School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Georgios Triantafyllou

Research Associate


George graduated from the department of Materials Science, University of Patras, Greece. During his undergraduate studies he specialised in Smart Materials systems. He obtained his MSc and his PhD from the department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece. During his post-graduate studies he worked in the laboratory of Ceramic and Composite materials, under the supervision of Professor P. Nikolopoulos and in collaboration with Forschungszentrum Jülich in Germany. During his PhD studies he specialised in Advanced Ceramic Materials (functional and structural) for use in SOFCs.


After his PhD he spent some months as a post-doctoral research assistant in the same laboratory before moving to the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, where he spent three and a half years working as a research fellow in Professor John TS Irvine's research group. His work there was focused on Surface and Interfacial properties of materials for high temperature energy applications.


George joined The Application of Ion Transport Group at Newcastle University as a post-doctoral research associate in April 2017. His is currently working with dual phase membranes for gas separation.

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