12/2022 – today PhD Student on Space Optics
09/2021 – 10/2022 MSci Student on Space Optics
Mary joined us in September 2021 to work on a novel spectroscopy model for quantum space missions.
Mary Georgousi is a PhD student in the Space–Optics Group in IESL. She completed her undergraduate studies in Physics at the Physics Department of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. As member of the Gravitational Waves Group – AUTh, she has worked on probing the properties of our Galaxy based on the detection of gravitational waves from LISA. She then obtained her MSc diploma on Advanced Physics, focusing on astrophysics and space applications, in the Physics Department of University of Crete. She is also a member of SpaceDot team, participating in Fly your satellite! 3 program for CubeSats.
05/2014 – 10/2020 Research Assistant on BEC2 and AtomQT
02/2009 – 04/2014 PhD Student
09/2006 – 06/2008 Master Student
Vasiliki joined the Cretan Matter-Waves Group in October 2005 as an undergraduate student. She graduated from the Physics Department of the University of Crete in October 2006. Right after that, she started her Master in Optoelectronics – Microelectronics in the University of Crete, where she completed her master thesis working on high-power tapered-diode lasers. She has recently finished her PhD on high flux atom lasers and now she works in our lab as a postdoc. She is now teaching at the University of Crete.
10/2021 – today PhD Student
10/2020 – 10/2021 MSci Student on Laser Stabilisation
Pandora joined us in September 2020 to work on a novel type of double-compensated spectroscopy.
She did her undergraduate studies at the University of Crete in the Physics department.
02/2020 – 06/2020 MSci Student on BEC1
Hrudya joined us in February 2020 to work on the BEC1 experiment. Unfortunately, soon after her arrival, we were locked down due to the Covid crisis. Hrudya successfully switched to Theory and wrote a very successful Master Thesis on Analytic Solutions and Experimental Applications for Thick and Thin Magnetic Coils. She then graduated from the International School of Photonics Cochin University of Science and Technology Cochin, India, 2020.
10/2019 – 10/2020 Master Student – Working his master thesis on CEMIC
Konstantinos Vardakis is a master student of the Physics Department at the University of Crete.
He received his bachelor degree in Physics from the University of Crete on March 2016. Currently, studying “Photonics and Nanoelectronics” at the same University.
01/2021 – to date PhD Student at the Frederick University in Cyprus
08/2018- 09/2019 Master Student on OBST2
09/2019- 10/2020 Research Assistant on OBST2
Education and Employment:
2020 – today PhD student in the eHealth laboratory of the Frederick University in Limassol, Cyprus. He will be working on intelligent MRI image analysis in order to identify and predict types of metastatic brain tumors
2019- 2020 Research assistant on OBST2
2018 – 2019 Master Student at the University of Crete and IESL-FORTH in the BEC group on OBST2
2017 – 2019 : Interdepartmental Postgraduate Program in Optics and Vision in University of Crete and Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, FORTH
2011 – 2017 : Diploma in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
01/2018- 12/2018 Master Student on BEC2
06/2016-09/2016 Intern on an optics project
05/2016 – 07/2018 date Master Student on the Space Optics Project
Mikis is a Master Student on the Space Optics Project.
Mikis was born in Chania, in 1993. He did his undergraduate studies in Physics science at the Department of Physics of the University of Crete (2011-2015). He continues his studies doing a PhD on bio-imaging.