Curriculum Vitae of  Dr. George Voyatzis


Address:          Department of Physics

(Bld. School of Sciences – Aristotle University)

                        GR 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece

Tel:                  +30-2310-998060


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Date of birth:   1965




Organization : Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR  (AUTh)

Current Position : Associate Professor


Academic Qualifications :

          PhD in Physics (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1993)

          Diploma in Physics (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1987) 


Career History

2015-        : Associate professor  in  Physics Department, AUTh

2007-2015: Assistant professor in  Physics Department, AUTh (section of Astrophysics, Astronomy and Mechanics).

2000-2007: Lecturer in Physics Department, AUTh (section of Astrophysics, Astronomy and Mechanics).

1998-2000: Teacher of Informatics in High School Education.

1995-1998: Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Informatics (AUTh) – Digital image processing using chaos.


Course coordination/Teaching 

·         Supervisor of two PhD thesis, 13 Diploma Theses of MSc students of Computational Physics, 27 Diploma Theses of Bachelor students in Physics Department


Books (in Greek)

          G. Voyatzis, G. Bozis and D. Papadopoulos, Differential Equations with Applications, Kleidarithmos, 2012. 

          G. Voyatzis and E. Meletlidou, “An Introduction to Nonlinear Dynamical Systems”, Kallipos, 2015



Research Experience:


Main Research topics of interest:

          Celestial Mechanics (orbital dynamics of planets, satellites and small bodies),

          Computation of periodic orbits and orbital stability of celestial bodies.

          Methods for distinguishing between order and chaos,

          Applications of dynamical systems in Physics and Digital Image processing.


Research Grants / Principal Investigator

          2005 – 2007 “Computational Algorithms of high accuracy and applications in chaotic systems” (P.I.), Pythagoras II – Greek Ministry of Education

          2012 – 2013 “Dynamical mechanisms of planet injection and orphan planets”, AUTh Research Committee (P.I.).


Participation in : 9 research projects (1991-2015) 

Current Project Involvement : STARDUST-R network



          48 papers in refereed International scientific journals

          19 referred papers in Proceedings of international meetings

          17 papers in proceedings of local meetings


Citations (excluding self-citations) : ~ 800 (from Scopus database)


Participation in 24 International Conferences and 26 local meetings

Member of organizing committees for 5 meetings

Reviewer in ~10 International Scientific Journals



Experience in Computations:

•   Programming in C++, MFC, OpenGL, Mathematica

•   Numerical simulations of dynamical systems

•   Graphic applications for educational purposes.



Current Administration Activities

          Vice head of the Physics Department

          Head of the supervision committee of the education program in Physics Department

          Supervisor of the Computer Lab of the Postgraduate programs Computational Physics

          Member of the Committee of the Kalandra University Camp of AUTh

          Member of the Committee of the University Gym  of AUTh



Member of the Hellenic Astronomical Society