Shock metamorphism and impact-related processes inferred from Martian meteorites and ordinary chondrites


Petrology and Geochemistry of Martian meteorites


Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry of high- and Ultra-high pressure metamorphic rocks


Petrology and geochemistry of mantle xenoliths

Sorption processes on micro-nano scale of geomaterials



Professional Activities

Meteoritical Society of America

European Geosciences Union

Mineralogical Society of Great Britain & Ireland

NASA reviewer for NPP

Geotechnical Chamber of Greece​

Member of the editorial board of Open Journal of Geology

Member of the Editorial board of Geological Engineering

Peer Reviewer for Lithos Journal



Lecturer - Agricultural University of Athens

2014 - 2016

Assistant Professor - Agricultural University of Athens

2016 - present


Field of Expertize: Mineralogy and Petrology


Postdoctoral Research Associate - University of Perugia/Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

​2013 - 2014


Research funds (Budget 150.000 euros), for a project financed by EU and Greek Government. Collaboration among the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Geology, Greece and University of Perugia, Italy. Also, University of Vienna and California Institute of Technology helped to carried out the research.



Postdoctoral Research Associate - University of Tennessee, Knoxville

​2012 - 2013


Study of Martian meteorites (Tissint) and mantle xenoliths (from Udachnaya and Obnazhennaya) at the Planetary Geosciences Institute, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, USA (supervisor: L.A.Taylor).


Postdoctoral Research Associate - National Technical University of Athens

​2009 - 2010


Study of High- and Ultra-high pressure rocks from Rhodope Mountains (NE Greece).


(2002) Scholarship for best, Academic year, performance, financed by State Scholarships Foundation 

(2003) Scholarship for PhD financed by National Technical University of Athens 

(2004-2007) Scholarship for PhD financed by State Scholarships Foundation 

(2008) Ktenas Prize from Academy of Athens 

(2014) Young Scientist Representative of Geochemistry-Mineralogy-Petrology-Volcanology Division for European Geosciences Union

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

1998 - 2002, Bsc



National Technical University of Athens

​2003 - 2009, PhD