Eleftherios T. Papoutsakis
Before his arrival at the University of Delaware Papoutsakis worked at Northwestern University, where he served as Walter P. Murphy Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and also was a member of the Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of the Northwestern University Medical School. Before that, he was a member of the Rice University faculty. His research focuses on areas of systems biology, metabolic engineering, experimental and computational genomics with applications in stem-cell biology and prokaryotic biology for the production of biofuels and chemicals from biomass. Papoutsakis has published extensively in his field and served as editor-in-chief of Biotechnology and Bioengineering. He also holds three patents. A graduate of the National Technical University of Athens, Papoutsakis received his master's and doctoral degrees from Purdue University.