Grigorios Dedes





Ph.D. in Biotechnology

National Technical University of Athens

School of Chemical Engineering

Biotechnology Laboratory

PhD Thesis: Utilization of lignocellulosic biomass for the biocatalytic conversion of furan monomers

Supervisor: Prof. Evangelos Topakas


Diploma in Chemical Engineering (8.01/10.00)

National Technical University of Athens (NTUA)

School of Chemical Engineering

9 Iroon Polytechniou Str., 15780 Zografou (Greece)

Department of Synthesis and Development of Industrial Processes Major in Biotechnology

Diploma Thesis: Utilization of corn stover biomass for the production of bioethanol and bioactive compounds


Greek (Native speaker)

English (C2 level)

French (B2 level)


Katsimpouras C., Dedes G., Bistis P., Kalogiannis K.G., Kekos D., Topakas E. (2018) ‘’Acetone/water oxidation of corn stover for the production of bioethanol and prebiotic oligosaccharides.’’ Bioresource Technology. 270: 208-215.

Katsimpouras C., Dedes G., Thomaidis N., Topakas E. (2019) ‘’A novel fungal GH30 xylanase with xylohydrolase auxiliary activity’’ Biotechnology for biofuels. 12: 1-14.


4th Workshop and 5th MC Meeting of COST Action FP1306 (03/2018 Thessaloniki, Greece): ‘’Enhanced bioethanol production from acetone/water oxidation pretreated corn stover at high gravity’’

7th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management (06/2019 Heraklion, Greece): ‘’ Development of novel chemo-enzymatic processes for the conversion of lignocellulosic biomass towards the production of furans’’

Work Experience


Department of Production Planning (Internship)

Johnson and Johnson HELLAS AEBE

Mandra, Attica 19600

Organisation of the Production process and database creation

Other Skills

Analytical laboratory techniques, management of laboratory equipment (HPLC analysis, Spectrophotometric sugar quantification, Cell growth and cultivation methods)

Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, PyMOL, Gepasi, Internet Browsers