MAIN RESEARCH INTERESTS
Chemical modification of carbon nanotubes, carbon nanohorns, fullerenes and graphene-based materials for nanotechnological applications.
Participant in three national and international research projects in collaboration with academic and industrial organizations (national: EPAN-13, International: Konarka, NANOHOST).
CONFERENCES AND INVITED TALKS
5 international and 6 Greek conferences.
Laboratory assistant in undergraduate courses in Analytical Chemistry and postgraduate courses in Polymer Characterization as part of the ''Polymer Science and Technology Programme'' (Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, Greece, 2002-2006).
Invited Visitor Scientist, Department of Chemistry and Bioengineering, Tampere University of Technology (TUT), Tampere, Finland (11/2008).
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & ACTIVITIES
Member of the Association of Greek Chemists.
SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS
1. ''Synthesis and optical properties of new end-functionalized polyquinolines'', Economopoulos, S.P.; Andreopoulou, A.K.; Gregoriou, V.G.; Kallitsis, J. K. Chemistry of Materials, 17 (2005) 1063.
2. ''Novel brush-type copolymers bearing thiophene backbone and side chain quinoline blocks. Synthesis and their use as a compatibilizer in thiophene-quinoline polymer blends'', Economopoulos, S.P.; Chochos, C.L.; Gregoriou, V.G.; Kallitsis, J.K.; Barrau, S.; Hadziioannou, G. Macromolecules, 40 (2007) 921.
3. ''Synthesis of a soluble n-type cyano substituted polythiophene derivative: A Potential electron acceptor in polymeric solar cells'', Chochos C.L.; Economopoulos, S.P.; Deimede, V.; Gregoriou, V.G.; Lloyd, M.T; Malliaras, G.G.; and Kallitsis, J.K. J. Phys. Chem. C., 111 (2007) 10732.
4. ''New rod - coil block copolymers consisting of terfluorene segments and electron transporting units as the flexible blocks'' Chochos, C.L.; Tzanetos, N.P.; Economopoulos, S.P.; Gregoriou, V.G.; and Kallitsis, J.K. European Polymer Journal, 43 (2007) 5065.