Georgios Kopidakis

Georgios Kopidakis

Georgios Kopidakis

University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece

Georgios Kopidakis is an Associate Professor at the Dept. of Materials Science and Technology of the University of Crete. He received a B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Crete and a Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics from Iowa State University in 1995. After his doctoral work at Ames Laboratory-Iowa State University, USA, he was a research assistant professor at the Center for Atomic-Scale Materials Physics (CAMP), Dept. of Physics of the Technical University of Denmark. He then worked at Laboratoire Leon Brillouin (CEA-CNRS), Saclay, France, initially with an individual Marie Curie EC post-doctoral fellowship and later as a CNRS research associate. He was a research associate at the Dept. of Physics before joining the faculty of the Dept. of Materials Science and Technology, University of Crete in 2003. He is also affiliated researcher at FORTH since 2005. His current research activities in the area of theory and modeling of materials focus on atomistic simulations with quantum and classical models for the structural, vibrational, mechanical, electronic, optical properties of amorphous, low dimensional and nanostructured materials, fundamentals and applications of localization and transfer of nonlinear excitations.

Title of ICPAM talk: Theoretical investigation of 2D semiconductors and nanostructures