He has co-ordinated or participated as member of the research team in 32 funded research projects the recent 5 years. He reviewed more than 190 papers in scientific journals and several and National and International Projects. During his sabbatical, he worked on plant proteomics in CNRS-Bayer CropScience Joint Laboratory (Lyon, France) and in INRA-AgroParisTech (Paris, France).
He is member of the Advisory Committee of the platform ‘Agrifood’ and Member of Sectoral Scientific Council 'Agricultural production, Nutrition, Food, Agro-biotechnology and Aquaculture' of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT).
He serves as Director of the Pomology AUTH lab, as President of Greek Society of Horticultural Science (EEEO), and as scientific coordinator in the emblematic action ‘Olive Road’. Hisresearch work combines physiological and molecularapproaches to investigate fruit tree physiology and fruit biology, including fruit metabolic and ripening traits. He has published 72 scientific papers at Science Citation Index (Citations, 1874, h-index 24, in Scopus).