Costas Soukoulis


Costas Soukoulis received his B.S. in Physics from Univ. of Athens in 1974. He obtained his doctoral degree in Physics from the Univ. of Chicago in 1978.


Headshot of Costas Soukoulis From 1978 to 1981 he was visiting Assistant Professor at the Physics Dept. at Univ. of Virginia. He spent 3 years (1981-84) at Exxon Research and Engineering Co. and since 1984 has been at Iowa State Univ. (ISU) and Ames Laboratory. He has been an associated member of FORTH since 1983 and since 2001 a Professor (part time) at the Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering at Univ. of Crete.

Retired from the University of Crete in 2011.

Research Interests

Development of theoretical understanding of the properties of disordered systems, with emphasis on electron and photon localization, photonic crystals, random lasers, left-handed materials, random magnetic systems, nonlinear systems, and amorphous semiconductors.