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 Bikiaris Dimitrios, Professor
Laboratory: Chemistry and Technology of Polymers and Dyes
PHONE:+30 +30 2310997812
Research Areas
  • Synthesis of Polyesters.
  • Biodegradable Polymers.
  • Polymer blends.
  • Thermal and thermo-oxidative stability of Polymers.
  • Polymer composites.
  • Nano-composites.
  • Growth and study of mixes multilateral.
  • Pharmaceutical solid dispersion systems.
 Selected Publications
1. G.Z. Kyzas, N.K. Lazaridis, D.N. Bikiaris 
"Optimization of chitosan and -cyclodextrin molecularly imprinted polymer synthesis for dye adsorption", Carbohyd. Polym., 91, 198-208, (2013)
2. G.Z. Kyzas, M. Kostoglou, N.K. Lazaridis, D.N. Bikiaris 
"N-(2-Carboxybenzyl)grafted chitosan as adsorptive agent for simultaneous removal of positively and negatively charged toxic metal ions", J. Hazard. Mater., 244-2, 29-38, (2013)
3. I. Grigoriadou, K. M. Paraskevopoulos, K. Chrissafis, E. Pavlidou, T-G. Stamkopoulos, D. Bikiaris. 
"Effect of different nanoparticles on HDPE UV stability ", Polym. Degrad. Stab. , 96, 151-163, (2011)
4. D.S. Achilias, D.N. Bikiaris, E. Papastergiadis, D. Giliopoulos, G.Z. Papageorgiou 
"Characterization and crystallization kinetics of in situ prepared poly(propylene terephthalate)/SiO2 nanocomposites", Macromol. Chem. Phys. , 211, 66-79, (2010)
5. D. Bikiaris 
" Microstructure and Properties of Polypropylene/Carbon Nanotubes Nanocomposites", Materials , 3, 2884-2946, (2010)
6. K. Chrissafis, K.M. Paraskevopoulos, D. Bikiaris 
"Thermal degradation kinetics and decomposition mechanism of new aliphatic biodegradable polyesters poly(propylene glutarate) and poly(propylene suberate)", Thermochimica Acta, 505, 59-68, (2010)
7. M.N. Siddiqui, D.S. Achilias, H.H. Redhwi, D.N. Bikiaris, K.–A. G. Katsogiannis, G.P. Karayannidis 
"Hydrolytic Depolymerization of PET in a Microwave Reactor ", Macromol. Mater. Eng., 295, 575–584, (2010)
8. V. Karavelidis, D. Giliopoulos, E. Karavas, D. Bikiaris 
" Nanoencapsulation of a water soluble drug in biocompatible polyesters. Effect of polyesters melting point and glass transition temperature on drug release behavior", Eur. J. Pharm. Sci.,  41, 636-643, (2010)
9. G.Z. Papageorgiou, D.S. Achilias, S. Nanaki, T. Beslikas, D. Bikiaris 
"PLA nanocomposites: Effect of filler type on non-isothermal crystallization", Thermochim. Acta , 511, 129–139, (2010)
10. A.A. Vassiliou, S.A. Papadimitriou, D.N. Bikiaris, G. Mattheolabakis, K. Avgoustakis 
"A.A. Vassiliou, S.A. Papadimitriou, D.N. Bikiaris, G. Mattheolabakis, K. Avgoustakis. Facile synthesis of polyester-PEG triblock copolymers and preparation of amphiphilic nanoparticles as drug carriers", J. Controlled Rel , 148, 388-395, (2010)
11. S. Papadimitriou, D. Bikiaris 
" Novel self assembled core-shell nanoparticles based on crystalline-amorphous moieties of aliphatic copolyesters for efficient controlled drug release", J. Controll. Release , 138, 177-184 , (2009)
12. K. Chrissafis, K.M. Paraskevopoulos, J. Tsiaousis, D. Bikiaris 
" Comparative study of the effect of different nanoparticles on the mechanical properties, permeability and thermal degradation mechanism of HDPE", J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 114, 1606–1618 , (2009)
13. Bikiaris D., Karayannidis G. 
"Synthesis and characterization of branched and partially crosslinked poly(ethylene terephthalate)", Polym. Int., 52, 1230, (2003)
14. Seretoudi G., Bikiaris D., Panayiotou C. 
"Synthesis, characterization and biodegradability of poly(ethylene succinate)/poly(-caprolactone) block copolymers", Polymer, 43, 5405, (2002)
15. Kosmidis V., Achilias D., Karayannidis G. 
"Poly(ethylene terephtalate) recycling and recovery of pure terephthalic acid. Kinetics of a phase-transfer catalyzed alkaline hydrolysis ", Macromolecular Materials & ngineering, 286, 640, (2001)
16. Xanthos M., Young M., Karayannidis G., Bikiaris D. 
"Reactive modification of poly(ethylene terephthalate) with polyepoxides", Polym. Eng. Sci., 41, 643, (2001)
17. Bikiaris D., atzinos P., Flaris V., Larena A., Panayiotou C. 
"Use of silane agents and poly(propylene-g-maleic anhydride) copolymer as adhesion promoters in glass fiber/polypropylene composites", J. Appl. Polym. Sci, 81, 701, (2001)
18. Karavas E., Georgarakis E., Bikiaris D., Thomas T., atsos V., Xenakis A. 
"Hydrophilic matrices as carriers in felodipine solid dispersion systems", Progr. Colloid Polym. Sci, 118, 149, (2001)
19. Bikiaris D., Sister Daniilia, Sotiropoulou S., Katsimbiri O., Pavlidou E., Moutsatsou A., Chryssoulakis Y. 
"Ochre-differentation through micro-Raman and micro-FTIR spectroscopies: application on wall paintings at Meteora and Mount Athos, Greece", Spectrochim. Acta- Part A, 56, 3, (1999)
20. Tselios C., Bikiaris D., Maslis V., Panayiotou C. 
"In situ compatibilization of polypropylene-polyethylene blends: a thermomechanical and spectroscopic study", Polymer, 39, 6807, (1998)
21. Karayannidis G., Kokkalas D., Bikiaris D. 
"Solid-state polycondensation of poly(ethylene terephthalate) recycled from postconsumer soft-drink bottles II", J. Appl. Polym.Sci, 56, 405, (1995)
22. Bikiaris D., Karayannidis G. 
"Chain extension of polyesters PET and PBT with N,N'-bis(glycidyl ester) pyromellitimides I", J. Polym. Sci: Part A Polym. Chem., 33, 1705, (1995)
23. Karayannidis G., Sideridou I., Zamboulis D., Stalidis G., Bikiaris D., Wilmes A. 
"Effect of some phosphorous compounds on the thermo-oxidative stability of poly(ethylene terepthalate)", Angew. Makromol. Chem., 208, 117, (1993)
 Research Projects
1. The project PAVET 2000 entitled: "Growth of economically improved products from polypropylene by using suitable additives". The program is worked out in collaboration with the company KARINA ABEE.
General Secretariat of Research and Technology (GSRT)
2. "Control of oxidation time of polyethylene pipes"
Research Committee of the A.U.Th. and the Company Karina ABEE
3. E.P.E.A.E.K. II, PYTHAGORAS: "Bioavailability enhancement of pharmaceutical compounds with the techniques of micro-encapsulation and solid dispersion.
Ministry of National Education and Religions
4. Corresponding of the research project "ESPA-2007-2013, Cooperation" with the title: Development of Innovative nanocarriers for Ixabebilone drug and study their applications for Breast Cancer Treating (2011 -)
Pharmaceutical Pharmathen SA.
5. : (2011-)
Interplast S.A.
6. Corresponding of the research project "ESPA-2007-2013, Cooperation" with the title: Collaborations of SM companies with the title: Polymeric nano-composites of high performance suitable for multi applications (2011-).
Chimar S.A., arina and Loufakis Chemicals .
1. Biodegradable Aliphatic Polyesters Derived from the 1,3- Propanediol. Current Status and Promises in Environmental Biodegradation Research Focus. Editor: B.Y. Wang, Nova Publishers, Chapter 7 pp. 189-215 (2008).
G.Z. Papageorgiou, D. N. Bikiaris, Pages:26 (2008)
2. Fumed silica reinforced nanocomposites. Current Status and Promises in Environmental Biodegradation Research Focus. Editor: B.Y. Wang, Nova Publishers, Chapter 7 pp. 189-215 (2008).
D.N. Bikiaris and Alexandros A. Vassiliou, Pages:26 (2008)
3. ''Polymer Technology”
C. Karayannidis, E. Sideridou, D, Achilias, D. Bikiaris, Pages:670 (2009)
4. “Fuels and Lubricants”
E. Sideridou, D. Achilias, D. Bikiaris, Pages:300 (2003)
  School of Chemistry
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki