Nikolaos S. Thomaidis ~ Professor of Analytical Chemistry



Nikolaos S. Thomaidis
Associate Professor of Analytical Chemistry

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Date of Birth 19/9/1968
Place of Birth Mannheim, Germany
Workplace Address Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry,Department of Chemistry, University of Athens


1986 – 1991

BSc, Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Athens

1991 – 1996 PhD, Analytical Chemistry, Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Athens
1998 Post-doctoral researcher, MiTAC, Dept. Of Chemistry, Universitaire Instelling Antwerpen (U.I.A), Belgium (Prof. F. C. Adams)
1998 – 1999 Post-doctoral research, Analytical and Food Chemistry, Chemistry Laboratory, Agricultural University of Athens

Professional Experience

2013 - Associate Professor, Dept. Chemistry, UoA.
2008 - 2013 Assistant Professor, Dept. Chemistry, UoA.
2003 – 2008 Lecturer, Dept. Chemistry, UoA.
2001 – 2003 General Chemical State Laboratory, B’ Division. GLP and EN ISO/IEC 17025 Assessor.
2000 – 2003 Trainer of Assessors, Expert and Member of the 1stTechnical Committee of Hellenic Accreditation Body (ESYD) (Food, Environment, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics).
1999 – 2001 Residue Analysis Laboratory in Foodstuff of Animal Origin (National Reference Laboratory), Ministry of Agriculture.
1998 – 2003 Visiting Assist. Professor, Dep. of Environmental Studies, University of the Aegean, teaching General Chemistry and Environmental Chemistry
1998 – 1999 Research Associate of Dep. of Environmental Studies, University of the Aegean
1998 Research Associate of MiTAC, Dep. Of Chemistry, Universitaire Instelling Antwerpen (U.I.A), Belgium (Prof. F. C. Adams).

Scientific Associations

  • Member (AMRSC) of the Royal Society of Chemistry (London). Member of the Analytical Chemistry Division/RSC.
  • Member of the American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Member of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry
  • Member of the Global Network of Environmental Science and Technology (G-NEST)
  • Member of the Association of Greek Chemists.
  • Member of the Hellenic Mass Spectrometry Society (HMSS)

Scientific committees and activities

  • Member of the Scientific committee of Quality Consult, Italy (quality assurance of environmental studies, proficiency testing and interlaboratory comparisons)
  • Member of the Scientific committee of HellasLab (national branch of EuroLab) (educational activities on measurement quality and metrology)
  • Member of the scientific and organizing committees of various conferences of Environmental Science and Technology, Analytical Chemistry and Metrology
  • Assessor of Hellenic Accreditation Body (ESYD) and trainer of assessors
  • Participation in various proficiency tests and certification rounds

Editorial Activities

  • Member of the Advisory Board of Analytical Methods (RSC)
  • Memebr of the Editorial Board and Guest Editor of Global NEST Journal
  • Associate Editor of Analytical Letters (AACD2010 special issue)
  • Guest Editor of Journal of Hazardous Materials (special issue on "Emerging pollutants in wastewater")
  • Guest Editor of Analytica Chimica Acta (special issue on 3rd Aegean Analytical Chemistry Days)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Chromatography A, Analytical Chemistry, Analytica Chimica Acta, Analyst, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Talanta, Analytical Methods, Analytical Letters, Microchimica Acta, Journal of Separation Science, Spectrochimica Acta Part B, International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, Current Analytical Chemistry, Journal of AOAC International, Journal of Chromatographic Sciences, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Food Analytical Methods, Food Chemistry, Food and Chemical Toxicology, The Canadian Journal of Analytical Sciences and Spectroscopy, Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T), Chemosphere, Water Research, Journal of Environmental Monitoring, Science of the Total Environment, Environmental Science and Pollution Research (ESPR), Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Global NEST Journal, Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry, European Polymer Journal, Chemical Papers, Central European Journal Chemistry, Australian Journal of Chemistry, Applied Organometallic Chemistry, International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, Desalination, Desalination and Water Treatment, Journal of Water and Health, Journal of Environmental Management, Fuel, Hellenic Plant Protection Journal and Chinese Journal of Chemistry.
Scholarships - Awards
  • Scholarship for undergraduate studies in Chemistry, Vostanio Foundation, (1986-1990)
  • Scholarship for postgraduate studies in Analytical Chemistry, Greek State Institute of Scholarships (1991-1993)
  • Student bursary during 7th Biennial National Atomic Spectroscopy Symposium, University of Hull, UK, 20-22 July 1994
  • Student bursary during SAC’95, University of Hull, UK, 11-15 July 1995
  • Student bursary during First Mediterranean Basin Conference on Analytical Chemistry, Cordoba, Spain, 5-11 November 1995
  • Scholarship for postdoctoral research in Agricultural Chemistry, Greek State Institute of Scholarships (1998)
  • Fellowship for the 3rd Euroconference on Environmental Analytical Chemistry, Chalkidiki, Greece, 9-15 October 1999
  • Best Poster award at 4th AACD, Kusadaci, Turkey, October 2004
  • R.W. Frei Award for a young scientist (Niki Maragou) at Recent Advances on Food Analysis, Prague, CZ, November 2007
  • CAMO best poster award (M. Dasenaki) at Recent Advances on Food Analysis, Prague, CZ, November 2009
  • "Top-cited author 2007-2009" award of Journal of Chromatography A (2010)
  • Agilent best poster award (M. Dasenaki) at Recent Advances on Food Analysis, Prague, CZ, November 2011
  • Best Poster Presentation Award (V. Borova) at the 8th Aegean Analytical Chemistry Days, Izmir, TR, September, 2012
  • Reviewer award from the Science of the Total Environment, Elsevier (2013)
  • Two Best Poster Awards (Maria-Christina Nika & Aikaterini Psoma) out of the top-five in the Topic “Resources and Environment” at the European Chemistry Congresses (ECC) 2014 (, Instabul, Turkey, 31/8 – 4/9/2014.