Antonios Papadakis, MSc, PhD
Antonios Papadakis has been a medical physicist with the Medical Physics Department of the University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece, since 2004. He received the PhD degree in medical physics from the University of Patras, Greece, in 2003. From 2003 to 2004 he had been a research fellow with the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA. From 2004 to 2011 he had been a scientific collaborator with the Department of Computers and Multimedia, Technological Educational Institute of Crete (T.E.I.), Heraklion, Crete, Greece. He has participated as a research investigator in several European and national research projects (PYTHGORAS II, Oncology-Funded by Greek Ministry of Health, CONCERT-ARISTEIA, EUTEMPE-RX, MEDIRAD). He has been an assessor of medical imaging laboratories with the Hellenic Accreditation System (E.SY.D.) since 2015. He has been a member of the Hellenic Association of medical physicists (HAMP) and European Society of Radiology (ESR) since 2006. He has given more than 40 presentations and posters in national and international conferences. He has published more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and conference proceedings. He has been a peer reviewer in several scientific journals in the fields of medical physics and radiology, since 2007. His main research activity is focused on the assessment of novel methods for radiation dose reduction in pediatric CT examinations, the development of new examination protocols for dual energy CT, and the development of novel three dimensional dosimetric methods for quality assurance in diagnostic radiology.