Maria Kandyla

  • CHS Associate. Member of the CHS Greece Interdisciplinary Advisory Committee
    • Senior Researcher at the Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute, National Hellenic Research Foundation

Dr. Maria Kandyla received her Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, in 2000 and her M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Harvard University, USA, in 2002 and 2006, respectively. She worked as a Post-doctoral Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, from 2006 to 2008 and as an EU Marie Curie Fellow at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, from 2008 to 2010. Since 2010 she has been working at the National Hellenic Research Foundation as Research Staff. The focus of her research is on the interaction of laser radiation with matter, including thermal and non-thermal ultrafast phase transitions, laser nanostructuring, optoelectronics, and photonics. She has 20 years of experience in laser-matter interaction and numerous scientific publications, conference presentations, and research grants in this field.

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