People

Names and contact information of faculty members, emeriti faculty, adjunct faculty, staff and graduate students. All offices are in the building of the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics unless noted otherwise. The Heraklion area code is 2810.

Faculty members

Ioannis Athanasopoulos

Ioannis Athanasopoulos

Professor. Ph.D. in Math, University of Illinois at Chicago (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis), 1979.

Partial Differential Equations, Free Boundary Problems.

Γ-316 · 39-3870 · athan@uoc.gr

Dimitrios Dais

Dimitrios Dais

Associate Professor. Ph.D., Universität Bonn, 1995.

Commutative Algebra, Algebraic and Discrete Geometry, Algebraic Topology.

Γ-305 · 39-3803 · ddais@uoc.gr

Nikolaos Efremidis

Nikolaos Efremidis

Associate Professor. Ph.D., National Technical University of Athens, 2001.

Linear and nonlinear waves. Solitons, dynamical systems, and asymptotic methods. Applications in optics, lasers, and Bose-Einstein condensates.

Δ-314 · 39-3731 · nefrem@uoc.gr

Stathis Filippas

Stathis Filippas

Professor. Ph.D., Courant Institute, 1990.

Partial Differential Equations, Applied Analysis, Dynamical Systems, Asymptotic Methods.

E-312 · 39-3713 · filippas@uoc.gr

Theodoulos Garefalakis

Theodoulos Garefalakis

Associate Professor. Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2000.

Finite fields, algorithmic number theory, cryptography, theory of error-correction codes.

Γ-216 · 39-3845 · tgaref@uoc.gr

Vagelis Harmandaris

Vagelis Harmandaris

Associate Professor. Ph.D., University of Patras, 2002.

Mathematical and computational modeling of complex molecular systems. Statistical analysis of big data. Dimensionality reduction. Hierarchical multi-scale modeling. Coarse-graining of atomistic systems. Statistical mechanics. Molecular simulations. Non-equilibrium systems.

B-322 · 39-3735 · harman@uoc.gr

Spyridon Kamvissis

Spyridon Kamvissis

Professor. Ph.D., Courant Institute, 1991.

Completely integrable infinite dimensional Hamiltonian systems. Riemann-Hilbert problems on hyperelliptic curves. Potential theory and variational problems of electrostatic type in the plane. PDE theory and initial-boundary value problems for soliton equations. Asymptotic analysis and nonlinear steepest descent. Semiclassical asymptotics.

Δ-338 · 39-3714 · kamvissis@uoc.gr

Georgia Karali

Georgia Karali

Associate Professor. Ph.D., University of Athens, 2002.

Applied Analysis, nonlinear partial differential equations, stochastic differential equations, deterministic and stochastic problems of phase change, singular perturbation problems, Stochastic and deterministic dynamics, Asymptotics, mean curvature flow, stochastic motion under mean curvature. Mathematical methods for multiscale problems.

Δ-336 · 39-3729 · gkarali@uoc.gr

Theodoros Katsaounis

Theodoros Katsaounis

Associate Professor. Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1994.

Numerical methods for P.D.E’s, Computational Mathematics, Adaptive Algorithms with applications in CFD, Conservations Laws, Wave propagation.

B-312 · 39-3723 · thodoros.katsaounis@uoc.gr

Stavros Komineas

Stavros Komineas

Associate Professor. Ph.D., University of Crete, 1997.

Nonlinear dynamics in condensed matter systems. Micromagnetic structure of magnetic materials and Bose-Einstein condensates. Statics and dynamics of solitary waves and vortices.

B-320 · 39-3732 · komineas@uoc.gr

Maria Loukaki

Maria Loukaki

Assistant Professor. Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne, 2001.

Finite groups, Solvable groups, Representation theory of finite groups, Character theory.

Γ-315 · 39-3741 · mloukaki@uoc.gr

Manos Lydakis

Manos Lydakis

Assistant Professor. Ph.D., Brown University, 1993.

Homotopy theory, in particular Γ-spaces and other homotopy functors.

Γ-319 · 39-3826 · mlydakis@uoc.gr

George Makrakis

George Makrakis

Professor and Associate Chair. Ph.D., National Technical University of Athens, 1992.

Wave propagation. Inverse problems. Asymptotic methods for wave phenomena. Semiclassical methods for linear PDEs.

Δ-332 · 39-3708 · makrakg@uoc.gr

Athanasios Pheidas

Athanasios Pheidas

Professor. Ph.D., Purdue University, 1985.

Mathematical Logic and applications to Algebra and Number Theory.

E-304 · 39-3836 · pheidas@uoc.gr

Ioannis D. Platis

Ioannis D. Platis

Associate Professor. Ph.D., University of Crete, 2000.

Teichmueller and Quasiconformal Deformation spaces Theory. Real and Complex Hyperbolic Geometry. Sub-Riemannian Geometry. Möbius Geometry. Quasiconformal mappings of the Heisenberg group.

Γ-318 · 39-3890 · jplatis@uoc.gr

Michael Plexousakis

Michael Plexousakis

Assistant Professor. Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1996.

Numerical analysis, Numerical solution of pde's, Scientific computing.

B-309 · 39-3709 · plex@uoc.gr

Phoebus Rosakis

Phoebus Rosakis

Professor. Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1989.

Mathematical modelling in continuum and atomistic mechanics of solids.

B-311 · 39-3722 · rosakis@uoc.gr

Michael Taroudakis

Michael Taroudakis

Professor. Ph.D., National Technical University of Athens, 1988.

Mathematical modelling of physical phenomena with emphasis in wave propagation.

Ε-308 · 39-3880 · taroud@uoc.gr

Chrysoula Tsogka

Chrysoula Tsogka

Professor. Ph.D., Université Paris IX Dauphine, 1999.

Numerical methods for wave propagation problems, Imaging.

B-316 · 39-3730 · tsogka@uoc.gr

Nikos Tzanakis

Nikolaos G. Tzanakis

Professor. Ph.D., University of Athens, 1981.

Algebraic and Computational Number Theory. Diophantine Geometry. Solution of Diophantine Equations.

Γ-313 · 39-3839 · tzanakis@uoc.gr

Emeriti faculty

Adjunct faculty

Georgios Dimitrakakis

Georgios Dimitrakakis

Adjunct faculty. Ph.D., University of Crete, 2009.

Numerical Weather Prediction, Satellite Data Assimilation, Now–casting weather forecast. Nanostructured materials for environmental applications, Gas separation and adsorption.

B-324 · 39-3717 · giorgis@uoc.gr

Raluca-Sorina Penciu

Raluca-Sorina Penciu

Research fellow. Ph.D., University of Crete, 2002.

Theoretical and numerical modeling of wave propagation phenomena with applications in optics and LASER.

Δ-308 · 39-3744 · raluca@iesl.forth.gr

Staff

Graduate students