School of Mechanical Engineering

National Technical University of Athens


Assistant Professor


Address: National Technical University of Athens,
Heroon Polytechniou 9, 15780 Zografou, Athens, Greece,
School of Mechanical Engineering, Section of Mechanical
Design & Automatic Control
, Building 'Ε'. 
Tel.  (+30) 210 772-1666. 
Fax  (+30) 210 772-. 
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Personal Homepage: http://users.ntua.gr/leo/


Studies

  •   Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. 
  •   Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA. 
  •   Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC. 
  •   Certificate in Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering, Interdisciplinary program, Duke University, Durham, NC.
  •   Master of Science, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC.
  •   Diploma, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Professional Experience

  •   Visiting Scientist, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, 2008-now. 
  •   Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2006-2008. 
  •   Research collaborator, Pfizer Pharmaceutical, RTC, Cambridge, MA, 2006-2008. 
  •   Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Biological Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 2004-2006. 
  •   Summer Intern, Becton, Dickinson and Company, Durham, NC, 2004. 
  •   Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC, 1999-2004. 
  •   Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, NC, 1998-1999. 
  •   Research Technician, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 1997-1998. 
  •   Undergradute Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 1996-1997.
  •   Summer intern, Polytechnic Institute of Glivice, Poland, 1995.

Research
Bioengineering, Systems Biology.

Distinctions

  •   Student Achievement Award, Center of Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering, Duke University, 2005. 
  •   Finalist at the Orthopaedic Research Society's New Investigator Recognition Awards (NIRA), 2005. 
  •   Best Paper Award for the year 2003 - Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, awarded by the American Society of Mechanical Engineering, 2004. 
  •   Duke Graduate Fellow, Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering Program, Duke University, 2002-2004. 
  •   Biomedical Engineering tuition fellowship, Duke University, 2000-2002. 
  •   Mechanical Engineering tuition fellowship, Duke University, 1998-2000. 
  •   Commencement speaker, Engineering School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece), 1997. 
  •   National Engineering Society (TEE), for academic excellence (Greece), 1997. 
  •   National Scholarship Foundation (IKY), Annual awards for academic performance (Greece), 1996-1997.
  •   Hellenic Mathematical Society, excelled in the Annual National Mathematical Olympiad (Greece), 1989.

Member of:
Technical Chamber of Greece.

Current Duties

Teaches at NTUA