Papadakis Iossif

211 Physics Bldg.





Iossif 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. His academic genealogy tree is here.


He was a research fellow at the Physics Department of the University of Southampton between 1993 - 1994 and 1997. He then moved to University of Crete, where he worked as a research associate until 2001, when he accepted a position of researcher at IESL FORTH. 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 served as the Chairman of the Department of Physics from November 2015 to August 2019.From 2009 until 2019 he served as the Director of Skinakas Observatory.


Extragalactic Astrophysics, with main emphasis on active galaxies related studies, in particular in the X-rays.

University of Crete - Department of Physics  - Voutes University Campus - GR-70013 Heraklion, Greece
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