Polycarpos Pissis

Emeritus Professor

Office: room 107
Telephone: +30 210 772 2986
Fax: +30 210 772 2932
E-mail: ppissis@central.ntua.gr
Address: National Technical University of Athens,
                Physics Department,
                Iroon Polytechneiou 9, Zografou Campus,
                Athens, 15780, Greece
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Pissis Polycarpos is Professor Emeritus at the Physics Department, National Technical University of Athens - NTUA, Greece. He teaches several subjects, both at under-graduate and post-graduate level, in particular in the field of materials science. He is main coordinator / partner in international and national projects. Prof. Pissis has published more than 270 journal papers, more than 95 papers in conference proceedings and 14 book chapters. He has more than 450 contributions to international conferences and more than 100 to national conferences.

Research Area

  • Structure-property relationships in polymers, biopolymers and composites
  • Nanostructured polymer-based materials, e.g., polymeric nanocomposites, hybrid rigid/flexible networks and molecular composites
  • Local dynamics and charge transport
  • Thermal transitions
  • Mechanical and thermomechanical properties and performance
  • Polymer-water interactions

Selected Publications

  • P. Klonos, K. Kulyk, M.V. Borysenko, V.M. Gun'ko, A. Kyritsis, P. Pissis. Effects of molecular weight below the entanglement threshold on interfacial nanoparticles/polymer dynamics. Macromolecules, 49, 9457-9473, 2016. (download)
  • KN. Raftopoulos, M. Jancia, D. Aravopoulou, E. Hebda, K. Pielichowski, P. Pissis. POSS along the hard segments of polyurethane. Phase separation and molecular dynamics. Macromolecules, 46, 7378-7386, 2013. (download)
  • D. Fragiadakis, P. Pissis, L. Bokobza. Glass transition and molecular dynamics in poly(dimethylsiloxane)/silica nanocomposites. Polymer, 46, 6001, 2005. (download)
  • G. Barut, P. Pissis, R. Pelster, G. Nimtz. Glass transition in liquids: Two versus three-dimensional confinement. Physical Review Letters, 80, 3543, 1998. (download)
  • P. Pissis, A. Kyritsis. Electrical conductivity studies in hydrogels. Solid State Ionics, 97, 105, 1997. (download)
  • P. Pissis, L. Apekis, C. Christodoulides, M. Niaounakis, A. Kyritsis, J. Nedbal. Water effects in polyurethane block copolymers. J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys., 34, 1529, 1996. (download)