Prof. Nektarios Nasikas

Assistant Professor, Department of Military Science, Hellenic Army Academy, Vari, Greece

Prof. Nektarios Nasikas was born in Athens and graduated from the Physics Department of the University of Crete in 2006. He served in the Greek Army as a reserve officer and was named Second Lieutenant of the Ordnance Corps. He received a Master’s Degree in Materials Science from the University of Patras in 2009. He received a second Master’s Degree in Banking and Financial Management from the University of Piraeus with a specialty in Finance and Investments in 2020.

He was awarded his PhD in Materials Science from the University of Patras in 2012 while his research was carried out in the Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences of the Foundation of Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH/ICEHT) in Patras. Significant part of his PhD was carried out in collaboration with the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science of the University of California, Davis in the U.S.A.

Since April 2021 he holds the position of Assistant Professor in the Division of Mathematics and Engineering Sciences in the Hellenic Army Academy. He has served as Director (2017 – 2021). He also serves as a Moderator for the WG3 “Protection of Critical Energy Infrastructure, of the Consultation Forum for Sustainable Energy in the Defence and Security Sector, managed by the European Defence Agency. His research interests lay in the fields of multifunctional materials, materials used in antiballistic protection and armor as well as the technology of amorphous and ceramic materials. )