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JOSEPH PETINARAKIS

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Petinarakis Joseph, Senior researcher, NAGREF LAboratory of Technology of Wood and Forest Poducts
Postal address:
National Agricultural Research Foundation
Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems and Forest Products Technology, P. O. Box: 14180, Hymettus Avenue & N. Chlorou 1, Ilisia, 11528, Athens, Greece Phone: ++30 210 7473286 Fax: ++30 210 7784602
e-mail address: jpet@fria.gr

Academic Studies

  • B.Sc. in Forestry (1971), Department of Forestry and Natural Environment, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • Ph.D. in Wood Technology (1977), Pulp and Paper. Department of Forestry and Wood Science and Dept of Chemistry, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, U.K.
  • Certificate of Proficiency in English, University of Cambridge 1978


Work experience 1981-1992
:
Employer: Ministry of Agrisculture, Directorate General of Development and Protection of Forests and Natural Environment, 51 Chalkocondyli street, 10164 Athens Greece
Position: Chief of the Forest Industry Section,
Activities and responsibilities: Industrial processing of the domestically produced timber, trading of forest products, quality improvement and standardisation of forest products
Type of Business: Central Government Admisnistration

1992 to 1998 and 2004 to present
Employer: National Agricultural Research Foundation (NAGREF) - Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems and Forest Products Technology, Terma Alkmanos street, 11528 Athens, Greece
Occupation: Research related to wood and non-wood products (properties processing,and quality improvement)
Position: Scientific research officer
Activities and responsibilities: Research

1998 - 2004:
Employer: National Agricultural Research Foundation (NAGREF), Aegialias street 19, 15125 Marousi, Greece
Occupation and position: Chief of the Forest Research Section of the National Agricultural Research Foundation (NAGREF)
Activities and responsibilities: Central management of the research activities in the Forest Research Institutes of NAGREF.
Type of business: Central management, evaluation and promotion of the forest research
Research activities

(Scientific fields - Participation in the implementation of R & D projects)
1. Sustainability through New Technologies For Enhanced Wood Durability
2. Transnational Wood Industries Group (TWIG).
3. Improvemant of Wood durability
4. Mechanical Performance of Wood
5. Environmental Optimization of Wood Protection
6. Development of an improved urea-formaldehyde resin for the production of low toxicity wood-based composites
7. Innovative resin products

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