Dr Emmanuel Stratakis is a Research Director at FORTH-IESL, where he is leading the “Ultrafast Laser Micro- and Nano- processing” laboratory. He received his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Crete in 2001. He has been a Visiting Scientist at the University of California Berkeley in the fall semesters of 2006 and 2008. He has delivered more than 40 invited and keynote lectures and has been organizer and chair in major international scientific conferences. He has over 170 SCI publications and more than 6000 citations and he has coordinated many National and EU grants. He has been an Editor of the Optoelectronic Advances, Materials Today (Bio), Applied Sciences and International Journal of molecular Sciences. Since 2015, he is the Director of the European Nanoscience Facility of FORTH, part of the NFFA-Europe EU Infrastructure, where he is a member of the General Assembly. He is a National Representative to the High-Level Group of EU on Nanosciences, Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials and a National Expert for the Horizon 2020 committee configurations on: Nanotechnologies, Advanced materials, Biotechnology, Advanced Manufacturing and Processing. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of COST, of the Physical Sciences sectoral scientific council of the National Council for Research & Innovation of Greece and national Delegate of the OECD Working Party on Bio-, Nano- and Converging Tech (BNCT).
- 2001 Ph. D. in Physics, Physics Department, University of Crete, Greece.
- 1997, M. Sc in Condensed matter Physics, Physics Department, University of Crete, Greece.
- 1995, B. Sc in Physics, Physics Department, University of Crete, Greece.
- 2017 - Today, Research Director, FORTH-IESL
- 2007 – 2017, Application Scientist, FORTH-IESL, Laser and Applications Division
- 2016, Visiting Professor (3 months), CNRS, LP3 Laboratory, Marseille, France
- 2015, Visiting Researcher (5 months), CNR, IOM, Trieste, Italy
- 2008, fall semester, Visiting Researcher, University of California, Berkeley, Department of Mechanical Engineering, California, USA
- 2003 - 2007, Adjunct Professor, Materials Science and Technology Department, University of Crete
- 2006, fall semester, Visiting Researcher, University of California, Berkeley, Department of Mechanical Engineering, California, USA
- 2003-2005, Postdoctoral Researcher, FORTH-IESL, Amorphous Materials Laboratory
- Laser-matter interaction
- Ultrashort pulsed laser processing of biomimetic surfaces
- Laser processes for organic & hybrid electronics
- Laser engineeering and diagnostics of Graphene and related 2D materials
- Advanced photonic processes in photovoltaic and energy storage devices
- Photo-assisted synthesis of nanocrystals
- Applications on non linear imaging in materials science and biology
- Laser engineering of biomaterials for tissue engineering applications
- Multipurpose 3D printing complemented with subtractive manufacturing
- Principal Investigator and co-Investigator in 12 European and 10 National Research Projects, (6 as Coordinator)
- Awarded a FET–OPEN grant (LiNaBioFluid) as the Coordinator
- Awarded a FET Innovation Launchpad grant (LaBioNics) as the Coordinator
- 5 Cover Pages in Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Optical Materials, Advanced Energy Materials, Nanoscale, ChemNanoMat
- 1992, 1993, 1994, Greek National Scholarship Foundation Fellowship