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Ioannis Kourakis

(Yannis)

Academic Service to the Community - Scientific Assignments

  • Member of postgraduate examination committees / External Examiner of PhD and MSc theses: assignments in UK (1), Sweden (1), Australia (2), S. Africa (1), Pakistan (6).
  • Regular reviewer for UK Research Councils (Royal Society, EPSRC).
  • Regular reviewer (referee) for international journals: Physical Review journals (PR Letters, PRA and & PRE; APS, USA), Physics of Plasmas (AIP, USA), IEEE Transactions in Plasma Science (IEEE, USA), Journal of Plasma Physics (Cambridge University Press, UK), Journal of Geophysical Research (USA), Plasma Sources Science and Technology (IoP, UK), Physics Letters A (Elsevier, Holland), New Journal of Physics (IOP, UK), Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics (EGU, Germany), Optics Express (OSA, USA), Journal of Optical Society of America (JOSA & JOSB, USA), Astrophysics and Space Science (Elsevier), Open Plasma Physics Journal (OPPJ, Bentham), Fizika B (Croatia), ...
  • Editorial Board Member (EBM): Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing; EBM for Fluids and Plasma Physics), since 05/2014.
  • Editorial Board Member (EBM): Open Journal of Plasma Physics.
  • Physics Evaluation Group membership, Discovery Grants Program, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC); three-year term, July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2017.
  • External Evaluator: NRF - National Research Foundation (South Africa) (2014, 2015).
  • External Panel member for academic staff promotion at professorial level (open-ended assignment), Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Member of the Local Organizing Committee: Eur. Physical Society Congress on Plasma Physics (EPS2017), to be held in Belfast, Nothern Ireland, UK (July 2017).
  • Member of the International Scientific Committee: 8th Chaotic Modeling and Simulation International Conference (CHAOS2016), London, UK (May 2016).
  • Member of the International Scientific Committee: 8th Chaotic Modeling and Simulation International Conference (CHAOS2015), Institut Henri PoincarĂ©, Paris, France (May 2015).
  • Member of the International Scientific Committee: 7th Chaotic Modeling and Simulation International Conference (CHAOS2014), Lisbon, Portugal (June 2014).
  • Member of the International Scientific Committee: 6th Chaotic Modeling and Simulation International Conference (CHAOS2013), Istanbul, Turkey (June 2013).
  • Member of the International Scientific Committee: 5th Chaotic Modeling and Simulation International Conference (CHAOS2012), Athens, Greece (12-15 June 2012).
  • Member of the Advisory Committee: International Scientific Spring - 2014 (ISS-2014), Islamabad, Pakistan (March 2014).
  • Member of the Advisory Committee: International Scientific Spring - 2013 (ISS-2013), Islamabad, Pakistan (March 2013).
  • Member of the Advisory Committee: International Scientific Spring - 2012 (ISS-2012), Islamabad, Pakistan (5-9 March 2012).
  • Member of the Local Organizing Committee: 30th International Conference on Phenomena in Ionized Gases (ICPIG2011), Belfast, Nothern Ireland, UK (28 Aug.-2 Sept. 2011).
  • Member of the International Advisory Committee: XII Latin-American Workshop on Plasma Physics (XII LAWPP), Caracas, Venezuela (September 17-21, 2007).