Aikaterini Athanassopoulou

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Athanassopoulou Aikaterini, Chemical Engineer, Department of Chemical Engineering University of Patras (2009). In the year 2008-09 she completed her research work on  "Biopolymers production from olive oil waste in the Laboratory of Biochemichal Engineering and Environmental Technology at the Chemical Engineering Department of University of Patras. In 2009 she followed postgraduate studies and acquired her MSc in Management from University of Bath, UK. In 2011 she was enrolled as postgraduate student in a research program of the Chemistry Department of the University of Patras entitled "Advanced Polymeric and Nanostractured Materials".


 

Christos L. Chochos

 

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Dr. Christos L. Chochos studied Chemistry at the Chemistry Department of University of Patras (2001). In 2004 he received his master thesis (Msc) in Polymer Science and Technology from the University of Patras and from 2006 he holds a PhD in Polymer Science and Technology from the University of Patras (Prof. Ioannis Kallitsis and Dr Vasilis Gregoriou were the supervisor and co supervisor, respectively). In the period 2007-2008 he was Post Doc Research Associate in the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) Strasbourg, France in collaboration with Professor Georges Hadziioannou, Professor Thomas Heiser and Dr. Nicolas Leclerc working on the synthesis of low band gap conjugated polymers consisting of thieno[3,2-b] thiophene and 2,1,3-benzothiadiazole as new electron donor polymers for organic photovoltaics. In the period 2008-2011, he was research associate at the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering of the Cyprus University and Technology, Limassol, Cyprus working in the research programs “Optimization of Inkjet Printing Solar Cells” and “Molecular Electronics and Photonics” in the laboratory of Associate Professor Stelios Choulis. From 2012, he is a research scientist at University of Ioannina (Department of Materials Science and Engineering) in the group of Associate Professor Apostolos Avgeropoulos and at FORTH/ICEHT (Patras) in the group of Dr. Vasilis Gregoriou. He is the author of 26 journal articles [h-index=12 (May 2012)] and he is the co-inventor in two international patents with ADVENT Technologies (Greece). US Patent Application US 2009/0081487 A1 and US 2009/0.

 

 

Zacharoula Iatridi

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Dr. Zacharoula Iatridi (over 20 papers in international refereed journals) studied Material Science at the University of Patras and obtained her Master and Doctorate awards in 2006 and 2009 respectively, in Polymer Science and Technology from the University of Patras in Greece. Her research interests cover the area of water-soluble and amphiphilic copolymers. Specific areas of interest include: synthesis of comb-type copolymers, study of stimuli-responsive polymers, polymer-surfactant interactions, polymer-metal interactions and controlled release of biocides from polymer-metal hybrid materials, interactions of polymers with magnetic nanoparticles, synthesis of polymer hydrogels, drug release from polyampholytes.

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Sousana Kourkouli

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Kourkouli N. Souzana, Chemist, PhD candidate in the Department of Chemistry, University of Patras. Acquired her B.Sc in Chemistry in 2008 from the Department of Chemistry, University of Patras. In the year 2007-2008 she completed her research work on "Synthesis and characterization of complexes compounds of Ga(III) with the organic ligand H2saben" in the Division of Physical, Inorganic and Nuclear Chemistry. In 2008 she was enrolled as postgraduate student in the Polymers Laboratory in the Division of Applied, Analytical and Environmental Chemistry, supervised by Prof. J.K. Kallitsis. Her research activities focus on the synthesis and characterization of semiconducting polymers, copolymers and hybrid polymeric nanomaterials based on carbon nanostructrures (carbon nanotube, fullerene) for optoelectronic applications.

 

Christina Morfopoulou

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Dr. Morfopoulou Christina is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the  Advanced Polymers and Hybrid Nanomaterials Research Laboratory in the Department of Chemistry at University of Patras. She received her doctorate degree in 2013. Her Ph.D. thesis project was based on the synthesis and characterization of new aromatic linear and cross-linked polymers as new polymeric electrolytes and their use in High Temperature Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (HT PEMFCs), under the supervision of Prof. J. K. Kallitsis in collaboration with the FORTH/ ICE-HT Institute (Patras, Greece). Her research activities have been concentrated on the development of polymers for fuel cell applications and organic photovoltaics.

 

Evdokia Oikonomou

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Dr. Evdokia Oikonomou (over 10 papers in international refereed journals) studied Material Science and Engineering at the University of Ioannina. She obtained her M.Sc. (2006) and PhD (2009) in the InterDepartmental Post Graduate Program on Polymer Science and Technology-University of Patras in Greece. She has been a Post Doctoral researcher at the labatory ‘Soft Matter and Chemistry’ at the Ecole Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles de la ville de Paris (ESPCI-ParisTech) in France for almost 2 years. Her research interests focus on synthesis of water-soluble and amphiphilic block copolymers and their interactions with surfactants, polymer-metal interactions, controlled release of biocides from polymers and preparation of porous membranes for waste-water treatment.

 

Ioannis Thivaios 

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Dr. Ioannis Thivaios studied Chemistry at the University of Patras and obtained his Ph. D. award in 2013, in Polymer Science and Technology from the University of Patras in Greece. His research activities (3 publications at international scientific magazines) cover the area of water-soluble polymers. Specific areas of interest include:

  • Use of hydrogels for the selective adsorption of organic dyes from water.
  • Characterization by various Spectroscopy techniques (UV-Vis, FTIR).
  • Design of functional water-soluble polymers with optical properties responsive to external stimuli.
  • Synthesis and physicochemical study of nanoparticles and hybrid materials bearing metal oxides.
  • Design and Synthesis of novel “smart” materials with self-healing and self-assembling properties.

 

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Drouvari Dionysia

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Druvari Denisa, graduated in 2014 with a degree in Chemistry from the University of Patras. In the year 2011-2012 she completed her research work on “Microbiological analysis of beer – Production of Low-Alcohol Beer” in Athenian Brewery S.A.- Patras in cooperation with the Department of Chemistry, in the Division of Food Chemistry, supervised by Professor M. Kanellaki. In April of 2014 she enrolled as postgraduate student in a research program of the Chemistry Department of the University of Patras entitled "Advanced Polymeric and Nanostractured Materials".

 

Kallitsis Konstantinos

 

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Kallitsis Konstantinos, acquired his BSc in Chemistry in 2014 from the Department of Chemistry, University of Patras. His Master of Science in Synthetic Chemistry started in September 2014 in the Polymers Laboratory supervised by Prof. Dionisios Papaioannou. His diploma thesis was entitled "Polymer electrolytes" and focused on the synthesis of polymer electrolytes for HT-Fuel cell applications. He is currently working on a PhD thesis at the Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères Organiques (LCPO)a joint research unit (UMR5629) of the University of Bordeaux, CNRS, and Bordeaux National Polytechnic Institute, France.

 

 

 

 

Lempotesis Konstantinos 

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Konstantinos Lempotesis, acquired his BSc in Chemistry in 2014 from the Department of Chemistry, University of Patras. In the year 2010-11 he completed his research work on "Synthesis of b Chain of Insulin like 4 peptide (INSL-4)" for his diploma thesis, in the Division A of Organic Biochemistry and Natural Products, supervised by prof K. Barlos,. In November of 2014 he enrolled as postgraduate student in a research program of the Chemistry Department of the University of Patras entitled "Advanced Polymeric and Nanostractured Materials".

 

Papakonstantinou Pileas

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Pileas Papakonstantinou, acquired his BSc in Chemistry in 2014 from the Department of Chemistry, University of Patras. In the year 2013-14 he completed his research work on “Vitamin A and E analysis with reverse phase High Performance Liquid Chromatography (rp-HPLC), in kids with cystic fibrosis and insufficient growth” for his diploma thesis, in the Biochemistry Laboratory of General Children's Hospital “Agia Sofia”, supervised by Prof. N.K. Karamanos and Dr. I. Papasotiriou. In November of 2014 he enrolled as postgraduate student in a research program entitled “Development of polymer electrolytes for use in alkaline fuel cells” at the Department of Chemistry, University of Patras.

 

 

Nikos Kalfoglou

 

Dr Nikos Kalfoglou was Professor Emeritus at the Dept. of Chemistry, University of Patras (UP). He obtained his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia,USA. He did postdoctoral research at the Macromolecular Institute, SUNY, Syracuse, USA and the Dept. Chemical Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada. He had been instrumental in organizing the training in Polymer Science and Chemical Technology at UP. His later research interests centered mainly in the area of polymer compatibility in the solid state and reactive polymer blending. He was author and co-author in 65 international refereed journals.

 

Stratidakis Antonios

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Antonis Stratidakis graduated in 2014 from the “Material Science” department of the University of Patras. In the year 2011, he was an exchange student in the “Uppsala University”, in the department of “Physics and Astronomy”. In April of 2014 he enrolled as postgraduate student in a research program at the Chemistry Department of the University of Patras, entitled “Advanced Polymeric and Nanostructured Materials”. Currently his interest focuses on the “Rheological Study of aqueous solutions using amphiphilic polymeric systems”.