Curriculum Vitae

Pelagia Glampedaki, Early-stage researcher

Nationality: Hellenic

Date of birth: 24.11.1977

Fields of specialization

“Intelligent” materials; Textile technology; Hydrogels; Polymer chemistry and technology; Surfactant and emulsion technology; Enological analysis

Education

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2006, MSc. in the field of Polymer Chemistry and Technology

Laboratory of Organic Chemical Technology, School of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Post-graduate thesis: “Surface-activity and emulsifying ability of still wines”

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2002, BSc. in Chemistry

Department of Chemical Technology and Industrial Chemistry, School of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Undergraduate thesis: “Study of the enological potential of five Greek grape varieties and their products by means of instrumental analysis”

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1995, Alumna of the American College Anatolia (School of Secondary Education), Thessaloniki, Greece

Experience

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(2004-2006) Analytical Chemist (R&D), AMPELOOINIKI Ltd. Co - National Centre of Research and Technological Growth, Thessaloniki, Greece

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(2002-2003) Research assistant, Institute of Chemical and Environmental Studies of Barcelona (CSIC-IIQAB), Department of Surfactant Technology, Barcelona, Spain

Training/Fellowships/Awards

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Six-month scholarship for technical training, European program “Leonardo da Vinci”, CSIC-IIQAB, Barcelona, Spain (2002-2003).

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Six-year scholarship for secondary education, American College ANATOLIA, Thessaloniki, Greece (1989-1995).

Participation in projects

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ADVANBIOTEX, funded under the 6th Framework Program of the European Union by the Marie Curie Excellence Grant

MEXT-CT-2006-042641

Project title: “Advanced Functionality of Textiles by Biopolymer Surface Modification”

Duration: 2006-2010

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EPAN, funded by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology in Greece

SP-TR-33 (partner AMPELOOINIKI Ltd.)

Project title: “Ampelographic and genetic study of indigenous vine varieties of Western Greece -Virus testing and verification with biotechnological procedures - Εnological evaluation-production of virus-free and certified propagation material”

Duration: 2003-2007

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EPEAEK II, co-funded by the Greek Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs and the European Union

Project title: “Upgrade of the academic courses and the educational procedure in the Department of Chemistry (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) by reinforcing the practical training of students, by the introduction of new educational technologies and by the continuous evaluation of the educational procedure”

Duration: 2000-2006 (participation via contract: 2004)

Memberships/Other competences

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Member of the Association of Greek Chemists

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Member of the European Chitin Society (EUCHIS)