University of Pennsylvania ยท Department of Bioengineering


Andrew Tsourkas, Ph.D
Associate Professor
Assistant Director, Program in Targeted Therapeutics,
Institute of Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT)


Phone: 215-898-8167
Fax: 215-573-2071
Office Location:110 Hayden Hall
Lab Location: 330 Skirkanich Hall
E-mail: atsourk AT seas.upenn.edu

Education


Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, GT/Emory Joint BME Program, May 2002

The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
Whiting School of Engineering
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, May 1999

Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Sibley School of Mechanical Engineering
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, May 1997

 

Post-Doctoral Experience


Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Massachusetts General Hospital
Center for Molecular Imaging Research, Department of Radiology
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, August 2002-August 2004

Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Postdoctoral Research Associate, May 2002-August 2002

 

Professional Experience


University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Department of Bioengineering
Associate Professor, September 2010-Present
Assistant Professor, September 2004-2010

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Department of Radiology
Assistant Professor of Radiology in Bioengineering, 2005-Present

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Institute for Medicine and Engineering (IME)
Member, 2005-Present

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT)
Member, 2006-Present

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Graduate Group in Pharmacological Sciences
Member, 2010-Present

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Abramson Cancer Center (ACC), Radiation Biology and Imaging Program
Member, 2008-Present

Vivonetics, Inc., Atlanta, GA
Co-founder, Scientific Advisory Board Member, March 2002-Present

 

Awards and Honors


  • CAREER Award, 2010-2015, National Science Foundation
  • Early Career Award, 2005-2007, Wallace H. Coulter Foundation
  • George H. Stephenson Term Chair of Bioengineering, 2007-2010, U. of Penn.
  • NIH Training Grant, 2002-2004, National Institute of Health
  • SAIC Student Paper Competition Winner, 2002, Science Applications Int.
  • BMES Graduate Student Award, 2001, Biomedical Engineering Society
  • CETL/BP Outstanding TA Award Nominee, 2001, Georgia Tech
  • George Fellowship, 2000-2001, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • NSF Honorable Mention, 1999-2000, National Science Foundation
  • Abel Wolman Fellowship, 1997-1998, Johns Hopkins University
  • McManus Award - Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award, 1997, Cornell
  • Tau Beta Pi - National Engineering Honor Society 1996, Cornell University
  • Pi Tau Sigma - National Honorary Mechanical Engineering Fraternity, 1996, Cornell University
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, 1996, Cornell University
  • Delta Phi Educational Fund Scholarship, 1994-1997, Delta Phi Fraternity