1. Best poster presentation award to “Novel membrane processes for valorisation of agro-industrial wastes and water reuse” by S.I. Patsios, K.N. Kontogianopoulos, M. Atziaras, S.T. Mitrouli and A.J. Karabelas for the “Environment – Climate Change” thematic area, during the 12th National (Greek) Chemical Engineering Conference, 29-31 May, Athens, Greece.

  2. OIKOPOLIS 2018 Award –Scientific Work bestowed on Professor Anastasios Karabelas during the “Environmental Awareness Awards ECOPOLIS 2018” ceremony, 2 July 2018, Milos Island, Greece.

  3. A.J. Karabelas, Advisory Board Member, Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, 2004 – present.

  4. A.J. Karabelas, Editorial Board Member of “Desalination” Journal.

  5. A.J. Karabelas, Guest Editor “Desalination” Journal, Special Issue: “Desalination Using Membrane Technology”, 2015-2016.

  6. Selection of the Graphical Abstract of the publication “Investigation of diclofenac degradation in a continuous photocatalytic membrane reactor. Influence of operating parameters”, by V. C. Sarasidis, K. V. Plakas, S. I. Patsios, A. J. Karabelas, as cover page of Chemical Engineering Journal, Volume 239, 1 March 2014, ISSN 1385-8947.

  7. Best poster presentation award to “Monitoring the membrane scaling propensity of retentate in reverse osmosis desalination plants” by A. J Karabelas, S. T. Mitrouli, J. Gragopoulos, A. Karanasiou, N. P. Isaias, A. S. Al Rammah, in the context of the IDA World Congress 2013 on Desalination and Water Reuse, October 20-25, 2013, Tianjin, China.

  8. Best poster presentation award to “Efficient Electro-Fenton Degradation of Pharmaceutically Active Compounds in a Novel Electrochemical Flow-Through Device” by K. V. Plakas and A. J . Karabelas in the context of 3rd European Conference on Environmental Applications of Advanced Oxidation Processes (EAAOP3), October 27-30, 2013, Almeria, Spain.

  9. 4th Award in the Innovative Business Plan Competition organized by the Region of Central Macedonia. Business plan title: “Advanced MBR-RO system for the production of ultra-pure water from municipal wastewater, covering the needs for water in the Industrial Area of Sindos Thessaloniki”, by K. Katsoufidou, C. Koutsou, S. Patsios, K. Plakas, D. Sioutopoulos.