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Dr Κ. Trohidou has received her PhD from the University of Athens in 1988 in a framework of collaboration of NCSR Demokritos with the ISIS Facility of Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, funded by the Greek Atomic Energy Agency and the British Council. She worked in Great Britain as research fellow at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (1988-1989) and the University of Reading (1989-1991). The period 1991-1993 she was Research fellow at the Institute of Materials Science in NCSR Demokritos in Athens and then Professor in the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Materials’ Technology at the Technical University of Piraeus (1993-1995). Since June 1995 she is Researcher at NCSR Demokritos. She was Honorary Fellow at the University of Reading (1995-2012). She is currently head of the Computational Nanostructured materials Group and the research laboratory.
Her research interests are at the area of the Theoretical Studies and Computational Modeling of nanostructured materials. Her current scientific interests include systems of magnetic nanoparticles, thin films and magnetic semiconductors. She is author of over 100 scientific articles (95 in referred scientific journals, 6 chapters in books) and editor of a book. She has been member of the organising and scientific committees for over 20 International Conferences and currently member of the editorial board of Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. She has been involved as partner and co-ordinator in 8 EU projects, 4 bilateral, 3 Greek projects funded by GSRT and 4 other projects (internal and international). Currently she is in charge of an excellence project (ARISTEIA I) co-funded by GSRT and EU. She has several International collaborations in particular with partners from the EU countries.