Past Members

The following individuals were affiliated with the Institute in the past and contributed with their efforts to its success.

Researchers
Name Period Last known affiliation
Katsiyannis Athanassios 2006-2016 Researcher, Royal Observatory of Belgium
Mathiopoulos Takis 1999-2014 Professor, University Athens
Daglis Ioannis 1995-2013 Professor, University Athens
Plionis Manolis 1996-2012 Professor, University of Thessaloniki
Kontizas Evangelos 1972-2007 Retired, Research Director Emeritus
Harlaftis Emilios 1999-2005 Passed away 13/2/2005
Karagiannidis Georgios 2001-2004 Professor, University of Thessaloniki
Salkintzis Apostolos 2000-2001 Consultant, Motorola Mobility
Rovithis Petros 1972-2001 Retired
Dialetis Dimitrios 1976-1998 Professor Emeritus, University of Athens
Georgakilas Alexander 1995-1998 -
Sarris Eleftherios 1971-1996 Retired
Barbatsi Katerina 1972-1996 Retired
Moraitis George 1962-1994 Retired
Prokakis Theodoros 1962-1994 Retired
Banos Cosmas 1961-1994 Retired
Banos George 1959-1974 Professor Emeritus, University of Ioannina,
Passed away 28/10/2014
Antonacopoulos Gregorios 1971-1973 Professor Emeritus, University of Patras
Macris J. Constantin 1943-1972 Passed away 2004
Chassapis S. Constantin 1946-1969 Passed away 10/8/1972
Focas H. Jean 1933-1969 Passed away
Svolopoulos Sotirios 1945-1966 Professor Emeritus, University of Athens
Adamopoulos Georgios 1929-1964 Passed away
Katsis Dimitrios 1943-1958 Passed away
Paraskevopoulos John 1921-1923 Dir. Harvard Observatory - Boyden Station (S. Africa)
Passed away 15/3/1951
Permanent Staff
Name Period Position Last known affiliation
Giannakis Omiros 2006-2016
Research Support Specialist
Senior Scientist, IAASARS/NOA
Akylas Athanassios 2006-2016
Research Support Specialist
Senior Scientist, IAASARS/NOA
Vardaxoglou Parashos 1987-2017
Technical Support
NOA Tech Support
Papadimitriou Christos 2006-2017
Research Support Specialist
Hellenic Parliament (Transfer)
Koumentakou Ourania 1989-2017
Secretariat IAASARS
NOA Admin
Matsopoulos Nikolaos 1973-2014
Technical Support
Retired
Papadaki Lia 1986-2012 Technical Support Secretariat IERSD/NOA
Papathanasiou Vassilios        -2011 Research Support Retired
Pappas Alexandros        -2010 Research Support Retired
Santarmi Fotini        -2010 Custodian Retired
Zaharopoulos Ioannis        -2007 Engineer Retired
Retalis Adrianos 2001-2006 Research Support Senior Researcher, IERSD/NOA
Kalogeropoulou Eleni 1971-2006 Custodian Retired
Prokaki Irini 1985-1997 Secretariat Secretariat NOA
Mpourdas Christos 1963-1997 Technical Support Passed away
Seresli Chrysoula 1983-1996 Secretariat Retired
Theofanous Theodora 1978-1996 Secretariat AI Retired
Elias Demetrios 1955-1986 Support Astronomer Passed away
Vouzas Athanassios 1961-1984 Technical Support Passed away
Sigalas Evangelos 1945-1979 Technical Support Passed away
Oikonomidis Christos 1931-1965 Technical Support Passed away
Haimis Emilios 1926-1965 Support Astronomer Passed away
Postdocs
Name Period Supervisor Last known affiliation
Antonios Karampelas 3/2016-2/2017 Bonanos American Community Schools (ACS) Athens
Kostas Themelis 9/2012-4/2017 Rontogiannis Postdoc, CEA/Saclay
Amalia Corral 9/2012-3/2017 Georgantopoulos Research Associate, University of Santander
Maria Ida Moretti 9/2015-8/2016 Bonanos Postdoc, INAF - Observatory of Naples
Miteva Rositsa 8/2015-6/2016 Malandraki -
Nanouris Nikolaos 8/2014-6/2016 Boumis -
Chiotellis Alexandros 3/2014-6/2016 Boumis -
Flaounas Manolis 11/2014-6/2016 Kontoes -
Leonidaki Ioanna 11/2012-2/2016 Xilouris Postdoc, University of Crete
Ropokis Georgios 1/2015-12/2015 Rontogiannis, Mathiopoulos Postdoc, Trinity College, Univeristy of Dublin
Bithas Petros 1/2013-12/2015 Rontogiannis Postdoc, University of Piraeus
Uscanga Lucero 9/2012-11/2015 Boumis Associate Professor, University of Guanajuato, Mexico
Kontogiannis Ioannis 1/2014-10/2015 Tsiropoula Postdoc, RCAAM/Academy of Athens
Klemen Zaksek 1/2015-10/2015 Keramitsoglou Senior Researcher at the Inst. of Geophysics of University of Hamburg
Nikolaeva Elena 7/2014-11/2015 Sykioti Postdoc, Institute of Earth Sciences, Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Stagakis Stavros 11/2014-10/2015 Sykioti Postdoc, Foundation of Research and Technology (FORTH)
Park Sung-Hong 7/2014-9/2015 Tsiropoula Postdoc, Trinity College of Dublin, Ireland
Dimitrakoudis Stavros 1/2014-8/2015 Balasis Postdoc, University of Alberta, Canada
Williams Stephen 1/2013-8/2015 Bonanos Postdoc, University of Crete, Greece
Tsinos Christos 1/2015-6/2015 Rontogiannis Postdoc, University of Luxemburg
Ieronymidi Emmanouela 8/2014-3/2015 Kontoes -
Barberopoulou Aggeliki 2/2014-3/2015 Kontoes Institute of Geodynamics-NOA, Greece
Koulouridis Elias 2/2012-3/2015 Plionis Postdoctoral Fellow, CEA/Saclay, France
Ranalli Piero 2/2012-3/2015 Georgantopoulos Senior Research Fellow, Lund Observatory, Sweden
Chatzichristou Eleni 2005-2008
2008-2014
Plionis
Daglis
College of Rhodes
Font Joan 2014-2014 Boumis Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias - IAC, Spain
Rovilos Manolis 2014-2014 Xilouris Intellectual Property Office, UK
Papaharalabos Stelios 2006-2014 Mathiopoulos Research Associate at N.C.S.R DEMOKRITOS, Greece
Mitsopoulos Ioannis 2014-2014 Kontoes -
Nikoloudakis Nikolaos 2013-2014 Georgantopoulos -
Xidis George 2014-2014 Kontoes -
Gkikas Antonis 2012-2013 Amiridis Postdoc, Barcelona Supercomputing Center
Lanzuisi Giorgio 2013-2013 Georgantopoulos Postdoc, Obs. of Bologna, Italy
Athanasopoulou Eleni 2011-2012 Amiridis Postdoc, University of Athens
Giannakaki Eleni 2010-2012 Amiridis Postdoc, Finland Meteorological Institute
Castro Norberto 2010-2012 Bonanos University of Michigan, USA
Tziotziou Kostas 2005-2007 Tsiropoula Research Associate, IAASARS/NOA & RCAAM/Academy of Athens
Basilakos Spyros 2002-2005 Plionis Researcher, RCAAM/Academy of Athens
Kitsionas Spyros 2002-2004 Georgantopoulos Teacher, College of Psychiko
PhD Students
Name Period Supervisor Last known affiliation
Kourniotis Michalis 12/2013-4/2017 Bonanos Postdoc, Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
Georgiou Marina 2010-2017 Daglis Postdoc, Univ. College London
Xenaki Irida 2012-2017 Rontogiannis, Koutroumbas Postdoc, IAASARS/NOA
Britavskiy Nikolay 2012-2016 Bonanos Postdoc, Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias - IAC, Spain
Koutoulidis Lazaros 2010-2014 Plionis/Georgantopoulos Postdoc, IAASARS/NOA
Kokkalis Panagiotis 2011-2013 Amiridis Postdoc, National Tech. Univ. of Athens
Kontogiannis Ioannis 2008-2013 Tsiropoula Postdoc, IAASARS/NOA
Stagakis Stavros 2007-2012 Sykioti Postdoc, University of Ioannina
Themelis Konstantinos 2006-2012 Rontogiannis, Koutroumbas Postdoc, IAASARS/NOA
Mamouri Rodanthi Elisavet 2001-2012 Amiridis Postdoc, Cyprus Institute
Leonidaki Ioanna 2006-2012 Boumis Postdoc, IAASARS/NOA
Benmayor David 2007-2011 Mathiopoulos,Tsiropoula Fasmetrics
Papadimitriou Zafiro 2007-2011 Mathiopoulos Civil Aviation Authority
Alikakos Ioannis 2004-2011 Boumis, Xilouris Postdoc, IAASARS/NOA
Akras Stavros 2005-2010 Boumis, Xilouris Postdoc, Observatory de Valongo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Ropokis George 2005-2010 Rontogiannis Postdoc, IAASARS/NOA & EURECOM, Sophia Antipolis
Koulouridis Elias 2005-2009 Plionis Postdoctoral Fellow, CEA/Saclay, France
Bithas Petros 2004-2009 Mathiopoulos Postdoc, IAASARS/NOA
Basilakos Spyros 1997-2000 Plionis Researcher, RCAAM/Academy of Athens
MSc Students
Name Period Supervisor Last known affiliation
Kopsacheili Maria 2014-2016 Boumis PhD student, Univ. of Crete, Greece
Marinou Eleni 2011-2013 Amiridis PhD student, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki
Argyrouli Athina 2012-2013 Amiridis PhD student, National Tech. Univ. of Athens
Koumpia Eugenia 2010-2011 Bonanos Research Fellow, University of Leeds, UK
Markakis Konstantinos 2010-2011 Bonanos PhD student, University of Cologne, Germany
Koliopanos Filippos 2010-2011 Georgakakis Postdoc, University of Toulouse, France
Leonidaki Ioanna 2003-2006 Georgantopoulos & Georgakakis Postdoc, University of Crete, Greece
Koulouridis Elias 2003-2005 Plionis Postdoctoral Fellow, CEA/Saclay, France
Alikakos Ioannis 2002-2004 Hantzios Postdoc, IAASARS/NOA
Tsouni Alexia 2001-2003 Kontoes PhD Student, National Technical University of Athens
Basilakos Spyros 1995-1997 Plionis Researcher, RCAAM/Academy of Athens
Support Staff
Name Period Supervisor Last known affiliation
Fytsilis Anastasios 2/2014-4/2015
5/2015-8/2017
Kontoes
Bonanos
Military service
Neokosmidis Spiros 3/2014-11/2015 Sykioti, Elias Geoset Ltd
Papakirikou Evangelos 1/2015-11/2015 Kontoes Senior System Administrator,
QS Unisolution
Drakos Christos 4/2014-10/2015 Boumis -
Loizos Vassilis 3/2014-7/2015 Boumis -
Argyridis Argyros 2013-2013 Kontoes PhD student, NTUA, Greece
Patsou Ioanna 2012-2014 Malandraki PhD student, Max Planck Institut, Goettingen, Germany
 
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