Prof. Charalampos Proestos

Laboratory of Food Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Zografou, 157 84 Athens, Greece

Charalampos Proestos has a BSc in Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Greece and MSc in Food Science at Reading University, U.K. He obtained his Ph.D. in Food Chemistry at Agricultural University of Athens (AUA), Greece, where he continued his post doc working on natural antioxidants on programmes funded by EU and Greece.

After further training at Wageningen University (The Netherlands), he worked as a Research Associate at AUA. He worked as a Chemist for the Hellenic Food Authority (EFET), being food industry auditor and supervisor of the Chemical laboratory in Athens accredited with ISO 17025. Currently he is Professor at the Department of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and director of the laboratory of Food Chemistry.

He has published more than 160 papers in reputed journals and has
been serving as an editorial board member of more than 10 repute journals. He is Member of the European Committee of the Division of Food Chemistry, European Association of Chemical and Molecular Sciences (EuChemS). His research field focuses on Food antioxidants, food analysis, nutrition, food safety and health.