Diplomated Architect- Engineer, N.T.U.A. (National Technical University of Athens), Greece (1984) &Post Professional Master of Architecture (1986), Master of Science in Arch. Studies (1988), Ph.D. (1994), University of Texas at Austin. Professor (2015-), Assοciate Professor (2009-2015), Assistant Professor (2003-2009), University of Patras, Greece. Adjunct Assistant Professor (2004- 2008), Assistant Professor promoted to Associate (1998-2003), Lecturer (1995-1998) C.A.E.E (Civil, Arch. & Env. Eng.) U.T. Austin USA & Lecturer & Assistant Professor (1993-1994), Human Ecology Dept, U.T. Austin, USA.
Over 15 years of teaching experience in USA Universities (5 teaching awards). Trained and practiced in renowned arch. firms in Europe and USA [Nicolic-Ungers, Kassel, Germany; Charles Moore & Assoc., Austin, Texas]; awards & distinctions in architectural competitions. Work exhibited in national and international exhibits [Biennale of Young Architects, UTSOA Alumni Centennial Exhibition, 7η National Architectural Exhibition, Greece, Future Visions- Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherland]. Research in advanced digital applications in building design and construction, light and deployable building structures, sustainable design, daylight simulation. Funding for over 10 research proposals and competitive programs from USA research institutions [National Science Foundation-NSF, National Institute of Standards and Technology- NIST, Department of Transportation-DOT]. Funding for 2 state-of-the-art teaching and research labs. More than 120 pier-reviewed publications in international archival journals and conference proceedings; over 650 citations [Google Scolar, h-index 12, i10-index 19]. Participation in international scientific and professional working groups [IEEE Information Visualization Annual Conference Committee, International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures-Structural Morphology Group, Transportation Research Board-Visualization in Transportation Task Force (TRC VIZ)]; Participation in scientific committees of national and international conferences [IEEE Information Visualization Annual Conference Committee, Association for Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe-ECAADE, Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture-ACADIA, International Conference on Adaptation and movement in Architecture-ICAMA]. International journal reviewer [International Journal of Space Structures-IJSS, Journal of Engineering Management-ASCE, International Journal of Architectural Computing-IJAC, Journal of Construction Management and Economics, IEEE-Journal of Coordinated & Multiple Views in Exploratory Visualization, Journal of Automation in Construction]. Invited speaker in International meetings and Conferences [ T.U. Karlsruhe, Sapienza, International Conference in Structures and Architecture-ICSA, Transportation Research Board –TRB USA, Bentley International Conferences]. Reviewer for National Science Foundation CE-GM Proposals and European Union Expert, FP7- Horizon 20-20 for “Environment” and “Space Structures”. 5 awards for excellence in outstanding academic performance and teaching in the USA [Martin Lokheed Award for Excellence in Engineering Teaching by an Assistant Professor, Engineering Foundation Young Faculty Award, Brown & Root Outstanding Faculty in the Architectural Engineering Program Award, UT Austin, etc], USA Patent for Tensegrity structures US (Patent 6,901,714), EU (13815112.1) [scholar.google.gr/citations?user=z29bziQAAAAJ&hl=en]