Marinakis Sarantos

Associate Professor

Tel: (+302610) 997142


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Contact hours: 15:00-16:00 Wednesdays, 11:00-13:00 Thursdays (on sabbatical leave, 19/2/2024 - 19/8/2024)

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2015 Post-Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP), Queen Mary of London, UK
  • 2006 D. Phil., University of Oxford, UK
    'The Dynamics of Inelastic and Reactive Bimolecular Collisions'.
    Supervised by Prof. M. Brouard.
  • 1999 M. Sc., University of Athens, Greece
    'Computer Simulation Study of the Xe/N2 Mixture in the Supercritical Region'
    Supervised by Prof. I. Samios
  • 1997 First Degree in Chemistry, University of Athens, Greece



Chemistry and Information Technology (XA131, 1st year).

Physical Chemistry 2 (ΧΑ339, 2nd year).

Laboratory exercises in Physical Chemistry 3 (XA538, 3rd year).

Computational Chemistry and Molecular Design (ΧΑ737, 4th year).


ESC02 Atmospheric Chemistry

NXY-202 Technological Applications of Functional Materials (emphasis on Supercritical Fluids)

NXY-203 Inorganic Materials Chemistry (emphasis on Supercritical Fluids) 

Research Activities

Representative Publications

  • C. Cockrell, O. Dicks, L. Wang, K. Trachenko, A. Soper, V. V.Brazhkin, S. Marinakis*,
    'Experimental and modelling evidence for structural crossover in supercritical CO2',
    Phys. Rev. E, 101,052109(6pp) (2020) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.101.052109
  •  V. M. Rivilla*, M. N. Drozdovskaya, K. Altwegg, P. Caselli, M. T. Beltrán, F. Fontani, F. F. S. van der Tak, R. Cesaroni, A. Vasyunin, M. Rubin, F. Lique, S. Marinakis, L. Testi, and the ROSINA team,
    'ALMA and ROSINA detections of phosphorus-bearing molecules: the interstellar thread between star-forming regions and comets',
    Mon. Notices Royal
    Astron. Soc., 492, 1180-98 (2020), DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stz3336 (mentioned in ESO/INAF press release:
  •  S. Marinakis*, Y. Kalugina, J. Kłos, F. Lique,
    'Hyperfine excitation of CH and OH radicals by He',
    Astron. Astrophys., 629, A130(5pp) (2019) DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201936170
  •  A. Soper, I. Skarmoutsos, J. Kłos, I. Samios, S. Marinakis*,
    'A study of Ar-N2 supercritical mixtures using neutron scattering, molecular dynamics simulations and quantum mechanical scattering calculations', J.
    Mol. Liq., 290, 111168(14pp) (2019), DOI: 10.1016/j.molliq.2019.111168
  •  F. Lique, I. Jiménez-Serra, S. Viti, S. Marinakis*,
    'Collisional excitation of PO(X) by He: New ab initio potential energy surfaces and scattering calculations',
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 20, 5407-5414 (2018),DOI: 10.1039/C7CP05605B
  •  D. Dellis, I. Samios, B. Collet, H. Versmold, J. Kłos, S. Marinakis*,
    'A computer simulation study of thermodynamics, microscopic structure, depolarized Rayleigh scattering, and collision dynamics in Xe-N2 supercritical mixtures',
    J. Mol. Liq., 245, 42-51 (2017) DOI:10.1016/j.molliq.2017.06.026
  •  G. Sarma, A. K. Saha, C. K. Bishwakarma, R. Scheidsbach, C.-H. Yang, Parker, L. Wiesenfeld, U. Buck, L. Mavridis, S. Marinakis*,
    'Collision energy dependence of state-to-state differential cross sections for rotationally inelastic scattering of H2O by He',
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 19, 4678-87 (2017) DOI: 10.1039/C6CP06495G
  •  S. Marinakis*, I. L. Dean, J. Kłos, F. Lique,
    'Collisional excitation of CH(X2Π) by He: New ab initio potential energy surfaces and scattering calculations',
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 17, 21583-93 (2015) DOI: 10.1039/C5CP03696H
  •  R. Hockley, H. Irshad, T. S. Sheriff, M. Motevalli, S. Marinakis*,
    'Crystal structure of bromidonitrosylbis(triphenylphosphane-κP)nickel(II)',
    Acta Cryst. E71, m87-8 (2015) DOI: 10.1107/S2056989015004703
  •  G. Sarma, A. K. Saha, J. J. ter Meulen, D. H. Parker, S. Marinakis*,
    'Differential and integral cross sections in OH(X) + Xe collisions',
    J. Chem. Phys. 142, 034309(7pp) (2015) DOI: 10.1063/1.4906070

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