Kalaitzidakis George

Undergraduate Student
Supervisor : Casadio
Period : 2021 - present

E-mail : ph5284@edu.physics.uoc.gr
Education :

George Kalaitzidakis graduated from the Experimental High School of the University of Crete in Rethymno in 2018 with a grade of 19.5/20 (‘Excellent’). The same year he started his undergraduate studies in the Department of Physics at the University of Crete.

Career :

In 2019, under the supervision of Prof. Vasiliki Pavlidou, he participated in the “SMILE: Search for Milli-Lenses” project, and became an official member of the project in 2021.
In 2021, under the supervision of Dr. Casadio Carolina, he started working on his senior thesis concerning the study of a sample of compact radio loud sources using VLBI radio data in search of strong gravitational lens systems that could account for Dark Matter halo candidates.


Interests :

Extragalactic astrophysics, Active galactic nuclei, Strong gravitational lensing,  Radio and mm-VLBI interferometry