International Journals

  1. Nikos Pasadakis, Giorgos Livanos and Michalis Zervakis. “Deconvolving the absorbance of methyl and methylene groups in the FT-IR 3000-2800 cm-1 band of petroleum fractions”, Trends in Applied Spectroscopy, 2013, 10: 25-35.
  2. Andreas A. Kardamakis, Nikos Pasadakis. “Autoregressive modeling of near-IR spectra and MLR to predict RON values of gasolines”, Fuel, 89 2009 158-161.
  3. Andreas A. Kardamakis, Athanasios Mouchtaris, Nikos Pasadakis: “Linear Predictive Spectral Coding and Independent Component Analysis in identifying gasoline constituents using Infrared spectroscopy”, Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, 89-1 2007 51-58.
  4. Nikos Pasadakis, Andreas Kardamakis, Popi Sfakianaki. “Classification of Gasoline Grades Using Compositional Data and Expectation-Maximization Algorithm”, Energy & Fuels, 21 2007 3406-3409.
  5. Nikos Pasadakis, Andreas A. Kardamakis. “Identifying constituents in commercial gasoline using Fourier transform-infrared spectroscopy and independent component analysis”, Analytica Chimica Acta, 578 2006 250-255.
  6. Vassilis Gaganis, Nikos Pasadakis. “Characterization of Oil Spills in the Environment Using Parallel Factor Multiway Analysis” Analytica Chimica Acta, 573-574 2006 328-332.
  7. N. Pasadakis, V. Gaganis, Ch. Foteinopoulos. “Octane number prediction for gasoline blends”, Fuel Processing Technology, 87, 2006 505-509.
  8. N. Pasadakis, S. Sourligas, Ch. Foteinopoulos. “Prediction of the distillation profile and cold properties of diesel fuels using mid-IR spectroscopy and neural networks”, Fuel, 85, 2006 1131-1137.
  9. Nikos Pasadakis, Mark Obermajer, Kirk G. Osadetz. “Definition and characterization of petroleum compositional families in Williston Basin, North America, using principal component analysis”, Organic Geochemistry, 35, 2004 453-468.
  10. M. Obermajer, K.G. Osadetz, and N. Pasadakis. “Refining compositional affinity of Williston Basin family C oils using multivariate statistical analysis of saturate biomarkers”, Summary of Investigations 2003, Saskatchewan Geological Survey, Sask. Industry and Resources Misc. Rep. 2003-4.1, A-9.
  11. K.G. Osadetz, N. Pasadakis and M. Obermajer. “Definition and characterization of petroleum compositional families, using principal component analysis of gasoline and saturate fraction compositional ratios”, Summary of Investigations 2002. Saskatchewan Geological Survey, Saskatchewan Industry and Resources Misc. Report, v. 2002-4.1, 3-14.
  12. N. Pasadakis. “Determination of the continuity in oil reservoirs using principal component analysis of biomarker data”, Petroleum Science and Technology, 209&10, 2002 1087-1096.
  13. N. Pasadakis, C. Yiokari, N. Varotsis, C. Vayenas. “Characterization of hydrotreating catalysts using the principal components analysis”, Applied Catalysis A: General 207 2001 333-341.
  14. N. Pasadakis, V. Gaganis, N. Varotsis. “Accurate determination of aromatic groups in heavy petroleum fractions using HPLC-UV-DAD”, Fuel 80 2001, 147-153.
  15. N. Pasadakis, N. Varotsis. “A Novel Approach for the quantitation of the Hydrocarbon Groups in Heavy Petroleum Fractions by HPLC-RI analysis”, Energy and Fuels, 14-6 2000 1184-1187.
  16. N. Pasadakis, E. Chamilaki, N. Varotsis. “Method measures commingled production pipeline components”, Oil and Gas Journal, Jan. 3 2000 46-49.
  17. Varotsis, N. Pasadakis, V. Gaganis. “A Novel Approach for the Characterization of Aromatics in Petroleum Fractions Using HPLC-UV-DAD and Evolving Factor Analysis”, Fuel, 77, 1998 1495-1502.

International Conferences

  1. Livanos, Georges, Zervakis Michalis, Nikos Pasadakis, Marouso Kerelioti, George Giakos, "Application of non-negative matrix factorization for the deconvolution of petroleum mixtures using mid FTIR analysis", 2015 IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques (IST), Macau, China, 16-18 September 2015, DOI: 10.1109/IST.2015.7294569
  2. Nikos Pasadakis, Andreas Kardamakis, Kirk G. Osadetz and Mark Obermajer. "Identification of the Diagnostic Compositional Features in Gasoline Range Hydrocarbon Fraction Data: an evolutionary approach", 7th International Conference, Instrumental Methods of Analysis. Modern Trends and Applications, Chania, Greece, 18-22 Sep. 2011.
  3. Nikos Pasadakis and Andreas Kardamakis. “Classification of gasoline samples using variable reduction and expectation-maximization methods”, International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering, ICCMSE 2006. Published in “Lecture Series on Computer and Computational Sciences, Brill Academic Publishers, vol. 7 2006 p. 435-437.
  4. Nikos Pasadakis, Vassilis Gaganis. “Characterization of oil spills in the environment using parallel factor PARAFAC multiway analysis” International Conference, Instrumental Methods of analysis, Modern trends and applications, 2-6 Oct. 2005, Iraklion, Crete, Greece, p. 210.
  5. Vassilis Gaganis, Nikos Pasadakis and Charalambos Foteinopoulos. “Octane number prediction and optimization for gasoline blends using artificial neural networks” 1st International Conference on Experiments/Process/System Modelling/Simulation/Optimization, IC-EpsMsO, Athens, 6-9 July 2005.
  6. G. Kanellopoulou, N. Pasadakis, E. Gidarakos. “Fingerprinting of oil-spills in a petroleum refinery using Gel Permeation Chromatography GPC and Principal Component Analysis”, 1st International Conference, Advances in Mineral Resources Management and Environmental Geotechnology, June 2004, Chania, Greece, p. 589-594.
  7. V. Gaganis, N. Pasadakis, P. Smaragdis, N. Varotsis. “Deconvolution of overlapping HPLC peaks of aromatic hydrocarbons using Independent component analysis”, Advances in Chromatography and Electrophoresis-Conferentia Chemometrica, Budapest, 27-29 Oct. 2003, Abstract Book L21.
  8. N. Pasadakis, V. Gaganis, P. Smaragdis. “Independent Component analysis ICA in the deconvolution of overlapping HPLC aromatic peaks of oil”, 3rd International Conference, Instrumental Methods of Analysis. Modern Trends and Applications, Thessaloniki, Greece, 23-27 Sep. 2003, p. 96-99.
  9. N. Pasadakis, V. Gaganis, N. Varotsis. “An improved method for the separation of aromatic groups in heavy petroleum fractions by HPLC analysis”, International Conference on Instrumental Methods of Analysis - Modern Trends and Applications, Chalkidiki, Greece, 1999, p. 472-476
  10. Γ. Κανελλοπούλου, Ν. Σπανουδάκης, Ν. Πασαδάκης. “Συγκριτική αξιολόγηση της χρήσης χημειομετρικών μεθόδων ανάλυσης δεδομένων στον χαρακτηρισμό και την ταξινόμηση πετρελαϊκών ρύπων στο περιβάλλον”, 5o Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Χημικής Μηχανικής, Θεσσαλονίκη 2005, σελ. 573-576.
  11. Α. Μίντζα, Ν. Πασαδάκης, Χ. Φωτεινόπουλος, Π. Κοτσόκολος, Δ. Βουγιουκλάκης. “Αύξηση του αριθμού οκτανίων της βενζίνης με βελτιστοποίηση της μίξης των συστατικών της”, 4o Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Χημικής Μηχανικής, Πάτρα 2003, σελ. 769-772.
  12. Ν. Πασαδάκης, Ν. Βαρότσης, Χ. Φωτεινόπουλος, Π. Κοτσόκολος. “Πρόβλεψη ιδιοτήτων ορυκτελαίων με χημειομετρικές μεθόδους”, 3o Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Χημικής Μηχανικής, Αθήνα 2001, σελ. 217-220.
  13. Χ. Τριάντος, Ν. Πασαδάκης, Ν. Βαρότσης, Χ. Φωτεινόπουλος, Π. Κωτσόκολος. “Πρόβλεψη αριθμού οκτανίων σε δείγματα βενζινών με φασματοσκοπία FT-IR και νευρωνικά δίκτυα”, 2o Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Χημικής Μηχανικής, Θεσσαλονίκη, 1999, σελ. 645-648.


  1. N. Pasadakis, K.G. Osadetz, M. Obermajer, A. Kardamakis. “Identifying diagnostic compositional features in gasoline range hydrocarbons using genetic algorithm optimization with Procrustes criterion”, 22nd International meeting on Organic Geochemistry, Seville, Spain, 12-16 Sept. 2005, p. 495-496.
  2. Georgia Kanellopoulou, Evaggelos Gidarakos, Nikos Pasadakis. “Source identification of underground fuel spills in a petroleum refinery using fingerprinting techniques and chemometric analysis. A case study”, 9th International Conference on soil-water systems, Bordeaux, France, 3-7 Oct. 2005.
  3. N. Pasadakis, K. Osadetz and M. Obermajer. “Application of Canonical Correlation Analysis in studies of Geochemical compositions of crude oils from Williston basin”, ICE 2004, May 31-June 4 2004, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Book of Abstracts P1.
  4. M. Obermajer, K.G. Osadetz, N. Pasadakis and L.R. Snowdon. “Typing oils using multivariate statistical analysis: an example from the Canadian Williston Basin”, 21st International Meeting in Organic Geochemistry, Krakow, Poland, September 8-12, 2003, Book of Abstracts, part 2, 215-216.
  5. N. Pasadakis, M. Obermajer and K. Osadetz. “Definition and characterization of compositional oil families using Principal Component Analysis”, Emerging Concepts in Organic Petrology and Geochemistry, Aug. 31-Sep. 4, 2002, Banff, Alberta, Canada. Abstract Book, 23.