Prof. Denis A. Sarigiannis


is Professor of Environmental Engineering at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece, Associate Professor of Environmental and Sanitary Engineering at the Institute for Advanced Study (IUSS) in Pavia, Italy, and Director of the PhD program on Environmental Chemical Risk at the Institute of Advanced Studies (IUSS) of Pavia in Italy and visiting Professor at the University of Paris Descartes, the Medical Schools of the University of Athens and the University of Crete and the School of Life Sciences of the University of Thessaly in Greece. He is President of the Mediterranean Scientific Association for Environmental Protection, Vice-President of the Hellenic Society of Toxicology, member of the Expert Committee on Air Pollution of the Greek Ministry of Health and advisor to the WHO European Centre for Environment and Health. In 2015 he received the Bo Holmstedt award from EUROTOX and the Bo Holmstedt Foundation for his contributions to the safety of drugs and chemicals. His research focuses on the unraveling of the human exposome to improve the health risk assessment of industrial and environmental toxicants and on internalizing health aspects into cyclical economy strategies. He is the author or co-author of more than 100 scientific papers published in the peer-reviewed literature and has led or contributed to 40 international research projects in the above areas. Currently he is the PI of the EU projects HEALS (Health and Environment-Wide Associations via Large Population Surveys), CROME (Cross-Mediterranean Environment and Health network), ICARUS (Integrated Climate Forcing and Air Pollution Reduction in Urban Systems), of the Integrated Training Network NEUROSOME (Exploring the Neurological Exposome) and member of the Management and Governing Board of the European Human Biomonitoring Initiative (HBM4EU) and of the COST action ISChNET (Industrially Contaminated Sites and Health Network).

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