Professor of Archeometry, University of the Peloponnese

Nikolaos (Nikos) Zacharias, Professor, studied Chemical Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens (Metsovion) and carried out his MSc and PhD at the NCSR Demokritos, Athens in the field of luminescence dating supported by a scholarship from the Ministry of Research and Development. He then realized 2 post-doctoral programmes at Bonn University (GEOPRO/FP5) and at Demokritos (IKY/State Scholarships Foundation). From 2004 – 2009 he worked as researcher at Demokritos and as visiting staff member at the Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus. Since 2009 he has joined the University of the Peloponnese (Chair of the Dept. of History, Archaeology and Cultural Resources Management, November 2015-). He is member of the Board of the Hellenic Society for Archaeometry, and Member of the International Symposium on Archaeometry Standing Committee. He has published extensively (over 140 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters and symposia proceedings) in the fields of luminescence dating, pottery and glass analysis, characterization and provenance. NZ is also interested in the field of GIS applications for CH studies.