Dr. Spiro Megremis
College of Dentistry
801 S. Paulina Street
  • Spiro
  • Megremis
  • MS, PhD
  • Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Biomaterials in Orthodontics

Biographic Summary

Dr. Spiro Megremis is the Director, Research and Standards of the Science Institute of the American Dental Association (ADA) and Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Biomaterials in Orthodontics, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry. Dr. Megremis has a BS and MS in mechanical and biomedical engineering (BME), respectively, from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, and a PhD in BME with a focus on biomaterials from North- western University, where he was a NIH/NIDCR Fellow.

He has over 20 years of research experience related to medical and dental materials and equipment. At the ADA, he leads scientists and engineers who perform general and applied dental re- search, including laboratory testing of dental materials and products using standard and novel test methods.

Dr. Megremis also serves as Convener, Chair, Vice-Chair and US expert  on various ASTM, ANSI/ADA, and ISO Medical and Dental Standards Groups.