School of Mechanical Engineering

National Technical University of Athens


Associate 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

2006 - 2008 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2004 - 2008 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA
2004 Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC
2004 Certificate in Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering, Interdisciplinary program, Duke University, Durham, NC
2001 Master of Science, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC
1997 Diploma, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece


Professional Experience

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


Research
Bioengineering, Systems Biology.


Distinctions

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


Member of:
Technical Chamber of Greece.


Current Duties


Teaches at NTUA