• Dr. Nikolaos Tsoukias received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece in 1994. He received a doctorate in Engineering from the University of California, Irvine in 1999. Upon completion of a three-year research fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, he joined Florida International University as an Assistant Professor in 2003. His research interests are in the areas of mathematical modeling, systems physiology and biotransport. Dr. Tsoukias is a regular member of the Biomedical Engineering Society, the Microcirculatory Society and the American Physiological Society. Dr. Tsoukias established the laboratory of Vascular Physiology and Biotransport at FIU in 2003. He was the 2006 recipient of the Arthur C. Gyuton award for excellence in integrative physiology. His research has been supported by the American Heart Association and the National Institutes of Health. He has authored more than 50 peer reviewed publications in archived journals, contributed more than 75 abstracts in conference proceedings and received 2 patents.

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  • Computational and mathematical modeling, biotransport, signal transduction, cardiovascular and respiratory systems physiology

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  • Nikolaos Tsoukias