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Orestis Kalogirou

Professor, Department of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

President of the Hellenic NARIC (National Academic Recognition & Information Centre)


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Orestis Kalogirou was born in Thessaloniki in 1960. He obtained his BSc in Physics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 1983 and his PhD in 1988 from the same University. In 1991 he worked as a post-doc in the University of Hamburg and in 1993-1996 as a research fellow in the Institute for Materials Science, NCSR “Demokritos”, Athens. In 1996 he was elected Assistant Professor in the Physics Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in 2002 he became Associate Professor and in 2010 Professor. In 2008-2009 he worked as a Visiting Researcher in the Magnetic Materials Laboratory, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston. Fulbright Visiting Scholar for the academic year 2016-2017 at Center for Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital.


Since February 2020, President of the Hellenic NARIC (National Academic Recognition and Information Centre).


Among his scientific interests are synthesis and study of the structural, electrical and magnetic properties of materials and the biomedical applications of magnetic nanoparticles in particular magnetic hyperthermia for cancer treatment. He has published 113 publications in peer reviewed journals and 19 publications in peer reviewed proceedings volumes (>1700 non-self-citations; h-index=23); 134 presentations at international conferences.