Tsampikos Kottos, Ph.D.

  • Professor, Weslyan University
Tsampikos Kottos is Professor of Physics & Mathematics at Wesleyan University. He received his Ph.D. on condensed matter from Univ. of Crete in 1997 and he subsequently was awarded a Feinberg post-doctoral Fellowship to join the Weizmann Institute of Science for the period 1997-1999. Between 1999 and 2005 he was senior researcher at the Max-Planck Institute in Germany. His research interests include linear, nonlinear, and non-Hermitian wave transport, mesoscopic transport and mathematical physics. He has published more than 140 papers. In 1997 he received a US European Office of Air Force R&D Fellowship and in 2006 the International Pnevmatikos Award for outstanding achievements in nonlinear physics. During 2013-2015 he was awarded the Bennet University Endowed Chair for exceptional achievements. In 2015 he was awarded a position at the level of of Researcher A at CNRS, Nice, France.


L. J. Fernández-Alcázar, H. Li, F. Ellis, A. Alù, and T. Kottos, “Robust Scattered Fields from Adiabatically Driven Targets around Exceptional Points,” Physical Review Letters, Vol. 124, No. 13, 133905 (2020). 

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