Evangelos Manias
Evangelos Manias
Director, Polymer Nanostructures Lab - CSPS
Professor, Materials Science & Engineering Dept
 
325-D Steidle Building
Penn State University
University Park, PA 16802
 
tel: 814 863-2980
fax: 814 865-2917
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(printable cv, Aug. 2012)
(longer version, incl.confs, Jan. 2011)
Manias
 

Experience:

2010-
2004-2010
2001-2004
1998-2001       
Professor
Associate Professor
Phil Walker Assist. Professor      
Assistant Professor
Materials Science & Eng. Department
Penn State University, University Park, PA
1995-1998 Post-doctoral Associate
Materials Science & Eng. Department,
Cornell University, Ithaca NY

Education:

Ph.D. (17 Nov. 1995) Chemistry
        
School of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Groningen; The Netherlands.
"Nanorheology of strongly confined molecular fluids" [thesis at the RuG library]
Highest honours: Awarded "cum laude" from the Dutch National Academy (top 1.0% of all Ph.D.s).
Advisors: G. Hadziioannou, G. ten Brinke. Defense Committee: DN Theodorou, HJC Berendsen, AN Semenov
 
Ptychio (B.Sc./M.Sc.; 17 Oct. 1991) Physics
        
Physics department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
Honour graduate: Ranked 2nd in a class of 250 with a GPA of 9.2 (/10).

Selected Awards & Distinctions:

  • Polymer Physics Prize. Amer.Phys.Soc.(APS) and J.Polym.Sci.B, Wiley (Mar. 2006)
  • Gordon Research Conferences, Invited Speaker (Composites, Jan.2010; ...)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Materials Sci & Technol, U.Crete, Greece (2006-08)
  • Head, Polymer Sci and Eng Program: MatSE Department (Penn State, 2003-07)
  • Dutton e-Institute" Fellow: Faculty Fellowship, EMS College (Penn State, 2004-07)
  • National Academy of Sciences CoBaSE Fellow: Faculty Fellowship, US National Academy of Sciences (2005)
  • National Academy of Sciences SFFP Fellow: Summer Faculty Fellowship, NRC/NAS (AFRL, 2004)
  • "Virginia S. & Philip L. Walker Jr." Endowed Prof. in Materials Sci & Eng (Penn State, 2001-06)
  • "Gladys Snyder" Teaching Award: EMS College (Penn State, 2003)
  • Div. Polymer Matrix Composites Award: Amer.Soc.Composites (ASC, 2002)
  • "Wilson" Research Initiation Award: Wilson Endowement, EMS College (Penn State, 1999)
  • Ecole de Physique Theoretique des Houches, France Invited Lecturer.
    Les Houches Advanced Physics school on: "Molecular aspects of confined liquids"
    (Organizer: Pierre G. de Gennes)

Early Awards & Prizes:

  • Highest honours (cum laude) for Ph.D. research: Dutch National Academy of Sciences and RuG
  • Honor Graduate, U Thessaloniki, Physics; Rank: 2nd, GPA: 9.2(/10) [top 0.8% of all Physics graduates 1985-95]
  • Greek National Scholarships for Excellency (IKY): Physics (Aristotle U Thessaloniki) 1989, 1990, and 1991
  • Distinction award : Summer School of Advanced Physics, University of Crete, Greece
  • Greek Mathematical Society:: 1985 third award, Chania; 1987 second award, Thessaloniki; 1987 Greek National Olympic team

Affiliations:

 MRS Materials Research Society  EEΦ Hellinic Association of Physicists
 ACS American Chemical Society  SON Chemical Society of Netherlands
 APS American Physical Society  STW  Dutch Organization of Technology
 AIChE  Amer.Inst. of Chemical Engineers  ESF European Science Foundation
 ASC  Amer.Soc. of Composite Materials  FRCA  Fire Retardant Chemicals Assoc.

Editorial Appointments:

  • Editor, Journals:
    • Materials Letters (Elsevier, 2011-  ).
      Featured Letters [Invited only]; Polymers, Organic Materials, Polymer-Matrix (nano)Composites.
  • Associate Editor, Journals:
    • J. Functional Biomaterials (MDPI, Guest Editor/Editorial Board, 2010-  )
    • International Journal of Polymer Science (Hindawi, 2008-  )
    • Materials Letters (Elsevier, 2005-2011; Principal Editor afterwards)
    • J. Polym. Sci. B: Polym. Phys. (Wiley, 2003-04)
    • Materials (MDPI, Editorial Board, 2010-  )
    • Materials Technology (Maney Pubs, Editorial Board, 2011-  )
  • Books, or Parts of Books:
    • "Computational Methods in Chemical Engineering: Physical Chemisty"
      (with I.A. Bitsanis, American Institute of Physics, AIP, Melville, NY, 2007).
    • "Polymer Nanotechnology and Nanocomposites"
      (with N. Yamaguchi, Polymer Processing Society, PPS, Yamagata, Japan, 2006).
    • "Polymer/Metal Interfaces and Defected Mediated Phenomena in Ordered Polymers",
      (with G.G. Malliaras, Materials Research Society, MRS, Warrendale, PA, 2003).
  • Journal's special issue:
    • J. Polym. Sci. B: Polym. Phys., "organic/inorganic nanocomposites" (2003).

Publications:

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Conferences:

INVITED PRESENTATIONS:                                (Plenary or Keynote lectures in bold-face)
CDP Fall Meeting Raleigh; NC Nov. 2013
NanoTexnology NN13 Internat Conf(60th of Hadziioannou) Thessaloniki; GR Jul. 2013
Eng Sci & Mech, Departmental Seminar University Park; PA Oct. 2012
CDS Workshop - NSF: CDP Planning (w/ Ouaines) Raleigh; NC Oct. 2012
NN12 Intern Conf on Nanoscience & Nanotech Thessaloniki; Greece Jul. 2012
Intern Conf on Materials Sci & Applications (ICMSA) Taif; Saudi Arabia Feb. 2012
Arkema Corporate R&D King of Prussia; PA Sep. 2011
8th Int Conf on Nanoscience & Nanotech (NN11) Thessaloniki; Greece Jul. 2011
ACS MidWest Regional Indianapolis; IN Jun. 2011
CDS Workshop - Future of Dielectrics State College; PA May 2011
Saint Gobain Industries (Global R&D) Nothboro; MA Jan. 2011
Gordon Research Conference (Composites) Ventura; CA Jan. 2010
Kraft Global Foods (Future Perspectives) Glenview; IL Dec. 2009
Marquette University (CAW workshop) Milwakee; WI Jun. 2009
TAPPI, Flex Packaging Summit (PLACE 09) Columbus; OH Apr. 2009
SPE National Meeting (Polyolefins 09) Houston; TX Feb. 2009
Marquette University (Chemistry Dept) Milwakee; WI Feb. 2009
TMS National Meeting (EDU, w/ Liu) San Francisco; CA Feb. 2009
Innovations in Nanotechnology (Award Lecture) Sevilla; Spain Dec. 2008
Intern Fine Particles Res Inst, IFPRI-AGM08 (w/ Bitsanis) Hersonissos; Greece Jun. 2008
ACS National Meeting (POLY, w/ Vaia) New Orleans; LA Apr. 2008
APS National Meeting (Ion Containing Polymers) New Orleans; LA Mar. 2008
ICCMSE07 (Keynote Symposium 3) Corfu; GR Sep. 2007
AFOSR Workshop on Dielectrics (w/ Polizos, Tomer)      Dayton; OH Jun. 2007
ACS National Meeting (POLY, w/ Vaia) Chicago; IL Mar. 2007
ACS National Meeting (Nanocomposites) Chicago; IL Mar. 2007
MRS meeting (Responsive Soft) Boston; MA Dec. 2006
Carbon Workshop State College; PA Oct. 2006
TMS PA NanoMaterials Commerialization Pittsburgh; PA Sep. 2006
IFT Food Packaging Research Summit Baltimore; MD May 2006
TMS National Meeting (w/ Vaia) San Antonio; TX Mar. 2006
TMS National Meeting (nanocomposites) San Antonio; TX Mar. 2006
ShiHut workshop on Biological Materials Cornell, Ithaca; NY Jan. 2006
APS National Meeting (Dillon session) Los Angeles; CA Mar. 2005
ACS National Meeting (NANO) San Diego; CA Mar. 2005
ACS National Meeting (CONF) San Diego; CA Mar. 2005
56th SERM ACS Meeting Raleigh; NC Nov. 2004
ACS National Meeting Philadelphia; PA Aug. 2004
AFRL/Manufacturing Dir. WPAFB; OH Apr. 2004
National Starch & Chemical Co Bridgewater; NJ Apr. 2004
TMS National Meeting (w/ Rackaitis) Charlotte; NC Mar. 2004
TMS National Meeting Charlotte; NC Mar. 2004
32nd Intern.Conf. Israel Polym & Plastic Soc Tel-Aviv; Israel Jan. 2004
MRS National Meeting Boston; MA Dec. 2003
Frontiers in Fuel Cells Univ. Park; PA Oct. 2003
Cornell University: Materials Sci & Eng Ithaca; NY Sep. 2003
Nelson Taylor Award seminars University Park; PA Sep. 2003
45th Rocky Mountain Conf on Analyt Chem (w/ Zax) Denver; CO Jul. 2003
NIST seminar series Gaithersburg; MD Jun. 2003
Intern. Conf. Intelligent Mater. University Park; PA Jun. 2003
PPG Industries, Corporate R&D Pittsburgh; PA May 2003
Additives 2003 San Francisco; CA Apr. 2003
ACS National Meeting New Orleans; LA Mar. 2003
Intern.Workshop on Dynamics in Confinement Grenoble; France Jan. 2003
MRS National meeting Boston;MA Dec. 2002
Am.Soc.Composites Nat.Conf.(Award lecture) W. Lafayette, IN Oct. 2002
PA Nanotechnology 2002 Harrisburg; PA Oct. 2002
NSF/Nanotech Undergrad Educ (NUE) Arlington; VA Sep. 2002
APS National Meeting(POLY) Indianapolis; IN Mar. 2002
FRCA National Meeting San Antonio; TX Mar. 2002
Am.Soc.Composites National Conference Blacksburg; VA Sep. 2001
ACS National meeting (POLY) Chicago; IL Aug. 2001
Nanocomposites 2001 Chicago; IL Jun. 2001
ACS Colloids & Surfaces Pittsburgh; PA Jun. 2001
TRI/Princeton workshop Princeton; NJ Jun. 2000
ACS National meeting (PMSE) San Francisco; CA Mar. 2000
ACS National meeting (POLY) San Francisco; CA Mar. 2000
Air Force Reasearch Labs WPAFB; Dayton; OH Aug. 1999
North Caroline State University Raleigh; NC Jun. 1999
Clay Minerals Society Shortcourse W. Lafayette; IN Mar. 1999
ACS National meeting (PHYS) Boston; MA Aug. 1998
APS National meeting Los Angeles; CA Mar. 1998
MRS meeting Boston; MA Dec. 1997
U Illinois Urbana-Champaign Urbana-Champaign;IL Feb. 1997
Princeton University Princeton; NJ Jan. 1997
University of Patras Patras; GR May 1995
SON Macromolecules Lunteren; NL Feb. 1995
German Physical Society Munster; D Mar. 1994
FOM Statistical Physics Lunteren; NL Jan. 1995
SON Macromolecules Lunteren; NL Feb. 1994
Reading University Reading; UK May 1996
Computer Modeling for Industry Santa Barbara; USA Jan. 1996
ACS National meeting (RHEO) Anaheim; USA Apr. 1995
IBM Almaden Research Center San Jose; USA Mar. 1994
Molecular confined liquids Les Houches; FR Mar. 1994
3rd Euroconference on Polymers Thessaloniki; Greece Dec. 1993
University of Strasbourg Strasbourg; FR Oct. 1993
MSC biannual meeting Vlieland; NL Apr. 1993

CONTRIBUTED PRESENTATIONS:
CDP Spring Meeting State College; PA May 2013
MRS Spring National Meeting (w/ Xidas) San Francisco; CA Apr. 2013
ACS National Meeting (w/ Triantafyllidis) New Orleans; LA Apr. 2013
ACS National Meeting (w/ Xidas) New Orleans; LA Apr. 2013
XIII Polymer Latin-American Symp (w/ Salcedo) Bogota; Colombia Sep. 2012
SPE: Polymer nanocomposites 2012 (w/ Salcedo) Lehigh; PA Mar. 2012
MRS National Meeting Boston; MA Dec. 2011
9th China-Japan Conf (w/ Nakajima) Dalian; China Sep. 2011
Hellenic Society of Rheology (w/ Bitsanis) Athens; Greece Jun. 2011
ECS National Meeting (2-Port Transm) Vancouver; Canada Apr. 2010
ECS National Meeting (State of H2O in Nafion) Vancouver; Canada Apr. 2010
ECS National Meeting (DMSO) Vancouver; Canada Apr. 2010
Biomedical Eng Soc Annual Meeting (w/ Muddana) Pittsburgh; PA Oct. 2009
Composite Interfaces Symp (w/ Nakajima) Kyoto; JP Apr. 2009
APS meeting (w/ Ngoh) Pittsburgh; PA Mar. 2009
APS meeting (w/ Hogshead) Pittsburgh; PA Mar. 2009
APS meeting (Antifungal) Pittsburgh; PA Mar. 2009
APS meeting (w/ Bitsanis) Pittsburgh; PA Mar. 2009
APS meeting (Selective Dispers) Pittsburgh; PA Mar. 2009
IEEE Applications of Ferroelectrics, ISAF08 (w/ Vivek) Santa Fe; NM Feb. 2008
"Seeing at the Nanoscale V" (w/ Strawhecker/Dow) Santa Barbara; CA Jun. 2007
APS meeting (w/ Koerner) Denver; CO Mar. 2007
APS meeting (Nanocomposites) Denver; CO Mar. 2007
APS meeting (H2O in Nafion) Denver; CO Mar. 2007
MRS meeting (Solid State Ionics) Boston; MA Dec. 2006
MRS meeting (Smart Dielectric, w/ Polizos) Boston; MA Dec. 2006
MRS meeting (Responsive Soft, w/ Diamanti) Boston; MA Dec. 2006
MRS meeting (Responsive Soft, w/ Kroener) Boston; MA Dec. 2006
MRS meeting (Responsive Soft, w/ Foley) Boston; MA Dec. 2006
"Seeing in the Nanoscale IV" (w/ Strawhecker) Philadelphia; PA Jul. 2006
PPS-22 International Meeting (w/ Nakajima) Yamagata; Japan Jul. 2006
APS National Meeting (w/ Polyzos) Baltimore; MD Mar. 2006
APS National Meeting (w/ Foley) Baltimore; MD Mar. 2006
APS National Meeting (e-Field) Baltimore; MD Mar. 2006
TMS National Meeting (w/ Vaia) San Antonio; TX Mar. 2006
"Seeing in the Nanoscale III" (w/ Rackaitis) Santa Barbara; CA Aug. 2005
ACS National Meeting (w/ Anderson) Washington; DC Aug. 2005
ACS National Meeting (w/ Foley) Washington; DC Aug. 2005
ElectroChem Soc Nat Meet (w/ Lu) Montreal; QB May 2005
APS National Meeting (w/ Farmer) Los Angeles; CA Mar. 2005
APS National Meeting (w/ Genzer) Los Angeles; CA Mar. 2005
ACS National Meeting (w/ Farmer) San Diego; CA Mar. 2005
MRS National Meeting (w/ Kuppa) Boston; MA Dec. 2004
ICCE-11 Meeting (w/ Harrison) Hilton-Head; SC Aug. 2004
APS National Meeting (w/ Kuppa) Montreal; QC Mar. 2004
APS National Meeting Montreal; QC Mar. 2004
TMS National Meeting (w/ Foley) Charlotte; NC Mar. 2004
MRS National Meeting (w/ Rackaitis) Boston; MA Dec. 2003
MRS National Meeting (w/ Kuppa) Boston; MA Dec. 2003
Electrochemical Soc., 204th meeting (w/ Cho) Orlando; FL Oct. 2003
Electrochemical Soc., 204th meeting (w/ Lu) Orlando; FL Oct. 2003
ACS Graduate Conf. (w/ Kuppa) Lehigh; PA Jul. 2003
Intern. Conf. Intelligent Mater. (w/ Rackaitis) University Park; PA Jun. 2003
XII World Lith. Conf. (w/ Rackaitis) Chicago; IL May 2003
APS Nat. Meeting(DPOLY w/Anastasiadis) Austin; TX Mar. 2003
Hydrogen Conference (w/Cho) University Park; PA Mar. 2003
Hydrogen Conference (w/Lu) University Park; PA Mar. 2003
MRS National Meeting (w/ Kuppa) Boston; MA Dec. 2002
Gordon Research Conference (Polymer Physics) Newport; RI Aug. 2002
Society for Biomaterials National Conference Bethesda; MD Apr. 2002
APS Nat. Meeting(DMR w/Strawhecker) Indianapolis; IN Mar. 2002
APS Nat. Meeting(DPOLY w/Runt) Indianapolis; IN Mar. 2002
APS Nat. Meeting(DBP w/Rackaitis) Indianapolis; IN Mar. 2002
APS Nat. Meeting(DPOLY w/Kuppa) Indianapolis; IN Mar. 2002
ACS Nat. Meeting Chicago; IL Aug. 2001
"Relaxations in Complex Systems" Heraklion; Greece Jun. 2001
APS Nat. Meeting Seattle; WA Mar. 2001
ACS Colloids & Surfaces Pittsburgh; PA Jun. 2001
NIH Nanoscience & Nanotechnology NIH Bethesda; MD Jun. 2000
MRS meeting San Francisco; CA Apr. 2000
APS National meeting Minneapolis; MN Mar. 2000
MRS meeting Boston; MA Dec. 1999
APS National meeting Los Angeles; CA Mar. 1998
MRS meeting Boston; USA Dec. 1997
AIChE meeting Los Angeles; CA Nov. 1997
ACS National meeting San Francisco; CA Apr. 1997
APS March meeting Kansas City; MI Mar. 1997
MRS meeting Boston; MA Dec. 1996
EuroConf. Wetting & Capillarity Aghia Pelagia; Greece Mar. 1996
EuroConference Complex Systems Patras; Greece Sep. 1995
SON Macromolecules Lunteren; NL Feb. 1995
FOM Statistical Physics Lunteren; NL Jan. 1995
ACS National meeting Anaheim; CA Apr. 1995
APS March meeting San Jose; CA Mar. 1995
NATO ASI "Forces in SPM" Schluchsee; D Mar. 1994
SON Fluids and Interfaces Lunteren;NL Feb. 1994
SON Macromolecules Lunteren; NL Feb. 1994
FOM Statistical Physics Lunteren; NL Jan. 1994
ACS National meeting San Diego; CA Mar. 1994
APS March meeting Pittsburgh; PA Mar. 1994
FOM Condensed Matter Bilthoven; NL Nov. 1993
MSC biannual meeting Vlieland; NL Apr. 1993
SON Fluids and Interfaces Lunteren; NL Feb. 1993
SON Macromolecules Lunteren; NL Feb. 1993
FOM Statistical Physics Lunteren; NL Jan. 1993
ACS National meeting Denver; USA Apr. 1993
APS March meeting Seattle; WA Mar. 1993
EuroConf. on Capillary dynamics Arnhem; NL Sep. 1992
SON Biochemistry Lunteren; NL Oct. 1992
ACS National meeting San Francisco; CA Apr. 1992
APS March meeting Indianapolis; IN Mar. 1992


Abbreviations:
APS: American Physical Society FOM: Dutch Physical Society
ACS: American Chemical Society SON: Dutch Chemical Society
MRS: Materials Research Society        FRCA: Fire Retardant Chemicals Assoc.

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