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Prof. Anastasiadis Spiros
University Faculty Member

S. H. Anastasiadis is a Professor of Polymer Science & Engineering at the Dept. of Chemistry of the Univ. of Crete and the Director of the Institute of Electronic Structure & Laser (IESL) of the Foundation for Research & Technology - Hellas (FORTH). 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 (APS) in 1998 and was elected Fellow of APS in 2000. He has been an Editor of the Journal of Polymer Science: Part B: Polymer Physics (5/2006-7/2010). He served as a Consulting Editor of AIChE J. and as a Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Macromolecules. He is a member of the Quality Assurance Committee and the Vice Chair of the Committee on Research Integrity and Ethics of the University of Crete. He has served as the elected President of the European Polymer Federation (EPF) for the years 2018 and 2019 whereas he serves as President of the Hellenic Polymer Society (12/2012-now).

Education

  • 1988 ​Ph.D., Department of Chemical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, U. S. A.
  • 1984, Master of Arts, Department of Chemical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, U. S. A.
  • 1983, Diploma, Department of Chemical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

Career

  • 5/2013 - Today, Director, Institute of Electronic Structure & Laser, FORTH, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  • 10/2008 - Today, Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Univ. of Crete, Heraklion Crete, Greece
  • 09/2005 - 10/2008, Professor, Dept. of Chem. Eng., Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 05/2004 – 09/2005, Professor, Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  • 10/1997 – 05/2004, Associate Professor, Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  • 05/1993 – 10/1997, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  • 04/1988 - 12/1989, Visiting Scientist, IBM Research Division, Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA, U.S.A.

Interests

  • Polymer Surfaces, Interfaces and Thin Films
  • Polymer Blends, Homopolymer / Copolymer Blends
  • Block Copolymers - Order/Disorder Transitions
  • Dynamics & Diffusion in Multiconstituent Systems
  • Organic/Inorganic Nanohybrid Materials
  • Responsive Polymer Systems
  • Polymer Materials for Energy

Awards/Prizes/Distinctions

  • 1998, American Physical Society John H. Dillon Medal: “For pioneering studies of the structure and dynamics of polymer solutions, melts, interfaces, and thin films”
  • 2000, American Physical Society Fellow: “For important contributions to the dynamics of block copolymers in the melt and in solution and on the structure and dynamics of polymer interfaces and thin films” Editor,
  • 2018 & 2019, President of the European Polymer Federation (EPF)
  • 2018-2019, Mary Shepard B. Upson Visiting Professor, Cornell University
  • 5/2006 - 7/2010, Editor, Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics
  • 7/2010-Today, Consulting Editor, Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics
  • 8/2012-12/2016, Consulting Editor, AIChE Journal
  • 1/2015-12/2017, Member of the Editorial Board, Macromolecules
  • 02/2003-05/2006, Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics
  • 1987, Graduate Student Award, Materials Research Society
  • 1985, Best Paper Award, Society of Plastics Engineers - Plastics Analysis Division (ANTEC)
  • 1979, 1980, 1983, Hellenic Engineering Society Award - Fellowship
  • 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, Greek National Scholarship Foundation Fellowship
  • 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, "A. Tiftixi" Foundation Award - Fellowship
The Determination of Interfacial Tension by Video Image Processing of Pendant Fluid Drops
S. H. Anastasiadis, J. K. Chen, J. T. Koberstein, A. F. Siegel, J. E. Sohn, and J. A. Emerson
J. Colloid Interface Sci., Volume:119, Issue:1, Page:55-66, Year:1987, DOI:doi.org/10.1016/0021-9797(87)90244-X
Compatibilizing Effect of Block Copolymers Added to the Polymer / Polymer Interface
S. H. Anastasiadis, I. Gancarz, and J. T. Koberstein
Macromolecules, Volume:22, Issue:3, Page:1449-1453, Year:1988, DOI:doi.org/10.1021/ma00193a074
Interfacial Tension of Immiscible Polymer Blends: Temperature and Molecular Weight Dependence
S. H. Anastasiadis, I. Gancarz, and J. T. Koberstein
Macromolecules, Volume:21, Issue:10, Page:2980-2987, Year:1988, DOI:doi.org/10.1021/ma00188a015
Neutron Reflectivity Studies of Thin Diblock Copolymer Films
S. H. Anastasiadis, T. P. Russell, S. K. Satija, and C. F. Majkrzak
Phys. Rev. Lett., Volume:62, Issue:16, Page:1852-1855, Year:1989, DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.62.1852
The Morphology of Symmetric Diblock Copolymers as Revealed by Neutron Reflectivity
S. H. Anastasiadis, T. P. Russell, S. K. Satija, and C. F. Majkrzak
J. Chem. Phys., Volume:92, Issue:9, Page:5677-5691, Year:1990, DOI:10.1063/1.458499
Segment Density Distribution of Symmetric Diblock Copolymers at the Interface between two Homopolymers as Revealed by Neutron Reflectivity
T. P. Russell, S. H. Anastasiadis, A. Menelle, G. P. Felcher, and S. K. Satija
Macromolecules, Volume:24, Issue:7, Page:1575-1582, Year:1991, DOI:doi.org/10.1021/ma00007a020
Unconventional Morphologies of Symmetric Diblock Copolymers due to Film Thickness Constraints
T. P. Russell, A. Menelle, S. H. Anastasiadis, S. K. Satija, and C. F. Majkrzak
Macromolecules, Volume:24, Issue:23, Page:6263-6269, Year:1991, DOI:doi.org/10.1021/ma00023a032
The Ordering of Thin Diblock Copolymer Films
A. Menelle, T. P. Russell, S. H. Anastasiadis, S. K. Satija, and C. F. Majkrzak
Phys. Rev. Lett., Volume:68, Issue:1, Page:67-70, Year:1992, DOI:doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.68.67
Concentration fluctuation induced dynamic heterogeneities in polymer blends
S. K. Kumar, R. H. Colby, S. H. Anastasiadis, and G. Fytas
J. Chem. Phys., Volume:105, Issue:9, Page:3777-3788, Year:1996, DOI:doi.org/10.1063/1.472198
Rheology of a LCST Binary Polymer Blend in the Homogeneous, Phase Separated, and Transitional Regimes
M. Kapnistos, A. Hinrichs, D. Vlassopoulos, S. H. Anastasiadis, A. Stammer, and B. A. Wolf
Macromolecules, Volume:29, Issue:22, Page:7155-7163, Year:1996, DOI:doi.org/10.1021/ma960835n
Probing collective motions of terminally anchored polymer
G. Fytas, S. H. Anastasiadis, R. Seghrouchni, D. Vlassopoulos, J. Li, B. J. Factor, W. Theobald, and C. Toprakcioglu
Science, Volume:274, Issue:5295, Page:2041-2044, Year:1996, DOI:doi.org/ 10.1126/science.274.5295.2041
Nanoscopic-confinement effects on local dynamics
S. H. Anastasiadis, K. Karatasos, G. Vlachos, E. Manias, and E. P. Giannelis
Phys. Rev. Lett., Volume:84, Issue:5, Page:915-918, Year:2000, DOI:doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.84.915
Smart polymer surfaces
S. H. Anastasiadis, H. Retsos, S. Pispas, N. Hadjichristidis, and S. Neophytides
Macromolecules, Volume:36, Issue:6, Page:1994-1999, Year:2003, DOI:doi.org/10.1021/ma0211129
Random Laser Action in Organic/Inorganic Nanocomposites
D. Anglos, A. Stassinopoulos, R.N. Das, G. Zacharakis, M. Psyllaki, R. Jakubiak, R. A. Vaia, E. P. Giannelis, and S. H. Anastasiadis
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B., Volume:21, Issue:1, Page:208-213, Year:2004, DOI:doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.21.000208
Controlling the Miscibility of Polyethylene / Layered Silicate Nanocomposites by Altering the Polymer / Surface Interactions
K. Chrissopoulou, I. Altintzi, S.H. Anastasiadis, E. P. Giannelis, M. Pitsikalis, N. Hadjichristidis, and N. Theophilou
Polymer, Volume:46, Issue:26, Page:12440-12451, Year:2005, DOI:doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2005.10.106
Effect of confinement on polymer segmental motion and ion mobility in PEO/layered silicate nanocomposites
M. M. Elmahdy, K. Chrissopoulou, A. Afratis, G. Floudas, and S. H. Anastasiadis
Macromolecules, Volume:39, Issue:16, Page:5170-5173, Year:2006, DOI:doi.org/10.1021/ma0608368
Biomimetic Artificial Surfaces Quantitatively Reproduce the Water Repellency of a Lotus Leaf
V. Zorba, E. Stratakis, M. Barberoglou, E. Spanakis, P. Tzanetakis, S. H. Anastasiadis and C. Fotakis
Adv. Mater., Volume:20, Issue:21, Page:4049-4054, Year:2008, DOI:doi.org/10.1002/adma.200800651
From superhydrophobicity and water repellency to superhydrophilicity: smart polymer-functionalized surfaces
E. Stratakis, A. Mateescu, M. Barberoglou, M. Vamvakaki, C. Fotakis and S. H. Anastasiadis
Chem. Commun., Volume:46, Issue:23, Page:4136 - 4138, Year:2010, DOI:doi.org/10.1039/c003294h
Polyolefin / Layered Silicate Nanocomposites with Functional Compatibilizers
K. Chrissopoulou and S. H. Anastasiadis,
Eur. Polym. J., Volume:47, Issue:4, Page:600-613, Year:2011, DOI:doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2010.09.028
Development of Functional Polymer Surfaces with Controlled Wettability
S. H. Anastasiadis
Langmuir, Volume:29, Issue:30, Page:9277-9290, Year:2013, DOI:doi.org/10.1021/la400533u
Effects of Nanoscopic-Confinement on Polymer Dynamics
K. Chrissopoulou and S. H. Anastasiadis
Soft Matter, Volume:11, Issue:19, Page:3746--3766, Year:2015, DOI:doi.org/10.1039/c5sm00554j
Functional Surfaces with Photocatalytic Behavior and Reversible Wettability: ZnO Coating on Silicon Spikes
M. A. Frysali, L. Papoutsakis, G. Kenanakis and S. H. Anastasiadis
J Phys. Chem. C, Volume:119, Issue:45, Page:25401−25407, Year:2015, DOI:doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b07736
Nanostructured Polymer Particles as Additives for High Conductivity, High Modulus Solid Polymer Electrolytes
• E. Glynos, L. Papoutsakis, W. Y. Pan, E. P. Giannelis, A. D. Nega, E. Mygiakis, G. Sakellariou and S. H. Anastasiadis
Macromolecules, Volume:50, Issue:12, Page:4699−4706, Year:2017, DOI:doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.7b00789
Temperature- and/or pH- responsive surfaces with controllable wettability: From parahydrophobicity to superhydrophilicity
M. A. Frysali and S. H. Anastasiadis
Langmuir, Volume:33, Issue:36, Page:9106–9114, Year:2017, DOI:doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b02098
Leveraging Molecular Architecture to Design New, All-Polymer Solid Electrolytes with Simultaneous Enhancement in Modulus and Ionic Conductivity
E. Glynos, P. Petropoulou, E. Mygiakis, A. D. Nega, W. Y. Pan, L. Papoutsakis, E. P. Giannelis, G. Sakellariou and S. H. Anastasiadis
Macromolecules, Volume:51, Issue:7, Page:2542–2550, Year:2018, DOI:doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.7b02394
Structure and Dynamics of Biobased Polyester Nanocomposites
K. Androulaki, K. Chrissopoulou, D. Prevosto, M. Labardi and S. H. Anastasiadis
Biomacromolecules, Volume:20, Issue:1, Page:164-176, Year:2019, DOI:doi.org/10.1021/acs.biomac.8b01231