Dr. Vasileios Tzanakakis has studied Natural Resources Management and Agricultural Engineering in Agricultural University of Athens, where he completed his Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Engineering/Wastewater treatment and reuse. Recently he completed his post doc studies on N cycling in the terrestrial environment in collaboration with N-Group in NMBU Norway. In areas of interest is study of biochemical processes of carbon and nitrogen cycles in natural, agricultural and semi-engineered systems, ecology of soil micro-organisms, natural resources management, environmental protection and adaptation to climate change. He works in Region of Crete in Directorate of Agricultural Economy. Region of Crete participates along with Research Institutions and Universities in several research EU programs. It is also member of EU networks and it is involved in the development and implementation of measures within EU new CAP for 2014-2020. Project proposal in USA, within Fulbright Grands framework, includes studies on N cycling in agricultural systems, expected to be supported by the research group in Oregon State University USA with expertise in application of suitable experimental methodologies and advanced molecular and 15N labeling methods. Dr. Vasileios Tzanakakis, besides science is also interested in poetry and so far has published a book in Gavriilidis Editions, Athens 2015.
Directorate of Agricultural Economy - Region of Crete
Oregan State University at Corvallis