Prof. Spiros H. Anastasiadis

Prof. Spiros H. Anastasiadis
Foundation for Research & Technology – Hellas and University of Crete
Invited Talk
Heraklion, Crete

Spiros H. Anastasiadis is a Professor of Polymer Science & Engineering at the Dept. of Chemistry of the Univ. of Crete and the Director of the Institute of Electronic Structure & Laser of the Foundation for Research & Technology - Hellas. He received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University in 1988 and has been a Visiting Scientist at the IBM Almaden Research Center.  He was awarded the John H. Dillon Medal of the American Physical Society in 1998 and was elected Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2000.  He has been an Editor of the Journal of Polymer Science: Part B: Polymer Physics 5/2006-7/2010.  He currently serves as a Consulting Editor for AIChE Journal and a Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Macromolecules.  He has been the National Representative and a Member of the Executive Group of the Materials, Physics & Nanosciences Domain Committee of the European Cooperation in Science & Technology (COST) and the National Delegate in the Horizon 2020 Programme Committee Configuration on Research Infrastructures. His research interests are in the areas of polymer surfaces/interfaces and thin films, block copolymers, polymer blends and homopolymer/copolymer blends, dynamics and diffusion in multi-constituent systems, organic/inorganic nanohybrid materials and responsive polymer systems.  He has published 117 papers in refereed journals, 4 in books, 5 in refereed conference proceedings, and 78 in non-refereed conference proceedings.  His work has been presented 441 times (76 invited) in international meetings.  He has given 55 invited lectures at academic and industrial institutions. As of Sept. 3, 2015, he has received (ISI) 4723 total citations (4332 non-self citations).  His h-index is 36.  He has edited 1 book and has translated 2 textbooks in Greek (one alone and one with co-workers).  He has edited 1 special issue of a scientific journal. He has coordinated several major projects funded by National and International agencies.  He has been a Reviewer for a number of International Journals and an Evaluator for a number of National and International funding agencies.  He has been the Organizer and/or a key-member of the Organizing Committee of many International Conferences