Employment

Jun ’15 – … …

Associate Professor, National Technical University of Athens, Greece; School of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering; Department of Geological Sciences.

Director of the Laboratory of Mineralogy, Petrology and Economic Geology

Director (2015-2016) and Vice Director of the Department of Earth Sciences (2016-2017).

Dec ’09 – Jun ‘15

Assistant Professor, National Technical University of Athens, Greece; School of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering; Department of Geological Sciences.

Director of the Laboratory of Mineralogy, Petrology and Economic Geology (since 10/2012).

Feb ’03 – Nov ‘09

Lecturer, National Technical University of Athens, Greece; School of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering; Department of Geological Sciences.

Apr ’01 – Jan ’03

Austria Technologie & Systemtechnik Aktiengesellschaft (AT&S AG), Leoben-Hinterberg, Austria.

ResponsibilitiesResearch and innovation in Printed Circuit Boards (PCB) •  Nanostructuring in materials using Two-photon absorption  • Optics and photonics integration for telecommunication applications • Scientific/technical project management.

Mar ’98 – Mar ’01

Technical University of Vienna, Institute of Micro-engineering and Precision Mechanics (Institut für Feinwerktechnik, Technische Universität Wien). Post-doctorate researcher for the TMR HAFAM project (see Further Training).

ResponsibilitiesDevelopment of a computerised, semi-autonomous micro-handling and micro-assembly for MEMS • Scientific and management reporting for the HAFAM EU project (see Training) • Internet course on microtechnologies (EU-IST project TRANSTEC) • Teaching microtechnologies (TUWIEN).

Apr ’96 – Feb ’98

Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH), Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL), Materials Group. Employed as a post-doctorate researcher.

Responsibilities: Photonic band-gap Crystals (PCs or PBGs) fabrication for microwave and optical applications (filters in the mm and µm wavelengths) • Smart materials fabrication and characterisation (Indium oxide thin films produced by sputtering deposition). • Hands-on on Microtechnology techniques (LiGA–Deep x-ray lithography) to fabricate 3D PBG at main synchrotron laboratories in Europe. 

Jan ‘96 – Mar ‘96

National Technical University of Athens,Department of General Sciences (now School of Applied Mathematics & Natural Sciences), Section of Physics, Greece (NTUA). External collaborating researcher.

Responsibility: Setting-up a high-resolution x-ray position sensitive detector for x-ray diffraction. 

Short-term employment / Summer training

  • LARCO, Neo Kokkino, Greece: A private company for mining Latterites (Nickel). Field geology, cartography, geophysical measurements (magnetic methods).
  • IGME, Institute for Geology and Mineral Exploration, Athens, Greece: Computational methods and applications in Earth Sciences.
  • Software development, part time at a topographer’s office (Androulakakis, Athens, Greece), developing software for graphically handling topographical and geographical data.