Nikos Chronis

Nikos Chronis
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor, Macromolecular Science and Engineering


GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory)

2350 Hayward 
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125

(734) 763-0154


Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, Mechanical Engineering, 2004
B.A., Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Mechanical Engineering, Ranked 1st out of 145 students, 1998

Research Interests

Bio-MicroElectroMechanical Systems (Bio-MEMS), Lab-On-A-Chip Systems, Microfluidics and Micro-optics, Polymer Micromachining, Bio-imaging and Neural Networks.

Honors and Awards

Achievement Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2011
National Institute of Health (NIH) Director's New Innovator's Award, 2009

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

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