Sofoklis S. Makridis
University of Patras
Sofoklis is a tenured Assistant Professor at the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources Management, University of Patras in Greece & senior visiting fellow at Loughborough University, Uk. He was till 2013, a Lecturer in the Department of Engineering, Sports and Sciences at Bolton University and associated member in IMRI & IREET Institutes. He is a physicist while he received the MEng in 2002 and the PhD in 2004 in fields of Materials Science and Engineering (NanoMagnetic Materials). His Postdoc research has been accomplished on Materials for Hydrogen Storage by having a fellowship from the State Scholarships Foundation while he holds an MBA in spin-offs. The last decade gives lectures more than ten hours per week by covering physics, materials science and technology, hydrogen technologies, energy and innovation. He serves as Editor-in-Chief at Challenges (MDPI) and at Verizona Publishing Ltd, London. He is involved in the Editorial Board of Materials (MDPI), Open Chemistry (DeGruyterOpen), of the Scientific Reports of the Nature Publishing Group, and Heliyon of Elsevier. He is a Member of the IEEE Magnetics Society and Materials Research Society. Sofoklis has collaboration with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California regarding Hydrogen storage and CO2 capture. He has more than 65 publications in international journals, international conference proceedings and book chapters. He has been involved in at least 12 EU/USA funded research programs, in many of which as a principal investigator or a leader. He has more than 10 invited lectures in Research Centers and Universities and 5 invited lectures in conferences overseas in the last 5 years. He chaired more than 5 international Conferences. His curriculum vitae has been cited in Marquis Who’s Who in the World (2010) and selected as one of the leading achievers from around the globe. Since 2011 he is in the Management Committee of three EU Cost actions. He is an expert collaborative partner in Materials-Energy-Environment with long consultancy in Uk, EU, USA, China companies.
Materials and Processes for Energy and Environmental Applications