NCSR DEMOKRITOS
Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics
Patriarxou Grigoriou & Neapoleos
P.O: 60037
15310 Aghia Paraskevi
GREECE
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fax: +30 2106503529
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Siotis Ion

Director of Research

Phone: +30 210 6503476

Email: siotis@NOSPAMinp.demokritos.gr

Research Interests

EDUCATION - HONORS

Dip. Ingenieur Physicien, 1967 Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Ph. D. in Physics, 1971, Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, U of London

Chevalier de l’ Ordre National du Merite/France 1998

Officier de l’ Ordre National du Merite/France 2005

PRESENT POSITIONS

Research Director, Institute of Nuclear Physics 1990-

Member, Steering Committee, Astroparticle Physics European Coordination 2000-
PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGEMENT

Director and Chairman of the Board, The National Hellenic Research Foundation 1998-2003

Director and Chairman of the Board, National Centre for Scientific Research 'Demokritos ' 1989-1992

Director, Institute of Nuclear Physics, NCSR “Demokritos” 1993-1994

Project Manager, Attica Technology Park, NCSR “Demokritos” 1990-1995

Member, Governing Council, European Science Foundation 1998-2003

Member, EUROHORC Group (European Heads of Research Councils) 1998-2003

Member, Grand Jury, EU Descartes Prize 2002-2005

Member, Jury, European Latsis Prize 2001-2003

Chairman, Physics and Basic Science Panel, EU Descartes Prize 2006-

ACADEMIC AFFILIATIONS

Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, London, UK 1971-1992

Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA 1971-1972

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Chicago, |USA 1972-1976

Deutsches Electronen Synchrotron, Hamburg, Germany 1977-1979

European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN), Geneva, Switzerland 1980-1983

NCSR “Demokritos”, Institute of Nuclear Physics , Athens 1990-

PUBLICATIONS - CONFERENCES

Over 230 articles in International Scientific Journals

Over 5500 citations in International Scientific Journals

Participation in over 50 Conferences and Workshops on Science and RTD Policy

Several articles and interviews on RTD policy, technology transfer, science communication to the public (newspapers, journals, radio and TV)

FIELDS OF INTEREST

Particle and Astroparticle Physics

S&T applied to Environmental and Cultural issues

S&T Policy

Science Communication to the Public/ Science-Society Interfaces

Venture Capital /Seed Capital Investments