Curriculum Vitae

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Work experience

Dates: 1 October 2014 - today
Occupation or position held: Research scientist
Main activities and responsibilities: Inverse modeling of BC and radionuclides
Name and address of employer: NILU - Norsk institutt for luftforskning (Norwegian Institute for Air Research), PO box 100, NO-2027 Kjeller, Norway, Visit: Instituttveien 18.

Dates: 1 June 2014 - 30 September 2014
Occupation or position held: Research scientist (fixed term)
Main activities and responsibilities: Quantifying the contributions of fire emissions from forests, grasslands, and agriculture to Black Carbon in Siberia and the Former Soviet Union.
Name and address of employer: Commissariat Ó l'Energie Atomique et aux Únergies alternatives (CEA), Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Universite de Versailles Saint Quentin (UVSQ), Institut Piere and Simon Laplace (IPSL), Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l’ Environnement (LSCE), L'Orme des Merisiers - Bat 712, Bureau 110, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, Cedex, France & United States Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory, Missoula, MT, U.S.A.

Dates: 1 January 2012 - 28 February 2014
Occupation or position held: Post doctoral researcher
Main activities and responsibilities: Modeling the spread of radionuclides in Chernobyl contaminated areas after fire events. Risk to human and non-human biota.
Name and address of employer: Commissariat Ó l'Energie Atomique et aux Únergies alternatives (CEA), Centre Nationale de la echerche Scientifique (CNRS), Universite de Versailles Saint Quentin (UVSQ), Institut Piere and Simon Laplace (IPSL), Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l’ Environnement (LSCE), L'Orme des Merisiers - Bat 712, Bureau 110, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, Cedex, France.

Dates: 1 September 2010 – 31 December 2011
Occupation or position held: Scientific fellow
Main activities and responsibilities: Chemical analyses of Cs-137, Sr-90 and mixed-fission products for the Greek monitoring system. Preparation and gamma spectrometric measurements of consuming goods constructing and other materials for the provision of services program of Environmental Radioactivity Laboratory.
Name and address of employer: National Centre for Scientific Research "Demokritos" (NCSRD), Institute of Nuclear Technology – Radiation Protection (INT-RP), Environmental Radioactivity Laboratory (ERL), Patriarhou Grigoriou, 15310 Agia Paraskevi – Attiki, Greece.

Dates: 10 February 2010 - 09 July 2010
Occupation or position held: Analyst
Main activities and responsibilities: Chemical analyses of metals, carbon, sulfur in different samples provided to the Greek army using AAS and Elemental Analysis. Salt corrosion tests in metal samples.
Name and address of employer: Ministry of Defence, Hellenic Army, Hellenic Army Chemical Laboratory, 1 Argiroupoleos, 18755 Keratsini – Attiki, Greece.

Dates: 01 June 2006 - 20 August 2010
Occupation or position held: Research fellow
Main activities and responsibilities: Oceanographic studies using radionuclides as tracer tools.
Name and address of employer: National Centre for Scientific Research "Demokritos" (NCSRD), Institute of Nuclear Technology – Radiation Protection (INT-RP), Environmental Radioactivity Laboratory (ERL), Patriarhou Grigoriou, 15310 Agia Paraskevi – Attiki, Greece.

Dates: 01 February 2004 - 31 August 2005
Occupation or position held: Research fellow
Main activities and responsibilities: Assessment of comparative consequences of radiological and chemical pollution in natural populations of aquatic organisms. A discrimination parameter based on the evolution of chromosomal vitiations.
Name and address of employer: National Centre for Scientific Research "Demokritos" (NCSRD), Institute of Nuclear Technology – Radiation Protection (INT-RP), Environmental Radioactivity Laboratory (ERL), Patriarhou Grigoriou, 15310 Agia Paraskevi – Attiki, Greece.

Education

Dates: 17 October 2005 - 03 May 2010
Title of qualification awarded: Ph.D. in Chemistry
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered: Study on the distribution of radioisotopes and trace elements in the marine environment.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Department of Chemistry), University Campus, Zografou, 15771 Athens, Greece.
Level in national or international classification: Honors

Dates: 01 October 2003 - 05 July 2005
Title of qualification awarded: M.Sc. in Environmental Chemistry
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered: Cesium – 137 horizontal dispersion and vertical distribution in the water column of Corinthiakos and Patraikos Gulf: Determination of activity concentrations using two methods, in compare.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Department of Chemistry), University Campus, Zografou, 15771 Athens, Greece.
Level in national or international classification: Honors

Dates: 01 October 1998 - 25 July 2003
Title of qualification awarded: B.Sc. in Chemistry
Name and type of organisation providing education and training: University of Ioannina (Department of Chemistry), University Campus, Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece.
Level in national or international classification: 6.35/10.00

Personal skills and competences

- Mother tongue: Greek
- Other language(s): English (C1 level) - French (A1 level) - Norwegian (B1 level)

Social skills and competences

- Team spirit;
- Good ability and willingness to work under a tight timetable;
- Determination in setting goals and reaching them;
- Very good knowledge of various aspects of Environmental Chemistry;
- Good and polite character and a general desire for further education.

Organisational skills and competences

- Supervision of educational projects (responsible for the design and data interpretation in M.Sc. projects).

Computer skills and scientific programming

- Unix / Linux;
- Fortran 77/90 scientific programming;
- Python programming and data analysis;
- Very good knowledge of data visualization and analysis tools: Ferret NOA PMEL, Unidata Integration Data Viewer (IDV) and Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) Ocean Data View (ODV);

- Text editing manipulation using GNU Emacs and Vim;
- Fare knowledge netCDF Operator (NCO);
- Excellent command of Microsoft Office tools (graduate of European Computer Driving Licence - ECDL - by the Greek Computer Society);
- Basic knowledge of graphic design applications (Corel DrawGraphics Suite);
- Good knowledge of statistical applications (OriginPro, Statistica, Golden Software Surfer, R).

Additional information

- Teaching Experience (October 2003 – March 2005: Supervision and demonstration in laboratory exercises on Environmental Chemistry and Chemical Oceanography, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry);
- Distinctions/Achievements (2005: Post Graduate Fellowship from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens for high score in M.Sc. Program, 2006: Post Graduate Four Year Doctoral Fellowship from the National Centre for Scientific Research, “Demokritos” after outstanding performance in examinations).