Post-Doctoral Research Associate with the 'Metaphysical unity of Science' project, June 2019-present
The aim of the project is to explore whether, and how, the sciences are unified. The project is based at the University of Bristol and has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.
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PhD in Philosophy of Chemistry, University of Bristol, 2014- 2019
Thesis title: ‘A Philosophical Analysis of the Relation between Chemistry and Quantum Mechanics: the case of a single inert molecule’
Supervisor: James Ladyman
Examiners: Samir Okasha, Robin Hendry
MSc Philosophy of Science, London School of Economics, 2012- 2013
Dissertation: ‘On the universality and ambiguity of the 2nd law of thermodynamics’
Supervisor: Miklos Redei
MEng Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 2006- 2012
GPA 2:1 (7.66/10)
Dissertation: ‘Energy-saving measures on buildings: Financial and Cost-Benefit Analysis’ (10/10)
Hourly-paid Teacher, University of Bristol, 2015-2020
Introduction to Philosophy A (incl. topics on Descartes, Hume, theory of knowledge);
Introduction to Metaphysics;
Realism and Normativity (metaphysics and value theory);
Introduction to Philosophy B (moral and political philosophy);
Philosophical Issues of Physical Sciences (quantum mechanics and relativity)
Other Professional Activities
Writer of the Philosophy Column "Thought Experiments" of the magazine Chemistry World, published by the Royal Society of Chemistry
Reviewer for Foundations of Chemistry, Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, Perspectives on Science, Synthese, Journal of Chemical Education, European Journal for Philosophy of Science, Chemistry- a European Journal.
Co-creator and contributor to Jargonium, a website about chemistry and everything related to it!
Co-host of the International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry Annual Conference, Bristol 2018
My responsibility was to assure that the conference ran smoothly. I presented each speaker to the audience; I attended the needs of the speakers (including setting up their presentations, resolving any issues that they may had, etc.); I organised the conference dinner.
Organised with J.Ladyman the Workshop on the History and Philosophy of Chemistry, Philosophy Department, University of Bristol, 2016
I invited speakers to the workshop; set up the workshop’s program; organised the catering for the workshop; booked accommodation and travel for the speakers; acquired funds that would cover for the workshop’s expenses.
Assistant content producer of the Centre of Science and Philosophy Website, University of Bristol, 2015
I produced content and helped design the History and Philosophy of Chemistry section.
PSA2018 Travel Grant, Philosophy of Science Association, 2018
Jacobsen Studentship, The Royal Institute of Philosophy, 2017- 2018
Darwin Trust of Edinburgh Postgraduate Studentship, 2014- 2017