International Journals

  1. Nikos Pasadakis, Eleftheria Antoniou, Dimitrios Karonis. “Optimization of Light Cycle Oil LCO solvent extraction: Impact of temperature and solvent to feed ratio”, Petroleum Science and Technology, 3221 2014 2566-2574.
  2. 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.
  3. Nikos Pasadakis, Dimitrios Karonis, Adrianna Mintza. “Detailed compositional study of the Light Cycle Oil LCO solvent extraction products”, Fuel Processing Technology, 92 2011 1568-1573.
  4. N. Pasadakis, G. Romanos, V. Perdikatsis, A.E. Foscolos. "Production of activated carbons using Greek lignites by physical and chemical activation methods. A comparative study", Energy Sources, Part A, 33 2011 713-723.
  5. C. Papanicolaou, N. Pasadakis, D. Dimou, S. Kalaitzidis, S. Papazisimou, A.E. Foscolos. “Adsorption of NO, SO2 and light hydrocarbons on activated Greek brown coals”, International Journal of Coal Geology, 77 2009 401-408.
  6. Nikos Pasadakis, Andreas Kardamakis, Popi Sfakianaki. “Classification of Gasoline Grades Using Compositional Data and Expectation-Maximization Algorithm”, Energy & Fuels, 21 2007 3406-3409.
  7. N. Pasadakis, N. Xekoukoulotakis. “Gas Chromatographic Analysis of Crude Oils with Thermal Extraction Sampling”, Petroleum Science and Technology, 25 2007 1135-1142.
  8. N. Pasadakis, V. Gaganis, Ch. Foteinopoulos. “Octane number prediction for gasoline blends”, Fuel Processing Technology, 87, 2006 505-509.
  9. 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.
  10. D. Vamvuka, N. Pasadakis, E. Kastanaki. “Kinetic modeling of coal/agricultural by-products blends”, Energy & Fuels, 173, 2003 549-558.
  11. N. Pasadakis, N. Varotsis, N. Kallithrakas. “The influence of pressure on the asphaltenes content and composition in oils”, Petroleum Science and Technology, 199&10, 2001 1219-1227.
  12. T. J. Broad, N. Varotsis, N. Pasadakis. “The Compositional Characterization of Gas Condensate Fluids – A Review Featuring the Impact of the Analysis Data Quality on the Accuracy of Equation of State Based PVT Predictions”, SPE paper 68231, 2001.
  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. N. Pasadakis, N. Varotsis. “Optimization of the HPLC separation of aromatic groups in petroleum fractions”, Fuel 79 2000 1455-1459.
  18. 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.
  19. N. Varotsis, N. Pasadakis. “Determination of Commingled Crude Oil Streams by HPLC with UV and IR detection”, Journal of Liquid Chromatography and Related Technologies, 215, 1998 657-667.
  20. N. Varotsis, N. Pasadakis. “An Analytical Method for Rapid Monitoring of the Degree of Hydrogenation of Recycled Lubricating Motor Oils”, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 36, 1997 5516-5519.
  21. N.Varotsis, N. Pasadakis. “Rapid Quantitative Determination of Aromatic Groups in Lubricant Oils Using Gel Permeation Chromatography”, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 36, 1997 5516-5519.
  22. N. Varotsis, N. Pasadakis. “Calibration Prerequisite for accurate PVT Measurements”, Oil & Gas Journal, Jan. 1996 93-96.
  23. N. Varotsis, N. Pasadakis. “An Integrated Method for the Gas Chromatographic Analysis of Natural Gases and Liquid Petroleum Mixtures”, Chimika Chronika, New Series, 25, 1995 287-300

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. Papanikolaou C., Triantfyllou G., Pasadakis N., Foscolos A.E. "Adsorption of phenols from olive oil mill wastewater as well as and from a simulated city wastewater liquid on activated Greek lignites", 12th  International Congress of the Geological Society of Greece, Patras, May 2010, p. 2294-2308.
  4. C. Papanikolaou, N. Pasadakis, G. Triantafyllou, A. Foscolos. “The use of Greek low rank coals for mitigating environmental problems”, 3nd International Conference, Advances in Mineral Resources Management and Environmental Geotechnology, September 2009, Athens, Greece, p. 323-332.
  5. Papanicolaou, V.C. Kelessidis, N. Pasadakis, V. Gekas, C. Galanakis, G. Triantafyllou, A. Foscolos. “Benefits from simultaneous exploitation of lignite for industrial and environmental uses as well as feedstock for power generation: The case of Elassona coal basin, Thessaly Greece”, 19th Industrial Minerals International Congress and Exhibition, 30 March-2 April 2008, Athens, Greece.
  6. V. C. Kelessidis, C. Tsamantaki, N. Pasadakis, E. Repouskou, E. Hamilaki. “Permeability, porosity and surface characteristics of filter cakes from water-bentonite suspensions”, 6th International Conference on Advances in Fluid Mechanics, Skiathos, Greece 8-10 May 2006, published in “Computational Methods in Multiphase Flow, IV”, WIT Transactions on Engineering Sciences, Vol. 56, 173-182, A.A. Mammoli, and C.A. Brebbia Editors, WIT Press, 2007.
  7. C. Galanakis, D. Dimou, N. Pasadakis, K. Papanicolaou, V. Gekas. “Adsorption of olive mill wastewater on raw and activated Greek lignite”, International Conference Protection and Restoration VIII, 3-7 July 2006, Chania, Greece.
  8. 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.
  9. D. Marinakis, N. Varotsis, N. Pasadakis, J. Yang, B. Tohidi, C. Perissoratis: “Thermodynamic study of unsaturated hydrates formed from gas mixture in marine sediments”, VIII International Conference on gas in marine, Vigo, Spain, 5-10 Sept. 2005.
  10. 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.
  11. S. Sfakiotakis, N. Pasadakis, N. Varotsis and H.P. Hjermstad. “Qualitative and quantitative study of asphaltenes precipitation during gas injection project”, 13th European Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, Budapest, Hungary, 25-27 April 2005.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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. 472-476Β.
  15. Χ. Κελεσίδης, Ν. Πασαδάκης. “Προσδιορισμός παραμέτρων βελτίωσης ρεολογικών και διηθητικών χαρακτηριστικών πολφών μπεντονίτη και ελληνικού λιγνίτη με ανάλυση κυρίων συνιστωσών”, 7o Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Χημικής Μηχανικής, Πάτρα, 2009.
  16. Καλλιόπη Αντέλλη, Αντώνης Καλογεράκης, Χρήστος Κοσσυβάκης, Νίκος Πασαδάκης, Θεοχάρης Τσούτσος, Βασίλης Γκέκας. “Μελέτη των δυνατοτήτων παραγωγής βιοντίζελ από ελληνικές πρώτες ύλες”, 2ο Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Εναλλακτικών Καυσίμων και Βιοκαυσίμων, Καρδίτσα, Απρίλιος 2007, σελ. 29.
  17. Δ. Δήμου, Γ. Ρωμανός και Ν. Πασαδάκης. “Προσρόφηση μίγματος αερίων υδρογονανθράκων σε ενεργοποιημένους ελληνικούς λιγνίτες”, 2ο Πανελλήνιο Συμπόσιο Πορωδών Υλικών, Ε.Κ.Ε.Φ.Ε. ΔΗΜΟΚΡΙΤΟΣ, Αθήνα, 29-30 Σεπτ. 2005, σελ. 43-44.
  18. Δ. Δήμου, Δ. Βάμβουκα, Ν. Πασαδάκης, Γ. Ρωμανός. “Προσρόφηση αερίων ρύπων σε ενεργοποιημένους ελληνικούς λιγνίτες”, 5o Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Χημικής Μηχανικής, Θεσσαλονίκη 2005, σελ. 381-384.
  19. Σ. Σφακιωτάκης, Ν. Πασαδάκης, Ν. Βαρότσης. “Μελέτη της θερμοδυναμικής συμπεριφοράς των ασφαλτενίων δειγμάτων πετρελαίου ταμιευτήρων σε υψηλές πιέσεις”, 4o Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Χημικής Μηχανικής, Πάτρα 2003, σελ. 517-520.
  20. 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.
  21. Ν. Πασαδάκης, Ν. Βαρότσης, Χ. Φωτεινόπουλος, Π. Κοτσόκολος. “Πρόβλεψη ιδιοτήτων ορυκτελαίων με χημειομετρικές μεθόδους”, 3o Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Χημικής Μηχανικής, Αθήνα 2001, σελ. 217-220.
  22. 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.
  23. Φ. Γιαννούλης, Ν. Πασαδάκης, Ν. Βαρότσης, Χ. Φωτεινόπουλος, Π. Κωτσόκολος. “Συγκριτική αξιολόγηση διαφόρων τύπων αργού πετρελαίου για την παραγωγή βασικών λιπαντικών”, 2o Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Χημικής Μηχανικής, Θεσσαλονίκη, 1999, σελ. 649-652.
  24. Ν. Βαρότσης, Ν. Πασαδάκης. “Προσδιορισμός μεταβολών χημικής σύστασης χρησιμοποιημένων ορυκτελαίων κατά την δι της καταλυτικής υδρογόνωσης”, 1ο  Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Χημικής Μηχανικής, Πάτρα, 1997, σελ. 503-508


  1. C. Papanicolaou, N. Pasadakis, D. Dimou, S. Kalaitzidis, S. Papazissimou, A.E. Foscolos. “Adsorption of NOx, SO2, methane, ethane, propane and propylene on activated Greek coals”, The Joint Meeting of CSCOP, TSOP & ICCP, Unconventional Petroleum Systems & Advances in Organic Petrology, Organic & Inorganic Geochemistry, Victoria, BC, Canada, 19-25 August 2007.