Mr. Kostas Hatzigiannakis


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Office Phone: (+30) 2810 391120 & Lab Phone: (+30) 2810 391219
Email: kostas(AT)
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Kostas Hatzigiannakis  is a Physicist with an MSc degree in Applied Physics. He is a research engineer at IESL-FORTH since 1998. His activities concentrate on the development and applications of laser and imaging systems for diagnostic purposes with emphasis in the field of heritage science. Currently, he is in charge of the Multispectral Imaging applications activity for non-invasive analysis of heritage objects and monuments. He also manages operational and administrative research projects in the PhoHS group.

Over the years he has participated in major national and EU projects at IESL-FORTH including IPERION-HS, PROTEAS, CALLOS, E-RIHS, HELLAS-CH, POLITEIA-I and II, HERACLES, MultiEncode, IPERION-CH, Climate for Culture, CHARISMA, SYDARTA, PROMET, LASTOR, MOBILART.


  • 2007, MSc, Department of Sciences, Technical University of Crete, Greece
  • 1996, Bachelor Physics Department, University of Crete, Greece


  • 1998-today IESL-FORTH


  • Imaging applications
  • Materials laser processing
  • Laser Systems Development



Restoration of vitreous surfaces using laser technology, application submitted to Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) on 15 March 2016 and then to European Patent Office (EPO) on 15 October 2018.