Senior researcher, CERTH-IRETETH
Dr. Zoikis – Karathanasis Alexandros is a Senior Researcher at CERTH/IRETETH. He is a Chemical Engineer from National Technical University of Athens, graduated at 2002, while at 2004 he acquired his MSc in Science and Technology of Materials. At 2010 he defended his PhD thesis in the field of composite nanostructured materials. His scientific interests cover a wide range of topics in the field of materials engineering focusing on electroplating of composite coatings exhibiting functional properties such as wear and corrosion resistance or photocatalytic and antibacterial activity. He has been involved and coordinated as a project manager a number of National and European research projects related to the surface finishing field. Since 2014 he has been also the R&D manager of Artia NanoEngineering & Consulting, an innovative SME active in the field of nano-coatings.