In its recent meeting on 29-30 June, the Steering Committee of the Association EURATOM-Hellenic Republic elected Prof. Kyriakos Hizanidis as Head of Research Unit of the Association.
Kyriakos Hizanidis holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, and a PhD in Thermonuclear Plasma Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. He is currently active in the area of plasma physics and thermonuclear fusion (especially in anomalous transport, plasma turbulence, current drive and heating in tokamaks) and in photonics (especially in nonlinear waves and solitons).
He is the co-founder and organizer of the Spring School on Fusion Physics and Technology. Back in 1998, along with Profs. J. L. Vomvoridis and A. Grecos, he participated in the creation of Association EURATOM-Hellenic Republic. He is a national representative of the Hellenic Republic at CCE-FU. He was the Associate Head of the Association for the last two years. return to Newsline #89