waste heat and convert it directly into electricity. As a result of his work, a 40-year old record in heat-electricity conversion has been surpassed, laying the foundation for the implementation of veritable thermoelectric generators (devices converting heat into electrical energy). It has been estimated that the technologies that could be developed as a result could allow the recovery of at least 50GW on a global scale.
For 10 years, Maria served as the Associate Editor and Senior Writer for The Greek Star newspaper. Her work has been published in GreekCircle magazine, The National Herald, GreekReporter, HarlotsSauce Radio, Women.Who.Write, and more. Maria has contributed to three books: Greektown Chicago: Its History, Its Recipes; The Chicago Area Ethnic Handbook; and the inaugural Voices of Hellenism Literary Journal.