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Research Experience

professional history

Research Assistant,
10/2018 - present

Institute of Physical Chemistry and Catalysis, Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw, Poland
Prof. Juan Carlos Colmenares Research Group
• Understanding the mechanism of lignin-based model molecules selective conversions to phenolics via ultrasound-assisted heterogeneous photocatalysis.

Research Associate (Visiting scholar),
06-08/2018

City College of New York, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, USA
Prof. Teresa J. Bandosz Research Group
• Smart multifunctional MOF based nanocomposites
• Modification of Carbon-based textiles for catalytic detoxification

Postdoctoral fellow,
03-05/2018

Polish Academy of Science, Institute of Physical Chemistry and Catalysis (exchange scholar, COST action), Warsaw, Poland
Prof. Juan Carlos Colmenares Research Group
• Photo-Catalytic oxidation of HMF to valuable products: Exploring the physicochemical parameters

Research Assistant,
09/2017 - 09/2018

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Chemistry, Greece
Prof. Konstantinos Triantafyllidis Research Group •
• Catalytic valorization of biomass derived fractions, Photocatalytic selective oxidation of HMF
• Deep desulfurization of biofuels
• Adsorption of aqueous pollutants by biomass derived adsorbents

Postdoctoral Assistant,
01-08/2017

City College of New York, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, USA
Prof. Teresa J. Bandosz Research Group
• Smart multifunctional textiles for adsorption, detoxification, and detection of CWAs
• Nanostructured oxides for remediation applications

Doctoral student, 
09/2012-12/2016

The Graduate Center of City University of New York, USA (Full Scholarship)
Mentor: Prof. Teresa J. Bandosz Research Group
Thesis title: “Synthesis of multifunctional metal (hydr)oxide/graphite oxide/AuNPs or AgNPs nano-adsorbents and analysis of their interactions with Chemical Warfare Agents”.

Education 

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Nanotechnology & Materials Science - City University of New York and the Graduate Center of CUNY, New York, USA • Tuition Award and CUNY Science Scholarship • Onassis Foundation scholarship • Leventis Foundation scholarship
  • Master in Nanotechnology & Materials Science - City University of New York and the Graduate Center of CUNY, New Yotk, USA • Tuition Award and CUNY Science Scholarship • Thesis title: “Synthesis of novel Phthalocyanine Metal Organic Frameworks: Exploring the properties and the reactivity towards volatile Toxic Organic Compounds”.
  • Master in Didactics of Chemistry & New Educational Technologies - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece • Grade: 9,25/10 (A+, Distinction) • Thesis Topic: “Development of modern online Green Chemistry e-library”
  • Master in Physic Chemistry & Electrochemistry - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece • Grade: 9,34/10 (A+, Distinction) • Topic: “Study on the kinetics and mechanisms of Reactive Black 5 removal from aqueous solutions onto activated carbons” • Vice President of PhD club
  • Bachelor in Chemistry - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece • Grade: 8/10 • Valedictorian Distinction (graduated 1st among 72 students) • President of the Chemistry Department's Students Club 2003-2005
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarships

  • CUNY Science Scholarship, full tuition award for the PhD
  • Onassis Foundation study abroad scholarship
  • Leventis Foundation scholarship
  • Gerondelis Foundation Distinctive Scholarship

Awards

  • James Whittam Award for Research Excellence in Interfacial Phenomena
  • Bachelor Valedictorian Distinction (graduated 1st in the ranging of the year)
  • 1st prize at 13nd PanHellenic Chemistry comp.
  • 1st prize twice in Greek Mathematic Association’s competition
  • 2nd Pan-European prize, Mathematic competition “Gh. Titeica”
  • 1st Distinctions for the Math performance, Mandoulides High School
  • GRE: Quantitative: 168/170 (above 97%)

Grants

  • Individual grant for the establishment of a collaborative scientific activity with an abroad research team, MINIATURE 2 from National Science Center of Poland / 2019
  • Short Term Scientific Mission, European Cooperation in Science and Technology, COST action FP1306 / 2018
  • NSF travel grand, for participation at the international conference Fundamental of Adsorption (FOA12)
  • Doctoral Student Research Grant, (2 times)
  • City College Professional Development Institute Grant

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OTHER FIELDS OF EXPERIENCE

  • EYATh, Organization of Water Supply and Sewage Disposal System of Thessaloniki - Drinking water quality control • 2007-08 
  • PIRAEUS BANK, Green Products, Private Banking & Public Relations • 2010-12 
  • Ecografia, Graphic Designer & Website Developing • 2009-11
  • Radio FM 101, Radio producer, presenter, executive producer & music diligence: RadioActive Youth • 2009-11

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