Dr Maria Konstantakou is a chemist, graduated in 2002 from the Department of Chemistry of the University of Ioannina, Greece. She received her PhD in Physical Chemistry in 2009 from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Western Macedonia entitled “Gas storage in porous media”, she participated in several National and European projects concerning molecular simulation techniques of hydrogen and carbon dioxide storage in porous materials, at the Environmental Research Laboratory, NCSR Demokritos.
She joined the group of Prof. Stergiopoulos at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2016 as a post-doc research assistant, studying solution-processed mesoporous semiconductors for dye-sensitized as well as lead and tin-based perovskite solar cells. Today she is a senior post-doc researcher at the Laboratory of Photovoltaic and Optoelectronic Materials and Devices, participating at the ERC Consolidator Grand “MIX2FIX”. Her current research interests include chalcogenide films and optoelectronic devices.