Haralabos Tsertos

  Professor of physics



Academic qualifications:

1985:  Ph.D in Physics at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany
1980:  M.Sc in Physics at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany

1977:  B.Sc in Physics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Professional career:

2005– present:  Full Professor of Physics at the Department of Physics of the University of Cyprus.
1997– 2005:  Associate Professor of Physics at the Department of Physics of the University of Cyprus.    

1993– 1997: Assistant Professor of Physics at the Department of Natural Sciences of  the University of Cyprus 

1988 – 1993: Senior Research Associate at the Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung (GSI) Darmstadt, Germany. 

1986 – 1988: Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung (GSI) Darmstadt, Germany.

1985 – 1986: Active service in the Greek Armed Forces.  

1980– 1985:  Scientific Associate at the Department of Physics of the Technical University of  Munich, Germany.  

Other scientific and professional activities 

1993–present: Principal promoter and coordinator of the scientific collaboration with the Heavy-Ion Research Center of GSI  

1996–present: Founder and Head of the Nuclear Physics Laboratory of the University of Cyprus  

1991:                 Founding member of the International HADES Collaboration at GSI  

1992–present: Member of the HADES Collaboration Board Committee  

2003–present: Member of the CBM Collaboration Board Committee  

1987 – 1993:   Founding member of the GSI-ILL collaboration on low-energy Bhabha scattering experiments

1980–1993:    Member of the Orange collaboration at GSI  

 

Main Research Interests and Expertise

 

·       Modern experimental Nuclear Physics with heavy ions at relativistic energies.

·       Particle detectors; Monte Carlo simulation techniques; high performance computing systems.

·       Nuclear Astrophysics and Cosmology.

·       Applications of Nuclear Radiation: Natural Radioactivity, XRF Spectroscopy, Mossbauer Spectroscopy. 

·       First gamma-radioactivity maps and radon maps in Cyprus

                 (See e.g. http://www-np.ucy.ac.cy/radio_isotopes/start.html)

 

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