Dr. Konstantina (Dina) Yannakopoulou



Konstantina Yannakopoulou graduated from the Chemistry Department, University of Athens, and moved to the US where she earned an MS degree with Prof. R. A. Abramovitch at Clemson University (1985) and a PhD degree with Prof. A. R. Katritzky at the University of Florida (1988). She joined the Institute of Physical Chemistry at NCSR “Demokritos” in 1989, where she still works as a staff scientist. Her interests include the characterization of host/guest interactions mainly by NMR spectroscopy with emphasis to structure, stability and equilibria of cyclodextrin-guest systems, synthetic modifications of cyclodextrins, synthesis of new guests and interactions of both with surfaces, synthesis and properties of long conjugated molecules. She is currently one of the scientists in charge for the liquid NMR facility in “Demokritos”, nmrlab@chem.demokritos.gr.