Athanasios C. Pappas graduated (2002) with a BSc in Agricultural Sciences from the Agricultural University of Athens (Greece). He then awarded a PhD from the University of Glasgow (UK) in 2006. The research conducted during his PhD studies was on poultry nutrition. Athanasios spent one year (2008-2009) as Postdoctoral researcher at Agricultural University of Athens. In 2010, he was appointed Lecturer and in 2016 Assistant Professor at the Department of Nutritional Physiology and Feeding of the Agricultural University of Athens. His published scientific work includes but not limited to 62 peer-reviewed papers published in international journals, 1 book, 7 book chapters and 71 conference presentations with h-index 21. He was coordinator of 3 research projects, deputy coordinator of 4 research projects and participated in 16 projects. He was supervisor of a PhD candidate and member of 9 PhD examination committees. The research interests focus on food waste, antioxidants, trace elements and nutrition of poultry.