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Mr. Livakas Nikos
M.Sc. student

Nikolaos Livakas is a MSc. Candidate at the Materials Science and Technology department at University of Crete, Greece. He received a BSc degree in Material Science from the University of Crete, Greece in 2018. During the undergraduate program, he joined the Ultrafast Laser Micro- and Nano- Processing Group of IESL-FORTH for bachelor thesis entitled ”Omnidirectional Iridescence via Cylindrically-Polarized Femtosecond Laser Processing”. His current research interests include laser-assisted synthesis and modification of semiconducting nanomaterials.

Education

  • 2018 - Master of Science in Materials Science and Technology, University of Crete, Greece. (in progress)
  • 2018 - Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Technology, University of Crete, Greece.

Career

  • 2/2019 - Current, Master Thesis “Laser-assisted synthesis and modification of semiconducting nanomaterials for energy application”, Institute of Electronic Structure & Laser, Foundation for Research & Technology – Hellas.
  • 2/2017 - 9/2018, Bachelor Thesis “Omnidirectional Iridescence via Cylindrically-Polarized Femtosecond Laser Processing”, Institute of Electronic Structure & Laser, Foundation for Research & Technology – Hellas.
  • 7/2015 – 9/2015, Bachelor Internship, “Evaluation of catalysts for simultaneous removal of N2O and NO in the presence of SO2 and H2O and evaluation of oxygen carriers for the chemical looping combustion process (CLC)”Laboratory of Environmental Fuels an

Interests

  • Ultrafast laser pulses
  • Perovskites nanomaterials - Synthesis and Characterization
  • Laser-assisted synthesis and structural modification of nanomaterials
  • Laser processing
  • Laser materials interaction