Floudas inducted into Academy of Athens

Dr. Christodoulos A. Floudas, Erle Nye ’59 Chair Professor for Engineering Excellence in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University and director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute, has been elected as a Corresponding Member of the Academy of Athens, the most prestigious scientific society in Greece and the world’s oldest academy. He was inducted May 26 at a ceremony at the Academy of Athens’ Hall in Athens, Greece.

Floudas is a world-renowned authority in mathematical modeling and optimization of complex systems. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors for teaching and research, including election to the National Academy of Engineering in 2011, a SIAM Fellow in 2013, a TIAS Fellow and Eminent Scholar for 2013-14, an AIChE Fellow in 2013, a Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher and recipient of the Constantin Caratheodory Prize in 2015. 


Dr. Christodoulos A. Floudas (left) is inducted into the Academy of Athens by Academy President Dimitri Nanopoulos in the Academy of Athens’ Hall in Athens, Greece on May 26.