George started working for the Centre for SMART in April of 2017 to participate in a project that focuses on the implementation of continuous water quality monitoring techniques so that more efficient water use within the food manufacturing industry can be achieved.
Previously he worked for the University of Surrey in the UK and Complutense University of Madrid in Spain. George is a Chemical Engineer with a PhD in the use of membrane bioreactors for decentralized wastewater treatment from the University of Bath in the UK and a certified project manager (PRINCE2 Practitioner).
He has both published scientific papers (102 citations in Scopus) and authored industrial reports and project deliverables.
George, whose expertise lies in the sector of wastewater treatment, has already participated in a number of R&D projects involving both academic and industrial partners and dealing with water and wastewater treatment, membrane technologies, water quality, water footprint assessment and water pinch analysis techniques, etc.
George is currently cooperating externally with Democritus University of Thrace in Greece.