Themistoklis Sapsis

Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Themistoklis Sapsis is an Associate Professor of Ocean Utilization in the department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT. He completed his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at MIT in 2011. Prior to joining MIT’s Mechanical Engineering department, Sapsis was an Assistant Research Scientist at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences  at NYU.

Along with his research group, Prof. Sapsis focuses on developing analytical, computational, and data-driven methods for the probabilistic prediction and quantification of extreme events in high-dimensional nonlinear systems such as turbulent fluid flows and nonlinear mechanical systems.