M. Marmarelis

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Melissa Orme-Marmarelis was born and raised in Southern California. After receiving her doctorate degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Southern California, she was a professor at the University of California for twelve years. Her research work has received international recognition and numerous awards. Her published research articles and U.S. patents can be found in her Professor Pages link shown at the right.

In 2004, Melissa relinquished her University tenure in favor of a new life with her husband Vasilis and her twin sons in the hectic city of Athens, Greece. Melissa devotes her spare time to her twin sons, her husband, her passion for writing, and her observations and ponderings of different peoples and cultures.