Background and activities

EDUCATION

PhD in Polymer Chemistry, University of Patras, Greece, (2006)
Diploma in Chemistry, University of Patras, Greece (2001)

 

RESEARCH & TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

2018-          :     Associate Professor, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
2016-2017 :     Postdoctoral Researcher, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
2012-2015 :     Postdoctoral Researcher, TPCI, NHRF, Athens, Greece.
2011-2012 :     Research Associate, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus.
2008-2011 :     Postdoctoral Researcher, TPCI, NHRF, Athens, Greece.

 

MAIN RESEARCH INTERESTS

Synthesis, structural, optoelectronic and morphological characterisation of semiconducting polymers.

Functionalization and characterization of graphene, carbon nanotubes and fullerene hybrid materials.

Photovoltaic device fabrication and optimization.

 

EXTERNAL FUNDING  

Participant in four national and international research projects in collaboration with academic and industrial organizations. (Konarka Technologies, EPAN 13, Nanohost, Strategic Infrastructure Grant Cyprus)
Coordinator of one national research project (Graphcell)
Recipient of one schloraship from the State Scholarship Foundation (IKY)

 

CONFERENCES AND INVITED TALKS

More than 30 National and International Conferences on Chemistry and Material Science. Organizing committee in two international conferences (C-Nano ’09, FSAS 2010).

 

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

Teaching of postgraduate-level course "TKJ4180-Physical Organic Chemistry", Department of Chemistry, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Co-Teaching of undergraduate course "Inorganic Chemistry 101" Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, Cyprus University of Technology

Co-Teaching of undergraduate course "Polymers and Composites 434" Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus

Training of undergraduate students in the laboratory of "Analytical Chemistry" Chemistry Department, University of Patras, Greece

Training of postgraduate students of the "Polymer Science and Technology Programme" in the laboratory of "Polymer Characterization". Chemistry Department, University of Patras, Greece

Training of undergraduate students in the laboratory of "Polymer Science", Chemistry Department, University of Patras, Greece

Training of undergraduate students in the laboratory of "Industrial Processes", Chemistry Department, University of Patras, Greece

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & ACTIVITIES

Member of the Greek Chemical Society.

 

PUBLICATIONS

30 publications in international refereed journals, 2 book chapters.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Economopoulos, Solon; Itskos, Grigorios; Koutentis, Panayiotis A.; Choulis, Stelios A.. (2014) Overview of Polymer and Copolymer Materials for Organic Photovoltaics. Organic Photovoltaics.
  • Karousis, Nikolaos; Economopoulos, Solon; Tagmatarchis, Nikos. (2012) Functionalization of Graphene. Handbook of Carbon Nano Materials Volume 4: Materials and Fundamental Applications.