Dr. Nikos Chorianopoulos was born in Athens and is a Senior Researcher (Food Hygiene) of Institute of Technology of Agricultural Products of the Hellenic Agricultural Organization DEMETER. He received his BSc in Food Science and Technology Dept of Agricultural University of Athens (AUA), Greece in 2002. Subsequently, he obtained his PhD in Science Dept of AUA in 2007 and had post-doctoral training in the laboratories of Prof. G.-J. E. Nychas in AUA and Prof. J. N. Sofos in Colorado State University of USA. He had worked as Food Scientist-Researcher at more than 43 European and Greek projects, at 12 of them as coordinator.

His work has been focusing on the field of food microbiology with special interest in food safety, in the use of natural antimicrobials as food preservatives, in probiotics, in biofilm disinfection, in fermented products, in the use of modern methods for food analyses. He has published 49 scientific papers in SCI journals (IF/pub: 2.715, h-index: 20, 1786 citations), 4 book chapters and he has more than 120 presentations in international and national conferences. He has served as reviewer in several International Journals of SCI. He has teaching experience in Agricultural University of Athens as an Assistant Professor.