Elias Stathatos was born in Patras, Greece. He obtained his first degree in physics from University of Patras and then his Ph.D. degree from Engineering Science Department also at University of Patras. Professor Stathatos was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University of Cincinnati, USA. He is currently an Associate Professor at the Technological-educational Institute of Patras and Head of the Nanotechnology and Solar applications laboratory. He has more than 75 publications in peer-reviewed journals, 45 proceedings papers, and 3 book chapters which are recognized of more than 1700 citations. Stathatos is also a Coinvestigator of four patents related to solar energy technology, and he is a member of numerous societies. He is a Reviewer in numerous international journals and an Editorial Board Member of Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies. His research interests include conversion of solar into electrical energy using dye-sensitized solar cells and polymer solar cells. Other areas of his research interest are electroluminescent devices, luminescence properties of organic-inorganic composite materials, and photocatalytic destruction of organic pollutants over semiconductor nanoparticles.
Biography Updated on 4 December 2011