Dr. Nicolaou's research interests lie in global health and environmental epidemiology. Her research activity centers around exposure assessment and in silico modeling with applications in air pollution and chronic disease. She is currently involved in household air pollution studies in Peru, Uganda and Guatemala, and an Alliance for a Healthier World project in Nepal focused on the environmental and health impacts of brick kiln emissions.
Dr. Nicolaou holds a Master of Engineering and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, both from Imperial College London. She has specific training and expertise in high-performance computing (computational fluid dynamics), aerosol science and exposure assessment.