Maria Kotzagianni

Maria Kotzagianni
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Maria Kotzagianni
Department of Physics, University of Patras & Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences (ICE-HT), Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas(FORTH)

Education

  • PhD candidate (2011-present)
    • Tentative Title of PhD Thesis: “In-situ, fast and non-distributive technique for combustion diagnostics and its products using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS)”
  • M.Sc. degree in Photonics and Lasers, University of Patras, Greece (2008-2010)
    • Title of Master Thesis: “Study of the plasma emission induced by laser and electrical spark in hydrocarbon-air mixtures”
  • B.Sc. degree in Physics , University of Patras, Greece (2003-2008)
  • Greek-French Highscool École “Jeanne d` Arc”
        

Reasearch interests

  • Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) and Spark Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (SIBS)
  • Study of Plasma Emission for diagnostic processes in the field of combustion
  • Nano-particles formation by Laser Ablation and characterization techniques (SEM, TEM, AFM, XRD, DLS)
         

Other skills

  • Nanosecond laser system, Spectrometers, ICCD and CCD cameras, Spectrophotometers, Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS), X-ray Diffraction (XRD), Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)
  • Operating systems: Windows
  • Software: Microsoft Office, Microcal Origin, Photoshop, simulation programs LIFBASE, Specair and Zetasizer
         

Teaching Experience

  • 2009-Present: Teaching assistant at Physics Department , University of Patras in the following courses:       
  • Atomic - Nuclear Physics Laboratory
  • Optics Laboratory 
  • Electromagnetism Laboratory
  • 2008-2010: Private Tutor
          

Scholarships

  • 2011 – Present: Operational Program "Education and Lifelong Learning" of the National   Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) - Research Funding Program: Heracleitus II
  • 2009-2011: Research Promotion Foundation (RPF) of Cyprus (Program TECHNOLOGY/ THEPIS/0308(DT)/06)
          

Fellowships

  • 3-month fellowship: University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering, Hopkinson Laboratory, United Kingdom ( Erasmus Placement Programme)
        

Languages

English, French

      

Other Activities     

  • Sports (cycling, jogging, tennis)
  • Volunteering (Athens Marathon 2002, Olympic Games 2004, Special Olympic Games 2011)
  • Travel, Cinema, Literature and Cooking  

      

List of Publications and Presentations

  • “An experimental investigation of the local structures in air-hydrocarbon flames using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) ”, M. Kotzagianni and S. Couris (to be submitted) 
  • “Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy measurements in turbulent methane flames”, M. Kotzagianni, R. Yang, E. Mastorakos and S. Couris, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition 2014:  52nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting (conference paper accepted)  
  • “Determination of composition of some air-hydrocarbon flames using laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS)”, M. Kotzagianni, E. Kakkava and S. Couris, 7th Euro-Mediterranean Sumposium on Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy, 16-20 September 2013, Bari, Italy (Poster Session)  
  • “Femtosecond laser induced breakdown spectroscopy of air-methane mixtures”, M. Kotzagianni and S. Couris, Chemical Physics Letters, 561-562, p. 36-41 (2013)
  • “fs-Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy in methane-air flames for combustion diagnostics”, M. Kotzagianni and S. Couris, 28th Panhellenic Conference on Solid State Physics and Materials Science, 23-26 September 2012, Patras, Greece (Poster Session)  
  • “Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS): a Laser-based Technique for elemental composition of solid and gaseous samples”, M. Kotzagianni, J. Chatzonikolakis, F. Kapsalidis and S. Couris, 28th Panhellenic Conference on Solid State Physics and Materials Science, 23-26 September 2012, Patras, Greece (Poster Session)   
  • “ Femtosecond laser induced breakdown for combustion diagnostics ”, M. Kotzagianni and S. Couris, Applied Physics Letters, 100, p. 264104 (2012)  
  • “Laser Induced Breakdown and Electric Spark Induced Breakdown in Gaseous Mixtures: A Comparative Study”, M. Kotzagianni and S. Couris, 6th Euro-Mediterranean Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy, 11-15 September 2011, Cesme, Turkey (Poster Session)    
  • “Optical Emission from Femtosecond Laser Induced Breakdown in Methane-Air Mixtures” , M. Kotzagianni, S. Couris, Md. Z. Hoque and O. Faucher, 6th Euro-Mediterranean Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy, 11-15 September 2011, Cesme, Turkey (Poster Session)    

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