Papanicolaou Nikos

Professor Emeritus






201 Physics Bldg.


Brief Curriculum Vitae in PDF


Nikos Papanicolaou obtained his Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (1970), and his PhD degree in Physics from New York University (1975).


He subsequently held research and faculty positions at the University of Paris (1975 - 76), the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (1976 - 78), the University of California at Berkeley (1978 - 80), and Washington University, St. Louis (1980 - 90). He joined the faculty of the Department of Physics of the University of Crete as a professor in 1990. He was the Chairman of the Department of Physics from 2003 to 2007. He retired and was elected Emeritus Professor in 2014.


Condensed Matter Physics, Nonlinear Dynamical Systems.

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