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Curriculum Vitae

Personal Details

Name:Gorgias
Surname:Garofalakis
Year of birth:1974
Place of birth:Chania, Crete, Greece
E-mail: garof@otenet.gr
Marital status:Single

Education

1996 - 2000 PhD degree in Food Science
Dept. of Food Science, University of Leeds, UK
Subject: "Interfacial interactions between pure sugar surfactants and protein".
1991 - 1996 Degree in Chemical Engineering
Dept. of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University, Athens.
Degree: 8.01/10.00 (Very Good)
Final year project: "Emulsifying properties of proteins".
1988 - 1991 65ο Lyceum, Athens
Degree: 18.7/20.0

Languages

1996 German - Average level - Mittelstufee
1989 English - Proficiency level - Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
Greek - Native speaker

Work experience

05 - 06.1995 Institute of Chemical Technology, Dept. of Food Preservation and Meat Technology, Prague, Czech Republic.
Position: Laboratory assistant
Work object: Monitoring of the changes in the quality of the fat of pork kept in long-term deep frost.
07.1994, 07.1993 VIORYL S.A., Athens
Position: Trainee, Laboratory assistant
Work object: Determination of PAL activity in strawberries and determination of PPO in grape juice.

Teaching Experience

1999 - 2000 University of Leeds, Dept. of Food Science, Laboratory of Food Analysis
Position: Demonstrator/teaching personnel
Work object: Presentation to the students of the key elements of the theory related to each experiment and advice and support on technical and safety matters during their practicals in the lab.

Scholarships - Distinctions

1997 - 2000 Marie Curie Research Fellow in the field of Agriculture and Fisheries (FAIR) under the 4ο EU research funding framework.
1999 Awarded the title of "Best Young Scientist" in the field of Food Science by the Institute of Food Science and Technology, North-of-England Branch, UK.

Publications

Presentations in International Conferences

Seminars - Courses

Military service

27.11.2000 - 12.05.2002.

Professional Bodies

References

The following can provide references if needed. Please, do contact me prior to contacting the referees.

Other activities - interests



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