Prof. Giannis Mpourmpakis

Giannis Mpourmpakis, PhD

Bicentennial Alumni Faculty Fellow

Assistant Professor
Phone: 412-624-7034
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Prof. Mpourmpakis' Awards

2018

Named one of 25 "Emerging Investigators" by the Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data

2017

CAREER Award by the National Science Foundation (NSF)

2016

James Pommersheim Award for Excellence in Teaching in Chemical Engineering by the University of Pittsburgh

2016

$550,000 collaborative research grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

2016

$110,000 Petroleum Research Fund Doctoral New Investigator (DNI) grand from the American Chemical Society (ACS)

2015

Elected "Who's Who in Energy" by the Pittsburgh Business Times

2011

€150,000 (awarded and declined) - Supporting Postdoctoral Researchers, Education and Lifelong Learning, Hellenic Republic-Ministry of Education and European Social Funds (E.U.)

2010

Participated in the 60th Nobel Laureates Meeting in Lindau-Germany, as a distinguished young researcher (An interdisciplinary meeting which brought together 500 young researchers who passed a multi-stage international selection procedure from around the globe, with Nobel Laureates from the fields of physiology, medicine, physics and chemistry).

With Prof. Rudolf A. Marcus (Chemistry Nobel prize 1992)

With Prof. Walter Kohn (Chemistry Nobel prize 1998)

2008

€215,000 (awarded) - People-Marie Curie Actions, International Outgoing Fellowships, European Commission (E.U.) (FP7-PEOPLE-2007-4-1-IOF)

2005

Stratis Sotirchos Award of “Best Research Work of New Scientist” in Panhellenic Symposium of Porous Materials. Demokritos, Athens, Greece

2002-2003

Greek State Scholarship’s Foundation (Master’s Course Performance, rank 1st)

2001-2002

University of Crete, Chemistry Department, Operational Program for Education and Initial Vocational Training “Applied Molecular Spectroscopy” (Master’s Course Performance, rank 1st)