Learn more about The Environment & Resource Efficiency Cluster in this short video:

In EREC we stand on the intersection of a variety of disciplines where innovations catch fire and spread. We are determined to create values, policies, and technologies for the sustainable and regenerative use of resources that are fundamental to life quality and economy.


EREC director

January 20

EREC members are awarded the FRIP grant

Arslan Junissov and Akhmet Bekaliyev have joined the Environmental Science and Technology Group as undergraduate researchers since Fall 2018, working on the photocatalytic degradation of emerging pollutants in water under the supervision of Dr. Stavros Poulopoulos, Associate Professor at the Chemical and Materials Engineering Department. They were recently awarded the Fostering Research and Innovation Potential […]

January 14

EREC got published a new paper in Environmental monitoring and assessment

Title:“  Contamination by As, Hg, and Sb in a region with geogenic As anomaly and subsequent human health risk characterization ” Authors: Guney M, Karatas T, Ozkul C, Akyol NH, Acar RU. For more information: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31848713

January 9

Publication of “Wellbeing news” about our Nanomed Project

Nanotechnology being used in the fight against cancer

December 11

Visiting Fellowship in the Estonian University of Life Sciences through the EU Erasmus + Programme

In the period of 2-6 December 2019, Assoc.Prof. Stefanos Xenarios from the Graduate School of Public Policy (GSPP) has become a visiting fellow in the Estonian University of Life Sciences through the EU Erasmus + Programme. Stefanos Xenarios has collaborated with Assoc. Prof. Mait Kriipsalu from the Department of Water Management in the area of […]

December 2

EREC got published a new paper in Comptes rendus chimie Journal (IF=2.366)

Title:“  Synthesis of biosourced silica-Ag nanocomposites and amalgamation reaction with mercury in aqueous solutions.  ” Authors: Seitkhan Azat, Elizabeth Arkhangelsky, Athanasis Papathanasiou, Antonis. A. Zorpas, A. Abirov, Vassilis J. Inglezakis