Mr. Dionysios Vroulias earned his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Hons (Grade: Excellent) at the University of Patras in July 2013. After serving in the Hellenic Air Force as a quality control chemist, he obtained his master’s degree in Catalysis at the same university in November 2016. Apart from lab demonstrator and graduate teaching assistant, he worked as a research fellow in a project which was about adding value to the main biodiesel by–product, glycerol, by steam reforming. He is currently pursuing a PhD at FORTH/ICE-HT on ionic liquid and polymeric membrane materials for the process of CO2 capture under the supervision of Research Director Dr. T. Ioannides.
He received the financial support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation within the framework of the project ARCHERS and he is now participating in the project “Bioconversion of lignite power plant emissions to fuels and fine chemicals (ΒΙΟΜΕΚ)” implemented under the “EPAnEK 2014-2020 Operational Programme”.