USC Viterbi Engineering Dean Elected to Academy of Athens

<p>Dean Yannis C. Yortsos has been elected to the Academy of Athens. He was recognized for his contribution to fluid flow, transport and reaction processes in porous and fractured mediums. At SC Yortsos is the Dolley Professor of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering. He holds the Kaprielan Dean's Chair in Engineering at Viterbi.</p>

<p>Dean Yortsos was born and grew up in Greece. He earned his B.S. from National Technology University of Athens, his MS in chemical engineering and his Ph.D. in chemical engineering both from Cal Tech. He is a member of the U.S. Academy of Engineering.</p>