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

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