UCL Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Prof Ioannis Papakonstantinou

Prof Ioannis Papakonstantinou

Professor of Nanoengineering

Dept of Electronic & Electrical Eng

Faculty of Engineering Science

Joined UCL
1st Feb 2011

Research summary

Research interests:

  • Photonics for Solar Cell and PV applications
  • Photonics for Medical Applications
  • Electromagnetic Modeling and Propagation Phenomena  
  • Visible Light Communications

  • Optical Interconnections
  • Optical Networks in High-Energy Physics Experiments

Teaching summary

  • ELEC1005: Electromagnetics
  • ELEC2002: Electronic Circuits II
  • ELEC2005: Optoelectronics I

  • ELECGT26/ELECMT26: Advanced Photonic Devices
  • ELECCGC10: Broadband Communications Laboratory
  • ELEC2010: 2nd Year UG Labs


University College London
Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 2008
University College London
Other higher degree, Master of Science | 2002
National Technical University of Athens
Other higher degree, Master of Engineering | 2000


Work Experience:

2011-currently       University College London, Department Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Lecturer in Photonics, (Full Time)   

2009-2010             European Organization for Nuclear Research – CERN, Physics Department, Electronics Systems for Experiments, Geneva, Switzerland, Experienced Researcher, Marie Curie Initial Training Network, (Full Time)  

2008-2009             Sharp Laboratories of Europe, Optical Information and Displays Group, Oxford, UK, Research Scientist, (Full Time)             Education:


2003-2007             PhD, University College London, UK, Optical Interconnections

2001-2002             MSc, University College London, UK, Technologies for Broadband Communications                         

1995-2000             Diploma in Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, Electrical and Computer Engineering