Konstantinos Valagiannopoulos

Department
School of Science and Technology, Physics, National Laboratory Astana, Laboratory of Physics and Materials Science
Title
Assistant Professor
Office
​7204
Email
konstantinos.valagiannopoulos@nu.edu.kz
Phone
​+77172709103
Website
https://sst.nu.edu.kz/konstantinos-valagiannopoulos/

Konstantinos (Costas) Valagiannopoulos is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics of Nazarbayev University (NU), Kazakhstan from August 2015. He obtained his Degree on Electrical and Computer Engineering (1999-2004) with honors and pursued his PhD (2004-2009) in Electromagnetic Theory at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece.
 
He joined (2010-2015) Aalto University, Finland as a member of Theoretical and Applied Electromagnetics of Complex Media group (AaltoReference), while he performed a long-term research visit (2014-2015) to University of Texas at Austin, USA collaborating with the Metamaterials and Plasmonics Laboratory (AustinReference). During the last two years (2015-2017), he has made internships to Harvard University (HarvardReference) and University of Southampton.
 
In May 2017 he received OSA’s reviewer recognition, in April 2016, was elevated to IEEE Senior Member, while in December of 2015 he received the Journal of Optics Research Excellence Award 2015. In May of 2008 he received the International Chorafas Award and the competitive Thomaides Award for the Best Doctoral Thesis. He has won a Newton Al-Farabi Researcher Links Travel Grant for 2017.
 
Full list of publications can be found on google scholar page. For more information, also visit ResearchGate, Academia and LinkedIn.