Argyris Nikolaidis is a member of the Academic Council of the Hellenic Institute of Cultural Diplomacy.
Argyris Nikolaidis received a degree in Physics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with a degree of excellence. He then studied Elementary Particle Physics at McGill University of Montreal, where he received a Ph.D. degree with excellent grade. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Particle Physics Laboratory, Collège de France, in Paris. Since 1980, Professor at the Theoretical Physics School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. His research interests focus on Quantum Chromodynamics, Neutrin Astrophysics and Neutrin Telescopes, string theory and black holes, extra dimensions of space, relational logic, random tables and language, DNA coding, GPS technology and quantum physics. For his scientific work was honored with the Embrykie Science Prize (1988). Fulbright Fellow in 1995. Member of the Scientific Council of the NESTOR Institute of Nuclear Technology and Surveys and Astroparticle Physics. Invited researcher and speaker at the Institute of Basic Science – IBS (Daejeon, Korea, summer 2016). He received the NRC scholarships (1974-1978), France – Québec (1978-1980), Joliot – Curie (École Polytechnique, Paris, 1981). He participates in the interdisciplinary dialogue Science – Philosophy – Theology. Coordinator of the program “The World in Science and Religion” (the minutes were presented in the Kyriakidis Brothers publications). Co-ordinator of the European Science Network “Science-Religion Interaction in the 21st Century”. Curator of the Practices “The Evolution of Time: Studies of Time in Science, Anthropology, Theology” (Bentham ebooks). Co-ordinator of Cafe of Science (http://cafe-sciences.web.auth.gr/). He participates in the ongoing program “Traditions and Modernity” (http://tr-modern.physics.auth.gr/).
Adviser to the John Templeton Foundation.