Lab for Thin Films - Nanobiomaterials - Nanosystems - Nanometrology



Physicist, MSc. in Management of Technology
Specialist in activities for the exploitation of LTFN R&D results through Technology Transfer, Promotion, IPRs.


Dipl. Chemical Engineer, MSc. in Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies
In-situ, In-line and real-time monitoring with optical techniques and in characterization of optical properties of organic and polymeric materials using Ellipsometric techniques from IR to UV spectral range.
Contact Angle measurements for surface functionality.
Growth of organic and polymeric materials with wet & printing methods.

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Dipl. Chem. Engineer
Growth of Organic Small Weight Molecular Materials by Vapor Thermal Evaporation (VTE) and Polymer Semiconductors by Spin Coating.
Performance, Electrical Characteristics and enhanced absorption phenomena of Plasmonic Organic Photovoltaics.


Biologist, PhD in Biomedical Engineering

Experienced in the design/development of bioreactors for the mechanical stimulation of cells in tissue engineering applications and the assessment of their biological response.

tel: +30 2310 998850
email: sdermen [at]


B.Eng. in Medical Engineering, MSc in Clinical Engineering, PhD in Clinical Engineering.
Specialist in the cytocompatibility characterisation of nanomaterials and generally biomaterials and its combination with the morphological and surface properties of nanomaterials.


Dipl. Materials Engineer, MSc in Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies
Specialist in Roll-to-roll Printing of Active and Passive layers for Organic Electronics (e.g. Organic Photovoltaics). Deposition of Advanced Multifunctional Materials (e.g. Oxides) on Rigid & Flexible Substrates by Vacuum Techniques (Magnetron Sputtering & E-Beam Evaporation). Characterization by Spectroscopic Ellipsometry and X-Ray Diffraction.


Dipl. Materials Science & Engineering
Fabrication and synthesis of novel polymeric materials filled with different kinds of carbon allotropes (CNTs, graphene, fullerenes, etc). Chemistry of carbon materials and synthesis of different functional nano-colloids. Specialist in the study of electrical, thermoelectric, light emitting (e.g OLEDs) and photovoltaic (e.g OPVs) properties of organic materials. Investigation of surface morphology of nanostructures by SEM and AFM. Size determination of nano-objects and interphase study of multi-layer structures using TEM. Cryo- or room-temperature ultramicrotomy for sample preparation.


Dipl. Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, MSc in Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies.
Specialist in handling vacuum systems:
- development of small molecules Organic Solar Cells (OSCs) by Vacuum Thermal Evaporation (VTE) & Organic Vapor Phase Deposition (OVPD) techniques.
- Fabrication of Organic Thin Film Transistors (OTFTs) based on a,ω dihexylsexithiophene (DH-6T) by Vacuum Thermal Evaporation (VTE) and characterization of their properties.


Physicist, MSc in Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies
Tech & IT support of Lab: Maintenance of Computer & Networking equipment, Web designing & support.


Physicist, MSc in Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies
Specialist in the fabrication of organic solar cells with various architectures. Experienced in the characterization of organic & inorganic thin films by SPM techniques (AFM, STM, SNOM). He works on the following topics: Study of dependence of nanoscopic structures on macroscopic properties. Engineering of interfaces in organic photovoltaic devices. Nanoscale electrical characterization of thin films by Conductive-AFM, Nanomechanical characterization of organic thin films by AFM techniques such as Atomic Force Spectroscopy & AFAM.


Physicist, MSc in Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies, PhD in Physics.
Specialist in deposition of organic semiconducting molecules by vacuum thermal evaporation (VTE) and wet techniques, for organic thin film transistor (OTFT) applications. Growth of inorganic (e.g Al2O3, SiO2) and polymeric (e.g PMMA, PVP) dielectric materials by vacuum and wet processes respectively. Structural characterization of organic semiconducting crystals and polymers by X-Rays techniques. Studies on the electrical behavior of OTFTs.


Physicist, MSc in Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies, PhD in Physics.
Specializes in the computational studies on organic electronics materials. Investigates the structural, electronic, optical and vibrational properties using computational approaches based on the Density Functional Theory. In particular, interested in the structural conformations, impurity effects, variations of the eletronic and vibrational properties of OE materials.


Dipl. Chemical Engineer, PhD in Chemical Engineering
Specialist in thin films processes for the fabrication of Organic Electronics (e.g. OLEDs, OPVs). Electrical characterization and estimation of the efficiency of Organic Electronics. Preparation of polymeric films filled with inorganic porous and non-porous materials for application in gas separation systems. Chemistry of zeolites, synthesis and characterization of nickel and gold catalyst in different substrates. X-rays and SEM structural characterization of organic and inorganic layers.

tel: +30 2310 998850
email: haidou [at]


MSc in Materials Science, PhD in Physics
Her main scientific interest is in the area of organic electronics and in its application to sensing systems. Her research activity spans the preparation and characterization of organic electronic devices. Experience in the deposition of different materials (single-crystal organic semiconductors, polymers, macrocycles, organosilanes, metals and functionalized metal nanoparticles) through vacuum and wet techniques, in the electrical characterization of devices and their test over food and biologically relevant analytes.


PhD in Molecular Biology. Specialist in research, tissue culture, maintenance and differentiation of cells. He is experienced in ELISA technique and other in vitro techniques.


Dipl. Physicist, MSc. in Materials Science & Technology, PhD. in Physics.
Specialist in growth of organic layers (e.g graphene) by Thermal Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD).
Research field: Development of reliable techniques for the preparation and transfer of graphene layers on target substrates (eg. PET, ITO, Quartz, Si/SiO2). Synthesis of photoactive thin films by spin coating processes and fabrication of organic electronics (OPVs, OTFTs). Electrical characterization of organic electronics and estimation of their efficiency. Studies on structural and surface morphology of organic layers by Raman Spectroscopy and AFM respectively.


Dipl. Chemical Engineer, MSc in "Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies"
Preparation and characterization of biodegradable polymeric scaffolds of cardiovascular implants for drug delivery, drug release kinetics studies and toxicity of the drug dosage.


Physicist, MSc in Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies
Fabrication of Organic Solar Cells (OSCs) by Vacuum Thermal Evaporation (VTE) and Organic Vapour Phase Deposition (OVPD) techniques. Use of plasmonic nanostructures in OSCs. Topographic characterization of organic thin films by Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM).


Dipl. Environmental Engineer, MSc in "Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies".
Studying the development of fiber-based polymeric nanoscaffolds via electrospinning deposition, as well as their biological and cytocompatible characterization for tissue engineering and bioelectronics applications.


Dipl. Materials Science and Technology, MSc in "Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies". Studing the development of nanoplatforms of fiber-based scaffolds loaded with drugs for orthopedic implant applications via electrospinning system, drug kinetic and their cytocompatibility.


Physicist, MSc in Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies
Transfer and characterization of graphene films using Raman spectroscopy and AFM. Fabrication of Organic Solar Cells (OSCs) by spin coating. Electrical characterization of OSCs and thin films.


Economist, Financial support of the activities of the laboratory.


Biologist, MSc in "Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies"
Working on drug-loaded, polymeric nanoscaffold fabrication via electrospinning process for application on skin regeneration and treatment. Studied the development and characterization of polymeric nanofibers, the drug release kinetics, the degradation rhythm and the cytotoxicity tests to ensure the cytocompatibility of the nanostructure and interested in 3D bioprinting procedure to success the development of synthetic skin model.

tel: +30 2310 998039
email: kmatskou [at]


Dipl. Materials Science, MSc in Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies
Specialist in the characterization of organic & inorganic thin films by Atomic Force Microscopy & Raman techniques. Development by the spin coating process of thin films of photoactive materials and of thin films with metallic nanoparticles in order to study Plasmonics (plasmonic and enhancement of the efficiency) in organic solar cells.


Dipl. Chem. Engineer, MSc in "Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies". Specialist in the development of biodegradable polymeric nanoparticles for drug delivery and nanocomposite- polymeric scaffolds focusing on cardiovascular applications.


Dipl. Chemical Engineer, MSc in Processes and Technology of Advanced Materials, MSc in Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies
Organic Solar Cell fabrication by wet processes (spin coating and gravure printing), Noble metal (Silver) nanoparticles chemical synthesis & Plasmonic nanostructures for Organic Solar Cells and Organic Light Emitting Diodes. X-rays structural characterization of polymers and perovskites.


Physicist, MSc in Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies
Research focus in fabrication and characterization (optical,structural,etc) of Transparent conducting films (TCFs) and Active layers for OPV applications.


Physicist, MSc in Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies
Study of organic small molecules (CuPC,etc) deposited by vacuum thermal evaporation towards fabrication of organic electronic devices.


Electrical Engineer, MSc in Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies
Study of fabrication techniques, focusing on Printing (R2R, S2S) and Evaporation methods, for organic electronic devices, mainly OPVs & OTFTs.

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