Prof. Spiros H. Anastasiadis has been formally appointed as the new Director of the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL-FORTH) on Sept. 5, 2013
S. H. Anastasiadis is a Professor of Polymer Science Engineering at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Crete. He received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University in 1988. He has been a Visiting Scientist at the IBM Almaden Research Center in 1988-1989. He was awarded the John H. Dillon Medal of the American Physical Society in 1998 and was elected Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2000. He has received the Materials Research Society Graduate Student Award in 1987 and the Society of Plastics Engineers - Plastics Analysis Division Best Paper Award during ANTEC 1985. He has been an Editor of the Journal of Polymer Science: Part B: Polymer Physics (5/2006-7/2010). He is appointed as a Consulting Editor for AIChE Journal (8/2012-now).
S. H. Anastasiadis was the Founder, Organizer and Alternate Scientific Coordinator of the Department of Materials Science and Technology of the University of Crete (1999-2004) whereas he has been a Professor of Materials at the Department of Physics of the University of Crete (1993-2005) and a Professor of Materials Science Engineering at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2005–2008). He has been the Alternate Chairman of the Department of Chemical Engineering of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (09/2007–10/2008), a Member of the Scientific Council of IESL-FORTH (01/2009-05/2013), a Member of the Quality Assurance Committee (01/2009–now) and a Vice Chair of the Technical Council of the University of Crete (02/2011–now).