CURRICULUM VITAE

Professor John C. Plakatouras

Department of Chemistry

University of Ioannina

451 10 Ioannina

Greece

Phone: +30 2651008417 (office)

+30 2651008429 (lab)

E-mail: iplakatu@cc.uoi.gr

 

 

 


1. Date and Place of Birth

October 22nd, 1966, Giannitsa, Greece

 

2. Degrees

a. B.Sc. in Chemistry, 1988

Grade: Very Good

Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece

b. Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry, 1992

Grade: Excellent

Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece

Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Spiros P. Perlepes

 

3. Personal

a. Merital Status: Married (Ifigeneia Hadjidavitidou, 2000, two kids: Christos, 2001, Konstantine, 2004)

b. National Service: November 22nd, 1994 - October 22nd, 1996.

Dismissed as a second lieutenant commanding a tank platoon.

 

4. Industrial Experience

a. Philippias Hellas S.A., Giannitsa, Greece (Canned Food Factory)

Being responsible for analyses and quality control

June - August, 1986

b. Hellenic Fabrics S.A., Pella, Greece

Being responsible for quality control and waste water treatment

June - August, 1987

c. MED S.A. (Canned Food Factory)

Shift Supervisor

July - December, 1992

 

5. Fellowships and Programs

a. NFWO (Belgium), July 1989

b. National Hellenic Research Foundation (Greece), September 1989 - August 1990

c. SERC (UK), March 1993 - February 1996

Unfortunately, I had to discontinue my research project, for personal reasons, on November 15, 1994.

d. Participation in several programs financed by General Secretariat of Research and Technology of Greece.

e. PEP Epiros, Magnetochemistry Laboratory, 1998.

f. HERACLITUS 2003-2007.

g. Participation in COST Action D18 2000-2006.

h. Participation in EPEAEK Bioinorganic Chemistry

i. Participation in EPEAEK Bioinorganic Chemistry

 

6. Academic Development

a. 27 August 1997. Appointed as an Assistant Professor of Synthesis and Characterization of Coordination Compounds. Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Greece.

b. 20 February 2001. Tenureship at the above position.

c. 12 May 2006. Appointed as an Associate Professor of Synthesis and Characterization of Coordination Compounds. Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Greece.

d. 17 May 2011. Appointed as Professor of Inorganic Chemistry. Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Greece.

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7. Teaching Experience

Undergraduate courses

a. General Chemistry for the students of the Physics Department.

Academic years: 2004 2011.

b. Laboratory of General Chemistry for the educational program PSE Applied Agroecology.

Academic years: 1998 2000.

c. Laboratory of General Chemistry for the students of the Materials Engineering Department.

Academic years: 1999 2000.

d. Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry I for the students of the Chemistry Department.

Academic years: 1997 1999 and 2000 2012.

e. Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry II for the students of the Chemistry Department.

Academic year: 1999 2000.

f. Lanthanides and Actinides for the students of the Chemistry Department.

Academic years: 1998 2012.

g. Inorganic Chemistry II for the students of the Chemistry Department.

Academic years: 2008 2011.

h. Inorganic Chemistry III for the students of the Chemistry Department.

Academic years: 2010 2012.

i. Diploma work (supervising small research projects for 1 2 students per year).

Academic years: 1998 2012.

j. Inorganic and General Chemistry for the students of the Greek Open University.

Academic years: 2008 2011.

Graduate courses

a. Rare Earth complexes for medicinal applications, 3hr course.

Academic years: 1998 2011.

b. Methods for the preparation of ceramic materials, 6hr course.

Academic years: 1999 2002.

c. Formation constants. Solution techniques and calculations, 3hr course.

Academic years: 2000 2006.

d. Metal-Metal bonded compounds in Catalysis 4hr course.

Academic years: 2004 2011.

 

8. Graduate Students

a. .Sc. Thesis Supervision

i. Marios Mylonas ii. Mantha Tsiouri iii. Irene Vlahou

iv. Dimitris Diplaris v. John Servetas vi. Minos Evaggelou

vii. Pantelis Xydias viii. Dimitris Carolides ix. Alexandra Myari

x. Smaragda Lymperopoulou

b. Ph.D. Thesis Supervision

i. Marios Mylonas ii. Mantha Tsiouri iii. Irene Vlahou

iv. George Kostakis

c. Member of 3-membered Ph.D. Supervising Committees

i. Alexandra Myari ii. Charalampos Moiras iii. Theocharis Stamatatos

iv. Athanasios Boudalis v. Constantine Milios vi. John Papaefstathiou

vii. Gerasimi Lazari viii. Catherine Thiakou ix. George Cheilas

x. Ibrahim Ismet Ozturk

 

9. Administrative Obligations

a. Member of the General Assembly of the Chemistry Department, University of Ioannina.

b. Member of the Interdepartmental Committee of the Graduate Program Bioinorganic Chemistry 1999 - 2005. Vise Chairman 2005 - 2007. Chairman 2007 - now.

c. Member of the Interdepartmental Committee of the Graduate Program Chemistry and Technology of Materials.

d. Member of various committies of the Department of Supplies of the University of Ioannina.

e. Member of the New Chemistry Building Committee.

f. Member of the Committee of Hygiene and Safety of the Chemistry Department.

g. Coordinator of the Committee for the Renewal of the Graduate Program of the Chemistry Department.

h. Coordinator of the Committee for space exploitation of the Chemistry Department.

 

10. Invited Lectures

a. Department of Chemistry, National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece.

b. Department of Chemistry, University of Debrecen, Hungary.

c. General Department of Physics, Chemistry and Materials Technology, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece.

d. CECAM Workshop, Simulation, design and crystal engineering of metal-organic frameworks, July 2007, Lyon, France.

 

11. Other Scientifically Related Activities

a. Scientific Coordinator of the Laboratory of Magnetochemistry of the University of Ioannina. (1999 -2006)

b. Member of the Scientific Committee of the Laboratory of X-ray Crystallography.

c. Member of the Organizing Committee of the 5th International Symposium on Applied Bioinorganic Chemistry and Its Satellite Meetings, Corfu and Ioannina, 13 20 April 1999.

d. Reviewer for: Inorganica Chimica Acta, Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, Spectrochimica Acta, Spectroscopy Letters, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Dalton Transactions, ChemCommun, Journal of Coordination Chemistry, Journal of Molecular Structure, CrystEngCom, PCCP.

e. Reviewer for the Annual Proceeding of the Greek Military Academy.

f. Author of several popular science articles in the Greek newspaper Aggelioforos.