Christos E. Athanasiou


Christos E. Athanasiou is an assistant professor at the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He directs the Daedalus Lab whose mission is to advance science and technology in biological and man-made systems for tackling grand social and environmental challenges. A major focus of the Daedalus Lab is the development of materials and structures for energy storage, environmental remediation and sustainable space exploration. Prior to joining Georgia Tech, Christos conducted postdoctoral research at the School of Engineering at Brown University while being a visiting scientist at the MIT Media Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He holds a Ph.D. in Photonics from Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).

  • Structural Mechanics & Materials
AE Multidisciplinary Research Areas:
  • Large-Scale Computations, Data, and Analytics
  • Mechanics of Multifunctional Structures and Materials
  • Space Exploration and Earth Monitoring
  • Sustainable Transportation and Energy Systems