Hector-E. Nistazakis (BSc 1997, MSc 1999, PhD 2002), was born in Athens, Greece. He  is a Professor of Electronic Physics, Chair of the Department of Physics of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens and Director of the Laboratory of Physics.

Prof. Nistazakis has authored or co-authored more than 240 Journal and Conference papers, 13 Book chapters and 2 Books. He acts as associate or guest Editor for 8 international scientific Journals, as TPC member for more than 30 international conferences and as organizing committee member in 5 conferences. Furthermore he was the major advisor of 5 finished PhD theses, he has supervised more than 100 BSc or MSc theses and he has taught more than 35 different BSc or MSc courses.  His current research interests include topics as optical communication systems, wireless communications, free space optical (FSO) links, UOWC systems, VLC, nonlinear dynamics, analog and digital circuits and systems, nonlinear circuits and systems and computational methods in telecommunications and physics.