Christos Likos studied Electrical Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens, from which he graduated in 1988 and he went on to obtain a Ph.D. in Physics at Cornell University in 1993, working with Neil Ashcroft and Chris Henley. He has been Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the University of Munich, Heinsenberg Fellao at Cambridge and Research Fellow in Juelich, before becoming Professor of Physics at the University of Duesseldorf in 2003. As of 2010, he is Professor of Physics at the University of Vienna, where he has also been Senior Fellow of the Erwin Schroedinger Institute in 2007. His research interests revolve around coarse-graining strategies to examine structure, dynamics, self-assembly and rheology of complex fluids. He is Associate Editor of Soft Matter since 2011.