Publications in scientific journals and in conference proceedings 

In scientific journals

1.  Komnitsas K., D. Zaharaki, A. Vlachou, G. Bartzas and M. Galetakis (2015). Effect of synthesis parameters on the quality of construction and demolition wastes (CDW) geopolymers, Advanced Powder Technology 26, 368-376.

2.  Galetakis M., Piperidi C., Alevizos G., Stiakakis E. and Komnitsas K. (2015). Experimental investigation of the utilization of quarry dust for the production of microcement-based building elements by moulding casting; to be submitted to a journal.

3.  Galetakis Μ. and Soultana Α. (2015). A review on the utilization of quarry and ornamental stone industry fine by-products in the construction sector; submitted to a journal-under review.

Presentations at workshops – Articles in newspapers

  1. Galetakis M. «Recycling of Excavation, Construction and Demolition Wastes», oral presentation during the workshop «Environmental protection: legal requirement or tool for local sustainable development? » organized by the Prefecture of Chania, June 4, 2014, (in Greek).
  2. Galetakis M. «Recycling of quarry wastes», article-interview in the local newspaper ‘ChaniotikaNea’, June 17, 2014, (in Greek).
  3. Participation in the workshop "Technical University of Crete. From research to Action", held in the framework of the Synod of INSULEUR, in the Center of Mediterranean Architecture, December 12, 2014,(in Greek).
  4. Galetakis M. Presentation of the results of the research program DURECOBEL in the framework of the workshop entitled "Recycling of construction and quarry sector wastes for the production of innovative green building elements", June 26, 2015, Chania, (in Greek).
  5. Komnitsas K. and Zacharaki D. "Geopolymerization of construction and demolition wastes (CDW)".Presentation in the framework of the workshop entitled "Recycling of construction and quarry sector wastes for the production of innovative green building elements", June 26, 2015, Chania, (in Greek).
  6. Piperidi C. and Soultana A. "Production of structural elements in the type of artificial stone, using quarry dust and recycled aggregates fromconstruction and demolition wastes". Presentation in the framework of the workshop entitled "Recycling of construction and quarry sector wastes for the production of innovative green building elements", June 26, 2015, Chania, (in Greek).
  7. Galetakis M. "Feasible reuse of quarry materials", article-interview in the local newspaper "ChaniotikaNea", June 27, 2015, (in Greek).

In international and nationwide conferences

1.  Galetakis M., Zourbakis V., Koinakis I., Leventakis K. and Alevizos G. Aggregate production on the island of Crete, Greece: Current production conditions and future perspective. Proceedings of the 13th International Congress, Chania, Sept. 2013, Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, vol. XLVII.

2. Zacharaki D., VlachouA. and Komnitsas K. (2014).Elucidation at geopolymerizationpotential of construction and demolition wastes (CDW), 5th Environmental Conference of Macedonia, Proceedings on CD-ROM, Thessaloniki (March14-16), (in Greek).

3.  Galetakis M., KomnitsasK., LeventakisK., VasiliouA., PiperidiC., ZaharakiD., StavroulakisN.and GinosM.(2014). Assessment of construction and demolition wastes as raw material for the building industry, 4th International Conference on Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management, Proceedings in CD-ROM, Chania, Crete, Greece (September2-5).

4. Galetakis M., Alevizos G., Stiakakis E., Leventakis K., Vasiliou A., Piperidi C. and Stavroulakis N. (2014). Characterizarion and preliminary evaluation of quarry dust for its utilization in construction applications, 4th International Conference on Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management, Chania, Crete, Greece (September2-5).

5. Zaharaki D., KomnitsasK., VlachouA.and Galetakis M.(2014).Geopolymerization potential of construction and demolition wastes (CDW), 4th International Conference on Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management, Proceedings in CD-ROM, Chania, Crete, Greece (September2-5).

6. Zaharaki D., VlachouA.and KomnitsasK. (2015). Co-utilization of slags with construction wastes or red mud for geopolymer production, Fourth International Slag Valorisation Symposium - Zero Waste, Leuven, Belgium (April15-17).

7.  Komnitsas K. and D. Zaharaki (2015). Co-utilization of construction and demolition with industrial wastes for the production of geopolymers, International Conference "Industrial Waste & Wastewater &Valorisation", Athens, Greece (21 - 23 May), http://www.iwwatv.uest.gr/.

8. Galetakis M., Vasiliou A., Piperidi C., Soultana A., Komnitsas K., Stiakakis E. and Gkinos M. (2015). Investigation of the possibility to produce building elements from quarry dust and recycled aggregates derived from excavation, construction and demolition waste materials. 4th National Conference of EVIPAR, Thessaloniki (June11-12), 304-317, (in Greek).

9. Galetakis M., Leventakis K., Vasiliou A., Zacharaki D., Alevizos G. and StavroulakisN. (2015). Laboratory investigation of the potential use of quarry dust for the production of cement-based decorative tiles.4th National Conference of EVIPAR, Thessaloniki (June 11-12), 8-18, (in Greek).

10. Komnitsas K., D. Zaharaki and G. Bartzas(2015). Use of analytical techniques for the identification of the morphology of geopolymers, 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management, Tinos island, Greece (2-4 July).