George Polymeropoulos, PhD (2015-2019)

Postdoctoral Fellows

Johnson and Johnson, Great Britain

Alumni

Research Interests

  • ​S​ynthesis of linear and non-linear homo- and copolymers via anionic polymerization, atom transfer radical polymerization or combination of the above mentioned polymerization methods, incorporating high vacuum technique.
  • Molecular and morphological characterization.

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. Synthesis via ATRP, kinetics study and characterization (molecular-morphological) of 3-arm star diblock copolymers of the (PS-b-P2VP)3 type
    G. Polymeropoulos, D. ​Moschovas, A. Kati, A. Karanastasis, S. Pelekanou, P. Christakopoulos, G. Sakellariou, A. Avgeropoulos.
    Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 53, 23-32, (2015).

Education

  • ​​ Ph.D., Materials Science Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece, 2015
  • M.Sc., Materials Science Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece, 2011
  • B.Sc., Materials Science Engi​neering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece, 2009​

Professional Profile

  • 2015-2019: Post-doctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2010-2015: Teaching assistant and tutor for the obligatory class: Materials Laboratory V (Polymer Materials), Polymer Laboratory, Department of Materials Science Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece.

KAUST Affiliations

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