Bio-MicroElectroMechanical Systems (Bio-MEMS), Lab-On-A-Chip Devices, Microfluidics and Micro-optical System, Polymer Micromachining, Bio-imaging and Neural Networks.
Professor Chronis received a Bachelor in Engineering (B.E.) in mechanical engineering in 1998, from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with honors (graduated 1st out of 145 students in his class). He completed his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley (USA) in 2004. From 2004-2006, he held a post-doctoral research position at Rockefeller University, New York, (USA). In 2006, he became a faculty at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. In 2015, he joined the Department of Materials Science and Technology at the University of Crete. He is also a visiting Professor at the National Center for Scientific Research 'Demokritos'. He is the co-author of more 60 journal and peer-reviewed conference publications and inventor in 3 patents. Dr. Chronis is the recipient of the prestigious NIH Director's New Innovator Award.