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Dr. Tsilipakos Odysseas
PostDoctoral Fellow

Dr. Odysseas Tsilipakos received the diploma and Ph.D. degrees from the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) in 2008 and 2013, respectively. From 2014 to 2015 he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with AUTh. In 2016 he started working as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL), Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH) as a member of the Photonic-, Phononic-, and Meta-materials (PPM) group. Since 2021 he is the Principal Investigator of the PHOTOSURF Research Project funded by the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation. His research interests span metasurfaces and metamaterials, plasmonics and nanophotonics, resonators and cavities, nonlinear optics in resonant structures and waveguides, 2D photonic materials, and theoretical and computational electromagnetics. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of The Optical Society (OSA).


  • 2013, PhD, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece


  • Oct 2020 - today: Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Materials Science and Technology, University of Crete, Greece
  • Nov 2021: Visiting Researcher, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Rome, Italy
  • Jun 2016 - Aug 2016: Visiting Scholar, Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, US
  • Jan 2016 - today: Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Greece
  • Jan 2014 - Dec 2015: Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece


  • Photonics
  • Metasurfaces and metamaterials
  • Graphene and 2D photonic materials
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Optical cavities and resonators
  • Guided-wave and integrated optics
  • Tunable, switchable, and reconfigurable optical components


  • Aug 2019: Have been awarded the IEEE Senior Member grade
  • Mar 2019: Recipient of Stavros Niarchos Foundation–FORTH Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Jan 2014: Recipient of postdoctoral excellence research fellowship from the Research Committee of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • Apr 2012: Best student paper award in SPIE Photonics Europe 2012 (Nanophotonics Conference)
  • Mar 2011: Recipient of “Heracleitus II” research scholarship for PhD studies
  • Nov 2009: Recipient of Scholarship from the Greek State Scholarships Foundation (IKY) for PhD studies
Experimental Implementation of Achromatic Multiresonant Metasurface for Broadband Pulse Delay
Odysseas Tsilipakos, Lei Zhang, Maria Kafesaki, Costas M. Soukoulis, and Thomas Koschny
ACS Photonics, Volume:8, Issue:6, Page:1649–1655, Year:2021,
Squeezing a prism into a surface: Emulating bulk optics with achromatic metasurfaces
Odysseas Tsilipakos, Maria Kafesaki, Eleftherios N. Economou, Costas M. Soukoulis, Thomas Koschny
Adv. Opt. Mater., Volume:8, Issue:23, Page:2000942, Year:2020,
Antimatched Electromagnetic Metasurfaces for Broadband Arbitrary Phase Manipulation in Reflection
Odysseas Tsilipakos, Thomas Koschny, Costas M. Soukoulis
ACS Photon., Volume:5, Issue:3, Page:1101-1107, Year:2018,
Pairing toroidal and magnetic dipole resonances in elliptic dielectric rod metasurfaces for reconfigurable wavefront manipulation in reflection
Odysseas Tsilipakos, Anna C. Tasolamprou, Thomas Koschny, Maria Kafesaki, Eleftherios N. Economou, Costas M. Soukoulis
Adv. Opt. Mater., Volume:6, Issue:22, Page:1800633, Year:2018,