Brief CV

Anastassios (Tassos) Bountis is Professor Emeritus of the Department of Mathematics, University of Patras, where he has worked since 1986, first as Associate Professor and then as Professor since 1990. He is the director of the Center for Research and Application of Nonlinear Systems University of Patras. He was the recipient of Academy of Athens Award G. Fwteinos for “Dynamical Systems” in 2009.

He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Physics from the University of Rochester, N.Y. , in 1978, and has worked at CalTech in 1979 and as Assistant and Associate Professor at Clarkson University in the U.S.A. until 1986.

He has been invited researcher in several countries in Europe, as well as Mexico, India, Russia, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Korea and Brazil. His research has been supported by many U.S., European and Greek grants, most recently by a ERA-Complexity NET project, involving the University of Patras and groups from the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, the University of Twente, Netherlands and the University of Manchester and a “THALIS” grant, funded by Greek and European sources on: Mathematical Modeling with Applications to Biomedicine, Physics and the Technology of Materials”.

He has organized 4 international conferences and 24 Summer Schools on “ Nonlinear Dynamics and Complexity” and has authored 5 books in Greek and one in English, “Complex Hamiltonian Dynamics” (Springer Verlag, 2012). He has also organized 5 International Ph.D. School - Conferences on "Mathematical Modeling of Complex Systems" in Patras, 2011, Pescara, Italy, 2012, Heraklion, Crete, 2013, Athens, 2014 and Patras, 2015.

He has supervised 20 M.Sc. theses and 15 Ph.D. theses and is on the Editorial Board of 5 International Journals. He has published 144 papers in refereed journals and 55 in conference proceedings, which have received more than 3800 citations by authors other than himself and co-authors.