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Konstantinos Stefanopoulos

Personal Details

Mailing Address Institute of Physical Chemistry
NCSR “Demokritos”
15310 Ag. Paraskevi Attikis
Telephone +30 2106503606
mail stefan@chem.demokritos.gr
Position Researcher, Grade B’

 

Education

1990

Diploma of Physics, University of Athens

 

 

1995

Ph.D. in Physics, Department of Pure & Applied Physics, University of Salford, UK
Title of Thesis: “Small Angle Neutron Scattering Studies of Hydrogen (Deuterium) Trapping on Dislocations in Metals”,

 

 

 

Work Experience


1992-1994

Halls Tutor at undergraduate students in Halls of Residence "Oaklands Halls", University of Salford, UK.

 

 

1997-2001

Collaborating Researcher at MESL-Membranes & porous Materials for Environmental Separations, Institute of Physical Chemistry, NCSR “Demokritos”.

 

 

September 2000
June-August 2001

Visiting Researcher at Berlin Neutron Scattering Center (Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin), Berlin, Germany.

 

 

2001-2006

Special Scientific personnel at Institute of Physical Chemistry, NCSR “Demokritos”.

 

 

2006-2010

Researcher grade C’ at Institute of Physical Chemistry, NCSR “Demokritos”.

 

 

2010-

Researcher grade B’ at Institute of Physical Chemistry, NCSR “Demokritos”.

 

 

 

Teaching Experience


1991-1994

Teaching and demonstration of “Applied Physics Laboratory” at undergraduate students of the Department of Pure & Applied Physics, University of Salford, UK.

 

 

2002-2008

Associated educational staff member of Hellenic Open University at “Studies in Natural Sciences”:
Teaching course: FYE-14, “Introduction to Natural Sciences”.

 

 

 

Organising Experience


2004-2005

Member of the organising committee for the 2nd Hellenic Symposium of Porous Materials, Athens, 29-30 September 2005.

 

 

2007-2008

Member of the organising committee for the 1st International Workshop on NAnoPorous Materials in ENergy and Environment (NAPEN), Chania, Crete, 11-16 October 2008.

 

 

 

A Publications in Refereed Journals

    1. J.C. Li, D.K. Ross, L.D. Howe, K.L. Stefanopoulos, J.P.A. Fairclough, R.Heenan, and K. Ibel, "Small-angle neutron-scattering studies of the fractal-like network formed during desorption and adsorption of water in porous materials", Physical Review B, 49 (1994) 5911-5917
    2. A.Ch. Mitropoulos, N.K. Kanellopoulos, K.L. Stefanopoulos and R.K. Heenan, “Scattering by curved and fractal surfaces”, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 203 (1998) 229-230.
    3. G.Ch. Charalambopoulou, Th.A. Steriotis, A.Ch. Mitropoulos, K.L. Stefanopoulos, N.K. Kanellopoulos, and A.Ioffe, “Investigation of water sorption on porcine stratum corneum by very small angle neutron scattering”, Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 110 (1998) 988-990.
    4. A.Ch. Mitropoulos, K.L. Stefanopoulos and N.K. Kanellopoulos, “Coal studies by small angle x-ray scattering”, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 24 (1998) 29-39.
    5. K.L. Stefanopoulos, G.E. Romanos, A.Ch. Mitropoulos, N.K. Kanellopoulos and R.K. Heenan, “Characterization of porous alumina membrane by adsorption in conjuction with SANS”, Journal of Membrane Science, 153 (1999) 1-7.
    6. D.K. Ross, K.L. Stefanopoulos and M. Kemali, "The use of small angle neutron scattering in the study of hydrogen trapping at defects in metals", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 293 (1999) 346-350.
    7. K.L. Stefanopoulos, G.Ch. Charalambopoulou, Th.A. Steriotis, A.Ch. Mitropoulos, N.K. Kanellopoulos, A.Th. Papaioannou and A. Ioffe, “Investigation of temperature effect on porcine stratum corneum by very small angle neutron scattering”, Journal of Controlled Release, 64 (2000) 346-347.
    8. K.L. Stefanopoulos, K. Beltsios, P.K. Makri, Th.A. Steriotis, A.Ch. Mitropoulos and N.K. Kanellopoulos, "Characterization of the flow properties in Vycor by combining dynamic and scattering techniques", Physica B, 276 (2000) 477-478.
    9. E.S. Kikkinides, T.A. Steriotis, A.K. Stubos, K.L.Stefanopoulos, A.Ch. Mitropoulos, N.K. Kanellopoulos, "Structural Characterisation and applications of ceramic membranes for gas separations", Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 128 (2000) 429-438.
    10. G.Ch. Charalambopoulou, Th.A. Steriotis, K.L. Stefanopoulos, A.Ch. Mitropoulos, N.K. Kanellopoulos, and U. Keiderling, "Investigation of lipid organization on stratum corneum by water absorption in conjunction with neutron scattering", Physica B, 276 (2000) 530-531.
    11. F.K Katsaros, T.A. Steriotis, K.L. Stefanopoulos, N.K. Kanellopoulos, A.Ch. Mitropoulos , M. Meissner and A. Hoser, "Neutron diffraction study of adsorbed CO2 on a carbon membrane", Physica B, 276 (2000) 901-902.
    12. P.K Makri, K.L Stefanopoulos, A.Ch. Mitropoulos, N.K. Kanellopoulos and W. Treimer, "Study on the entrapment of mercury in porous glasses by neutron scattering in conjuction with mercury porosimetry", Physica B, 276 (2000) 479-480.
    13. E.S. Kikkinides, M.E. Kainourgiakis, K.L. Stefanopoulos, A.Ch. Mitropoulos, A.K. Stubos and N.K. Kanellopoulos, “Combination of small angle scattering and three-dimensional stochastic reconstruction for the study of adsorption-desorption processes in Vycor porous glass”, Journal of Chemical Physics, 112 (2000) 9881-9887.
    14. G.Ch. Charalambopoulou, Th.A. Steriotis, K.L. Stefanopoulos, A.K. Stubos, N.K. Kanellopoulos, A.Ch. Mitropoulos and T. Hauss, “Membrane Neutron Diffraction: A Promising Technique for Stratum Corneum Structural Studies”, Journal of Controlled Release, 72 (2001) 307-309.
    15. E.S. Kikkinides, K.L. Stefanopoulos, Th.A. Steriotis, A.Ch. Mitropoulos, N.K. Kanellopoulos and W. Treimer, “Combination of SANS and 3D Stochastic Reconstruction Techniques for the Study of Equilibrium and Dynamic Properties of Nanostructured Materials”, Applied Physics A, 74 (2002) 954-956.
    16. G.K. Charalambopoulou, Th.A. Steriotis, T. Hauss, K.L. Stefanopoulos and A.K. Stubos, “A Neutron Diffraction Study of Hydration Effect on Stratum Corneum”, Applied Physics A, 74 (2002) 1245-1247.
    17. Th.A. Steriotis, K.L. Stefanopoulos, A.Ch. Mitropoulos, N.K. Kanellopoulos, A. Hoser and M. Hofmann, “Structural Studies of Supercritical CO2 in Confined Space”, Applied Physics A, 74 (2002) 1333-1335.
    18. A. Christoforides, N. Kanellopoulos, A. Mitropoulos, K. L. Stefanopoulos and K. Tarchanides, “Characterization of controlled pore glasses by small angle x-ray scattering and evaluation of the scattering data by he indirect Fourier transformation method”, Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 144 (2002) 769-774.
    19. K.L. Stefanopoulos, A.Ch. Mitropoulos, E.S. Kikkinides, N.K. Kanellopoulos and A. Christoforides, “Study of the Macroporosity of Vycor Porous Glass by Combining Scattering and Permeability Techniques”, Applied Physics A, 74 (2002) 1336-1338.
    20. Th.A. Steriotis, K.L. Stefanopoulos, U. Keiderling, A. De Stefanis and A.A.G. Tomlinson, “Characterisation of Pillared Clays by Contrast-Matching Small-Angle Neutron Scattering”, Chemical Communications, 20 (2002) 2396-2397.
    21. A. De Stefanis, A.A.G. Tomlinson, Th.A. Steriotis, K.L. Stefanopoulos, and U. Keiderling, "Nanostructures of the montmorillonite-derived restructured clays K10(R), HMO and the Mg2+ exchanged analogue Mg-HMO. A SANS, N2 sorption and XRPD study", Journal of Materials Chemistry, 13 (2003) 1145-1148.
    22. H. Gamari-Seale, I.O. Troyanchuk, D. Khalyavin, K.L. Stefanopoulos and J. Hernandez-Velasco, “Neutron-powder diffraction study of Nd0.92Ca0.08MnO3”, Physica B, 350 (2004) 19-21.
    23. A. De Stefanis, A.A.G. Tomlinson, Th.A. Steriotis, K.L. Stefanopoulos and U. Keiderling, “Nanostructural Characterization of Catalysts by SANS”, Physica B, 350 (2004) 521-524.
    24. Th. A. Steriotis, K.L. Stefanopoulos, N.K. Kanellopoulos, A.Ch. Mitropoulos and A. Hoser, "The structure of adsorbed CO2 in carbon nanopores; A neutron diffraction study”, Colloids and Surfaces A, 241 (2004) 239-244.
    25. K.L. Stefanopoulos, Th.A. Steriotis, A.Ch. Mitropoulos, N.K. Kanellopoulos and W. Treimer, “Characterization of Porous materials by combining Mercury Porosimetry and Scattering Techniques”, Physica B, 350 (2004) 525-527.
    26. H. Gamari-Seale, O. Troyanchuk, D. Khallyavin, K.L. Stefanopoulos and J. Hernandez-Velasco, “Magnetic structure of Nd0.92Ca0.08MnO3”, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 272-276 (2004) 483-484.
    27. H. Gamari-Seale, I.O. Troyanchuk, M.V. Bushinsky, K.L. Stefanopoulos and J. Hernandez-Velasco, “The effect on highly Cr-substituted manganite Nd0.6Ca0.4(Mn0.5Cr0.5)O3”, Acta Physica Polonica A, 105 (2004) 81-86.
    28. E.S. Kikkinides, K.L. Stefanopoulos, Th.A. Steriotis, A.Ch. Mitropoulos and N.K. Kanellopoulos, “Characterisation of nanostructured materials by combination of neutron scattering and 3D stochastic reconstruction techniques”, Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 160 (2007) 415-422.
    29. H. Gamari-Seale, I.O. Troyanchuk, A.P. Sazonov, K.L. Stefanopoulos and D.M. Toebbens, “Structure and magnetic order in La0.7Ca0.3Mn0.5Co0.5O3 andLa0.8Sr0.2Mn0.5Co0.5O3 perovskites”, Physica B, 403 (2008) 2924-2929.
    30. Th.A.Steriotis, K.L. Stefanopoulos, F.K. Katsaros, R. Glaser, A.C. Hannon and J.D.F. Ramsay, “In situ neutron diffraction study of adsorbed carbon dioxide in a nanoporous material: Monitoring the adsorption mechanism and the structural characteristics of the confined phase”, Physical Review B, 78 (2008) 115424-1-10. The above article was published after selection at Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, 18(14) (2008).
    31. G.E. Romanos, O.C. Vangeli, K.L. Stefanopoulos, E.P. Kouvelos, S.K. Papageorgiou, E.P.Favvas and N.K. Kanellopoulos, “Methods of evaluating pore morphology in hybrid organic-inorganic porous materials”, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 120 (2009) 53-61.
    32. E.P. Favvas, A.A. Sapalidis, K.L. Stefanopoulos, G.E. Romanos, N.K. Kanellopoulos, E.K. Kargiotis and A. Ch. Mitropoulos, “Characterization of carbonate rocks by combination of scattering, porosimetry and permeability techniques”, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 120 (2009) 109-114.
    33. A.P. Sazonov, I.O. Troyanchuk, H. Gamari-Seale, V.V. Sikolenko, K.L. Stefanopoulos, C. Nikolaidis and Y. Atanassova, “Neutron diffraction study and magnetic properties of La1-xBaxCoO3 (x = 0.2 and 0.3)”, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 21 (2009) 156004 (9pp).
    34. K. Mergia, K.L Stefanopoulos, N. Ordas and C. Garcia-Rosales, “A comparative study for the porosity of doped graphites by small angle neutron scattering, nitrogen adsorption and helium pycnometry”, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 134 (2010) 141-149.

B onographs

    1. K.L. Stefanopoulos, “Combination of Adsorption with Small Angle Scattering for Characterizing Porous Media”, Current Topics in Colloid and Interface Science, 5 (2002) 237-249.
    2. K.L. Stefanopoulos, “Double Crystal Diffractometers with Bent Perfect Crystals for Ultra Small-Angle and Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Applications”, DEMO 2003/3, July 2003, NCSR “DEMOKRITOS”.

C Book-Encyclopaedia Chapters

    1. Th.A. Steriotis, K.L. Stefanopoulos, A.Ch. Mitropoulos, and N.K. Kanellopoulos, Membrane Characterisation by Combination of Static and Dynamic Techniques”, In "Recent Advances in Gas Separation by Microporous Ceramic Membranes" edited by N.K. Kanellopoulos, 1st ed., Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, Membrane Science and Technology Series 6 (2000) 1-34.
    2. A.Ch. Mitropoulos, K.L. Stefanopoulos and N.K. Kanellopoulos “Porous Media: Characterization of, by combining dynamic and equilibrium techniques", edited by A. Hubbard, Marcel Dekker, NY, in Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, (2002) 942-953.
    3. K. Beltsios, Th.A. Steriotis, K.L. Stefanopoulos and N.K. Kanellopoulos, "Membrane Science and Technology", edited by K.S.W. Sing, J. Weitkamp and F. Schuth, Wiley-VCH, Germany, in Handbook of Porous Solids (2002) 2281-2433.
    4. G.Ch. Charalambopoulou, Th.A. Steriotis, K.L. Stefanopoulos, E.S. Kikkinides and A.K. Stubos, “The combination of neutron scattering techniques for the study of hydration of porcine stratum corneum”, edited by R. Marks, J-L. Leveque and R. Voegeli, Taylor & Francis, London, in The Essential Stratum Corneum, (2002).
    5. G. Karanikolos, F.K. Katsaros, G.E. Romanos, K.L. Stefanopoulos and N.K. Kanellopoulos, “The Combination of In Situ and Ex Situ Techniques for Monitoring and Controlling the Evolution of Nanostructure of Nanoporous Materials”, edited by N. Kanellopoulos, in Nanoporous Materials: Advanced Techniques for Characterization, Modeling, and Processing, Taylor & Francis Group, in press, 2010.

D Patent

1. A. Mitropoulos, A. Vairis and K. Stefanopoulos "Accessory for Mercury Porosimetry Instrument", Greek Patent, 1003538/1-3-2001.

E Participation in Research Projects

    1. EPET II (1997--410): “Development of Transdermal and Osmotic Drug delivery Systems”. Partners: Lavipharm SA, University of Athens, Pharmacy School, NCSR “Demokritos”.
    2. (1998--114):ROBOWELDER”. Partners: NCSR “Demokritos”, Technological Institute of Athens, Algosystems S.A., eorio S.A. Syros Shipyards.
    3. CRAFT (1999-70374): "Low Energy consumptive liquid and supercritical CO2 recycling, CO2 Best Recycling Alternative (COBRA)”. Partners: Cirmac (The Netherlands), ACP (BE), Comeco (Italy), Sparqle (The Netherlands), Palthe (The Netherlands), Soya Mills S.A. (Greece), VIANA S.A. (Greece), S-Search (The Netherlands), Schieke (Belgium), TNO (The Netherlands), T.Uni. EINDHOVEN (The Netherlands), Demokritos (Greece), Promikron (The Netherlands).
    4. EXTREMA: “New Materials under extreme environment”, ExtreMat is a FP6 IP, aiming at a break-through in materials research for applications in extreme environments, Duration: 1/12/2004 - 30/11/2009, Partners: 37 Institutions.
    5. FP6 - Priority 3 - Network of Excellence (NoE): In-situ study and development of processes involving nano-porous materials (INSIDE_POReS). Duration: 2004 - 2008, Partners: 39 Institutions.
    6. 6th Framework Program: Collaboration with European neutron scattering centers via 6th Framework Program: Key Action: Strengthening the European Research Area, Research Infrastructures, contract no. RII3-CT-2003-505925 (NMI3).
    7. ARCHIMIDES (04-3-001/6): “Hydrogen Separation & Storage”. Partners: Technological Institute of Kavala, NCSR “Demokritos”.
    8. ARCHIMIDES (04-3-001/7): “Study of petrophysical characteristics of rocks from Kavala gulf. Partners: Technological Institute of Kavala, NCSR “Demokritos”.