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Dr. Siozos Panagiotis
PostDoctoral Fellow
  • Panagiotis Siozos (PhD in the field of interaction of strong laser pulses with molecules from Physics Department, University of Ioannina, Greece). He has research experience for over ten years in various research fields related to laser-physics and he is involved in a number of research projects having a significant number of publications and participation in conferences. Currently he is working at IESL-FORTH as research assistant. His research interests include the development and optimization of mobile instrumentation on laser and optical spectroscopic methods (i.e. LIBS, Raman and Diffuse Reflectance) with emphasis to the development of analytical methodologies for their broad implementation in the study and investigation of Cultural Heritage materials (i.e. automatic detection of chemical elements and characterisation of LIBS spectra etc.).


  • 2007, PhD, Molecular Physics, Univ. of Ioannina, Greece
  • 1999, BSc, Physics , Univ. of Ioannina, Greece


  • 10/2008-today , Post-doctoral researcher, IESL-FORTH
  • 2/2007 – 9/2008 Working in the R&D department of NIKI Information Technologies & Digital Engineering Ltd


  • Laser based analysis of cultural heritage materials. Methodology and instrumentation
  • Development of portable spectroscopic instruments
  • Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS)
  • Raman micro-spectroscopy
  • Pulsed laser systems, Spectroscopy and mass spectrometry detection systems
  • Development of data acquisition and data analysis software


  • Qualified to the final stage of the competition “Greece Innovates: 2nd Competition for Applied Research & Innovation”, 2013, presented the LMNT II portable laser device for rapid and direct identification of chemical elements in solid materials. http://ww
Application of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy and neural networks on archaeological human bones for the discrimination of distinct individuals
P. Siozos, N. Hausmann, D. Anglos
Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, Volume:32, Page:102769, Year:2021,
Extensive elemental mapping unlocks Mg/Ca ratios as climate proxy in seasonal records of Mediterranean limpets
N. Hausmann, A. L. Prendergast, A. Lemonis, J. Zech, P. Roberts, P. Siozos, D. Anglos
Scientific Reports, Volume:9, Page:3698, Year:2019,
On-line photoacoustic monitoring of laser cleaning on stone: evaluation of cleaning effectiveness and detection of potential damage to the substrate
G. Tserevelakis, J. S. Pozo-Antonio, P. Siozos, T. Rivas, P. Pouli, G. Zacharakis
Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume:35, Page:108-115, Year:2018,
Portable laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy/diffuse reflectance hybrid spectrometer for analysis of inorganic pigments
P. Siozos, A. Philippidis, D. Anglos
Spectrochimica Acta Part B , Volume:137, Issue:1, Page:93-100, Year:2017,
Elemental mapping of Mg/Ca intensity ratios in marine mollusc shells using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy
N. Hausmann, P. Siozos, A. Lemonis, A. C. Colonese, H. K. Robson, D. Anglos
J. Anal. At. Spectrom., Volume:32, Page:1467-1472 , Year:2017,
Materials analyses of pyrotechnological objects from LBA Tiryns, Greece, by means of Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS): Results and a critical assessment of the method
A. Brysbaert, P. Siozos, M. Vetters, A. Philippidis, D. Anglos
Journal of Archaeological Science , Volume:83, Page:49-61, Year:2017,
The height of Denier Tournois minting in Greece (1280-1313) according to new archaeometric data
J. Baker, V. Kantarelou, A.G. Karydas, R.E. Jones, P. Siozos, D. Anglos, B. Derham
The Annual of the British School at Athens, Volume:12, Page:267-307, Year:2017 ,
A multi-technique approach, based on mobile/portable laser instruments, for the in-situ pigment characterization of stone sculptures on the island of Crete dating from Venetian and Ottoman period
Z. E. Papliaka, A. Philippidis, P. Siozos, M. Vakondiou, K. Melessanaki, D. Anglos
Heritage Science, Volume:4, Issue:15, Year:2016,
Studying pigments on painted plaster in Minoan, Roman and Early Byzantine Crete. A multi-analytical technique approach
P. Westlake, P. Siozos, A. Philippidis, C. Apostolaki, B. Derham, A. Terlixi, V. Perdikatsis, R. Jones, D. Anglos
Anal. Bioanal. Chemistry, Volume:402, Page:1413–1432, Year:2012,
Towards the understanding of the two wavelength laser cleaning in avoiding yellowing on stonework: a micro-Raman and LIBS study
A. Papanikolaou, P. Siozos, A. Philippidis, K. Melessanaki, P. Pouli
Lasers in the Conservation of Artworks XI, Proceedings of LACONA XI, Volume:0, Page:95-104, Year:2017,