Panagiotis Kandylis

Deputy Head of the Department of Food Science and Technology
Field: Food Technology and Quality
Rank: Associate Professor
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Office hours: Tuesday-Thursday 10:00-11:30 (student contact hours)

Kandylis Panagiotis

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Chemist, MSc Food Biotechnology, MSc Environmental Analysis, MSc Natural Sciences, PhD in Chemistry

Dr. Panagiotis Kandylis received his Bachelor in Chemistry (2003), his M.Sc. in Environmental Analysis (2014), his Ph.D. “Use of immobilized cells on starch and starchy raw materials in wet and freeze dried form in wine making” (2009) and his Diploma in Oenology (2010) from University of Patras. He also receive his M.Sc. in Food Biotechnology from University of Ulster, N. Ireland, U.K. (2005) and his M.Sc. in Physical Sciences from Hellenic Open University (2017).

Since December 2022, he is an Associate Professor at the Department of Food Science & Technology of the Ionian University.

His research interests are focused on the study of the special characteristics of wines and beers, the production of wines and beers with a low alcoholic strength, the production of innovative foods and beverages, the study of antioxidant properties of foods and beverages, the isolation of native microbial strains for the production of food products, the utilization of by-products and waste from wineries/breweries and food industries, the chemistry and microbiology of food and beverages, the production of functional foods (probiotics, prebiotics, etc.), food science/fermentation technology and general in food technology and quality.

He has worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Chemistry of the University of Patras and in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics of the Democritus University of Thrace and has participated in 7 research projects funded by private, European and national funds in the field of food science, such as wine, alcoholic beverages, fermented products, utilization of food by-products, etc.

From October 2018 to December 2022, he served as an Assistant Professor of "Food Science-Oenology and Spirits", in the School of Agriculture of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, while in the same department he was for 2 years the director of the Laboratory of Oenology and Alcoholic Beverages.

Dr. Kandylis has also supervised 43 undergraduate theses at the Department of Food Technology of TEI Peloponnese and the School of Agriculture of AUTH and 12 at the Department of Food Science and Technology of the Ionian University. In addition, he has supervised 3 MSc theses and 1 PhD thesis (in progress) at the Department of Agriculture of AUTH, while he is a member of three-member advisory committee in 5 doctoral theses and has been a member of examination committees of 42 undergraduate theses and 7 MSc theses.

Dr. Kandylis is serving as a reviewer of scientific publications in a large number of international scientific journals and a member of the editorial board of the journals "Food Research International" (2012- ), "Foods" (2021- ) and "Beverages" (2021- ). Finally, he has published 59 papers in peer-reviewed international scientific journals, 7 chapters in books, 1 patent and has participated in more than 78 international and national conferences.

Updated: 11-04-2024

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