Chrysanthos Gounaris

Carnegie Mellon University

Chrysanthos Gounaris (CMU) is currently Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. He received a Dipl. in Chemical Engineering and an M.Sc. in Automation Systems from the National Technical University of Athens, as well as a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University. After graduation, Chrysanthos spent a couple of years as an Associate at McKinsey & Co. He returned to academia to pursue post-doctoral research at Princeton, after which he joined the Department of Chemical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. His research interests lie in the development of theory and quantitative methodologies for decision-making in the areas of Process Operations and Materials Design. He has published extensively in these topics, having won a number of best paper awards, including more recently the Glover-Klingman Prize from the journal Networks as well as an Editor’s Choice selection from the AIChE Journal. Recently, he was the recipient of the CIT Dean’s Early Faculty Career Award and the Kun Li Award for Teaching Excellence at Carnegie Mellon, while he served as the Programming Chair for Area 10C during the last AIChE Annual Meeting.