Nikolaos Chamakos

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Personal data

Born on July 18th 1988, in Marousi, Greece.


Education

April 2012 - February 2017: PhD in Chemical Engineering.
National Technical University of Athens, Greece.
Dissertation: "Design of micro- and nano-structured surfaces with tunable wettability". [Download Dissertation]
This work was part of the project "Roughness design towards reversible non- / full- wetting surfaces: From Fakir Droplets to Liquid Films (Hydrofakir)", which was funded by the European Research Council (ERC Starting Grant).
Advisor: Assist. Prof. A. G. Papathanasiou.

October 2011 - July 2013: MSc in Computational Mechanics.
Inter-departmental Postgraduate Course, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.
Dissertation: "Equilibrium of droplets on micro/nano - structured surfaces: Reformulating the Young-Laplace equation". [Download Dissertation (in Greek)]
Advisor: Prof. A. G. Boudouvis, joint advising with: Assist. Prof. A. G. Papathanasiou.

September 2006 - September 2011: Diploma in Chemical Engineering.
National Technical University of Athens, Greece.
Dissertation: "Computational analysis of solid surfaces wetting by droplets". [Download Dissertation (in Greek)]
Advisor: Prof. A. G. Boudouvis


Professional experience

September 2018 - Present: Chemical Engineer at ELKEME, Hellenic Research Centre for Metals S.A., Oinofyta, Greece.

June - July 2018: Research & Development Engineer at NanoPhos SA, Lavrio, Greece.

October 2017 - June 2018: Chemical Engineer serving the Hellenic Army.

April 2012 - September 2017: Graduate Teaching Assistant in "Transport Phenomena I: Fluid Mechanics" (undergraduate course, 4th Semester), Co-Supervisor of Diploma Students, School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.

July - August 2010: Chemical Engineer (internship) at Hellenic Petroleum SA, Elefsina Oil Refinery (Oil Movement Department), Elefsina, Greece.


Honors and awards

Nominated as finalist for the ECCOMAS (European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences) PhD Award of 2017 by the Greek Association of Computational Mechanics (GRACM).

Best poster award in the area of "New Materials/Nanotechnology", EMCC7, Corfu, Greece, 2012. See the announcement.

Third poster prize at the "8th International meeting on Electrowetting", Athens, Greece, 2012.


Journal Reviewing

Reviewer for international scientific journals

  1. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects (5-Year Impact Factor: 2.852)
  2. Applied Surface Science (5-Year Impact Factor: 3.743)
  3. Chemical Engineering & Processing: Process Intensification (5-Year Impact Factor: 3.096)
  4. Micromachines (5-Year Impact Factor: 2.480)
  5. Coatings (5-Year Impact Factor: 2.684)