Category - Andreas Toupadakis PhD

Born on the beautiful island of Crete, Andreas Toupadakis has lived in the U.S. since 1978, achieving his Ph.D in Inorganic Chemistry in 1990. Following a career in industry, academia and two U.S. Government laboratories, in 2001 he resigned from a classified government position maintaining nuclear weaponry at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California to actively contribute to the peace movement. A passionate proponent of the Socratic dialogue method, Dr. Toupadakis has been teaching at U.C. Davis Department of Chemistry since 2005, including courses in General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry for Life Sciences. He has also given lectures across campuses in the U.S., Greece, Japan and recently in India. You can connect with Andreas at