- Ph.D. California Institute of Technology, 2005
- Ph.D. National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 2001
- Cellular mechanics and other mechanics related research problems
“Coherent Gradient Sensing Microscopy: Microinterferometric Technique for Quantitative Cell Detection,” (with M. Budyansky and C. Madormo), Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Indianapolis, IN, Paper No. 209, June 7-9, 2010.
“Characterization of Erythrocytes from Healthy Individuals and from Patients with the Sickle Cell Trait,” (with J. Maciaszek), Proceedings of the 16th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Paper No. 1161, June 27-July 2, 2010.
“A Coarse-Grain Molecular Dynamics Model for Sickle Hemoglobin Fibers and their Interactions,” (with H. Li), Proceedings of the 16th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Paper No. 763, June 27-July 2, 2010.