Alex graduated from his 5-year undergraduate programme in 2013. During the course of his degree, he completed a 1 month internship placement at Hellenic Defence Systems S.A., working on the aluminium anodising process, and a 1 year research diploma thesis on PEM fuel cells. During his 2.5-year postgraduate studies he completed his research MSc thesis on CO2 hydrogenation.
Alex’s most important research milestones were:
· Diploma thesis: “Study of the triode operation of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (PEMFC)”
· Postgraduate (MSc) thesis: “Study of the metal – support interaction during the hydrogenation of CO2 towards hydrocarbons using supported Ru and Co catalysts”
Both completed in the Laboratory of Chemical and Electrochemical Processes under the supervision of Professor Constantinos Vayenas.