Costas Charitidis is Professor in the School of Chemical Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens and Director of the Laboratory of Advanced, Composite, Nano Materials & Nanotechnology. Prof. Charitidis is member of the General Assembly of the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation and since 2018 President of the Body.
He has been elected in the Deanship of the School of Chemical Engineering of NTUA since 2017. From 2010 to 2016 he has been Director of Section III: Materials Science & Engineering of the School, while from 2011 he is Director of the Interdisciplinary Postgraduate (MSc) Program: Materials Science & Technology (NTUA).
He has more than 25 years of experience in the fields of Materials Science & Nanotechnology, Carbon-based materials and Safety impacts of Nanotechnology. He has extensive R&D experience through collaborations with international research centers since he has participated in more than 70 European and National funded projects, in many of them as Scientific Coordinator (most recent are: Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Advanced Manufacturing and Processing, Resource Efficient Economy with a Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials NMP FP7, Horizon 2020).
He is a referee in 85 International scientific journals. He is the author of several scientific books, chapters in international text books and more than 300 scientific publications in peer reviewed international journals and conference proceedings and cited ~4700 by other researchers (h-index 37). He has been supervisor of 15 PhD Theses and member of the examining committee of more than 60 PhD theses.