Dennis Assanis Net Worth 2023, Salary, Age, Height, Career

Dennis Assanis net worth

Read about Dennis Assanis net worth, age, wife, children, height, family, parents, and salary as well as other information you need to know.


Dennis Assanis is a Greek academic administrator, scientist, engineer and author. He is the 28th president of the University of Delaware, a position he has held since June 6, 2016.

Early life

NameDennis Assanis
Net Worth$5 million
OccupationAcademic administrator, Scientist, Engineer, Author
Dennis Assanis net worth 2023

Dennis N. Assanis was born and raised in Athens, Greece, Assanis earned his bachelor’s degree in Marine Engineering from Newcastle University in England (1980). At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he earned three master’s degrees: Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (1982), Mechanical Engineering (1982) and Management (1986). Also at MIT, he earned a Ph.D. in Power and Propulsion (1985).


Dennis Assanis served as Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs at Stony Brook University, a position he held from 2011 to 2016. He also served as vice president for Brookhaven National Laboratory Affairs.

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Assanis was the Jon R. and Beverly S. Holt Professor of Engineering and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor at the University of Michigan, the Director of the University of Michigan Michigan Memorial Phoenix Energy Institute, the Founding Director of the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center for Clean Vehicles, and the Director of the University of Michigan Automotive Laboratory.

He was the Founding Director of the Automotive Engineering Program at the University of Michigan from 1996 to 2002, and the Department Chair of Mechanical Engineering from 2002 to 2007.

Dennis Assanis served as Director of the Automotive Research Center from 2002 to 2009, and the Founding Director of the General Motors-University of Michigan Collaborative Research Laboratory for Advanced Engine Systems from 2002 to 2011.

In 2008, Assanis was elected to the National Academy of Engineering, which cited his “scientific contributions to improving fuel economy and reducing emissions of internal combustion engines, and for promoting automotive engineering education.”

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In May 2022, President Joe Biden appointed Assanis to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He is one of the richest and most influential academic administrators in the United States. He stands at an appealing height of 1.83m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.


Dennis Assanis is happily married to his wife Eleni.

Dennis Assanis net worth

How much is Dennis Assanis worth? Dennis Assanis net worth is estimated at around $5 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as an academic administrator, scientist, engineer and author. Dennis Assanis’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $400,000 dollars annually.