Administration and Committees of the Department

Department Chair 
Iossif Papadakis

ΠαπαδάκηςIossif Papadakis received his BSc in Physics from the University of Athens in 1989 and his PhD in Astrophysics from the Queen Mary & Westfield College of the University of London (UK) in 1992. In 2003 he commenced his appointment as an Assistant Professor at the University of Crete, he was promoted to an Associate Professor in 2009 and to a Professor in 2014. He is serving as the Chairman of the Department of Physics since November 2015. His research interests are in Extragalactic Astrophysics, with main emphasis on active galaxies related studies.

Phone: +30-2810-394302

Department Deputy Chair
Theodore Tomaras

ΤομαράςTheodore Tomaras received his PhD in Physics in 1980 from Harvard University, USA. He came to the University of Crete as an Associate Professor (1989-95) and was elected Professor in 1995. He has served as Chairman of the Department of Physics in the period 1995-99. His research interests include the Phenomenology of Elementary Particles, Solitons in High Energy and Condensed Matter Physics, The Physics Beyond the Standard Model, String Theory Phenomenology, Classical and Quantum Gravity, and aspects of Inflation and de Sitter Cosmology.

Phone: +30-2810-394206

Secretary of the Department 
Eleni Kantidaki

Administrative Secretary

Phone: +30-2810-394308


Committees of the Department

Undergraduate Program Committee (Approved: 14/12/2015)
V. Charmandaris (Chair), D. Charalambidis,  A. Georgakilas, I. KiritsisK. Tassis, Ν. Tsamis

Commitee of the Masters Program  "Advanced Physics" (Approved: 30/11/2015)
Ν. Tsamis (Director), X. Zotos (Deputy Director), V. Charmandaris,  Α. Georgakilas, P. Rakitzis

Commitee of the Masters Program  "Photonics and Nanoelectronics"  (Approved: 11/6/2018)
A. Georgakilas (Director), P. Rakitzis (Deputy Director),  V. CharmandarisΝ. Tsamis, Z. Zotos

Self-Evaluation Committee (ΟΜΕΑ) (Approved: 30/11/2015)  (Approved: 11/6/2018)​
V. Charmandaris (Chair), E. Iliopoulos, P. Rakitzis, Ν. Tsamis, G. Tsironis

Committee on Security & Health (Approved: 18/7/2016)
I. Papadakis - Department Chair, Role: contact with the fire brigate and evacuation of Bldg.
Ε. Iliopoulos, Role: contact with bldg custodians
Α. Zezas, Role: cotrol of fire extinghuishing  system
Ε. Pattakou, Role: secretarial support
Ι. Giannakidis, President of Student Union

Last Update: 23/11/2018 9:41:04

University of Crete - Department of Physics  - Voutes University Campus - GR-71003 Heraklion, Greece
phone: +30 2810 394300 - fax: +30 2810 394301