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Ioannis Karis
Visiting Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics
The School of Sciences
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)  1974 University of Reading UK Department of Food Science Lipids of Photosynthetic Plant Material
Master of Science (MSc) 1971 American University of Beirut Lebanon Food Science and Nutrition Dietary and Clinical Surveys of Six Selected Villages in Cyprus
Bachelor of Science (BSc) 1969 American University of Beirut Lebanon Department of Biology NA
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
2014 2019 European University Cyprus Nicosia Cyprus Visiting Lecturer 2014 to 2018 & Assistant Professor (Adj) 2019
2008 2014 The Cyprus Organization for Standardization/ Cyprus Certification Company Nicosia /Cyprus Director General
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
1977 The Analysis of Lipid of Vegetable Protein Concentrate B.J.F Hudson Abstracts of the International Congress p.185
1976 Stability of Lipids and Proteins in Leaf Protein Concentrates B.J.F Hudson Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 27 443-448
1974 The Lipids of Alca Spirulina B.J.F Hudson Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 25 759-763
1973 Aspects of Vegetable Structural Lipids B.J.F Hudson Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 24 1541 - 1550
1972 Food Surveys - Proceedings of the first National food seminar in Cyprus 172-178
1972 Nutrition Surveys on the Island of Cyprus - Proceedings of the First National Food Seminar in Cyprus 178-182
1971 Principles of Food Control and Analysis - Proceedings of the Second Regional Food and Nutrition Training Course for the Middle East. 2020
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
1971 Research Fellowship (Plants Lipids) Research Board of the University of Reading Main Researcher
1972 Nutrition Surveys on the Island of Cyprus UNICEF Main Scientific Researcher
2001 Life third Countries Project in Cyprus & Implementation of Environmental Management Systems. European Commission Project Management
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service Key Activities
2014 - today Life Sciences in EUC Chairman of the Advisory Board on Dietetics and Nutrition Evaluating and proposing  amendments to the Program.
2015 - today EUC Member of the Quality Assurance Committee of the University Evaluating and Approving quality Assurance Matters.
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
2014 - today Peer Assessor of the European Standardization Committee ( CEN) European Standardization Committee (CEN)
1971 Sigma XI Award
Master Thesis Excellence Competition Sigma XI Society.  The American University of Beirut.
Other Achievements
Date Title Key Activities:
2014 Elected by 120 Countries as a member of the Administrative Council of the International Standards Organization (ISO) Managing the ISO Programme on Standardization world wide.
1980 Regional Programme Coordinator of the Commonwealth Program on Standardization. Assessing  the standardization Programme of the Commonwealth Countries and proposed projects
1966 Dean’s Honour List of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of the American University of Beirut. Academic Distinction