Konstantinos Karatasos
 Professor, Physical Chemistry of Polymers, Colloids and Solutions

– Dr. Chem. (Univ. Crete, GR, 1997)
– MSc. Chem. (Univ. Crete, GR, 1993)
– Dipl. Phys. (Univ. Crete, GR, 1991)

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Office: 403, 3rd floor of Building C
Telephone: 2310.995850 Fax: 2310.996222
Email: karatas@eng.auth.gr
WWW: http://users.auth.gr/~kkaratas/

Student Reception: Daily 12:00 – 14:00

  1. Static, dynamic and thermodynamic properties of polymeric materials.
  2. Self-organization phenomena in soft matter.
  3. Polymer-inorganic hybrid materials.
  4. Study of polymeric systems for biopharmaceutical applications
  5. Glass transition in polymers
  1. “Structure and Dynamics of Hyperbranched Polymer – Layered Silicate Nanocomposites”, S. Fotiadou,C. Karageorgaki, K. Chrissopoulou,K. Karatasos, I. Tanis, D.Tragoudaras, B. Frick, and S. H. Anastasiadis, Macromolecules, 2013, 46, 2842−2855
  2. “Poly(amidoamine)-based Dendrimer/siRNA complexation studied by computer simulations: effects of pH and generation on dendrimer structure and siRNA binding”, Karatasos, K.; Posocco, P.; Laurini, E.; Pricl, S., Macromol. Biosci. 12:225-240 (2012)
  3. “Association of a weakly acidic anti-inflammatory drug (ibuprofen) with a poly(amidoamine) dendrimer as studied by molecular dynamics simulations”, I. Tanis and K. Karatasos, J. Phys. Chem. B 113: 10984–10993(2009).
  4. “Glass Transition in Dendrimers”.K. Karatasos. Macromolecules 39:4619-4626(2006)
  5. “Nanoscopic confinement effects on local dynamics”. S. H. Anastasiadis, K. Karatasos, G. Vlachos, E. Manias, E. P. Giannelis. Phys. Rev. Lett., 84:915(2000)
  1. Physical Chemistry I (2 ‘ Semester – Compulsory Course)
  2. Physical Chemistry II (L) (3′ Semester – Compulsory Course)
  3. Computational Materials science (S ≥8′ Semester – Elective Course)
  4. Nanotechnology and Soft Matter (S ≥6′ Semester – Elective Course)
  5.  Polymer Science and Technology  (5th semester – Complusory Course
  6.  Applied Thermodynamics   (1st Semester, Post-graduate – Compulsory Course)
  7.  Modeling and Simulation of Molecular Systems (2nd semester, Post-graduate – Elective Course)