Dr. Triantafyllos Stylianopoulos (male) is an Assistant Professor and the Head of the Cancer Biophysics Laboratory at the University of Cyprus. He received a Diploma in Chemical Engineering from National Technical University of Athens, Greece (2003) and a PhD also in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, USA (2008). Subsequently, he performed his post-doctoral training with Dr. Rakesh K. Jain at the Department of Radiation Oncology at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital (2008-2010). Dr. Stylianopoulos has co-authored 50 peer-reviewed articles in the fields of biomechanics, drug delivery, cancer nanomedicine and tumor microenvironment (h-index=23, > 2600 citations). He has secured more than $2.4M for funding his research, including a highly selective $1.6M Starting Grant from the European Research Council. Dr. Stylianopoulos is the recipient of the 2016 YC Fung Young Investigator Award by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the 2014 Young Investigator award by the Research Promotion Foundation of Cyprus and the 2013 Most Cited paper award of the Annals of Biomedical Engineering Journal by the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES). He is a member of the European Society for Clinical Nanomedicine, Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) of the US, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the European Society of Biomechanics.