Ioannis Liritzis

Physicist, Academic

1953 –


Who is Ioannis Liritzis?

Ioannis Liritzis is professor of physics in archaeology and his field of specialization is the application of natural sciences to archaeology and cultural heritage. He studied physics at the University of Patras and continued at the University of Edinburgh, where he obtained his Ph.D. in 1980. Since then, he undertook postgraduate work at the University of Oxford, Université Bordeaux III, University of Edinburgh and the Academy of Athens.

Currently he is professor of archaeometry at the University of the Aegean and he directs the Laboratory of Archaeometry. In the past he served as Head of the Department of Mediterranean Studies at the University of the Aegean, Member of the Senate of University of the Aegean and Member of the Executive Committee of National Recognition of Foreign Academic Diplomas. His prior career includes the Greek Ministry of Culture for 5 years and the Academy of Athens for 10 years.

He has made major contributions to several interdisciplinary research fields and his work has been published in scientific journals such as Nature journal.

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Nov 2, 1953
  • Greece
  • University of Patras
  • University of Edinburgh
Lived in
  • Greece

on July 23, 2013


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