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About Dimitri Giarikos

Dr. Dimitrios G Giarikos is a Chemistry Professor for the Department of Chemistry and Physics and the Assistant Director of Lab Operations for the Halmos College of Natural Sciences (HCNSO) and Oceanography at Nova Southeastern University

Positions

2015 - Present Assistant Director of Lab Operations, Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography - Department of Chemistry and Physics
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2014 - Present Professor, Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
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2012 - 2015 Assistant Director, Math, Science, and Technology, Nova Southeastern University
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2008 - 2014 Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University
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2007 - 2012 Science Coordinator, Math, Science, and Technology, Nova Southeastern University
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2003 - 2008 Assistant Professor, Nova Southeastern University
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Grants

2016 Multi-Decadal Assessment of Heavy Metals in Subsistence-Harvested Alaskan Pinnipeds
Nova Southeastern University
Presidential Research & Development Grant
Colleague(s): Dr. Amy Hirons
$15,000
2015 Algae for Production of Biodiesel, and Omega-3 Oil, and Recovery of Heavy Metals
Nova Southeastern University
Presidential Research & Development Grant
Colleague(s): Dr. Reza Razeghifard
$15,000
2015 Educating students by hands-on training and lecture series on clean energy technologies including biofuels and organic solar cells
Constellation, an Exelon company
E2 Energy to educate grant
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Colleague(s): Dr. Reza Razeghifard, Dr. Victor Castro, Dr. Diego Castano, and Dr. Song Gao
$25,000
2013 Faculty Resource Design Grant
Nova Southeastern University
Title V Grant
$2,480
2013 Generating New Strain of Algae for Biofuel Production under Extreme Conditions
Nova Southeastern University
Presidential Research & Development Grant
Colleague(s): Dr. Reza Razeghifard
$10,000
2013 Revealing the Secret of Photosynthetic Proteins by Making Synthetic Model Systems
Nova Southeastern University
Presidential Research & Development Grant
Colleague(s): Dr. Reza Razeghifard
$10,000
2010 Finding a Better Substrate for P450 Enzyme
Nova Southeastern University
NSU Chancellor's Faculty Research & Development Grant
Colleague(s): Dr. Reza Razeghifard
$10,000
2010 Uncovering Chemical Components of Atmospheric Aerosols in South Florida
Nova Southeastern University
NSU Chancellor's Faculty Research & Development Grant
Colleague(s): Dr. Song Gao, Crystal Stacy Ming (FAR) and Michael Wiernicki (FAR)
$10,000
2010 Using the GC/MS technique as an Investigative Tool for Undergraduate Science Students
Nova Southeastern University
Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Mini Grant
$1,500
2009 Investigating the Presence of Pesticide/Insecticide Residues on Organic Fruits and Vegetables
Nova Southeastern University
Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Mini Grant
$1,500
2008 Design and Synthesis of Photoactive Peptides Based on Photosynthetic Reaction Centers
Nova Southeastern University
NSU presidential grant
Colleague(s): Dr. Reza Razeghifard and Dr. Joseph Lopez
$10,000
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Honors and Awards

  • Faculty key note speaker for Honors Program Spring banquet, 2014. Nova Southeastern University, FL
  • Faculty speaker for convocation, 2010. Nova Southeastern University, FL
  • Full-Time Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award for the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences 2010. Nova Southeastern University, FL
  • Faculty Marshal for MST Division 2008. Nova Southeastern University, FL
  • Promise as a Future Faculty Member Dissertation Fellowship, 2002. University of California, Irvine, CA
  • Outstanding Contributions in Teaching to the Chemistry Department Award, 2002. University of California, Irvine, CA
  • Teaching Assistant Award of the Year, 1999. University of California, Irvine, CA
  • American Institute of Chemists Award, 1996. Baldwin-Wallace College, OH
  • Chemistry Memorial Scholarship, 1995. Baldwin-Wallace College, OH
  • Dayton C. Miller Honor Society, 1995. Baldwin-Wallace College, OH
  • Masters of Ceremony for the Farquhar Honors Spring Banquet 2018

Courses

  • Organic Chemistry I/Lab (CHEM 2400)
  • Inorganic Chemistry II/Lab (CHEM 4010 )
  • Fundamentals of chemistry lecture (CHEM 1100)
  • General chemistry I lecture and laboratory (CHEM 1300)
  • General chemistry II lecture and laboratory (CHEM 1310)
  • General chemistry I honors lecture and laboratory (CHEM 1300H)
  • General chemistry II honors lecture and laboratory (CHEM 1310H)
  • Essentials of organic lecture and laboratory (CHEM 2200)
  • Organic I lecture and laboratory (CHEM 2400)
  • Inorganic chemistry lecture as a special topic course (CHEM 4900)
  • Independent Study in Chemistry (CHEM 4990)
  • Honors Reading Seminar: Desmond Tutu (HONR 1500G)
  • Honors Reading Seminar: Spike Lee (HONR 1500K)
  • Changes of Our Chemical World (HONR 1000V)
  • Inorganic Chemistry I (CHEM 4005)

Education

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2003 Ph.D., Chemistry, University of California, Irvine
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1996 B.S., Chemistry, Baldwin-Wallace College
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Contact Information

(954) 262-8337

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Articles (15)

Journal articles written or co-written by Dr. Dimitri Giarikos.

Books and Book Contributions (1)

Book and book contributions written or co-written by Dr. Dimitri Giarikos.

Presentations (21)

Conference presentations, proceedings, lectures, and symposia given by Dr. Dimitri Giarikos.