research and academic activity




▪    Microfacies Analysis of Carbonate rocks

▪    Facies Models

▪    Palaeogeography

▪    Diagenesis

▪    Evaporites, Dolomites, Phosphorites

▪    Pedogenetic Processes, Calcretes

▪    Ancient Building Stones, Conservation of Ancient Monuments

▪    Archaeometry



1985: Technical University of Berlin, Germany

1985: Frei University of Berlin, Germany

1988: University of Lund, Sweden

1988: University of Copenhagen

1989, 1984: Geological Institute of Sofia, Bulgary

1990, 1993: Geological Institute of Budapest, Hungary

1994, 1995,  1998, 2001, 2002: University of Bucharest, Romania

1999, 2000, 2001, 2004: University “ Alexandru Ioan Cuza” of Iasi, Faculty of Geography and Geology, Romania

1991, 1993, 1995, 1997: University of Erlangen, Germany

1991: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris (CNRS)

1994, 1996: University Louis Pasteur Strasbourg, France

2002: Technical University of Mexico, Mexico City

2002, 2003:
University “Liceo Cervantino” of Irapuato, Mexico

2002: University of Guanahuato, Mexico

2003: State University of NY, USA

Ibero-American University, Mexico

2003: Molloy College, Long Island, USA

2004, 2008, 2009: University of Bucharest

2006: Agricultural University of Iasi “Ion Ionescu de la Brad”



1988: Department of Physical Geography of the University of Lund, Sweden
“The great significance of caliche facies in palaeoenvironmental analysis”.
“The diagenesis of carbonate and evaporite facies”.

1994: Mineralogy Department, University of Bucharest, Romania
“The phosphatic formations of Tethys”.
“The Upper Cretaceous phosphatic formations of the Ionian zone, Western     Greece”. 

2000: Faculty of Geography and Geology, University “Alexandru Ioan Cuza”, Iasi.
“Rare Greek Geotopes”.

2000: Faculty of Pharmacy, University “Grigore T. Popa” de Medicine and Pharmacy.
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine.
2002: Workshop on the “Cultural Heritage, Ecology and European Integration” organized by the Embassy of Romania and the Aristotle  University of Thessaloniki.
“Biodiversity laws: the most serious environmental problem of the 21st Century”.

2002: The 7th International Congress of the Euro-American Women’s  Council “Odysseys Elitis meets Octavio Paz”.
“The Laboratory Earth: environmental and ecological problems of the 21th Century”.

2003: University of Irapuato, Mexico
“The Greek and the Mexican revolution for independence: parallel historical roads and cultures”.

2005: Symposium Scientific “Agriculture and the Environment – Present and Perspectives”. University of Agricultural Studies and Medicine Veterinary “Ion Ionescu de la Brad”, Iasi, Romania.
“ Old relationships between Greece and Romania in History, Culture and Civilization”

The Hellenic Speleological Association
“Marine and continental carbonate sedimentation – Karst and Speleothemes”.


•    Hellenic Sedimentological Association
•    Greek Geological Society
•    Scientific Society of Technologists of Mineral Wealth
•    International Association of Sedimentologists
•    Carpathian-Balcan Geological Association
•    Association of Greek Geologists
•    Geotechnical Association of Greece