Spiros H. Anastasiadis is Professor of Polymer Science and Engineering at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Crete and the Director of the Institute of Electronic Structure & Laser of the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas. He received a Ph.D. (1988) in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University. He has been a Visiting Scientist at the IBM Almaden Research Center. He has received the John H. Dillon Medal of the American Physical Society (APS) in 1998 and was elected Fellow of APS in 2000. He has been an Editor of the Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics and served as a Member of the Editorial Board of Macromolecules. He is the President of the European Polymer Federation for 2018&2019.