Dr Efstratios Kalogirou

Waste to Energy Research & Technology Council (WTERT)

Dr. Efstratios Kalogirou is the co-founder and first Chair of Waste to Energy Research & Technology Council/WTERT Greece (Synergia, and also the first Vice-Chair of Global WTERT Council, headquartered in the Earth Engineering Center of Columbia University ( He is a permanent member of the ISWA Working Group on Energy Recovery (ISWA-WGER,

He has graduated in Department of Chemical Engineering from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and has a Ph.D. at the National Technical University of Athens, School of Chemical Engineering. He is an International Expert on Waste Management, specialized in state of the art Waste to Energy/WTE novel technologies. His major scientific fields are energy from waste, potable water resources and ozone sterilization technologies. He is involved in many environmental projects worldwide (especially in WTE feasibility studies, preliminary studies, etc.).

He is author in many scientific and technical papers, especially in WTE and coordinates worldwide intensive courses/ seminars on advancing state of the art sustainable waste management and waste to energy as a renewable energy source contributing to green development and carbon credits, in close cooperation with policy/decision makers, local governmental authorities and local industry & universities. He is experienced in advancing sustainable waste management courses and projects in developing and transitional nations worldwide. He has integrated technical site visits of many worldwide WTE Plants (in all continents around the globe) within the last 20 years with simulteaneously experience and expertise in conducting specific WTE pre-feasibility and preliminary technicoeconomical studies and relevant business plans worldwide.

Finally, he is peer reviewer in worldwide high level scientific journals and relevant research programs.

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