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 Nikitas Panagiotis, Professor
Laboratory: Physical Chemistry
 
 
 
ARISTOTLE
UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI
DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
54124, THESSALONIKI
PHONE:+30 2310-997773
nikitas@chem.auth.gr
 
 
 
Research Areas

1. Theoretical study of interfacial phenomena of adsorption, micellization and phase transitions using classical and statistical thermodynamics.

2. Experimental study of the structure of electrified interfaces.

3. Modeling and optimization in HPLC.4. Chemical applications of genetic algorithms and neural neutrons.

 
 Selected Publications
1. P. Nikias, A.Pappa-Louisi 
"Retention models for isocratic and gradient elution in reversed-phase liquid chromatography", Journal of Chromatography A, 1216, 1737, (2009)
2. P. Nikitas, A. Pappa-Louisi, K. Papachristos, C. Zisi 
"Theory and Application of the Two-Mode Gradient Elution in Liquid Chromatography Involving Simultaneous Changes in Temperature and Mobile-Phase Composition", Analytical Chemistry, 80, 5508–5514, (2008)
3. A. Pappa-Louisi, P. Nikitas, K. Papachristos, C. Zisi 
"Modeling the combined effect of temperature and organic modifier content on reversed-phase chromatographic retention: Effectiveness of derived models in isocratic and isothermal mode retention prediction", Journal of Chromatography A, 1201, 27-34, (2008)
4. P. Nikitas, A. Pappa-Louisi, A. Papageorgiou 
"Simple algorithms for fitting and optimisation for multilinear gradient elution in reversed-phase liquid chromatography", Journal of Chromatography A, 1157, 178-186, (2007)
5. Pappa-Louisi, P. Nikitas, P. Balkatzopoulou, G. Louizis 
"Fundamental Equation of Dual-Mode Gradient Elution in Liquid Chromatography Involving Simultaneous Changes in Flow Rate and Mobile-Phase Composition", Analytical Chemistry, 79, 3888-3893, (2007)
6. Pappa-Louisi, P. Nikitas, A. Papageorgiou 
"Optimisation of multilinear gradient elutions in reversed-phase liquid chromatography using ternary solvent mixtures", Journal of Chromatography A, 1166, 126-134, (2007)
7. P. Nikitas, A. Pappa-Louisi 
"Theory of stepwise gradient elution in reversed-phase liquid chromatography coupled with flow-rate variations. Application to retention prediction and separation optimization of a set of amino acids", Analytical Chemistry, 78, 5774-5782, (2006)
8. A. Pappa Louisi, P. Nikitas, A. Zitrou 
"Modelling flow rate gradient elution in reversed-phase liquid chromatography", Analytica Chimica Acta, 573&#, 305–310, (2006)
9. P. Nikitas, A. Pappa-Louisi and P. Agrafiotou 
"Multilinear gradient elution optimisation in reversed-phase liquid chromatography using genetic algorithms", Journal of Chromatography A, 1120, 299-307, (2006)
10. P. Nikitas, A. Pappa-Louisi 
"Expressions of the fundamental equation of gradient elution and a numerical solution of these equations under any gradient profile", Analytical Chemistry, 77, 5676, (2005)
11. P. Nikitas, E. Nikita 
"A study of hominin dispersal out of Africa using computer simulations", Journal of Human Evolution, 49, 602, (2005)
12. P. Nikitas, A. Pappa-Louisi 
"New approach to linear gradient elution used for optimization in reversed-phase liquid chromatography", Journal of Chromatography A, 1068, 279-285, (2005)
 
 Research Projects
1. Joint Research and Technology Programmes between Greece and Poland – “Computer assisted optimization of gradient elution and separation techniques of biologically important compounds in high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) for medical diagnosis applications and medical research
GSRT
2004-2006
 
 
 Books
1. Elements of Physical Electrochemistry
A. Anastopoulos, P. Nikitas, Pages:200 (2000)
2. Statistical Thermodynamics
G. Papanastasiou, P. Nikitas, Pages:392 (1993)
3. Introduction to Mathematical Analysis
P. Nikitas, Pages:434 (1993)
4. Mathematical Analysis – Theory and Applications
P. Nikitas, Pages:484 (1997)
 
   
  School of Chemistry
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki