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Dr. Kontogiorgos has received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Food Science from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. A full scholarship was then awarded from the Greek State Scholarships Foundation (I.K.Y) for graduate studies abroad. He moved to Canada where he gained his Ph.D. in Food Science from the University of Guelph, Department of Food Science. After his Ph.D. degree, he worked as an NSERC post-doctoral research fellow at the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC). He joined the Department of Biological Sciences of the University of Huddersfield in 2008.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Chemistry and physical chemistry of food macromolecules

Research Degree Supervision

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  • Polysaccharides
  • Emulsions
  • Food Rheology
  • Food Science

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Research Output 2003 2019

processing waste
Dietary Fiber
small fruits

Fabrication and characterisation of metal-doped pectin films

Kalathaki, I., Alba, J., Muhamedsalih, H. & Kontogiorgos, V., 1 Jul 2019, In : Food Hydrocolloids. 92, p. 259-266 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

films (materials)

Polysaccharides at fluid interfaces of food systems

Kontogiorgos, V., 1 Aug 2019, In : Advances in Colloid and Interface Science. 270, p. 28-37 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Citation (Scopus)

Structure and physicochemical properties of Ghanaian grewia gum

Kpodo, F. M., Agbenorhevi, J. K., Alba, J., Smith, A., Morris, G. & Kontogiorgos, V., 1 Feb 2019, In : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 122, p. 866-872 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uronic Acids

Vibration analysis of journal bearings under water contaminated lubrication

Ma, J., Zhang, H., Shi, Z., Kontogiorgos, V., Gu, F. & Ball, A., 1 Jul 2019, 2018 24th IEEE International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC): Improving Productivity through Automation and Computing. Ma, X. (ed.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8749016

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Journal Bearing
Journal bearings
Vibration Analysis
Vibration analysis