Curriculum Vitae

Education


Ph.D. in Applied Physics, Harvard University (USA), September 2006

Thesis: Ultrafast dynamics of the laser-induced solid-to-liquid phase transition in aluminum


M.Sc. in Applied Physics, Harvard University (USA), June 2002


B.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (Greece), June 2000

Thesis: Application of the direct perturbation method to soliton propagation in optical fibers

Employment


Senior Researcher

National Hellenic Research Foundation, Greece

Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute

2019 - present


Associate Researcher

National Hellenic Research Foundation, Greece

Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute

2014 - 2019


Assistant Researcher

National Hellenic Research Foundation, Greece

Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute

2010 - 2014


Adjunct Lecturer

National Technical University of Athens, Greece

School of Applied Mathematical and Physical Sciences

2009 - 2011


EU Marie Curie Postdoctoral Researcher

National Technical University of Athens, Greece

School of Applied Mathematical and Physical Sciences

2008 - 2010


Postdoctoral Associate

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Chemistry Department

2006 - 2008


Research and Teaching Assistant

Harvard University, USA

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

2001 - 2006


Research Advisor

Harvard University, USA

Research Experience for Undergraduates Program

2004

Awards and Distinctions


Best European M.Sc. Thesis on Materials Science and Engineering Award, by the Federation of European Materials Societies (FEMS), to G. Chatzigiannakis (thesis advisor M. Kandyla), 2020.


Best M.Sc. Thesis on Condensed Matter and Material Science Award, by the Hellenic Society for the Science and

Technology of Condensed Matter, to G. Chatzigiannakis (thesis advisor M. Kandyla), 2019.


Invitation to participate to the World Materials Summit for energy and environmental science, organized by MRS, EMRS, and CMRS, Washington DC, USA, 2011.


Marie Curie International Reintegration Grant, European Union, 2008-2012.


Postdoctoral Fellowship, Hellenic Scholarships Foundation, Materials Science and Technology Division, 2010-2011


Fellowship from Watson Endowment Fund and Gordon McKay Endowment for graduate studies at Harvard University, 2001-2002.


Fellowship from Jennings Scholarship Fund, Wright Scholarship Fund, and Watson Endowment Fund for graduate studies at Harvard University, 2000-2001.


Scholarship from the Hellenic Scholarships Foundation for highest undergraduate academic achievement, 1998.


Award from the Technical Chamber of Greece for highest undergraduate academic achievement, 1997-1998.

External Funding


Hellenic Ministry of Development, “Novel studies of cell interactions on nanostructured surfaces”, 2020 - 2021


Hellenic GSRT Advanced Materials and Devices, “Development and applications of hybrid nanomaterials and nanostructured surfaces”, 2017 - 2019


EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (Supervisor), “Optical distributed vibrational and acoustic sensing technology”, 2016 - 2018


Hellenic GSRT KRIPIS, “Laser fabrication of functionalized nanostructures”, 2013 - 2015


EU ERA.Net Rus, “Low-cost and efficient thin-film solar cells”, 2013 - 2014


Latsis Foundation, “Laser nanostructuring of silicon for novel optoelectronic applications”, 2013


EU Marie Curie IRG, “Fabrication of biosensors using Laser Induced Forward Transfer”, 2008 - 2012


Collaborations with Industry

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Academic and Research Training


Scientific Collaborators: Constantinos Bacharis, 2020 - present; Andreas Anastasopoulos, 2019 - present.


Postdoctoral Researchers: Massimo Filograno, 2016 - 2018; Domna Kotsifaki, 2013 - 2014.


Ph.D. Theses: Theodoros Giannakis, 2020 - present; George Chatzigiannakis, 2019 - present; Maria Kanidi, 2016 - 2020. 


M.Sc. Theses: George Chatzigiannakis, 2019; Melina Alexiadou, 2013; Christos Chatzimanolis, 2012.


B.Sc. Theses: Konstantina Nikolaidou, 2018; Athanasios Mellos, 2012.