Prof. Sofoklis Makridis
Prof. Sofoklis Makridis is now a assistant professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Western Macedonia, Greece in Greece. 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 M.Sc. in 2002 and the Ph.D. in 2004 in fields of Materials Science and Engineering (Magnetic Materials). His Postdoc research has been accomplished on Materials for Hydrogen Storage by having a fellowship from the State Scholarships Foundation. The last decade gives lectures more than ten hours per week by covering physics, materials science and technology, hydrogen technologies and energy. He is involved in the Editorial Board of Central European Journal of Physics, Central European Journal of Chemistry , of the journal of Scientific Reports of the Nature Publishing Group, all covered by ISI Web of Science. 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 50 publications in international journals, international conference proceedings and book chapters. He has been involved in at least 10 research programs, in many of which as a principal investigator or a leader. He has 8 invited lectures in Research Centers and Universities and 5 invited lectures in conferences overseas in the last 5 years. 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.