Education and Training
2005-now: PhD Student, «Experimental and theoretical definition of radiation fields with application to the metal recycling industry», Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (), Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Nuclear Technology Laboratory ().
2003-2004: Master of Science (MSc)«Energy and the Environment», Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.
1997-2003: Diploma (5 year degree) of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (grade: 7.33/10)
2005 -2009: Laboratory Collaborator
2005 -2007: Research associate
Participation in the joint research project (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and SIDENOR steel) “Detection of Radioactive Sources in Scrap Metal”
2007 (1/5 – 31/7, 1/10 - 31/12):Research associate
Participation in the research project "Southern Urals Radiation Risk Research" ( Integrated Project contract number FI6R-516478, DG-RESEARCH, EUROPEAN COMMISSION).
2006 (1/1 – 31/10) : Research associate
Participation in the research project “Radioceasium distribution in Greek and Bulgarian forest ecosystems”
2003 (1/3 - 31/5): External Collaborator
GAEC (Greek Atomic Energy Comission) Monte Carlo simulations for the stripping of spectra of radiioactively contaminated scrap metal.
1999 (1/7 - 31/7): Undergraduate trainee
“Determining minimum alarm activities of orphan sources in scrap loads; Monte Carlo simulations validated with measurements”Takoudis G,Xanthos S, Clouvas A, Potiriadis C, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. Phys. Res. Sect. A, doi:10.1016/j.nima.2009.11.077
“Indoor radon measurements in areas of northern Greece with relatively high indoor radon concentrations” Clouvas A, Takoudis G,Xanthos S, Potiriadis C, Kolovou M, Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol. 136, No. 2, pp. 127–131 (2009), doi:10.1093/rpd/ncp154
“Spatial and spectral gamma-ray response of plastic scintillators used in portal radiation detectors; comparison of measurements and simulations” G. Takoudis ,S. Xanthos, A. Clouvas, M. Antonopoulos-Domis, C. Potiriadis , J. Silva, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A, Volume 599, (2009), Pages 74-81
“Measurements and Monte Carlo simulations of photon energy distributions in MAYAK PA workplaces” M. Smetanin,1 E. Vasilenko, Ì. Semenov, S. Xanthos, G.Takoudis, A. Clouvas, J. Silva ,C. Potiriadis, Radiation Protection Dosimetry, (2008) pp 1-14, doi:10.1093/rpd/ncn204
“Twenty-year follow-up study of radiocesium migration in soil” Clouvas A, Xanthos S, Takoudis G, Antonopoulos-Domis M, Zinoviadis G, Vidmar T, Likar A, Radiation Protectio Dosimetry 124, (2007), pp 372-377
“Monte Carlo simulation of portal detectors of a steel factory. Comparison of measured and simulated response” G. Takoudis, S. Xanthos, A. Clouvas, M. Antonopoulos-Domis and C. Potiriadis, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Volume 580, Issue 1, 21 September 2007, Pages 396-399
“In situ gamma spectrometry measurements for the verification of simulated irradiation conditions at MAYAK PA work places” M. Smetanin, E. Vasilenko, M. Semenov, G. Takoudis, S. Xanthos, A. Clouvas and J. Silva, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section At, Volume 580, Issue 1, 21 September 2007, Pages 694-697
“Follow up study of radiocesium contamination in a Greek forest ecosystem” A. Clouvas, S. Xanthos, G. Takoudis ,M. Antonopoulos-Domis , D.A. Alifrangis, M. Zhiyanski ,M. Sokolovska, Health Physics 93(4):312-317(2007)
“In situ gamma spectrometry and Monte Carlo computations for the detection of radioactive contaminated scrap metal” A. Clouvas, S. Xanthos, G. Takoudis, C. Potiriadis and J. Silva, Health Physics 88(2):154-162; 2005.
“Hydrogen Economy in remote areas; a case study on the islands of Crete and Karpathos” K. Antonakis, G. Takoudis, poster presentation, 2nd national conference of hydrogen technologies, 20-21 October 2005, Thermi, Thessaloniki, Greece (in Greek)
“Public perception of hydrogen technologies, fuel cells and renewable energy systems” G. Takoudis, K. Antonakis, oral presentation, 2nd national conference of hydrogen technologies, 20-21 October 2005, Thermi, Thessaloniki, Greece (in Greek)
Msc Thesis: “Development of a Monte Carlo model for assessing offshore wind farm cable reliability and the worth of redundancy. A comparison of various collector configurations” University of Strathclyde. Supervisor: Dr Graham Ault. 2004
Group project: “Hydrogen Economy for Sustainable Development in Remote Areas” University of Strathclyde. Supervisor: Dr Andrew Cruden. Group project members: Antonakis Kiriakos, Takoudis Georgios, Nikolaos Nikolaou, Konstantinos Angelopoulos. Online publication in the form of web site:
Undergraduate Thesis: “Monte Carlo simulations and experimental measurements for the detection of radioactive sources in commercially available scrap metal” Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Nuclear Technology Laboratory (). Supervisor: Professor Alexandros Clouvas. 2003 (in Greek)
Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, RETscreen, Merit Simulation, T-Supreme 4, MCNP, Esp-r, Matlab 6, Fortran, Pascal, Visual basic, Gate simulation, PSPICE, Mathcad .
English: MSc obtained in a UK university
Italian: “Diploma della lingua italiana, universita Roma III ” 9/10, June 2000
“CELI IV” B, June 2001
French: “Delph Unitees A1-A4”
Spanish: Communication Skills