Past Members

Researchers

Hatzidimitriou Despina
Position at FORTH : Affiliated Faculty (1993-2009)
Moved to Institute : University of Athens, Department of Physics
Last known position : University of Athens, Department of Physics
Ventura Joseph
Position at FORTH : Affiliated Faculty (1983 - 2006)
Moved to Institute : Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Crete, Greece
Last known position : Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Crete
Tsinganos Kanaris
Position at FORTH : Affiliated Faculty (1985 - 2001)
Moved to Institute : Dept. of Physics, University of Athens, Greece
Last known position : Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Physics, University of Athens, Greece

Postdoctoral Researchers

Sell Paul
Position at FORTH : 2016-2019, ERC Postdoc with Zezas
Moved to Institute : Lecturer, Dept. of Univ. of Florida (USA)
Last known position : Lecturer, Dept. of Univ. of Florida (USA)
Andrews Jeff
Position at FORTH : 2015-2018, ERC postdoc with A. Zezas
Moved to Institute : Dark Cosmology Center, Univ. of Copenhagen, Denmark (postdoc)
Last known position : CIERA, Northwestern Univ., USA
Williams Stephen
Position at FORTH : 2015-2017, ERC postdoc, with Zezas
Moved to Institute : USNO, Washington DC, USA (staff)
Last known position : USNO, Washington DC, USA (staff)
Costado Dios Maria Teresa
Position at FORTH : 2015-2015, "Excellence II" Postdoc, with Papadakis
Moved to Institute : Instituto Astrofysica de Canarias, Spain (postdoc)
Last known position : Instituto Astrofysica de Canarias, Spain (postdoc)
Ciesla Laure
Position at FORTH : 2013-2015, THALIS Postdoc with Charmandaris
Moved to Institute : CEA/Saclay, France (postdoc)
Last known position : Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille, France (CNRS researcher)
Vardoulaki Eleni
Position at FORTH : 2012-2015, GSRT Postdoc with Charmandaris
Moved to Institute : AIA, Univ. of Bonn, Germany (postdoc)
Last known position : MPIfR, Bonn, Germany (postdoc)
Díaz-Santos Tanio
Position at FORTH : 2009-2011, EU REGPOT Postdoc, with Charmandaris
Moved to Institute : SSC/Caltech, USA (postdoc)
Last known position : Univ. Diego Portales, Chile (CONICYT Fellow)
Caballero-Garcia Maria
Position at FORTH : 2010-2011, EU REGPOT Postdoc, with I. Papadakis
Moved to Institute : Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera, Milano, Italy (postdoc)
Last known position : Astronomical Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
Nicastro Fabrizio
Position at FORTH : 2008-2011, EU REGPOT Senior Researcher, with Zezas & Papadakis
Moved to Institute : Rome Observatory, Italy (tenured astronomer)
Last known position : Rome Observatory, Italy (tenured astronomer)
González-Martín Omaira
Position at FORTH : 2009-2010, EU REGPOT Postdoc, with Papadakis
Moved to Institute : Instituto Astrophysica de Canarias, Tenerife, Spain (postdoc)
Last known position : UNAM Morelia, Mexico (Researcher)
da Cunha Elisabete
Position at FORTH : 2008-2010, EU ToK Postdoc with Charmandaris
Moved to Institute : MPIA, Heidelberg, Germany (postdoc)
Last known position : ICRAR / University of Western Australia (tenured Senior Research Fellow)
Brassington Nicky
Position at FORTH : 2010-2010, EU REGPOT Postdoc, with A. Zezas
Moved to Institute : Univ. of Hertfordshire, UK (postdoc)
Last known position : Operational Researcher, GORS Civil Service
Sobolewska Malgosia
Position at FORTH : 2007-2009, EU ToK Postdoc, with Papadakis
Moved to Institute : Harvard-Smithsonian CfA, Cambridge, MA, USA (postdoc)
Last known position : Chandra X-ray Center, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA, Cambridge, MA, USA
Słowikowska Agnieszka
Position at FORTH : 2007-2009, EU ToK Postdoc, with Reig
Moved to Institute : Kepler Inst. of Astronomy, Univ. of Zielona Gora, Poland (Assist. Professor)
Last known position : Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland
Ioannou Zach
Position at FORTH : 2005-2008, with Papadakis
Moved to Institute : Private Sector
Last known position : Sultan Qaboos University, Oman (Ast. Professor)
Misiriotis Angelos
Position at FORTH : 2003-2008, postdoc with Kylafis
Moved to Institute : Passed away 4 Jan. 2008
Mavromatakis Fotis
Position at FORTH : 2000-2005, with Ventura
Moved to Institute : Technological Educational Institute of Crete (Assistant Professor)
Last known position : Hellenic Mediterranean University, Crete (Professor)
Boumis Panayotis
Position at FORTH : 2000-2002, with Papamastorakis
Moved to Institute : National Obs. of Athens (researcher)
Last known position : National Obs. of Athens (Research Director)
Reig Pablo
Position at FORTH : (1998-2002) postdoc with Kylafis
Moved to Institute : University of Valencia (Assistant Researcher)
Last known position : ΙΑ-FORTH (Research Director)
Xilouris Emmanuel
Position at FORTH : 2000-2000, with N. Kylafis
Moved to Institute : CEA/Saclay, France (postdoc)
Last known position : National Obs. of Athens (Research Director)
Contopoulos Ioannis
Position at FORTH : 1997-1998, postdoc with Tsinganos
Moved to Institute : Private Sector
Last known position : Academy of Athens (Research Director)
Litchfield Simon J.
Position at FORTH : 1996-1998, with Kylafis
Moved to Institute : Private Sector
Croke Barry
Position at FORTH : 1994-1996, postdoc with Papamastorakis
Moved to Institute : Australian National University (postdoc)
Last known position : Australian National University (Senior Lecturer)
Xiluri Kyriaki
Position at FORTH : 1991-1994, postdoc with Papamastorakis
Moved to Institute : Cornell University (postdoc)
Last known position : University of Arizona (Info Tech Supp Analyst)
Students

PhD Students

Tritsis Aris
PhD Student
Moved to Institute : Australian National University, Australia (Postdoctoral researcher)
Last known position : Australian National University, Australia (Postdoctoral researcher)
Dissertation Title: Multiscale Study of the structure of Molecular Clouds: Connecting Theory with Observations.
Antoniou Vallia
PhD Student
Moved to Institute : Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University, MA, USA (Postdoctoral researcher)
Supervisor : D. Hatzidimitriou
Dissertation Title: "The X-ray Source Population of the Small Magellanic Cloud"
Psychogyios Alexandros
PhD Student
Period : 2012 - 2018
Moved to Institute : Private Sector
Supervisor : Charmandaris
Dissertation Title: Galaxy morphology in different environments
Bitsakis Thodoris
PhD Student
Moved to Institute : UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico (Postdoctoral researcher)
Last known position : Private Sector, UK (Senior data scientist)
Supervisor : Charmandaris V.
Dissertation Title: Galaxy evolution in Compact Groups: an infrared perspective
Bonfini Paolo
PhD Student
Moved to Institute : Swinburne Univ., Australia (Postdoctoral researcher)
Supervisor : A. Zezas
Dissertation Title: A multi-wavelength study of the stellar content of nearby galaxies
Epitropakis Tasos
PhD Student
Moved to Institute : Private sector
Supervisor : I. Papadakis
Dissertation Title: Variability studies of the iron line emission in AGN
Giannios Dimitrios
PhD Student
Last known position : Purdue University, IN, USA (Assistant Professor)
Supervisor : Kylafis N.
Dissertation Title: Spectral and timing properties of black-hole binaries and γ-ray bursts
Liodakis Ioannis
PhD Student
Moved to Institute : Dept. of Physics, Stanford University, USA (Postdoctoral researcher) 
Supervisor : Pavlidou
Dissertation Title: Unvealing the physics of the most active of galaxies: connecting blazar theory and observations
Maragkoudakis Alexandros
PhD Student
Moved to Institute : Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Western University, Canada
Supervisor : A.Zezas
Dissertation Title: A multi-wavelength study of the activity in a representative sample of nearby star-forming galaxies
Maravelias Grigoris
PhD Student
Moved to Institute : Astronomical Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (Postdoctoral researcher)
Supervisor : Zezas A.
Dissertation Title: Investigation of the High-Mass X-ray binary populations in the Small Magellanic Cloud
Mavromatakis Fotis
PhD Student
Last known position : Technical University of Crete, Greece (Associate Professor)
Supervisor : J. Ventoura
Dissertation Title: "Soft X-Ray emission from accreting binary pulsars"
Misiriotis Angelos
PhD Student
Supervisor : Kylafis N.
Dissertation Title: Morphology and dynamics of spiral galaxies
Panopoulou Gina
PhD Student
Moved to Institute : Dept. of Astronomy, California Institute of Technology, USA (Postdoctoral researcher)
Supervisor : Tassis
Dissertation Title: Structure and evolution of magnetic molecular clouds: Observational consequences and tests
Panopoulou Gina
PhD Student
Moved to Institute : Dept. of Astronomy, California Institute of Technology, USA (Postdoctoral researcher)
Dissertation Title: Structure and evolution of magnetic molecular clouds: Observational consequences and tests
Pavlakis Konstantinos
PhD Student
Last known position : Technical University of Crete, Heraklion
Supervisor : N. Kylafis
Dissertation Title: Theoretical study of OH MASERS in star-forming regions
Sourlantzis George
Vlahakis Nektarios
PhD Student
Last known position : University of Athens, Greece (Associate Professor)
Supervisor : K. Tsinganos
Dissertation Title: Analytical modeling of Cosmic Winds and Jets

MSc Students

Alibrantis Stamatios
MSc Student
Period : 2017 - 2018
Supervisor : Zezas
Dissertation Title: Modeling the X-ray luminosity function of HMXB systems in the small magellanic cloud

Undergraduate Students

Tsouros Alexandros
Undergraduate Student
Period : 2016 - 2018
Supervisor : Kylafis
Deligiorgos Giorgos
Undergraduate Student
Period : 2015 - 2017
Supervisor : Zezas
Magkos Greg
Undergraduate Student
Period : 2015 - 2017
Supervisor : Pavlidou