Triantafyllos Stylianopoulos is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Head of the Cancer Biophysics Laboratory at the University of Cyprus. He received a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota (2008) and subsequently worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Radiation Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School (2008-2010).
He has published more than 115 articles in peer-reviewed journals in the research fields of tumor micro-environment, drug delivery to solid tumors and biomechanics. Triantafyllos has received two frontier grants by the European Research Council (ERC): a €1.44M ERC Starting Grant (ReEngineeringCancer, 2014-2018) and a €2M ERC Consolidator Grant (Immuno-Predictor, 2020-2025). He has further received two Proof of Concept grants by ERC and has coordinated seven research projects funded by the European Commission and two research grants funded by the Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation.
He has been awarded the Y.C. Fung Early Career Award by the Bioengineering Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (2016), the Most Cited article award (2014) and the Athanasiou ABME award (2019) by the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) of the USA for the most cited and best article of the year published in the Society’s journal “Annals of Biomedical Engineering”. He has also been awarded the Young Research (2014) and Distinguished Researcher (2021) awards by the Research and Innovation Foundation of Cyprus.