Tassis Kostas

Assistant Professor






217 Physics Bldg.




Kostas Tassis obtained his BSc in Physics at the University of Thessaloniki in 1999 and his PhD in Theoretical Astrophysics at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (USA) in 2005.


He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at The University of Chicago (2005 - 2008) and at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (a NASA lab run by Caltech) (2008-2011). He was elected an Assistant Professort at the University of Crete in 2011, and he joined the Department of Physics in the fall of 2012. Between 2011 and 2012 he was a Visiting Scientist at the Max-Planck Institute for Radioastronomy in Bonn, Germany.


Star formation in the Galaxy and the Universe, interstellar medium physics, MHD simulations of astrophysical systems, interstellar chemistry.

University of Crete - Department of Physics - P.O Box 2208 - GR-71003 Heraklion, Greece
phone: +30 2810 394300 - fax: +30 2810 394301