Christos Georgakis

Christos Georgakis

Tufts University

Professor Georgakis is with Chemical and Biological Engineering at Tufts University and the Gordon Senior Faculty Fellow in Systems Engineering. He received his ChE Diploma in 1970 from the National Technical University of Athens in Greece; his M.S. in 1972 from the University of Illinois and his Ph.D. in 1975 from the University of Minnesota. Starting in 1975, he served as du Pont Assistant Professor and Edgerton Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at MIT, and as Professor of Measurement and Control at the University of Thessaloniki in Greece. He joined Lehigh University in 1983 where he founded and directed for almost 20 years the Chemical Process Modeling and Control Research Center and its associated industrial consortium. In 1978 he was a Dreyfus Foundation Teacher-Scholar. In 2001 he was the recipient of the Computing Award of the CAST Division of AIChE. He is an AIChE an AAAS and an IFAC fellow