Dr. Joan Papavasiliou graduated from the Department of Chemical Engineering in the University of Patras, Greece in 2003. She received her PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from the same department & in collaboration with the Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences (FORTH/ICE-HT) in 2008. She is a Post-Doctoral Research fellow in FORTH/ICE-HT since 2008. She has a large teaching experience in the Department of Materials Science and the Chemical Engineering Department. Her scientific expertise and research activities are focused in the field of materials synthesis, characterization and application on environmental/energy related reactions and the development of energy devices based on fuel cells. She has participated in the preparation, submission, execution, report & management in several research projects financed either by the Greek Ministry of Development or EC. She is serving as a Reviewer in Peer Review Journals. Dr. Joan Papavasiliou is the author/ co-author in 33 publications in scientific international journals and her scientific work has received more than 1300 citations from the research community (h index: 17).