Directory of Greek Astronomy PhDs

In this page we present a database of 494 individuals of greek descent, who have obtained a PhD in Astrophysics, Dynamical Astronomy, or Space Physics, either in Greece or abroad. We also include a handfull of non-greek nationals who obtained their PhD from a Greek University.

One may peruse the records of the database using the initial of the last name of the each individual...

... or by selecting the time period their PhD degree was awarded.

Period Number of PhDs
1860 - 1864 1
1885 - 1889 1
1910 - 1914 1
1930 - 1934 2
1935 - 1939 1
1945 - 1949 3
1950 - 1954 3
1955 - 1959 2
1960 - 1964 6
1965 - 1969 14
1970 - 1974 25
1975 - 1979 39
1980 - 1984 22
1985 - 1989 31
1990 - 1994 47
1995 - 1999 57
2000 - 2004 61
2005 - 2009 61
2010 - 2014 88
2015 - 2019 29

For each individual we provide information regarding the PhD awarding institution and supervisor(s), the thesis title and link to the manuscript (if available), as well as the last known position and affiliation of the author. In some cases a brief biography is also included. The information presented here reflects our records as of March 20th, 2017.

Some statistical information on the PhD holders is also available.

This archive has been prepared and it is maintained by Prof. V. Charmandaris. It has used as a basis the infromation on greek astronomers that had been collected by Prof. Laskarides, and it was presented in the Greek Astronomers Yearbook, Eds 2009 (PDF file - 80 MBytes). You may contact Prof. Charmandaris to suggest any corrections or updates.


 
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