Dr. Athanasios G. Konstandopoulos (PhD, MPhil, MSc Chem. Eng., Yale University, MSc. Mech. Eng., Michigan Tech, Diploma in Mech. Eng., Aristotle University), is Professor of Chemical Engineering at Aristotle University, director and founder of the Aerosol Particle Technology Laboratory and co-founder of the startup company SyNest. He has been active since 1985 in the field of Sustainable Mobility and Clean Energy, researching aerosol and nanoparticle technologies, combustion, and structured reactors for sustainable mobility, clean energy, circular economy and biotech with applications in catalytic emission control, decarbonization via helio-thermo-chemical technologies (solar hydrogen/fuels/chemicals), energy storage and carbon capture/reuse. He is a European Descartes Prize Laureate, a Knight of the Legion of Honour of the French Republic, a European Research Council Advanced Grantee, a Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Diesel Engine Research Medalist, a Fellow of SAE and the recipient of the First Place Award of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and the H. P. Becton prize for the best PhD dissertation in the Yale Graduate School. He is the founder and Editor-in- Chief of the Springer-Nature journal, Emission Control Science and Technology, and he has served on the Board of Governors of the European Commission's (EC) Joint Research Center and several other EC committees. He has coordinated and managed many research projects, funded by the European Commission and leading international industries and he is the author of numerous widely cited scientific publications, while his research has been frequently covered by international communication media. A film depicting a day of his life is hosted permanently at the documentary exhibition Daily Life, at the European Parliament Visitor's Centre, in Brussels.