Dr. Georgios Pyrgiotakis is a Research Associate at the Harvard School of Public Health and acting manager of the Laboratory of Envoronmental Health NanoSciences (LEHNS). His research interests focus on the investigation of nanoparticle toxicity and how it correlates to nanoparticle properties, such as size, surface morphology, shape, porosity, etc.
Dr. Pyrgiotakis completed Postdoctoral research at the Particle Engineering Research Center at the University of Florida (2006-2010). He earned his BS degree in Physics from the University of Crete, in Greece. He completed his MS degree at the University of Florida in Materials Science and Engineering with a concentration in Electronic Materials. He holds a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering (2006) with a specialty in Ceramic Materials from the University of Florida. He has written numerous publications, book chapters and holds one patent.