Lab for Thin Films - Nanobiomaterials - Nanosystems - Nanometrology



Head of Nanomedicine Group

MED, Specialist Cardiologist, MSc in Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies, PhD in Nanomedicine
Specialist in Clinical Nanomedicine, Co-ordinator of the Greek Nanomedicine Platform, Development and Preclinical Validation of drug delivery nanosystems, nanoparticles and scaffolds to treat human diseases, such as Atherosclerosis, Orthopedic and Neurodegenerative Diseases, etc and to optimize implants like Cardiovascular stents, orthopedic implants, lenses and others, and Biosensors and 3D Bioprinting technologies in various medical and pharmacological applications.

tel: +30 2310 998076
email: vakaragk [at]


Specialist in thin films processes, in-situ and real-time monitoring with optical techniques and in optical properties using Ellipsometric techniques from IR to UV range. She is experienced in the modelling of the optical properties of metallic / semi conducting / insulating bulk materials and the optics in thin films, displays and PV devices.

tel: +30 2310 998103
email: mgiot [at]


His research topics include nanomaterials, nanoengineering and surface science for interdisciplinary applications. Specialist in several PVD (HIPIMS, RF & DC Magnetron Sputtering, e-beam & thermal evaporation) and Laser processes for manufacturing/fabrication of multifunctional thin films (protective, optical, biocompatible), 2D materials, nanoparticles and hybrid nanomaterials for application in engineering, plasmonics and photonics, nanoelectronics and energy harvesting. Specialist in surface and nanomechanical characterization (Scanning Probe Microscopy, Nanoindentation) of nanomaterials, biomaterials and devices.

tel: +30 2310 998076
email: skasa [at]


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]


Resident in Pathology, PhD candidate in Medicine - AUTh, MSc in "Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies".
Experienced in animal testing protocols. Research on in-vivo toxicology of nanomaterials.

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email: dr.poulios [at]


Specialist Vascular Surgeon, MSc in Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies.
PhD in Nanomedicine.

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email: mjanjic [at]


Ophthalmologist, MSc in Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies.
MSc study on the deposits of intraocular lenses (IOLs) by microscopical techniques and in vitro biological protocols. PhD candidate in Nanomedicine.

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email: lamproslamprogiannis [at]


Dipl. in Biochemistry and Biotechnology, MSc in clinical applications of Molecular Medicine, MSc in "Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies".
Working on manufacture and characterization biofunctional nanofibrous scaffolds from biodegradable polymers in order to use them for cardiac tissue regeneration, using techniques at nanoscale.

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email: eirini_xai [at]


Practitioner in animal surgery and pathology, Chief of the Veterinary Department in Regional Unity of Chalkidiki of the Region of Central Macedonia, President of the Veterinary Scientific Comitee of Geotechnical Chamber of Greece, Veterinarian, MSc in "Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies".
Experienced in animal testing protocols. Research on in-vivo testing of nanomaterials.

email: amoumkas [at]


Pharmacist, MSc Candidate in "Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies". Working on the development of biodegradeable polymer nanoparticle formulations for drug and phytopharmaceutical delivery and medical device coatings. Also working on the characterization of nanoparticles with Atomic Force Microscopy, cytocompatibiltiy and drug release kinetics.

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


Biotechnologist, MSc Candidate in “Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies”
Have developed nanobiocatalytic systems and studied the interaction between hydrolytic enzymes and carbon based nanomaterials. Also, studied microemulsions as potential carriers of the antimicrobial and antioxidant nisin. Currently interested in 3D bioprinting skin substitutes for applications in skin regeneration and skin care products (cosmetics) testing.

tel: +30 2310 998039
email: zena.chakim [at]

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