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Patrickios S. Costas

Department of Chemistry
Cyprus University of Technology


 B.Sc. (Diploma) in Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA),GREECE, 1988.• M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering Practice, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT),Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, 1990.• Ph.D., MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, 1993.• Post-doctoral Research Associate, School of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences, University ofSussex, UNITED KINGDOM, 1994-1996.• Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Manchester Institute of Science andTechnology (UMIST), UNITED KINGDOM, 1996-1997.• Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Sciences, University of Cyprus, 1998.• Associate Professor, Department of Natural Sciences and Department of Chemistry, University of Cyprus, 1998-2006.

Research Interest

Polymer Synthesis2. Controlled Polymerisations3. Amphiphilic Conetworks4. Block Copolymers5. Microphase Separation6. Degradable Polymer Networks7. RNA and DNA Delivery


  • Kafouris, D.; Gradzielski, M.; Patrickios, C.S.* “Hydrophilic, Cationic Large-Core Star Polymers and Polymer Networks: Synthesis and Characterization,” J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2008, 46, 3958-3969.

  • Triftaridou, A.I.; Loizou, E.; Patrickios, C.S.* “Synthesis and Characterization of Amphiphilic Cationic Symmetrical ABCBA Pentablock Terpolymer Networks: Effect of Hydrophobic Content,” J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2008, 46, 4420-4432.

  • Rikkou, M.D.; Patrickios, C.S.* “Well-Defined Networks with Precisely Located Cleavable Sites: Structure Optimization and Core Functionality Determination,” Macromolecules (Communication) 2008, 41, 5957-5959.

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