Evaluators in Greece
Dr. Christos Efthymiopoulos, Research director, Research Center for Astronomy and Applied Mathematics, Academy of Athens Dr. Efthymiopoulos, as a member of the governing council of the Association of Greek Physicists, participated in several activities related to the training of high school students (lectures and demonstration or simulation projects in physics and astronomy during summer schools organized by the AGP).
Dr. Spyridon Kitsionas, Mathematics Teacher in the Hellenic-American Educational Foundation Psychico College (IB) Dr Kitsionas holds a PhD Astrophysics and has six additional years of research experience working on: Numerical Hydrodynamics Simulations of Star and Planet Formation; modeling the formation and evolution of protostellar and protoplanetary discs; Galaxies: modeling their formation and evolution; Galaxies/QSOs: spectroscopy and photometric redshifts; Cataclysmic Variables: modeling and photometry. Dr Kitsionas has four years experience in teaching IB Mathematics.
Dr. Olga Malandraki, Scientist at the Institute of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing, National Observatory of Athens, Greece Dr. Olga Malandraki is a Scientist on ‘Space Physics’. She has expertise in the analysis and interpretation of data collected during solar eruptive events by instrumentation onboard NASA and ESA spacecraft. She has given numerous lectures for students and the general Public on the Sun and its Space Weather effects.
Dr. Margarita Metaxa, teacher at Philekpaideutiki Etaireia, Greece Dr. Metaxa has a Ph.D. in Astrophysics. Her research interests focus on Astronomy Education with more than 40 publications. She was the Greek coordinator in eight astronomical international programs conducted by the Greek Ministry of Education, ESO, UNESCO, European organizations etc. Dr. Metaxa is also the Greek national representative in International Astronomical Union, Com.46.
Theo J. Mertzimekis, Assistant Professor, University of Athens His research focuses primarily on understanding nuclear structure using stable and radioactive beams in big accelerators, and investigating nuclear astrophysics processes. He has co-authored ~100 peer-reviewed publications and given several invited lectures. He supports research-teaching links and promotes Physics to the general public and high-schoolers via outreach activities.
Mr. Eleftherios Elmalis, Member of the board of Directors of the Hellenic Physical Society Mr. Eleftherios Elmalis is a Member of the board of Directors of the Hellenic Physical Society. He is teaching as a Laboratory Collaborator at the School of Technological Applications at the Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus. M.Sc. in Physics & Technological Applications at the National Technical University of Athens.
Ms. Maria Tsakiri, Head of East Thessaloniki Physical Sciences School Laboratories Center Ms. Maria Tsakiri is a Physicist with a DEA in History of Sciences and a teacher for 25 years. Currently, she is the Head of East Thessaloniki Physical Sciences School Laboratories Center, supporting Physical Sciences’ experimental teaching in 85 schools. Her expertise extends on the use of ICT and Modeling in Teaching Physical Sciences (PhD-Student) with more than 20 publications, lectures at Physics students and participation in EU research projects.
Manolis Benis, Assistant Professor, University of Ioannina Manolis Benis is an experimental atomic and molecular physicist. His research involves the investigation of atomic and molecular processes in ion and synchrotron accelerators, as well as in ultra-short strong-field laser pulses. He has more than 40 peer-reviewed publications while he is a referee in a number of scientific journals.
Ms. Charikleia Alexandropoulou Ms. Charikleia Alexandropoulou is a Teacher in public Vocational Training Institute. She studied at the National Technical University of Athens, Applied Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Central Direction: Applied Physic, Specialization Subjects : “Optoelectronics and laser physics”, “Material engineering”. She received her MSc from the University of Piraeus, in Advanced Information Systems, in orientation “Intelligent Technologies of Communication between Humans and Computers”