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Scientific Secretariat

Maria AIVALIOTI

She is a Doctor in Environmental and Hygiene Engineering and a researcher at the Laboratory of Toxic and Hazardous Waste Managemen at the Technical University of Crete since 2003. Her research mainly focuses on the fields of soil and groundwater remediation, contaminated sites management and special hazardous waste management. She has participated in the conduction of more than 15 national and international projects on these fields. During her studies she received many honours and sponshorpships (State Scholarships Foundation, Public Benefit Foundation Alexander S. Onassis, Technical Chamber of Greece and others). She has been an author, reviewer, as well as guest editor in different international scientific journals. In 2017 she was elected Task Group Co-Chair and member of the Scientific Advisory Panel of IWWG (International Waste Working Group).

Organizing Secretariat

Athanasia KOUSAITI

She is a PhD Candidate and scientific researcher in the School of Environment Engineering of Technical University of Crete (Greece). She is an Environmental Engineer, M.Sc. and the field of her research concerned e-waste characterization and sustainable management. She is a member of COST Action, the European network for innovative recovery strategies of rare earth and other critical metals from electrical and electronic waste. During her studies, she published, also, results of several research projects in International Conference proceedings on hazardous and special waste management with emphasis on asbestos-containing materials and on petroleum contaminants remediation technologies.