Ioannis (Yannis) P. Androulakis

Professor, Research Scholar Academy Advisor

Office Hours: By appointment
Website: Ioannis (Yannis) P. Androulakis

Dr. Androulakis is a Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, the Department of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering and holds an Adjuct faculty position in the Department of Surgery at the Rutgers-RWJ Medical School. His research focuses on systems biology and pharmacology of inflammation with special emphasis on the interactions between the circadian and immune systems. He is Fellow of the American Institute for Medical & Biological Engineering and a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. He holds a BS degree from NTUA, Athens, Greece; MS/PhD from Purdue University, all in Chemical Engineering. He was a Research Associate at Princeton University and prior to joining Rutgers he was with ExxonMobil's Corporate Strategic Research Laboratories in NJ.


Post-doctoral Fellow, Princeton University, 1993-1996
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 1993
M.S., Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 1990
B.S., Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 1988


  • 2013: Rutgers University Outstanding Engineering Faculty Award
  • 2015: Fellow, Fellow of the American Institute for Medical & Biological Engineering
  • 2018: Rutgers University Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Research
  • 2019: Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Society for Complexity in Acute Illness
  • International Society of Translational Medicine
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Society of Biological Engineers 
  • Society of Endocrinology
  • American Physiological Society

Research Interests

Computational Systems Biology; Computational Systems Pharmacology; Inflammation and inflammatory diseases; Circadian - immune - metabolism interactions

Selected Publications

For detailed info see:

Bae SA, Fang MZ, Rustgi V, Zarbl H, Androulakis IP. At the Interface of Lifestyle, Behavior, and Circadian Rhythms: Metabolic Implications. Front Nutr. 2019;6:132

Rao R, Androulakis IP. Allostatic adaptation and personalized physiological trade-offs in the circadian regulation of the HPA axis: A mathematical modeling approach. Sci Rep. 2019;9(1):11212

Scherholz ML, Rao RT, Androulakis IP. Modeling inter-sex and inter-individual variability in response to chronopharmacological administration of synthetic glucocorticoids. Chronobiol Int. 2019 Dec 4:1-16