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Andreas Efstathiou

Andreas Efstathiou

Rector, Professor, Astrophysics & Scientific Computing


School of Sciences

Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Rectorate

Academic Qualifications

Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
BSc(Eng) 1986 Queen Mary College, University of London Mechanical Engineering
PhD 1990 Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London Mathematical Sciences Radiative Transfer in Axisymmetric dust clouds

Employment History

Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
2021 - European University Cyprus Nicosia Rector
2001 - European University Cyprus/Cyprus College Nicosia Professor
1995 2001 Imperial College London Research Associate
1992 1995 University of Hertfordshire Hatfield Research Associate


  • Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
    2018 A dust-enshrouded tidal disruption event with a resolved radio jet in a galaxy merger Mattila, S.; Pérez-Torres, M.; Efstathiou, A.; Mimica, P.; Fraser, M.; Kankare, E.; Alberdi, A.; Aloy, M. Á.; Heikkilä, T.; Jonker, P. G.; and 26 coauthors Science 361 482
    2018 HELP: modelling the spectral energy distributions of Herschel detected galaxies in the ELAIS N1 field Małek, K.; Buat, V.; Roehlly, Y.; Burgarella, D.; Hurley, P. D.; Shirley, R.; Duncan, K.; Efstathiou, A.; Papadopoulos, A.; Vaccari, M.; and 3 coauthors Astronomy and Astrophysics 620 50
    2018 Dust attenuation and Hα emission in a sample of galaxies observed with Herschel at 0.6 < z < 1.6 Buat, V.; Boquien, M.; Małek, K.; Corre, D.; Salas, H.; Roehlly, Y.; Shirley, R.; Efstathiou, A. Astronomy and Astrophysics 619 135
    2018 Red, redder, reddest: SCUBA-2 imaging of colour-selected Herschel sources Duivenvoorden, S.; Oliver, S.; Scudder, J. M.; Greenslade, J.; Riechers, D. A.; Wilkins, S. M.; Buat, V.; Chapman, S. C.; Clements, D. L.; Cooray, A.; and 21 coauthors Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 477 1099
    2018 The Emission and Distribution of Dust of the Torus of NGC 1068 Lopez-Rodriguez, Enrique; Fuller, Lindsay; Alonso-Herrero, Almudena; Efstathiou, Andreas; Ichikawa, Kohei; Levenson, Nancy A.; Packham, Chris; Radomski, James; Ramos Almeida, Cristina; Benford, Dominic J.; and 7 coauthors Astrophysical Journal 859 99
    1995 Dusty discs in Active Galactic Nuclei Efstathiou, A., & Rowan-Robinson, M., Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 273 649
    2000 Massive star formation in galaxies:  Radiative transfer models of the UV to mm emission of starburst galaxies’ Efstathiou, A., Rowan-Robinson, M., Siebenmorgen, R., Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 313 734
    2003 Cirrus models for local and high-z SCUBA galaxies Efstathiou, A., & Rowan-Robinson, M.,      Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 343 322
    1998 High-redshift star formation in the Hubble Deep Field revealed by a submillimetre-wavelength survey Hughes, David H.; Serjeant, Stephen; Dunlop, James; Rowan-Robinson, Michael; Blain, Andrew; Mann, Robert G.; Ivison, Rob; Peacock, John; Efstathiou, Andreas; Gear, Walter; and 5 coauthors Nature 394 241
    2003 Starburst and AGN activity in ultraluminous infrared galaxies Farrah, D.; Afonso, J.; Efstathiou, A.; Rowan-Robinson, M.; Fox, M.; Clements, D. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 343 585


Research Projects

Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2019-2021 CYprus models for Galaxies and their NUclear Spectra (CYGNUS) ESA Project Coordinator
2019-2021 GRAph theoretical TOols in Science (GRATOS) Research Promotion Foundation Research Team member
2017-2018 Cyprus Science and Research Center (CSRC) – phase I Horizon2020 Research Team member
2017-2019 STEMitUP Erasmus+ Research Team member
2014-2018 Herschel Extragalactic Legacy Project (HELP) FP7 Research Team member

Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees

Awards/International Recognition

Other Achievements

Date Title Key Activities:
10-14/6/2013 A Panchromatic view of galaxy evolution 30 years after IRAS Organization of the first astronomical conference in Cyprus (