He is a full professor at the School of Environmental Engineering and Director of the Laboratory of Toxic and Hazardous Waste Management at the Technical University of Crete in Greece since 2002. During the period 1980-1985, he was Scientific Associate and Program Manager in the Research Centre GKSS-Forschungszentrum Geesthacht in Germany, while during the period 1985-2001 he was Director and Vice-President of the Battelle Institute of Germany, supervising the conduction of many research, and not only, activities. The scientific fields of his concern include hazardous waste management, sustainable municipal solid waste management and soil and groundwater remediation, using innovative technologies. Many of the research programs that Prof. Gidarakos has supervised for the European Union, the Environmental Protection Agency of U.S.A. or the German Environment Agency concerned the above mention fields. Prof. Gidarakos has collaborated with many research centers and institutes (e.g. Max-Planck, Fraueunhofer, MIT, Battelle Memorial Institute, BNNL, etc.) and has been a visitor professor in many Universities, such as the Technical University of Hamburg, Dresden and Cottbus in Germany. Also, he is a member of many international associations and working groups and has received much honourable discrimination. In 2015, he became an elected member of the International Waste Working Group (IWWG) Managing Board. During his academic career he has 5 patents, he has published more than 70 papers in scientific journals and has presented more than 190 papers in different international scientific conferences.
He is a full professor at the School of Environmental Engineering and Director
He is full Professor of Solid Waste Management at the University of Padova and
He was Professor from 1982 to 1990 at the Institute of Environmental Protectio