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Professor Petros Florides

Fellow Emeritus (Pure & Applied Mathematics)

 


  APPROXIMATION METHODS IN GENERAL RELATIVITY   BLACK-HOLE   CONSERVATION LAWS   CONTINUOUS MEDIA   COSMOLOGY   ELECTROMAGNETISM IN GENERAL RELATIVITY   GENERAL RELATIVITY   GRAVITATION   HYDRODYNAMICS   PROLATE GALAXIES
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Chairman of the Local Organising Committee of the 17th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation, held in Dublin at the RDS Convention Centre from July 18th - 23rd, 2004 2001-2004
Chairman of the Peer Review Group for the first Quality Assessment of Third Level Institutions in Greece. 1995
Member of the Preparatory Committee for the Establishment of the University of Cyprus 1988-1992
Chairman of the Selection Committee for the Mathematics and Statistics Department of the University of Cyprus. 1990-96
Member of the Reviewing Body of the "Mathematical Reviews" 1963-1980
Research Associate at the School of Theoretical Physics of the Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies 1962 - to date
Member of the National Committee for Astronomy and Space Research of the Royal Irish Academy 1971-2004
Acted as referee for the scientific journals: Il Nuovo Cimento, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Journal of General Relativity and Gravitation, Journal of Physics and others.
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Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, London 1963 to date
Life Member of the International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation
A Patron (and past President) of the Irish Hellenic Society
Edward Hutchinson Synge (1890-1957) - a fragmentary life in, editor(s)Donegan JF, Weaire D, Florides P , Hutchie - The life and works of Edward Hutchinson Synge, Poellauberg, Austria, Living Edition, 2012, pp1-49 , [Petros S Florides, Denis Weaire and John F Donegan], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Denis Weaire, John F Donegan and Petros S Florides, Unknown Genius, Physics World, December, 2012, p26-30 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
"Sir William Hunter McCrea", James McGuire, James Quinn, Dictionary of Irish Biography, 5, Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, 2009, pp883-885 , [P.S. Florides], Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, PUBLISHED
"John Lighton Synge", James McGuire, James Quinn, Dictionary of Irish Biography, 9, Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, 2009, pp211-213 , [P.S. Florides], Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, PUBLISHED
Florides, P.S., John Lighton Synge, 23rd March 1897-30th March 1995, Biographical Memoirs of the Royal Society, 54, (December), 2008, p401 - 424, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
P.S. Florides, "J.L. Synge, A Memorial Lecture", General Relativity and Gravitation: proceedings of the 17th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation, 17th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation, RDS Convention Centre, Dublin, 2004, edited by Petros Florides, Brien Nolan, Adrian Ottwill , World Scientific Publishing Co., 2005, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
P.S. Florides, Brien Nolan, Adrian Ottewill(ed.), 17th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation, General Relativity and Gravitation: Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation, RDS Convention Centre, Dublin, 18th - 23rd July '04, World Scientific Publishing Co., 2005, Proceedings of a Conference, PUBLISHED
"John Lighton Synge" in, editor(s)A. Whitaker and M. McCartney , Irish Physicists, Institute of Physics, 2003, pp208 - 218, [P.S. Florides], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
``John Lighton Synge'' , Encyclopaedia of Ireland, Dublin, Gill and Macmillan, 2003, [P.S. Florides], Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, PUBLISHED
``Sir William Hunter McCrea'', Encyclopaedia of Ireland, Dublin, Gill and Macmillan, 2003, [P.S. Florides], Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, PUBLISHED
  

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P.S. Florides, On the Tolman and Moller Mass-Energy Formulae in General , Proceedings of the Cornelius Lanczos International Conference, SIAM, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, Dec. 12-17, 1993, 1994, pp503 - 505, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
P.S. Florides, The Foundations of the Theory of Relativity. Part II: The General, KOSMOS, 5, 1967, p8 - 16, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
P.S. Florides, The Foundations of the Theory of Relativity. Part I: The Special, University of Dublin Science Magazine KOSMOS, 3, 1966, p11 - 17, Journal Article, PUBLISHED

  

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Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, London 1963
Junior Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin. 1971-2001
Senior Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin. 2001-2002
Life Member of the International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation
M.A., Trinity College Dublin (juri officii) 1964