Diploma ,Department of Physics, University of Thessaloniki, 1971
PhD, 1978, University of Tennessee, ΗΠΑ
Colloids and Surfaces: Structure and dynamics of micelles, microemulsions and lipid vesicles. Self-organization of surfactants and lipids in solution and in thin films. Interaction of proteins with lipid bilayers. Growth of organic or inorganic particles in organized molecular assemblies. Water-soluble polymers. Hydrogels-Cross-linked hydrophilic polymers.
Photophysics: Photophysical studies of aromatic molecules, semiconductors and conjugated polymers. Fluorescence probing of organized molecular assemblies, gels and macromolecules. Light emission and amplification. Lasers. Organic LEDs. Solar Cells.
Materials and Devices: Sol-gel chemistry. Semiconductor nanoparticles. Heterogeneous photocatalysis for water and air purification. Organic and Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Mesoscopic Solar Cells. Organic light-emitting diodes. New materials for light emission and amplification. Water purification materials.
Cadmium Sulfide of Small Dimensions, Produced in Inverted Micelles: P.Lianos and J.K.Thomas, Chem.Physics Letters, 125(1986)299-302 10.1016/0009-2614(86)87069-5
A high performance solid state Dye-sensitized Photoelectrochemical Cell employing a nanocomposite gel electrolyte made by the sol-gel route : E.Stathatos, P.Lianos, U.Lavrencic Stangar and B.Orel, Advanced Materials, 14(2002)354-357 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/1521
A quasi-solid-state dye-sensitized solar cell based on a sol-gel nanocomposite electrolyte containing ionic liquid: E.Stathatos, P.Lianos, S.M.Zakeeruddin, P. Liska and M.Grätzel, Chem.Mater., 15(2003)1825-1829 http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/cm0213568
Hydrogen production by photocatalytic alcohol reforming employing highly efficient nanocrystalline titania films: Nikoleta Strataki, Vlasoula Bekiari, Dimitris I. Kondarides and Panagiotis Lianos, Appl.Catal.B. Environmental, 77(2007)184-189 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2007.07.015
Production of electricity and hydrogen by photocatalytic degradation of organic wastes in a Photoelectrochemical cell. The concept of the Photo-Fuel-Cell. A review of a re-emerging research field: Panagiotis Lianos, J.Hazardous Materials, 185(2011)575-590 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2010.10.083