Panagiotis Bilalis, Ph.D.

Alumni and Former Staff

​Research Scientist

Research Interest

​Synthesis of well-defined polypeptides by Ring Opening Polymerization and combination with other polymerization methods. Synthesis of hybrid polymeric materials for drug delivery applications. Surface initiated polymerization techniques. 

Selected Publications

  • Nanoscale rings fabricated using self-assembled triblock terpolymers templates.
    V. P. Chuang, C. A. Ross, P. Bilalis, N. Hadjichristidis
    ACS Nano, 2, 2007-2014, (2008)
  • Nanodesigned magnetic polymer containers for dual stimuli actuated drug controlled release and magnetic hyperthermi...
    P. Bilalis, A. Chatzipavlidis, L.A. Tziveleka, N. Boukos, and G. Kordas.
    J. Mater. Chem., 22, 13451-13454 , (2012)
  • Nanostructuring the surface of dualresponsive hollow polymer microspheres for versatile utilization innanomedicine-...
    Chatzipavlidis, P. Bilalis, L.A. Tziveleka, N. Boukos, C.A. Charitidis, G. Kordas.
    Langmuir, 29, 9562-9572, (2013)
  • Development of multiple stimuli responsivemagnetic polymer nanocontainers as efficient drug delivery systems.
    L.A. Tziveleka, P. Bilalis, A. Chatzipavlidis, N. Boukos, and G. Kordas.
    Macromol. Biosci., 14, 131-141, (2014)
  • Controlled polymerization of histidine and synthesis of well-defined stimuli responsive polymers. Elucidation of th...
    D. Mavrogiorgis, P. Bilalis, A. Karatzas, D. Skoulas, G. Fotinogiannopoulou, H. Iatrou
    Polym. Chem., 5, 6256-6278, (2014)
  • Preparation of Hybrid Triple-Stimuli Responsive Nanogels Based on Poly(L-Histidine).
    P. Bilalis, S. Varlas, A. Kiafa, A. Velentzas, D. Stravopodis, H. Iatrou
    J. Polym. Sci. Polym. Chem. , 54, 1278-1288, (2016)
  • pH-Sensitive nanogates based on poly(L-histidine) for controlled drug release from mesoporous silica nanoparticles
    P. Bilalis, L.A. Tziveleka, S. Varlas, H. Iatrou
    Polym. Chem., 7, 1475-1485, (2016) 

Education

  • Ph.D., Polymer Science, Chemistry Department, University of Athens, Greece, 2008
  • M.Sc., Polymer Science, Chemistry Department, University of Athens, Greece, 2005
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, University of Patras, Greece, 2003

Professional Profile

  • 2015-present: Research Scientist, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.

  • 2013-2015: Post-doctoral fellow at University of Athens, Chemistry Department in a program entitled: «Synthesis of multifunctional amphiphilic hybrid Polypeptides that form smart drug and gene delivery nanoconstructs against pancreatic cancer».

  • 2009-2012: Post-doctoral fellow at NCSR Demokritos Research Center, Greece, in a program called: "A Novel Nano-container drug carrier for targeted treatment of prostate cancer".

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • ​Hellenic Polymer Society

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​KAUST Catalysis Center(KCC)
  • Physical Sciences and Engineering Division(PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Ring Opening polymerization of N-carboxyanhydrides Anionic Polymerization1 Surface initiated Polymerization

Former Faculty

  • ​Jorg Eppinger, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor)
  • Lain-Jong Li, Ph.D. (Professor)
  • Valentin Rodionov, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor)
  • Kazuhiro Takanabe, Ph.D. (Professor)
  • Jr-Hau He, Ph.D. (Associate Professor)

 

Former Research Staff

  • Abou-Hamad edy, Ph.D. Research Engineer
  • Haibo Zhu, Ph.D. (Research Scientist)
  • Isidoro Morales Osorio , Ph.D. (Research Technician)
  • Lu Zhou
  • Rong-rong Jiang (Lab Technician)
  • Douaa Hamed (Lab Technician)
  • Jeremie Pelletier ( Lab Manager)
  • Lan Zhao (Research Technician)
  • Linjie Su (Lab Technician)
  • Jing Fan (Lab Technician)

 

Research Scientist

   
  • Jun Pan, Ph.D.
  • Pavlo Nikolaienko, Ph.D.
  • Sergey Kozlov, Ph.D.
  • Xiulin Yang, Ph.D.
  • Yuanlong Shao, Ph.D.
  • Huaifeng Li, Ph.D.

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Abdesslem Jedidi, Ph.D.                                                     
  • Abhishek Dutta Chowdhury,Ph.D.
  • Akshaya K Samal, Ph.D.
  • Chaochao Yue, Ph.D.
  • Chaojie Cui, Ph.D.
  • Dandan Zhang, Ph.D.
  • Eleonora Fava, Ph.D.
  • Eva Pump, Ph.D.
  • Janet Chakkamadathil Mohandas, Ph.D.
  • Gabriel Buchel, Ph.D.
  • Ida Autiero, Ph.D.
  • Jung-Hyun Park, Ph.D.
  • Tianyou Chen, Ph.D.
  • Zhaolai Chen, Ph.D.
  • Anatoly Peshkov, Ph.D.
  • Chinmoy K. Hazra, Ph.D.
  • Luis Miguel Azofra Mesa
  • ​Manbo Li, Ph.D.
  • Michael Kelly, Ph.D.
  • Mannathan Subramaniyan, Ph.D.
  • Manas Bhunia, Ph.D.

  • Niladri Maity, Ph.D.
  • Olga Gladkovskaya, Ph.D.
  • Raju Dey, Ph.D.
  • Sai Vikrama Chaitanya vummaleti, Ph.D.
  • Jinsong Hu, Ph.D.
  •  Somphonh Peter Phivilay, Ph.D.
  • Sandeep Kumar Mishra, Ph.D.
  • Hassan Ait Ahsaine, Ph.D. 
  • Changguang Yao, Ph.D.
  • Kwangjae Lee, Ph.D.
  • Stefania Evoli, Ph.D.
  • Shixiong Min, Ph.D.
  • Tunc Deniz, Ph.D.
  • Srikanth Pedireddy, Ph.D.
  • Wei Zhao, Ph.D.
  • Won Suk Juang, Ph.D.
  • Xuechao Liu, Ph.D.
  • Xiufang wang, Ph.D.
  • Yuan Wang, Ph.D.
  • Yunfei Cai, Ph.D.
  • Yupeng Pan, Ph.D.
  • Yuri Lebedev, Ph.D.
  • Kushal Deepak Bhatte​,Ph.D.
  • Liangjin Xu, Ph.D.
  • Gangaiah Mettela,Ph.D.
  • Yogesh Raghunath Patil, Ph.D.
  • Jie Chen, Ph. D.


Ph.D. Students

  • Adrian Hol, Ph.D
  • Arwa Makki, Ph.D.
  • Batian Chen, Ph.D.
  • Bilel Hamzaoui, Ph.D.
  • Bedour E. Al-Sabban, Ph.D.
  • Chao Guan, Ph.D.
  • Dalal Noureldine, Ph.D.
  • Duanxing Li, Ph.D.
  • Gabriel Jeantelot, Ph.D.
  • Hind Al-Johani, Ph.D.
  • Haleema Alamri, Ph.D.
  • Hsin-Hua Huang, Ph.D. 
  • Israa Salem Al-Rowaihi, Ph.D.
  • Ibrahim Dursun
  • Reem Alshumrani, Ph.D.
  • Eleanor Ang Pei Ling, Ph.D.
  • Adrian Hohl, Ph.D.
  • Baraa Werghi, Ph.D.
  • Amal A. Baqais, Ph.D.
  • Ding-Jier Yuan, Ph.D.
  • Miguel Dinis Veloso Guerreiro, Ph.D.
  • Nawal alhajri, Ph.D.
  • Nazeeha Alkayal, Ph.D.
  • Noor Almana, Ph.D.
  • Nouf Al Jabri, Ph.D.
  • Reem Al-Shareef, Ph.D.
  • Sarah Almahdali, Ph.D.
  • Sheikha Lardhi, Ph.D.
  • Stefan Grotzinger, Ph.D.
  • Tatsuya Shinagawa, Ph.D.
  • Maha Al Haddad, Ph.D.
  • Muhammad Qureshi, Ph.D.
  • Keisuke Obata, Ph.D.
  • Oleksii Pustovarenko, Ph. D.


Master Students


  • Abdulaziz Khan
  • Alexandra Vancea
  • Ali Hamieh
  • Mram Alyami
  • Kanav Kalra



Former Administration

  • Ann Bauwens (Executive Secretary)
  • Jiao Qiu (Business Administrator)
  • Xianzheng Meng(Business Administrator)
  • Wenwen Zhu(Administrative Assistant)
  • Xijun Deng(Administrative Assistant)