Ioannis Bourmpakis

Guest researcher

Dr. Giannis Mpourmpakis is the Bicentennial Alumni Faculty Fellow, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh (USA) and a guest Professor in the Department of Physics at Chalmers University of Technology. He received his PhD from the Chemistry Department, at the University of Crete (Greece) and he was a Marie-Curie fellow and Senior Researcher in the Chemical Engineering Department, at the University of Delaware (USA). His research focuses on the first-principles-based multiscale modeling of nanomaterials for energy and environmental applications. He has published more than 110 peer-reviewed research articles. He has received several awards, such as the National Science Foundation CAREER award (2017) and the 2019 Bodossaki Foundation Distinguished Young Scientist Prize (biannual Prize awarded to the best Greek scientist around the world bellow the age of 40) and he has been highlighted as “Emerging Investigator” by the ACS Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data (2018) and as an emerging scholar in “Futures” by AIChE (2020). For his contributions to education, Prof. Mpourmpakis was awarded the 2016 James Pommersheim Award for Excellence in Teaching in Chemical Engineering by the University of Pittsburgh. He has been serving as the President of the Pittsburgh-Cleveland Catalysis Society and he has organized several scientific sessions at national and international meetings (AIChE, ACS, NACS, etc).

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