Dr. George V. Kraniotis, CPhys, MInstP

Personal Information

(+30) 26510 - 08515
gkraniotis@uoi.gr

Research Interests

Gravity, General Relativity, Cosmology, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Black Holes, mathematical physics, string theory, grand unified theories, quantum fields in curved spacetime, special functions, functional analysis.

Short Curriculum Vitae

Current Positions



2020 – 2021    Research Fellow (Operational Programme ”Human Resources Development, Education and Lifelong Learning 2014-2020” – MIS
                           5047648)
                           Department of Physics, University of Ioannina, Greece

Previous Positions


2017                  Adjunct Faculty
                           Department of Physics, University of Ioannina, Greece
2015 – 2016    Associate Tutor
                           Hellenic Open University, Greece
2014 – 2015    Research Fellow
                           Department of Physics, University of Ioannina, Greece
2009 – 2013    Visiting Associate Professor (PD407)
                           Department of Physics, University of Ioannina, Greece
2007                  Research Scientist
                           Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Werner-Heisenberg-Institut), Munich, Germany
2007                  Research Scientist and Lecturer
                           Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Arnold-Sommerfeld-Centre for
                           Theoretical Physics, Munich, Germany
2006 – 2007    Research Scientist
                           Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Werner-Heisenberg-Institut), Munich, Germany
2004 – 2006    Research Scholar
                           Texas A & M University, George P. and Cynthia W. Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics, USA
2004                  Research Scholar
                           Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Werner-Heisenberg-Institut), Munich, Germany
2003                  Research Fellow
                           Max-Planck-Institut für Gravitationsphysik (Albert-Einstein-Institut), Golm, Germany
2003                  Research Fellow
                           Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2002                  Research Fellow
                           Martin-Luther-Universität Halle Wittenberg, Germany
2002                  Tutor
                           University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
2001                  Research Fellow
                           University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
2000 – 2001    Visiting Lecturer
                           Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London, UK
1996 – 2000    Postdoctoral Research Assistant
                           Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London, UK

Education


 
2015 – 2016   
Certificate of Postgraduate Training in Education
                           Open and Distance Learning, Hellenic Open University, Greece
1991 – 1995    Ph.D. in Physics, “Phenomenological aspects of string inspired supergravities”                                                                                                                                     Department of Physics, University of Sussex, UK
1990 – 1991    M.Sc. in Physics, “Grand Unified Theories from String Theories”
                           Department of Physics, University of Sussex, UK
1984 – 1990    B.Sc. in Physics
                           Physics Department, University of Ioannina, Greece 

Selected Courses Taught

  • Mathematics for Physicists
    University of Ioannina
  • Advanced Studies in Classical Physics,(PSF-50)-Postgraduage course
    Hellenic Open University
  • Differential and Integral Calculus
    University of Ioannina
  • Vector Calculus
    University of Ioannina
  • Complex Calculus and Integral Transforms
    University of Ioannina
  • Linear Algebra and Elements of Analytic Geometry
    University of Ioannina
  • Differential Geometry
    University of Ioannina
  • Theoretical Mechanics
    Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität München
  • Symmetries in Particle Physics, Postgraduate course
    Royal Holloway College University of London
  • Mathematica I, II
    Royal Holloway College University of London
  • Mechanics and Optics II, Foundation year course
    University of Sussex, Brighton

Selected Publications

For the full list of my publications please visit the following: ADS/Inspirehep/Google Scholar


Existence and Stability of Static Spherical Fluid Shells in a Schwarzschild-Rindler-anti-de Sitter Metric
G. Alestas, G.V. Kraniotis, L. Perivolaropoulos
Phys.Rev.DD 102 (2020), 104015
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.102.104015 


The massive Dirac equation in the Kerr-Newman de Sitter and Kerr-Newman black hole spacetimes
G.V. Kraniotis
Journal of Physics Communications 3 (2019) 035026
DOI: 10.1088/2399-6528/ab1046


Gravitational redshift/blueshift of light emitted by geodesic test particles, frame-dragging and pericentre-shift effects, in the Kerr-Newman-de Sitter and Kerr-Newman black hole geometries
G.V. Kraniotis
arXiv: 1912.10320


The Klein-Gordon-Fock equation in the curved spacetime of the Kerr-Newman (anti) de Sitter black hole
G.V. Kraniotis
Classical and Quantum Gravity 33 (2016) No 22, 225011
DOI: 10.1088/0264-9381/33/22/225011


Gravitational lensing and frame dragging of light in the Kerr-Newman and the Kerr-Newman-(anti) de Sitter black hole spacetimes
G.V. Kraniotis
General Relativity and Gravitation (2014) Vol. 46, Issue 11:1818-8
DOI: 10.1007/s10714-014-1818-8


Precise analytic treatment of Kerr and Kerr-(anti) de Sitter black holes as gravitational lenses
G.V. Kraniotis
Classical and Quantum Gravity 28 (2011) 085021
DOI: 10.1088/0264-9381/28/8/085021


Periapsis and gravitomagnetic precessions of stellar orbits in Kerr and Kerr-de Sitter black hole spacetimes
G.V. Kraniotis
Classical and Quantum Gravity 24 (2007) 1775-1808
DOI: 10.1088/0264-9381/24/7/007


Frame dragging and bending of light in Kerr and Kerr-(anti) de Sitter spacetimes
G.V. Kraniotis
Classical and Quantum Gravity 22 (2005) 4391-4424, Research Highlights from Classical and Quantum Gravity in 2005 and 2006
DOI: 10.1088/0264-9381/22/21/001


Precise relativistic orbits in Kerr and Kerr-(anti) de Sitter spacetimes
G.V. Kraniotis
Classical and Quantum Gravity, Vol 21 (2004) 4743-4769, IOP Select Article
DOI: 10.1088/0264- 9381/21/19/016


A supersymmetric flipped SU(5) intersecting brane world
C.-M. Chen, G.V. Kraniotis, V.E. Mayes, D.V. Nanopoulos, J.W. Walker
Phys. Lett. B 611 (2005) 156-166
DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2005.02.041


Compact calculation of the perihelion precession of Mercury in general relativity, the cosmological constant and Jacobi’s inversion problem 
G.V. Kraniotis, S.B. Whitehouse
Classical and Quantum Gravity, Vol 20 (2003) 4817-4835
DOI: 10.1088/0264-9381/20/22/007


General relativity, the cosmological constant and modular forms 
G.V. Kraniotis, S.B. Whitehouse
Classical and Quantum Gravity, Vol 19 (2002) 5073-5100 
DOI: 10.1088/0264-9381/19/20/304


New standard-like models from intersecting D4-branes
D. Bailin, G.V. Kraniotis, A. Love
Phys. Lett. B 547 (2002) 43-50
DOI: 10.1016/S0370-2693(02)02730-2


Standard-like models from intersecting D5-branes
D. Bailin, G.V. Kraniotis, A. Love
Phys. Lett. B 553 (2003) 79-86
DOI: 10.1016/S0370-2693(02)03190-8


Standard-like models from intersecting D4-branes
D. Bailin, G.V. Kraniotis, A. Love
Phys. Lett. B 530 (2002) 202-209
DOI: 10.1016/S0370-2693(02)01332-1


Supersymmetric standard models on D-branes
D. Bailin, G.V. Kraniotis, A. Love
Phys. Lett. B 502 (2001) 209-215
DOI: 10.1016/S0370-2693(01)00150-2


Cosmological inflation with orbifold moduli as inflatons
D. Bailin, G.V. Kraniotis, A. Love
Phys. Lett. B 443 (1998) 111-120
DOI: 10.1016/S0370-2693(98)01328-8


The effect of Wilson line moduli on CP-violation by soft supersymmetry breaking terms
D. Bailin, G.V. Kraniotis, A. Love
Phys. Lett. B 432 (1998) 343-352
DOI: 10.1016/S0370-2693(98)00648-0


The supersymmetric CP-problem in orbifold compactifications
D. Bailin, G.V. Kraniotis, A. Love
Nucl. Phys. B 518 (1998) 92-116
DOI: 10.1016/S0550-3213(98)00006-6


The $b \rightarrow s \, \gamma$ constraint in effective supergravities from string theory
G.V. Kraniotis
Z. Phys. C 71 (1996) 163-170
DOI: 10.1007/s002880050160

Public Outreach in Science

2016            CQG+ Insight: The problem of perturbative charged massive scalar field in the Kerr-Newman-(anti) de Sitter black hole background
                      Dr. Georgios V. Kraniotis
1999             Feel the force
                      Featured Article on New Scientist