Dr Kostas Gkatzionis

Dr Kostas Gkatzionis

School of Chemical Engineering

Contact details

School of Chemical Engineering
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Dr Kostas Gkatzionis is Lecturer in Microbiology. He has benefited from being exposed to a number of different industries, universities and cultural environments throughout his career. His teaching and research take a multidisciplinary approach.

He is involved in teaching at both undergraduate and post graduate level, through lectures, laboratory practicals and direct student supervision.

Dr Kostas Gkatzionis is interested in applied research addressing industrial problems and challenges as well as fundamental investigations.



  • PhD in Food Microbiology, University of Nottingham


Teaching Programmes


  • MSc Food Safety, Hygiene & Management
  • MSc Environmental Health
  • CPD courses


Teaching topics include microbiology, molecular biology, food science and research skills.

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Gkatzionis is interested in supervising postgraduate students in areas of applied microbiology taking a multidisciplinary approach in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, foods and engineering applications.

For more information please visit Kostas Gkatzionis Lab.

Prospective research students interested in doing a research degree (PhD, MRes and MPhil) with Dr Gkatzionis should contact him by email (k.gkatzionis@bham.ac.uk) attaching a full CV.

PhD opportunities



My research group takes a multidisciplinary approach in investigating microbiological applications in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, foods and formulation engineering and processing.

For more information please visit Kostas Gkatzionis lab