPhil in bio-based materials from Aston University in the U.K. in 2009. This diverse educational background laid the foundation for her subsequent achievements.

Professional Endeavors:

Throughout her career,  Dr.Electra Papadopoulou has demonstrated her expertise and commitment in the field of research and development. Starting as an Officer in the Intellectual Property Protection & R&D Support Department at  Dr. in 2000, she progressively advanced to the role of Senior Researcher and Bioeconomy Expert in the R&D Department. Her journey with CHIMAR HELLAS S.A spans from 2000 to the present, showcasing her long-standing dedication to the organization.

Contributions and Research Focus:

Electra's research focus is underscored by her academic achievements, with a PhD in Physics obtained from the School of Sciences at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2019. Currently serving as a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Physics School at the same university, she continues to contribute to the academic community. Her expertise extends to bio-based materials, aligning with her MPhil specialization, and her role as a key figure in the field of bioeconomy is evident through her leadership as the Co-Founder and President of the Greek Bioeconomy Forum.

Accolades and Recognition:

Electra Papadopoulou's commitment and expertise have not gone unnoticed. Her role as a Review Panel expert for COST Actions/EU from 2017 to 2023 and her membership in the EU Bioeconomy panel (DG R&D) from 2013 to 2015 exemplify the recognition she has received at the European level. Additionally, her involvement in the Advisory Group of the Greek Secretariat of Research and Innovation and the Strategic Partnership Planning Group of the Ministry of Rural Development and Food highlights her impact on national policy and development.

Impact and Influence:

As a Senior Researcher and Bioeconomy Expert, Electra has significantly contributed to CHIMAR HELLAS S.A's R&D Department, playing a pivotal role in shaping the organization's trajectory. Her influence extends beyond her workplace, as seen in her active participation in various national and European committees, showcasing her commitment to advancing research, innovation, and sustainable development.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

 Dr.Electra Papadopoulou has established herself as a leading figure in the intersection of physics, materials science, and bioeconomy. Her legacy is marked by her role in founding and presiding over the Greek Bioeconomy Forum, influencing policy decisions, and contributing to numerous seminars and courses. Moving forward, her dedication to research and sustainable development positions her as a key contributor to future advancements in the field. Her multifaceted expertise, from intellectual property protection to chemical hazard classification, exemplifies a versatile professional poised to make enduring contributions to science and innovation.

Notable Publication:

Electra Papadopoulou, Theresa R√ľcker, Zoe Nikolaidou, Sotirios Kountouras, Themistoklis Sevastiadis, Torbj√łrn Pettersen, Bernd Wittgens, Electrochemically treated lignin in phenolic resins for plywood panels, Sustainable Chemistry for the Environment, Volume 4, 20 December 2023, 100049, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scenv.2023.100049

Lamprini Malletzidou, Electra Papadopoulou, Lazaros Papadopoulos, Charles Markessini, Dimitrios N. Bikiaris, Konstantinos Chrissafis, George Vourlias, Novel Biobased Polyester Resins for Wood Applications: Morphological, Thermal, and Chemical Characterization, Symp. 405, Issue 1, October 2022. https://doi.org/10.1002/masy.202100229

Sarmite Janceva, Anna Andersone, Uldis Spulle, Ramunas Tupciauskas, Electra Papadopoulou, Oskars   Bikovens, Martins Andzs, Natalija Zaharova, Gints Rieksts and Galina Telysheva, Eco-Friendly Adhesives Based on the Oligomeric Condensed Tannins-Rich Extract from Alder Bark for Particleboard and Plywood Production, Materials 2022, 15(11), 3894; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma15113894

Lazaros Papadopoulos, Lamprini Malletzidou, Dimitra Patsiaoura, Andreas Magaziotis, Eleni Psochia, Zoi Terzopoulou, Konstantinos Chrissafis, Charles Markessini, Electra Papadopoulou and Dimitrios N. Bikiaris, Synthesis and Characterization of Unsaturated Succinic Acid Biobased Polyester Resins, Sci. 2021, 11(3), 896; https://doi.org/10.3390/app11030896

Evangelia Tarani, Dimitra Patsiaoura, Electra Papadopoulou, Eleni Pavlidou and Konstantinos Chrissafis, A New Textile Economy: Synthesis and Characterization of Phenolic Type Resin with Protein from Waste Textiles Suitable for Wood-Based Panels, mpdi, Proceedings 2021, 69, 15. https://doi.org/10.3390/CGPM2020-07222

Electra Papadopoulou | Women Researcher Award | Emerging Research Trends

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