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Dr. Emmanuel Drakakis graduated from the Physics Department of the University of Crete, Greece, in 1983. He acquired the postgraduate Diplôme des Etudes Approfondies (DEA) in Physics of Ionized Gases and Plasmas of the University of Toulouse III (P. Sabatier), France, in 1985 and his doctorate degree from the Center for Atomic Physics of Toulouse (renamed LAPLACE) of the University Toulouse in 1988.
He has worked as a researcher at the Research Centre of Plasma Physics of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, at the Low Energy Plasma Laboratory of the University of Crete, at the Institute of Plasma Physics of the University of Crete, as well as at the Environmental Research Laboratory of the Institute of Electronic Structure & Laser of the Foundation for Research and Technology, Greece. From 1991 to 1996 he was a Visiting Professor at the Department of Physics of the University of Crete, Greece.
In 2003 he was elected Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering of the Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Crete. From 2010 to 2014 he was the Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and from 2014 to 2017 at the position of Dean of the School of Engineering, at the same institution. He is currently a Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the Hellenic Mediterranean University (HMU) which is the evolution of the Technological Educational Institute of Crete. He is also Vice-Rector of Students and Academic Affairs at the Hellenic Mediterranean University (HMU).
He has a long experience as a researcher or a member of research groups funded by 25 international and national research programs, with the following main research objects: electrical discharges, discharge lamps, low and high energy plasma physics and non-neutral plasmas, high current accelerators, earth radiation budget, photovoltaic systems, materials for electromagnetic shielding. He has over 40 publications in peer review journals with 950 citations with h-index 16. He has been involved in national and European projects as coordinator or member of the research team.
Prof. Emmanuel Drakakis
Vice Rector of Academic and Student Affairs
Hellenic Mediterranean University
714 10 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Tel (+30) 2810379301