Since April 2022 I have been an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Computational Cosmology at Durham University. Before moving to Durham, I was an ESO Fellow in Garching (2020 - 2022), and a Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics (2018 - 2020) in the groups of Simon White and Volker Springel. Previously, I was a postdoc at GEPI, Observatoire de Paris (2016 - 2018) working with Paola Di Matteo and Misha Haywood. I carried out my PhD at the Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille (2012 - 2015) under the supervision of Lia Athanassoula. I hail from the small island of Cyprus, which I left to move to Bristol, UK and then to Barcelona, Spain, to undertake a BSc in Physics and an MSc in Astrophysics & Cosmology, respectively. After finishing my Masters, I took a year out of academia, during which I worked odd jobs in Cyprus and travelled around South America.
“It has been said that astronomy is a humbling and character-building experience. There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world. To me, it underscores our responsibility to deal more kindly with one another, and to preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we’ve ever known."
- Carl Sagan
"Πλάτυνε η Σκέψη τη ζωή τόσο πολύ, τόσο πολύ,
πόκανε ο άνθρωπος τη Γη κι' όλο το Σύμπαν: σπίτι..."
- Τεύκρος Ανθίας