People

Names and contact information of faculty members, emeriti faculty, adjunct faculty, lab teaching staff, staff and graduate students. All offices are in the building of the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics unless noted otherwise. The Heraklion area code is 2810.

Faculty members

Dimitrios Dais

Dimitrios Dais

Associate Professor. Ph.D., Universität Bonn, 1995.

Commutative Algebra, Algebraic and Discrete Geometry, Algebraic Topology.

Γ-305 · 39-3803 · ddais@uoc.gr

Nikolaos Efremidis

Nikolaos Efremidis

Professor. Ph.D., National Technical University of Athens, 2001.

Linear and nonlinear waves. Solitons, dynamical systems, and asymptotic methods. Applications in optics, lasers, and Bose-Einstein condensates.

Δ-314 · 39-3731 · nefrem@uoc.gr

Stathis Filippas

Stathis Filippas

Professor. Ph.D., Courant Institute, 1990.

Partial Differential Equations, Applied Analysis, Dynamical Systems, Asymptotic Methods.

E-312 · 39-3713 · filippas@uoc.gr

Theodoulos Garefalakis

Theodoulos Garefalakis

Professor and Chair. Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2000.

Finite fields, algorithmic number theory, cryptography, theory of error-correction codes.

Γ-216 · 39-3845 · tgaref@uoc.gr

Vagelis Harmandaris

Vagelis Harmandaris

Professor. Ph.D., University of Patras, 2002.

Mathematical and computational modeling of complex molecular systems. Statistical analysis of big data. Dimensionality reduction. Hierarchical multi-scale modeling. Coarse-graining of atomistic systems. Statistical mechanics. Molecular simulations. Non-equilibrium systems.

B-322 · 39-3735 · harman@uoc.gr

Spyridon Kamvissis

Spyridon Kamvissis

Professor. Ph.D., Courant Institute, 1991.

Completely integrable infinite dimensional Hamiltonian systems. Riemann-Hilbert problems on hyperelliptic curves. Potential theory and variational problems of electrostatic type in the plane. PDE theory and initial-boundary value problems for soliton equations. Asymptotic analysis and nonlinear steepest descent. Semiclassical asymptotics.

Δ-338 · 39-3714 · kamvissis@uoc.gr

Georgia Karali

Georgia Karali

Professor. Ph.D., University of Athens, 2002.

Applied Analysis, nonlinear partial differential equations, stochastic differential equations, deterministic and stochastic problems of phase change, singular perturbation problems, Stochastic and deterministic dynamics, Asymptotics, mean curvature flow, stochastic motion under mean curvature. Mathematical methods for multiscale problems.

Δ-336 · 39-3729 · gkarali@uoc.gr

Theodoros Katsaounis

Theodoros Katsaounis

Professor. Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1994.

Applied and Computational Mathematics, Numerical solution of PDE’s, Mathematical Modelling, Machine Learning. Application areas: Computational Fluid Dynamics, Wave propagation, Renewable Energy(solar cells).

B-312 · 39-3723 · thodoros.katsaounis@uoc.gr

Stavros Komineas

Stavros Komineas

Associate Professor. Ph.D., University of Crete, 1997.

Nonlinear dynamics in condensed matter systems. Micromagnetic structure of magnetic materials and Bose-Einstein condensates. Statics and dynamics of solitary waves and vortices.

B-320 · 39-3732 · komineas@uoc.gr

Maria Loukaki

Maria Loukaki

Assistant Professor. Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne, 2001.

Finite groups, Solvable groups, Representation theory of finite groups, Character theory.

Γ-315 · 39-3741 · mloukaki@uoc.gr

Manos Lydakis

Manos Lydakis

Assistant Professor. Ph.D., Brown University, 1993.

Homotopy theory, in particular Γ-spaces and other homotopy functors.

Γ-319 · 39-3826 · mlydakis@uoc.gr

George Makrakis

George Makrakis

Professor. Ph.D., National Technical University of Athens, 1992.

Wave propagation. Inverse problems. Asymptotic methods for wave phenomena. Semiclassical methods for linear PDEs.

Δ-332 · 39-3708 · makrakg@uoc.gr

Athanasios Pheidas

Athanasios Pheidas

Professor. Ph.D., Purdue University, 1985.

Mathematical Logic and applications to Algebra and Number Theory.

E-304 · 39-3836 · pheidas@uoc.gr

Ioannis D. Platis

Ioannis D. Platis

Professor. Ph.D., University of Crete, 2000.

Teichmueller and Quasiconformal Deformation spaces Theory. Real and Complex Hyperbolic Geometry. Sub-Riemannian Geometry. Möbius Geometry. Quasiconformal mappings of the Heisenberg group.

Γ-318 · 39-3890 · jplatis@uoc.gr

Michael Plexousakis

Michael Plexousakis

Assistant Professor. Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1996.

Numerical analysis, Numerical solution of pde's, Scientific computing.

B-309 · 39-3709 · plex@uoc.gr

Phoebus Rosakis

Phoebus Rosakis

Professor. Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1989.

Mathematical modelling in continuum and atomistic mechanics of solids.

B-311 · 39-3722 · rosakis@uoc.gr

Michael Taroudakis

Michael Taroudakis

Professor. Ph.D., National Technical University of Athens, 1988.

Mathematical modelling of physical phenomena with emphasis in wave propagation.

Ε-308 · 39-3880 · taroud@uoc.gr

Emeriti faculty

Ioannis Athanasopoulos

Ioannis Athanasopoulos

Ph.D. in Math, University of Illinois at Chicago (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis), 1979.

Partial Differential Equations, Free Boundary Problems.

Γ-316 · 39-3870 · athan@uoc.gr

Nikos Tzanakis

Nikolaos G. Tzanakis

Ph.D., University of Athens, 1981.

Algebraic and Computational Number Theory. Diophantine Geometry. Solution of Diophantine Equations.

Γ-313 · 39-3839 · tzanakis@uoc.gr

Past faculty members

Adjunct faculty and Post-doctoral Researchers

Eleni Drakaki

Eleni Drakaki

Adjunct faculty. PhD, University of Crete, 2015.

Economic theory, Political Economy and Economic Geography, Greek economy, entrepreneurship and development.

Δ-310 · 39-3718 · e.drakaki@uoc.gr

Evangelia Kalligiannaki

Evangelia Kalligiannak

Adjunct faculty. PhD, University of Crete, 2007.

Stochastic processes and applications. Stochastic simulations. Multi-scale modeling. Uncertainty quantification. Semiclassical asymptotic analysis.

X-3xx · 39-3xxx · evangelia.kalligiannaki@uoc.gr

Panos Karagiorgos

Panos Karagiorgos

Adjunct faculty. PhD, University of Bristol, 2009.

Mathematical Physics, Semiclassical Analysis, Quantum Chaos.

B-308 · 39-3720 · pkarag@uoc.gr

Pannagiotis Koumantos

Panagiotis Koumantos

Adjunct faculty. PhD, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens,, 2019

Mathematical Physics, Differential Equations, Ergodic Theory, Dynamical Systems, Integral Equations.

X-xxx · 39-3xxx · pnkoumantos@gmail.com

Yannis Lilis

Yannis Lilis

Adjunct faculty. PhD, University of Crete, 2014.

Programming language design and development, metaprogramming languages and methods, integrated development environments, software engineering tools.

B-324 · 39-xxxx · lilis@csd.uoc.gr

Costas Smaragdakis

Costas Smaragdakis

Adjunct faculty. PhD, University of Crete, 2019.

Development of probabilistic models and machine learning techniques for solving inverse problems in seismology and underwater acoustics.

Δ-326 · 39-3716 · kesmarag@gmail.com

Lab Teaching Staff

Staff

Graduate students

Maria Drakaki

Maria Drakaki

PhD candidate

Geomety and Geometers: Theorems (forgotten and lost), methods and techniques from antiquity to modern times.

B-306 · 39-3769 · madrak@otenet.gr

John Mastrokalos

John Mastrokalos

PhD candidate

Geophysical data analysis by means of machine learning techniques. Inverse problems of acoustic propagation and observation of seismic activity.

Δ-331 · 39-3xxx · mathp389@math.uoc.gr