Alex Chortos

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Eng. Purdue University
2020 - present
Postdoctoral Fellow Harvard University
2017 - 2020
PhD, Materials Science & Engineering Stanford University
2011 - 2017
B.A.Sc., Nanotechnology Engineering University of Waterloo
2006 - 2011

585 Purdue Mall, Room 1075 West Lafayette, IN, 47907

Professional affiliations: IEEE, Materials Research Society (MRS), AIChE, and BMES

Alex completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Waterloo in Nanotechnology Engineering, where his research focused on photophysics of organic solar cells. He completed his PhD at Stanford in Materails Science & Engineering. His PhD research focused on developing intrinsically stretchable transistors and bio-inspired sensor networks in the Bao research lab. He went on to a postdoc position at Harvard working on 3D printed soft materials for applications in actuators and microelectronics.