Charalampos Politakis obtained his B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Patras in 1994. In 2004 he also obtained his diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens and in 2009 his M.Sc in Advanced Physics from the University of Crete.
He has been working as a telecommunications engineer since 1996. He worked in network planning at Vodafone until 2001 and from 2001 until 2006 in services development at Cosmote. Since 2006, he is working in the optical fiber network management at OTE.
High-energy astrophysics; cosmology; evolution of stars and stellar populations; X-ray binary systems; dark matter; history of science.