George Floudas

George Floudas
Professor

 

Office: 3-209
Laboratory: 3-208
Office Tel No: 30-26510-08564
Lab Tel No: 30-26510-08561
Fax: 30-26510-08693
-mail: gfloudas@cc.uoi.gr

 

 

Education:

  • 1987- 1990: PhD in Physics, University of Crete.
  • 1983 -1985: Masters in Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, New York.
  • 1979 - 1983: BSc in Physics, University of Thessaloniki.

Career Summary:

  • 2006 - today: Professor, Department of Physics, University of Ioannina.
  • 2001- 2006: Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of Ioannina.
  • 1994 - 2001: Senior Researcher FORTH-IESL, Crete.
  • 1992 -1994: Researcher Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany.
  • 1991-1992: Post-doctoral Researcher, Imperial College, Department of Chemical Engineering, UK.

Research Interests:

- Predicting structure - property relationships in "soft" materials

- Polymer Physics - Biophysics

- Dielectric spectroscopy, Scattering techniques, Rheology

Selected Publications:

[2] K. Mpoukouvalas, G. Floudas, G. Williams "Origin of the -, -, ()- and slow dielectric processes in poly(ethyl methacrylate)" Macromolecules 41, 1552, 2009.

[3] M.M. Elmahdy, et al. "Slow kinetics of phase transformation in dipole functionalized discotic liquid crystals" J. Chem. Phys. 42, 5709, 2009.

[4] C. Grigoriadis et al. "Negative thermal expansion in discotic liquid crystals of nanographenes", Adv. Mater. in press, 2009.

[5] M.M. Elmahdy, et al. "Origin of the complex molecular dynamics in functionalized discotic liquid crystals" Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 107801, 2008.

[6] M.M. Elmahdy, et al. "Self-assembly, molecular dynamics and kinetics of structure formation in dipole functionalized discotic liquid crystals" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130, 5311, 2008.

Links/Attachments

Curriculum Vitae (.pdf)