Smaro Lykidou

Smaro Lykidou

Laboratory Teaching Staff Member

Laboratory of Polymer and Colour Chemistry and Technology
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Faculty of Sciences
School of Chemistry
54124, Thessaloniki

Teaching

  • Chemistry Technology and Applications of Surfactants
  • Chemistry and Color Technology
  • Fibers-Dyeing Τechnology
  • Polymer Synthesis and Characterization Techniques

Research

  1. Synthesis and study of new azo-reactive dyes for dyeing and printing of substrates (cotton, wool, polyamide).Purification by the use of membrane technology (ultrafiltration).Reuse of effluent water for dyeing.  Study of natural colorants (curcumin, annatto) in dyeing without mordant.
  2. Preparation and study of cosmetic emulsions with different  ingredients such as saffron, annatto,   fresh pomegranate juice, vitamins, essential oils, herbal extracts.  Antioxidant, antimicrobial and UV protection properties.