Dr. Vasileios G. Gregoriou

Director & Chairman of the Board at the National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF)

Director and Chairman of the Board at the National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF).  Dr. Gregoriou has held research and managerial positions in both Greece and the USA (Duke University, Princeton University, Polaroid Corporation, MIT, Northeastern University, Advent Technologies Inc.) over a 30 year career so far.

Dr. Gregoriou is the co-author of 3 books, 6 chapters in books, 86 refereed research papers, 143 research presentations and the co-inventor of 12 patents. He has held the position of president of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS) in 2001. Dr. Gregoriou is currently also the Greek National Representative in the Horizon 2020 Committee for the European Research Council (ERC), the Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions, and Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) from 2014 up to the present.

As a technology entrepreneur, Dr. Vasilis Gregoriou has cofounded Advent Technologies (www.advent-energy.com). Advent Technologies, headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA with manufacturing facilities in Patras, Greece and R&D alliances with Northeastern University, University of Patras, and FORTH-ICET is a world leader in the development of advanced materials and devices for energy, defense, security and aerospace applications.