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Science and engineering educator

John Botsis, Greek science and engineering educator. Academy excellence fellow National Hellenic Foundation, Athens, 1978, fellow Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1981-1984. With Greek Military, 1984-1986. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, International Society Biomechanics, Euromech., Society Experimental Mechanics, Society Plastics Engineers.

Background

Botsis, John was born on January 16, 1955 in Kyriaki, Greece. Arrived in Switzerland, 1996. Son of Loukas and Aikaterini Botsis.

Education

Diploma in engineering, University Patras, Greece, 1979. Master of Science, Case Western Reserve University, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University, 1984.

Career

Research assistant, Research Center National Defense, Athens, Greece, 1984-1986; assistant professor, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1986-1991; associate professor, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1991-1995; professor, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1995-1996; professor, Swiss Federal Institute Technology, Lausanne, since 1996. Program director UASF Basic Research Office, Washington, 1991-1992, 94. Consultant in field.

Membership

With Greek Military, 1984-1986. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, International Society Biomechanics, Euromech., Society Experimental Mechanics, Society Plastics Engineers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, sports, hiking.

Connections

Married Maria Seinfeld, June 16, 1991. Children: Katerina, Sofia.

father:
Loukas Botsis

mother:
Aikaterini Botsis

spouse:
Maria Seinfeld

child:
Katerina Botsis

child:
Sofia Botsis