Dr. Emmanouil Glynos is a Stavros Niarchos Research Fellow at FORTH/IESL. He received his PhD in 2007 in polymer physics at the University of Edinburgh. Until 2012, he was a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Michigan and in 2013 he was appointed as a Research Investigator at the University of Michigan. The main objective of his current research is to develop a fundamental understanding of, and controlling, the structure and properties of nanostructured soft-materials that can be used as solid electrolytes in lithium-metal batteries and as active layers in organic photovoltaics. He has published 35 papers in referred international journals, 1 book chapter and 6 in Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings and since October 6, 2017 his work has received 639 citations with an h-index of 17. His work has been presented in more than 50 times through invited talk and presentations in Conferences and Colloquia.