BiographyGeorg Lefkidis is a tenured senior lecturer (Privatdozent) in the Department of Physics at the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern. He obtained his diploma degree in the Department of Chemistry at the Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece, with a focus in theoretical quantum chemistry under the supervision of C. A. Tsipis; his Ph.D. in the same department with a focus on the border between theoretical quantum chemistry and solid-state physics under the supervision of G. Katsoulos; and his habilitation in theoretical physics in the Department of Physics at the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern under the mentorship of W. Hübner.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Georg Lefkidis' scientific interest comprises, among others, the fundamental understanding and active manipulation of the magnetic properties of molecules and nanoclusters (notably with the goal to suggest and design nanospintronics elements), as well as their quantum thermodynamic features.
Besides his scientific path, G. Lefkidis has also obtained a piano soloist degree and is an active musician with numerous piano, chamber music, and choir concerts in Greece, Germany, France, Canada, and the USA.