People

Ioanna Zergioti

Ioanna Zergioti is a Professor at the Physics Department of the School of Applied Mathematics and Physical Sciences. She has a strong track record in the field of laser printing for the development of sensors and organic electronic devices.

 

Chrysoula Chandrinou

Chrysoula Chandrinou received her Chemistry degree from Queen Mary (University of London), UK in 1998. In 1999, she was awarded an MSc in Physical Chemistry with the title “Studies of Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Reactions of Diborane” from the same university. Her PhD entitled “MBE Growth of GaAs and InAs on GaAs(001) Patterned Substrates” was received in 2004 from Imperial College, London. In May 2010 she has been awarded with the designation Chartered Chemist from Royal Society of Chemistry. Her research activities are focused in the area of semiconducting nanomaterials (growth, characterization) and their applications (sensors, biosensors, solar cells etc).

Filimon Zacharatos

Filimon Zacharatos is currently a postdoctoral researcher in the physics department of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), working within the framework of EC and national funded projects. He received the Physics diploma from Patras University in 2003 and the Ph.D. degree, specializing in nanotechnology, from the Physics department of (NTUA) in 2009. Until 2009, he had been working at the Institute of Microelectronics, of the National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos” in Athens, as a Ph.D. researcher, investigating nanostructured materials for applications in Microelectronics and RF systems. Between 2011 and 2013 he worked in the field of Plasmonics and their applications in telecom waveguides and optical switches, as a postdoctoral fellow in the sub-micron optics group of CNRS, University of Burgundy. His current research interests are mostly focused on the laser processing of thin metal films and nanostructures for applications in optoelectronics and flexible electronics. He is the author or the co-author of 18 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, of 1 book chapter and co-inventor of 2 patents.

Marina Makrygianni

Marina Makrygianni is currently a post-doctoral researcher at the Physics Department of the National Technical University of Athens within the framework of the Operational Program Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and project “ΣΥΝ-LASER”. She received her PhD entitled "Fabrication of hybrid (organic / inorganic) transistors with a laser direct-write technique", from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. She received her diploma in School of Applied Mathematical and Physical Science, Physics Department from the National Technical University of Athens in 2008, and her Master degree on Microsystems and Nanodevices at the National Technical University of Athens in 2010. She has been involved in a project funded by the EU as a junior researcher. The focus of her research is on the laser printing of organic electronics (i.e.: Organic Thin Film Transistors) and on the characterization of the printed devices. She is the author or the co-author of more than 10 publications in international refereed journals, 3 publications in conference proceedings, and 1 book chapter in peer-reviewed scientific book.

Ioannis Theodorakos

Ioannis Theodorakos is currently a postdoctoral researcher in the physics department of NTUA. He received his diploma in School of Applied Mathematical and Physical Science, Physics Department from the National Technical University of Athens in 2010, and his Master degree on Microsystems and Nanodevices at the National Technical University of Athens in 2012. In 2019 he received the Ph.D. degree specializing in laser printing and materials’ laser processing from the Physics department of National Technical University of Athens. Between 2012 and 2019 he has been working as a junior researcher at the Physics Department at the National Technical University of Athens, within the framework of EC and national funded projects. The focus of his research is on the printing of conductive materials on flexible substrates for microelectronics application and the laser treatment of inorganic materials (i.e.: laser annealing of amorphous silicon, laser sintering of metallic nanoparticle inks). He is the author or the co-author of 8 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and of 2 publications in conference proceedings.

Marianneza Chatzipetrou

Marianneza Chatzipetrou finished her PhD Student at the Physics Department at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. She received her diploma in Physics, at the University of Patras in 2009 and her Master degree on Microsystems and Nanodevices at the National Technical University of Athens in 2011. She has been involved in a project funded by the EU as a junior researcher. The focus of her research is on the laser printing of biomaterials, for sensor applications.

Kostas Andritsos

Kostas Andritsos is a PhD candidate in the physics department of NTUA. He received his diploma in School of Applied Mathematical and Physical Science, Physics Depart- ment from the National Technical University of Athens in 2018. He has been working as a junior researcher within the framework of EC and national-funded projects. His research focuses on the printing of materials in the liquid phase for microelectronics applications and functional devices in the flexible state. He is the co-author of 5 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and has participated in a number of international conferences.

Maria Chliara

Maria Anna Chliara is a PhD candidate in the physics department of NTUA. She received her Physics diploma at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2019, and her master’s degree on Microsystems and Nanodevices at National and Technical University of Athens, NTUA, in 2021. She has been working as a junior researcher within the framework of European funded projects. She is working on the printing process of biomaterials using Laser Induces Forward Transfer technique and her research focuses on the development of microfluidic devices and circuits for biological applications in Organ-on-chip studies.

Ilias Cheliotis

Ilias Cheliotis is a PhD candidate in the Physics Department of the National Technical University of Athens. He received his Physics diploma from University of Patras in 2020 and his Master degree on Microsystems and Nanodevices at the NTUA in 2022. His scientific background is in the field of materials science, LASER-matter interaction and photophysics. His research focus is on the Laser direct transfer of graphene and other 2D materials for advanced photonic and electronic applications at micro-scale devices. Ηe also has experience in quantum mechanical computational methods for the study of solid state materials.

Evina Elezoglou

Stavroula (Evina) Elezoglou is a PhD candidate in Physics Department at National Technical University of Athens. She received the Physics diploma from University of Patras in 2020 and her Master degree on Microsystems and Nanodevices at National and Technical University of Athens, NTUA, in 2022. Her scientific background is in the field of photonics and laser science, tissue engineering and biomaterials. She has been participating as a junior researcher in a European funded program. Her research focuses on the bioprinting of cells, organoids and biomaterials using the Laser Induced Forward Transfer, LIFT, technique with application in bio fabrication and Organ-on-Chip technology.

Christos Katopodis

Christos Katopodis is a PhD candidate at the Physics department of the National Technical University of Athens. He received his diploma at the school of Physics at the University of Athens and his MSc at the School of Applied Mathematical and Physical sciences at the National Technical University of Athens. He has been involved in EU funded projects. His research focuses on Optical Design and Engineering for applications in laser printing of materials.

Maria Dimadi

Maria Dimadi is currently an undergraduate student in School of Applied Mathematical and Physical sciences at the National Technical University of Athens. She is currently working on her diploma thesis under Professor Zergioti's supervision, in the field of laser printing of bio-inks. She is experienced in laser-induced forward transfer, in cell culture as well as in use of a clean room. She is also involved in a project of a diagnostics platform as an assistant.

Katerina Magoula

Katerina Magoula received her diploma in School of Applied Mathematical and Physical Science, Physics Department from the National Technical University of Athens in 2021, where she worked on laser printing of perovskites and computational study of their properties. She is currently a master student in School of Applied Mathematical and Physical sciences at the National Technical University of Athens. She is currently working on her diploma thesis under Professor Zergioti's supervision, in the field of laser printing and processing of 2D materials.