Dr Eirini Theodosiou 

Lecturer in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Phone number: 0121 204 4702 
Email: e.theodosiou@aston.ac.uk
Room number: MB134
Eirini Theodosiou


Eirini obtained her first degree in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). She then did a one-year MSc in Biochemical Engineering at University College London (UCL), followed
by two years research under the supervision of Prof Peter Dunnill (OBE).
She won a Marie Curie Research Training Grant and moved to the 
Center             for Process Biotechnology (CPB) at the Technical University of Denmark         (DTU), where she obtained her PhD degree in Biotechnology. In 2002            
she took up the position of Senior R&D scientist and Purification team          
leader at the Pharmaceutical company ALPHARMA (now Xelia Pharmaceuticals), before returning back to the UK as a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham and then Lecturer in Chemical Engineering at Loughborough University. She joined Aston in November 2015.

  • Diploma (MEng) in Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA)
  • MSc in Biochemical Engineering, University College London (UCL)
  • PhD in Biotechnology, Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

  • New and improved support materials and systems for efficient separation and purification of high value biotherapeutics, affinity cell selection and growth.
  • Fabrication and characterisation of cryogel monoliths and electrospun polymer nanofibers for  tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.
  • Development of a platform technology for the simultaneous production of a variety of end compounds from microalgae at required scales and purity under fully optimised conditions


Developing generic scalable selection methods for human therapeutic cells’Bioprocessing Research Industry Club/BBSRC Grant (BB/I017143/1). Completed 2015