Leonidas Palilis

University of Patras, Greece


Leonidas Palilis obtained a Ph.D. degree in experimental condensed matter and materials physics/organic optoelectronics from the Department of Physics and Astronomy, the University of Sheffield, UK, in August 2001 and a B.S. degree in physics from the Department of Physics, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, in September 1997. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor of experimental condensed matter physics at the Department of Physics, the University of Patras, Greece, in September 2010. He worked from March 2007 to August 2010 as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the National Center for Scientific Research (NCSR) “Demokritos” and conducted research in the technology of polymer semiconducting materials/devices. He acted also from October 2006 to July 2010 as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Higher School of Pedagogical and Technological Education (ASPETE) and the Technological and Educational Institute (TEI) of Halkidas, Greece, and from October 2001 to May 2005 and from September 2005 to December 2005 as a Postdoctoral Researcher and Research Scientist at the US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), WA DC, and SFA Inc., Crofton, MD, USA. He carried out research in molecular semiconducting materials and plastic optoelectronic/photonic devices. He obtained the following scholarships and honors: Ph.D. Scholarship from the University of Sheffield, UK, in October 1997, Research Scholarship from the Dow Chemical Company, USA, in June 1999, and Best Poster Award at the EMRS 2012 Spring Meeting in May 2012. He worked as a supervisor of 6 postgraduate and 5 undergraduate students. He has 62 presentations in international conferences, 31 publications in academic journals, 11 publications in refereed conference proceedings, and 12 invited lectures in universities and companies. He also acted as a Participating Researcher in projects funded by ONR, DARPA, EU, EPSRC, companies, and the Greek Ministry of Education and Referee in 20 journals with 850 citations and h-index of 15. His areas of expertise include organic/polymer electronics, organic semiconductors, organic light emitting diodes, organic solar cells, and optical/electrical/morphological characterization.

Biography Updated on 26 August 2012

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