Argyrios Margaritis


Ph.D. Biochemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.
M.S. Chemical Engineering (Food Eng.), University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.
B.A.Sc. Chemical Engineering, Univesity of Waterloo, Canada

Awards and Distinctions

  • Fellow, Canadian Academy of Engineering
  • Fellow, Engineers Canada
  • Fellow, Chemical Institute of Canada
  • Officer Order of Honour, Professional Engineers Ontario
  • Research & Development Medal, Professional Engineers Ontario
  • Ontario Volunteer Service Award
  • Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering
  • Member, Awards Selection Committee, Professional Engineers Ontario
  • Chair, Nanotechnology and Molecular Engineering Committee, Professional Engineers Ontario
  • President and CEO, Biomar Inc.
  • Board Member, Demokritos Soc. America

Teaching Areas

  • Biochemical Engineering,
  • Bioprocessing, Bioseparation,
  • Bio-Environmental Engineering,
  • Environment and Sustainability

Graduate Student Supervision

  • Total Masters and Ph.D. Students Supervised and Graduated: 83
  • Students Currently Supervised: 8
  • Publications in Refereed Journals: 208
  • Conference Presentations: 206
  • Patents: 10

Research Areas

  • Biopolymer Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery
  • Biochemical and Biomedical Engineering
  • Bio-Environmental Engineering
  • Biofuels (ethanol, butanol and hydrogen gas)
  • Biopolymers, Bioprocess Design
  • Controlled Release of Pharmaceuticals from Nanoparticles
  • Fermentation, Fluidized Bioreactors
  • Supercritical CO2 Extraction of Biopharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals