Christos L. Chochos
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.