Dr. George Kostakis

George studied Chemistry, Bachelor, MSc (Prof. Hadjiarapoglou) and PhD (Prof Plakatouras) at the University of Ioannina, Greece. During his PhD, George joined the groups of Prof. Casella (Italy) and of Prof. Nordlander (Sweden). In December 2007, George moved to Karlsruhe, Germany to join Prof. Annie K. Powell’s group as a postdoctoral fellow, subsequently followed by a senior researcher position at the Institute of Nanotechnology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, (March 2011). In September 2013, George moved to UK as Senior Lecturer in Physical/Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Sussex. George’s group uses coordination principles to synthesize and characterize materials and study their properties (catalysis, porosity, magnetism). Since December 2015, George has been appointed as Visiting Researcher at Samara State Aerospace University (Russia).