Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering, Newcastle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom, 1981. Master of Science in Ocean Systems Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981. Master of Science in Naval Architect, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982.
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987. Doctor of Science Institute of Technology, 1987.
Marine engineer Hellenic Shipyards, Elefsis, Greece, 1978-1980. Naval architect Marintas Ltd., Piraeus, Greece, 1980-1981. Research assistant Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1981-1982, 83-87.
Marine engineer JJMA, Arlington, Virginia, 1982-1983. Consultant NREC, Woburn, Massachusetts, 1987. Assistant professor department mechanical engineering Washington University, St. Louis, 1988-1994, associate professor, since 1994.
President Bio Medical Solutions, Clayton, Missouri, since 1995. President, TK Engineering, Chesterfield, Missouri, since 1988.
President Citizens for responsible growth, Chesterfield, since 1994. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (senior, Young Professional award 1990), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (chairman cycle innovations committee 1995-1998, Best Paper award 1995), Society Automotive Engineers (Ralph A. Teetor award 1989).
Married Christine Korakiantis. 3 children.