Dr Panagiotis Milonas (Male) (Head of Department) is specializing in insect behavioral ecology, chemical ecology of herbivores and their associated natural enemies, integrated pest management and biological control. He has a Ph.D. in Agricultural Entomology (2002) and an MSc degree in Crop Protection (1996) from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
He has conducted postdoctoral research in chemical ecology in the Laboratory of Chemical Ecology and Natural Products at the National Scientific Research Center “DEMOCRITUS” and in behavioral ecology at the University of Minnesota, USA with a fellowship from OECD and Fulbright foundation in 2007 and 2012 respectively. He is/was the Project Manager or participates in several National or European Projects (H2020, FP7, LIFE, Hellenic-Aid, Bilateral Cooperations, Excellence II etc). Since July 2918 is a member of the Plant Health Panel of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).