Kostas Karamanos is currently a post-doctoral member of the Centre for Nonlinear Phenomena and Complex Systems (CENOLI) of the Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). He received a M.Sc. degree in Physical Chemistry from the Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan (ENS Cachan, France), an M.Sc. degree in Mathematical Physics from the ULB and his PhD degree in Mathematical Physics from the ULB in September 2002. He has been a NATO Fellow, a Van Buuren Foundation Fellow, a Petsalys-Lepage Foundation Fellow and an NRCPS Demokritos Research Fellow. On April 2003 he has received the Camille Liegois Prize from the Royal Academy of Sciences, Belgium. His research includes Nonlinear Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Number Theory and Experimental Mathematics.