. Habilitation (1979, theoretical physics, University of Konstanz, Germany)
. Ph.D. (1971, theoretical physics, Brown University, USA)
. M.S. (1968, physics, University of Illinois at Urbana, USA)
. B.S. (1967, physics, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California, USA)
. Ausserplanmassiger Professor, Department of Physics, University of Konstanz, Germany (2003-)
. Director of research, TPCI, NHRF, Athens (2002-)
. Senior research scientist, TPCI, NHRF, Athens (1989-2002)
. Member of the research staff, Max-Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart (1982-87)
. Assistant professor, University of Konstanz (1973-81)
. Research associate, Institute for Solid State Physics, Julich (1971-72)
. Graduate assistant, Brown University (1969-71).
Theoretical condensed matter physics (critical phenomena, low-temperature properties of amorphous solids), soliton physics, computational physics, biological physics (statistical mechanics of biopolymers).
INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS
. ''Localisation by nonlinearity and special discreteness, and energy transfer in crystals, biomolecules and Josephson arrays'' (LOCNET), EU network, 2000-2004
. ''Modelling self-assembly of DNA double helix: hairpins, DNA chips and DNA micromanipulators''. ''Cotutelle'' (jointly supervised Ph.D. project), University of Konstanz & ENS-Lyon, funded by Region Rhones-Alpes, 2004-2006
. ''Critical scattering from denatured 'bubbles' in DNA'', ILL-Grenoble neutron scattering experiment, ENS-Lyon, ILL, University of Konstanz, 2007-
. Courses at the advanced undergraduate and graduate level (theoretical solid state physics, mathematical physics, renormalization group and critical phenomena, soliton physics, nonlinear phenomena and chaos, applied numerical analysis, theoretical biophysics, statistical physics in biology).
. Supervision of six Ph.D. students and two postdoctoral research fellows.
Physics faculty council, Universitat Konstanz (1975-77); Senate, Universität Konstanz (1977-79); scientific advisory council, TPCI / NHRF (1994-8, 2004-2009); ministerial panel for Greek legal framework on research (1996-7); electoral committee for researchers' appointments, TPCI / NHRF (2007-); coordinator, condensed matter theory group, TPCI / NHRF (2004-)
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & ACTIVITIES
Member, American Physical Society (Biological Physics, Statistical & Nonlinear Physics Groups, Forum on International Physics); refereeing for most major physics journals
HONORS, AWARDS, VISITING PROFESSORSHIPS
. Visiting professorship at the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France (1998, 2011)
. Special visiting professorship at the University of Tokyo (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science award, 1988)
. Visiting professorship at the University of Bayreuth, Germany (1988)
. Visiting professorship at the University of Basel, Switzerland (1987)
. U.S. Steel Graduate Fellowship award (1969)
. University of Illinois Fellowships (1967-68, 1968-69)
. Distinction & departmental honors in Physics, Harvey Mudd College (1967)
. Undergraduate nomination to the Mathematical Association of America (1966)
. Fulbright grant for undergraduate study in the U.S. (1965-67)
44 articles in refereed journals, 12 articles in international conference proceedings and/or books