Nikos chronis, phd

Associate Professor,  Mechanical Engineering


Nikos Chronis received a Bachelor in Engineering (B.E.) (a 5-year degree) in mechanical engineering in 1998, from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece) with honors (he graduated 1st out of 145 students in his class). He completed his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley (USA) in 2004. From 2004-2006, he held a post-doctoral research position at Rockefeller University, New York, (USA). In 2006, he joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (USA), as an Assistant Professor. In 2012, he was promoted to the level of Associate Professor. He is the co-author of 30 journal publications, 24 peer-reviewed conference publications and inventor in 3 patents. His work has received more than 1,700 citations. Dr. Chronis is the recipient of the prestigious NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, while he has raised more than 5 million dollars in research funds.