Dr. Stergios Pispas is a Senior Researcher at the Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute of the National Hellenic Research Foundation in Athens, Greece. He holds a PhD in Polymer Chemistry from the University of Athens, Greece. His research interests include the synthesis and molecular characterization of well defined polymers - amphiphilic block copolymers and polyelectrolytes - by controlled polymerization techniques, block copolymer self-assembly in solutions, nanoscale complexes from polyelectrolytes and surfactants, proteins and DNA, polymer nanostructures in hybrid materials synthesis and nanostructured organic-inorganic hybrid materials based on polymers. He has received the American Institute of Chemists Foundation Award for Outstanding Post-doctoral Fellow (1995) and the ACS A. K. Doolittle Award (2003). He also serves as Editor for the European Physical Journal E: Soft Matter and Biological Physics (2003- ) and as a Member of the Editorial Boards of The Open Macromolecules Journal (2007- ) and the Journal of Materials (2012- ). He has participated in 20 national and international research projects (in 9 as coordinator). He has supervised 10 Ph. D., 17 Masters and 14 honours students and 5 post-doctoral fellows. He has made over 200 conference announcements and has given 25 invited lectures in academic/research institutions and conferences. Up to now he has published more than 150 original research papers in refereed journals, 11 invited review articles, 22 publications in conference proceedings and 5 chapters in books and encyclopedias. He is a co-author of a book on block copolymers. His published research has received over 3900 citations (h-index = 31).
Biography Updated on 4 September 2012