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Brief CV: Panagiotis Petrakis was born in Chania in 1958. He obtained his BSc degree in Physics in 1982 from the University of East Anglia of UK and his MSc degree in 1986 from the University of KENT of UK. Now, he is working for his doctoral thesis on "Development of Diagnostic Detection System Qualitative Characteristics in Agricultural Products of Plant Production Based on opto-electronic and spectroscopic methods." He joined the Technical University of Crete in 1990 as a Laboratory Teaching Personnel (courses: Physics I and Physics II). In addition, from 1988 up to 2012 he had worked as temporary teaching personnel at the Technological Educational Institute of Crete (course: Lasers and Optoelectronics). From time to time he participates in research programs of the “Laboratory of Structure of Matter and Laser Physics”. In various academic years he was a member of the University Senate and a member of the General Assembly of the Science's Department.

Education: BSc (1982) in Physics, University of EAST ANGLIA of England. MSc (1986), University of KENT of England.

Research Interests: Damping due to dislocations in metals, development of experimental models for teaching laboratory physics, multiphoton ionization spectra of atmospheric pollutants, spectroscopy, interferometry and applications, optical methods for measuring optical absorption, ozone technology, energy fusion.

Division: Science.

Laboratory: Matter Structure & Laser Physics Laboratory.

Teaching: Experimental part of the courses Physics I and Physics II.

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  • telephone number: +302821037697
  • email: panpetrakis<at>
  • address: School of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete, 73100 Chania, Greece.
  • office: E5.010
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