Dr. Christos Anastasiou
Associate Professor

Dr. Christos Anastasiou

Civil Engineering
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Short CV
Dr Christos Anastasiou is an Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering in the Department of Civil Engineering at Frederick University, where he served as the Chair of the Department (2011 – 2016) and, subsequently, as the Dean of the School of Engineering (2016 – 2020). He obtained his BSc in Environmental Engineering Sciences (1996), and his MEng. In Environmental Engineering (1999), as well as a Graduate Certificate in Wetlands Science and Hydrology (1999) from the University of Florida. In 2002, he obtained his PhD in Civil Engineering (Environmental Systems) from North Carolina State University. Prior to his current post, he worked as an independent environmental consultant, was a faculty member at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon and was a faculty member and Academic Program Director at the Cyprus International Institute for the Environment and Public Health in Association with the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr Anastasiou teaches courses in Environmental Engineering, Wastewater Treatment, in Environmental & Water Resources Management, in Operations Research / Systems Analysis, and in Sustainable Construction. He teaches courses in the Undergraduate Programs of the Department of Civil Engineering (BSc in Civil Engineering and BSc in Quantity Surveying), as well as courses in the Interdepartmental Graduate Program of Sustainable Energy Systems, which program he coordinated between 2011 and 2015. Also, since 2016, Dr Anastasiou has been teaching the course of Environmental Impact Assessment at the Open University of Cyprus. Dr Anastasiou has completed a number of funded research projects, and has published work, related to such topics as water quality management, the development of novel wastewater treatment methods, and the adaptation and implementation of Sustainable Construction practices in the Mediterranean region. Dr Anastasiou is a registered professional Environmental Engineer with the Cyprus Chamber of Engineers, and he represents the Republic of Cyprus in the Socio-Economic Analysis Committee of the European Chemicals Agency.
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