Antonios Papathanassiou is an Assistant Professor of Experimental Solid State Physics. He got his BSc in Physics from NKUA, MSc in Condensed Matter and Materials Science fron Demokritos National Centre for Scientific Research and PhD in Condensed Matter Physics from NKUA. He worked as Research Associate at various National and European projects in NKUA and Universitat Bayreuth, as research staff in NKUA and Research Scholar at Harvard University. Since 2013, as an academic member in NKUA, he is directing the Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy and High Pressure Laboratory. His research focuses on both fundamental condensed matter physics and innovative materials science, related to non-equilibrium statistical mechanics, relaxation and phase transitions, especially, at extreme states.