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Study Guide 2019-20

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1991: Diploma in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece.
2000: Ph.D. Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece.
2014: M.Sc. Department of Pharmacy, University of Patras, Greece.

Professional training and academic appointments
Department of Pharmacy, University of Patras
3/2003-5/2003: Ministry of Agriculture, Athens Veterinary Foundations Center
2000-2003: Postdoctoral researcher, ICEHT-FORTH
4/2002-8/2002: Temporary Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Patras
2/2001-8/2001: Post doctoral researcher at CRMHT-CNRS, Orleans, France

Research interests
Use of spectroscopic methods for the determination of the structural and dynamic properties of inorganic compounds and pharmaceutical substances. Chemistry of rare earth compounds. Synthesis and physicochemical investigation of ionic compounds in the solid, liquid and glassy state.

Current teaching activities
Undergraduate Courses:
General and Inorganic Chemistry (1st Semester), Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (2nd Semester), Physical Pharmacy Laboratory (4th Semester), Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Laboratory (5th Semester), Pharmacognosy I Laboratory (6thSemester), Pharmacognosy II Laboratory (7th Semester)

FORTH-ICE/HT Fellowship for Ph.D. studies
Large Scale Facility TMR Fellowships for short period visits and collaboration at CNRS, Orleans, for research and training in the field of High Temperature NMR
Postdoctoral Fellowship (Conseil Regional du Centre, France) for 6 months research at CNRS, Orleans, France.
Daresbury Laboratory Synchrotron Radiation Source Fellowship for research in the area of EXAFS spectroscopy (Warrington, United Kingdom).

Selected publications

  1. Zissi, G. D.; Chrissanthopoulos, A.; Papatheodorou, G. N., 'Vibrational modes and structure of the LaCl3 - CsCl melts' ,Vibrational Spectroscopy 40(1), 110-117 (2006).
  2. Zissi, G. D.; Papatheodorou, George N., 'Composition and temperature induced changes on the structure of molten ScCl3-CsCl mixtures', Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 6(18), 4480-4489 (2004).
  3. G. D. Zissi and G. N. Papatheodorou, 'Seven-coordinated scandium (III) chloroions in ScCl3-CsCl molten mixtures at 600-900 oC', J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans. 13, 51 (2002).
  4. G. D. Zissi and C. Bessada, '27Al NMR spectra of the RECl3-AlCl3 (RE = Y, La) Glasses and Melts' Zeitschrift für Naturforschung A 56, 697 (2001).
  5. G.D. Zissi and S. N. Yannopoulos, 'Dynamic light scattering study of the liquid ↔ glass transition for the GdCl3-3AlCl3 glass-forming mixture', Physical Review E 64, 051504 (2001).
  6. S. Sen, G.D. Zissi and G.N. Papatheodorou, 'Local structure around Gd in GdAl3Cl12 glass and supercooled liquid: a Gd LIII-edge EXAFS study', Journal of Physics Condensed Matter 12(12), 2885 (2000). 
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