Teasing the poetry from a scientist…

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Dr Spiros Kitsinelis, Light Source Expert


    Spiros Kitsenelis was born on May 29th, 1976 in Mesologi, an area in Western Greece noted for its spectacular lagoons and variety of birdlife.  He was raised in Nea Smyrni and attended the 4th junior and senior high school there. At the age of 19, he left for England where he studied chemistry at the University of Sheffield and got his doctorate in spectroscopy from that institution. 

     After living in England for 8 years, he moved to Japan for postdoctoral study at Ehime University in the city of Matsuyama.  After his postdoctoral research, he was employed by Philips Lighting in Eindhoven, The Netherlands; served as a chemical engineer for the Greece armed forces, and now works and resides in France. 

    In addition to his research activities, Spiros is a science communicator and his activities include pioneering projects for his country such as science theater where he has become a prominent figure in this field.  He has appeared on several television programs and presented at numerous international conferences.  His poetry will be presented in aaduna’s First Anniversary issue.

Spiros Kitsinelis, featured poet aaduna Winter/Spring 2012 Issue