Research/Employment
07/2013 - present: Deputy Head of School for Research (Physics and Astronomy)
08/2012 - 08/2014: Head of Solid State & Photonics Division (Quantum Light Matter group)                     
03/2011 - 08/2014: Chair: Southampton Nanoscience Group (http://www.soton.ac.uk/nano/)                          
01/2008 - present: Personal Chair, University of Southampton, UK (tenure)                                                  
01/2006 – 12/2007: Lecturer, Physics & Astronomy, University of Southampton, UK                               
01/2004 – 12/2005: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich:                      
Project: Optoelectronic properties of organic semiconductors
Education/Other 
08/2011: Inaugural IUPAP Quantum Electronics Young Scientist Prize (awarded at IQEC Sydney)        
2006: Awarded Academic Fellowship, RCUK (Roberts Fellowship)                                                           
09/2003: Ph.D. in Physics, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK                                
Dissertation title: Exciton-Polariton Dynamics in Semiconductor Microcavities
09/2000: Bachelor of Science degree in Physics, University of Athens, Athens, Greece             
Diploma Thesis: "Path Integral Approach to Quantum Field Theory", with the mark 10/10 
Teaching/supervisory experience
1. Coordinator of MPHYS (Hons) Physics with NanoScience                           
2. Teaching “Introduction to Nanoscience”, first year undergraduate course 60-70 UGs.      
3. Course coordinator: “Introduction to Nanoscience”                     
4. Deputy course coordinator: “Nanoscience: technologies and advanced materials”          
5. Academic lead/representative for Erasmus-Mundus                           
6. Advisor to 8 postdoctoral researcher                                   
7. Number of postgraduates awarded PhD: nine                           
Funding ID
15. EPSRC: Scheme: Standard Research NR-1
Title: SuperSolar hub extension
co-Investigator, Year of Award: 2017. Value: £857k
14. EPSRC: Scheme: Programme Grants
Title: Hybrid Polaritonics
co-Investigator. Year of Award: 2015. Value: £5.1M
13. EPSRC: Scheme: Responsive Mode NR-1. Year of Award: 2015
Title: Improved Understanding, Development and Optimisation of Perovskite-based Solar Cells
co-Investigator. Value: £800k
12: EPSRC: Scheme: Centres for Doctoral Training. Year of Award: 2014
Title: EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in New and Sustainable PV
Principal Investigator for Southampton. Value: £5.2M
11. EPSRC: Scheme: Standard Research. Year of Award: 2014
Title: UK Quantum Technology Hub: NQIT - Networked Quantum Information Technologies
co-Investigator. Value: £38M
10. EPSRC: Scheme: Responsive Mode, Year of award: 2010
Title: Engineering polariton non-linearity in organic and hybrid-semiconductor microcavities
Principal Investigator. Value: £889k
9. EU-FP7: Scheme: NoE, Year of award: 2009
Title: Nanophotonics for Energy
Principal Investigator of Southampton node. Value: €3.8M
8. EU-FP7: Scheme: ITN, Year of award: 2009
Title: ICARUS
Principal Investigator of Southampton node. Value: €3.5M
7. EU-FP7: Scheme: ITN, Year of award: 2009
Title: CLERMONT-4
Principal Investigator of Southampton node. Value: €3.8M
6. EU-FP7: Scheme: ITN, Year of award: 2009
Title: Spinoptronics
Principal Investigator of Southampton node. Value: €3.9M
5. EPSRC: Scheme: Responsive Mode, Year of award: 2008
Title: Femtosecond semiconductor lasers
co-Investigator, in collaboration with Prof Anne Tropper (PI). Value: £753k
4. EPSRC: Scheme: Responsive Mode, Year of award: 2008
Title: Spin currents and superfluidity of microcavity polaritons
Principal Investigator. Value: £700k
3. EPSRC: Scheme: First Grant, Year of award: 2007
Title: Actively manipulating electronic excitations in nanocrystals
Principal Investigator. Value: £475k
2. University of Southampton: Scheme: Adventure in Research, Year of award: 2007
Title: Hybrid Solar Cells
Principal Investigator. Value: £27k
1. Royal Society: Scheme: Research Grant, Year of award: 2006
Title: Optical Memory Cells
Principal Investigator. Value: £15k
Administrative Experience/related memberships
0. Deputy Head of School for Research (Physics & Astronomy)
1. Chair of Nanoscience, University Research Strategy Group 
2. Head of Solid State & Photonics Division (Quantum Light Matter group)
3. Director of ULTRASPEC (university research facility)
4. Advisory Committee for STFC/EPSRC laser pool, Research Councils UK (four members) 
5. Research Vision Committee, University of Southampton (three members)
6. Deputy Head of School for Enterprise, School of Physics & Astronomy
7. Research Strategy Committee, School of Physics & Astronomy
8. Senior Management Team, School of Physics & Astronomy
9. REF/Impact coordinator for 2014
10. Strategy and Executive board: Zepler Institute, University of Southampton
11. International Research Quality Assurance Assessment Panel for NTUA 2013 
12. REF Champion for Physics submission (Southampton)
External expert/examiner
External expert/advisor to Academy of Finland
External expert/advisor to Academy of Greece
Advisor to STFC/EPSRC Research Councils UK on laser facilities 
External assessor/interviewer for academic appointments in the UK 
External PhD examiner in UK, Greece, Sweden
Panel member of Royal Society International Grant Scheme
External expert for RTN (now ITN) EU networks
External expert for CASE EU networks
Enterprise
International patent on hybrid optoelectronic devices utilizing RET for light emitting and light harvesting applications. Current projects with related industries/partners aim at producing prototypes and demonstrators towards spinning out and/or licensing of IP. 
Referee
RC UK, NSF, EU, DFG, NPG, Royal Society, American Physical Society, American Institute of Physics, American Chemical Society, IoP, Wiley, Elsevier, Nature, Science