American Journal of Condensed Matter Physics

American Journal of Condensed Matter physics is a peer reviewed, scientific journal, which publishes papers that contain fundamental condensed matter science.


Panagiotis Theodorakis

Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Condensed Matter Physics

Research Associate, Imperial College London, UK

Research Areas

Computational Materials Science, Multiscale Modeling and Statistical Physics with Emphasis on Soft Matter Systems

Education

2004-2008Ph.DDepartment of Materials' Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Greece

Experience

2010-presentFWF Fellow, Researcher at the Computational Physics Group at the Faculty of Physics (University of Vienna), Soft Matter Theory Group at the Institute for Theoretical Physics (Vienna University of Technology), Center for Computational Materials Science (CM
2008-2010Postdoc at the Theory Group of Max Planck Institute for Polymer research and the Condensed Matter Physics Group at the Institute for Physics at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz
2010Visiting Researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston (USA)
2004-2007Teaching Assistance (4 semesters) at the Polymers Laboratory of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Ioaannina (Fall Semester 2004, Fall and Spring Semester 2005-2006, and Spring Semester 2007)

Academic Achievement

03.2008-10.2010 Max Planck Fellowship awarded by the Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz awarded for 3 years only in exceptional cases. Postdoc at the Theory Group of Max Planck Institute for Polymer research and the Condensed Matter Physic

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  P. E. Theodorakis, C. Dellago, G. Kahl, “A coarse-grained model for DNA-functionalized spherical colloids, revisited: Effective pair potential from parallel replica simulations”, Journal of Chemical Physics 138, 025101 (2013).
[2]  N. G. Fytas, P. E. Theodorakis, “Wang-Landau study of a square-well polymer chain”, American Journal of Condensed Matter Physics, 3 (2013).
[3]  P. E. Theodorakis, N. G. Fytas “Specific heat exponent of random-field Ising magnets”, American Journal of Condensed Matter Physics, 3 (2013).
[4]  N. G. Fytas, P. E. Theodorakis, “Universality aspects of the 2d random-bond Ising and 3d Blume-Capel models”, European Physical Journal B (2012).
[5]  N. G. Fytas, P. E. Theodorakis, I. Georgiou, “Universality aspects of the trimodal random-field Ising model”, European Physical Journal B, 85, 349 (2012).
[6]  P. E. Theodorakis, N. G. Fytas, “Molecular Dynamics simulations of bottle-brush polymers with a flexible backbone under theta and good solvent conditions”, American Journal of Condensed Matter Physics 2, 101 (2012).
[7]  P. E. Theodorakis, N. G. Fytas, “Monte Carlo study of the triangular Blume-Capel model under bond randomness”, Physical Review E 86, 011140 (2012).
[8]  P. E. Theodorakis, N. G. Fytas, “A study for the static properties of symmetric linear multiblock copolymers under poor solvent conditions”, Journal of Chemical Physics 136, 094902 (2012), virtual journal of biological physics research, March 2012.
[9]  H. Maleki, P. E. Theodorakis, “Structure of bottle-brush brushes under good solvent conditions. A molecular dynamics study”, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 23, 505104 (2011).
[10]  P. E. Theodorakis, H.-P. Hsu W. Paul, K. Binder, “Computer simulation of bottle-brush polymers with flexible backbone: Good solvent versus Theta solvent conditions”, Journal of Chemical Physics 135, 164903 (2011), virtual journal of biological physics.
[11]  P. E. Theodorakis, W. Paul, K. Binder, “Analysis of the cluster formation in two-component cylindrical bottle-brush polymers under poor solvent conditions. A simulation study”, European Physical Journal E 34, 52 (2011).
[12]  N. G. Fytas, P. E. Theodorakis, “Analysis of the static properties of cluster formations in symmetric linear multiblock copolymers”, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 23, 235106 (2011).
[13]  P. E. Theodorakis, N. G. Fytas, “Wang-Landau study of the 3D Ising model with bond disorder” European Physical Journal B 81, 245 (2011).
[14]  P. E. Theodorakis, N. G. Fytas, “Phase behavior of linear symmetric multiblock copolymers”, EPL, 93, 43001 (2011).
[15]  I. Erukhimovich, P. E. Theodorakis, W. Paul, K. Binder, “Mesophase formation in two-component cylindrical bottle-brush polymers”, Journal of Chemical Physics, 134, 054906 (2011).
[16]  P. E. Theodorakis, N. G. Fytas, “Microphase separation in multiblock copolymers under poor solvent conditions”, Soft Matter, 7, 1038 (2011), virtual journal of biological physics
[17]  N. G. Fytas, P. E. Theodorakis, “Universality in disordered systems: The case of the d=3 random bond Ising model”, Physical Review E, 82, 062101 (2010).
[18]  P. E. Theodorakis, W. Paul, K. Binder, “Pearl-Necklace structures of molecular brushes with rigid backbone under poor solvent conditions. A simulation study”, Journal of Chemical Physics 133, 104901 (2010), virtual journal of biological physics.
[19]  M. I. Papafaklis, C. V. Bourantas, P. E. Theodorakis, C. S. Katsouras, K. K. Naka, D. I. Fotiadis, L. K. Michalis, “The effect of shear stress on neointimal response following sirolimus and paclitaxel-eluting stent implantations compared to bare metal stents in humans”, Journal of American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Interventions 3, 1181 (2010).
[20]  P. E. Theodorakis, W. Paul, K. Binder, “Interplay between chain collapse and microphase separation in bottlebrush polymers with two types of side chains”, Macromolecules 46, 5137 (2010).
[21]  P. E. Theodorakis, W. Paul, K. Binder, “Diagram of states of bottlebrush polymers under poor solvent conditions”, ACS POLY, 51 (1), 452 (2010).
[22]  H.-P. Hsu, W. Paul, P. E. Theodorakis, K. Binder, “Phase transitions and relaxation processes in macromolecular systems”, eds. G. Münster, D. Wolf, K. Kremer, NIC Jülich, IAS Series 3, pp. 263-270 (2010).
[23]  P. E. Theodorakis, W. Paul, K. Binder, “Microphase separation in bottle-brush polymers under poor solvent conditions”, EPL, 88, 63002 (2009).
[24]  M. I. Papafaklis, C. V. Bourantas, P. E. Theodorakis, C. S. Katsouras, D. I. Fotiadis, L. K. Michalis, “Relationship of shear stress with in stent restenosis: bare metal stenting and the effect of brachytherapy”, International Journal of Cardiology, 134, 25 (2009).
[25]  M. I. Papafaklis, C. V. Bourantas, P. E. Theodorakis, C. S. Katsouras, D. I. Fotiadis, L. K. Michalis, “Coronary dilatation ten weeks after paclitaxel eluting stent implantation. No role of shear stress in lumen enlargement?”, Heart and Vessels 22, 268 (2007).
[26]  M. I. Papafaklis, C. V. Bourantas, P. E. Theodorakis, C. S. Katsouras, D. I. Fotiadis, L. K. Michalis, “Association of endothelial shear stress with plaque thickness in a real three dimensional left main coronary artery”, International Journal of Cardiology 115, 276 (2007).
[27]  P. E. Theodorakis, A. Avgeropoulos, J. J. Freire, M. Kosmas, C. Vlahos, “Monte Carlo simulation of star/linear and star/star blends with chemically identical monomers”, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 19, 466111 (2007).
[28]  P. E. Theodorakis, A. Avgeropoulos, J. J. Freire, M. Kosmas, C. Vlahos, “Effective interactions in linear/star polymer blends and comparison with that of linear/linear and star/star blends” Journal of Chemical Physics, 126, 174904 (2007).
[29]  S. Rangou, P. E. Theodorakis, L. N. Gergidis, A. Avgeropoulos, P. Efthymiopoulos, D. Smyrnaios, M. Kosmas, C. Vlahos, “Synthesis, molecular characterization and theoretical study of first generation dendritic homopolymers of Butadiene and Isoprene with different microstructures”, Polymer, 48, 652 (2007).
[30]  M. Papafaklis, C. Bourantas, P. Theodorakis, C. Katsouras, D. Fotiades, L. Michalis, “Association of endothelial shear stress with the type of atherosclerotic lesions in angiographically normal coronary arteries”, Atherosclerosis 7 (Supplements), 265 (2006).
[31]  P. E. Theodorakis, A. Avgeropoulos, J. J. Freire, M. Kosmas, C. Vlahos, “Effects of the chain architecture on the miscibility of symmetric linear/linear and star/star polymer blends”, Macromolecules 39, 4235 (2006).