George Zapsas, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellows

Research Interests

  • Anionic Polymerization
  • Polyhomolagtion
  • BCPs Surface Analysis via Atomic Force Microscopy 

Selected Publications

(1)   Synthesis and self-assembly of amphiphilic triblock terpolymer withcomplex macromolecular chemistry.
      G.Polymeropoulos, G. Zapsas , N. Hadjichristidis, A. Avgeropoulos

      ACS Macro Lett.
, 4 (12), 1392–1397, (2015)
(2)   Immiscible polydiene blocks in linearcopolymer and terpolymer sequences
G. Zapsas, D. Moschovas, K. Ntetsikas, S. Rangou, J.-H. Lee, E. L. Thomas, N. E. Zafeiropoulos, A. Avgeropoulos
      Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 53 (17), 1238-1246, (2015)
Surface initiatedpolymerization from graphene oxide
       N. Politakos, G. Liontos, A. Karanastasis, G. Zapsas, D. Moschovas, A. Avgeropoulos

       Current Organic Chemistry, 19 (18), 1757-1772, (2015)


  • Ph.D , Materials Science Engineering (DMSE), University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece, 2015
  • M.Sc., Interdepartmental Program as a collaboration of DMSE and Chemistry Department, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, 2009
  • Bachelor degree from Materials Science Engineering, Univeristy of Ioannina, 2007

Professional Profile

  • 2015-present:Post-doctoral fellow, KAUST, Twuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2009-2015: Teaching assistance and tutor for the obligatory class of Polymer



KAUST Affiliations

KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
Physical Sciences and Engineering Division (PSE)