Speaker-Emmanuel Kymakis

Emmanuel Kymakis
Technological Educational Institute of Crete
Emmanuel Kymakis (1977) is Full Professor at the Electrical Engineering Department of the University of Applied Sciences (TEI of Crete), where he heads the Nanomaterials and Advanced Electronics group of the Center of Advanced Materials & Photonics. He received the B.Eng. (First Class Honors) degree in Electrical Engineering & Electronics from Liverpool University in 1999 and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Cambridge University in 2003. He and Prof. Gehan Amaratunga are the inventors of the polymer-nanotube solar cell. Before joining TEI of Crete, he was a technical consultant offering engineering and consultancy services in the field of photovoltaic and solar thermal power plants for various Greek and international investors and private companies. His technological interests are in the synthesis and solution processing of novel carbon nanomaterials and their incorporation into organic electronic devices. His research topics presently include investigation of the opto-electronic properties of graphene, carbon nanotubes, layered crystals and inorganic-organic hybrids for the development of low cost next generation flexible photovoltaic devices, compatible with roll-to-roll large area manufacturing methods. He has over 100 SCI publications with over 5.000 citations (h-index=35) on these topics and has given 40 invited lectures. He has been selected as an honorary lecturer in the UConn, and was a recipient of an Isaac Newton and an EPSRC studentship during his PhD studies in Cambridge. Prof. Kymakis was recently named by RSC as a 2014 ChemComm Emerging Investigator and has won the Excellence Award for young scientists by the Greek General Secretariat of Research & Technology. He is currently the deputy dealer of the WP Energy Generation of the Graphene Flagship and elected member of the General Assembly of the Greek Foundation for Research and Innovation (ELIDEK).
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