Biography

Current position

  • 2013-present A. W. Grosvenor Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University
  • 2007-present, Director of CMSE - Graduate Assistantship in Areas of National Need (GAANN) program, Drexel University
  • 2009-present, co-Director of GAANN-Pharma - Graduate Assistantship in Areas of National Need (GAANN), DoE program, Drexel University

Professional History

  • 2016 Visiting Scientist, Amgen, Thousand Oaks, CA (on sabbatical)
  • 2007-2013 Dept. Head Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University (Interim till 5/09)
  • 2004-2013 Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University
  • 2007 Visiting Scientist, Merck In & Co. Center for Materials Science, Blue Bell, PA (on sabbatical)
  • 2006, Visiting Scientist, Johnson&Johnson Pharmaceutical R&D, Spring House, PA (on sabbatical)
  • 2006-2009 co-Director of DREAM - Graduate Assistantship in Areas of National Need (GAANN), DoE program, Drexel University
  • 1998-2004 Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University
  • 1999-2000 On Sabbatical in the Genie de Physique et Mechanique des Materiaux (GMP2-CNRS Grenoble France)
  • 1994-1998 Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University
  • 1992-1994 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University

Degrees / Education

  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992
  • MS, Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics,, Columbia University, 1987
  • Diploma, Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University Athens, Greece, 1986

Research Areas

Research Interests

Advanced manufacturing, computing, computational science, translational engineering, health sciences, mechanics and structure of materials

Areas of Study