High-school (IB) Maths Teacher, Psychico College, Athens. He was born in Athens, Greece, on the 24th of June, 1972. He received his B.Sc. in Mathematics from the University of
Athens (1996), and his Ph.D. in Astrophysics from the
University of Wales, Cardiff, U.K. (2000). His scientific
interests include Star and Planet Formation, Numerical
Hydrodynamics, Instabilities in Accretion Discs, Galactic
Dynamics. He has published 12 papers in scientific refereed
journals and 24 papers in conference proceedings and
special volumes. He has been Research Assistant, Cardiff University, U.K. (1999), Research Associate, IAA-National Observatory of Athens (2002-2004), European Marie-Curie Fellow, Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam, Germany (2004-2008). He is a member of the Hellenic Astronomical Society (Hel.A.S.).
Angelos Misiriotis was born in Athens (Greece) on November 6, 1971. He obtained his BSc in Physics from the University of Patras in 1995 and his PhD in Theoretical Astrophysics in 2001, from the Dept. of Physics of the University of Crete, under the supervision of Prof. Nick Kylafis. During his PhD studies he spent two years at the Observatory of Marseille, where he collaborated with Dr. Lia Athanassoula and her group.
His research interests included the morphology and dynamics of spiral galaxies and until his passing away on January 4, 2008 at the age of 37, he had published 12 refereed papers in these areas. He is survived by his wife Anastasia and his children Nestor and Iro.