Dr Kostas Gkatzionis

Dr Kostas Gkatzionis

School of Chemical Engineering
Lecturer in Food Microbiology

Contact details

School of Chemical Engineering
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Dr Kostas Gkatzionis is Lecturer in Food 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 into the improvement of food quality and safety.



  • 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 the following areas:

  • Applied microbiology
  • Molecular biology
  • Food safety
  • Flavour production and sensory

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