Each year, DesignIntelligence honors excellence in education and education administration by naming 30 exemplary professionals in these fields. The 2014 class of education role models was selected by DesignIntelligence staff with extensive input from thousands of design professionals, academic department heads, and students Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Demetrios Comodromos is admired as a top-notch role model for Rensselaer's students. A successful graduate of the program he now teaches for, he is a practicing designer, but also finds the time to teach and motivate the students. His materials and construction classes push students to always consider the reality of structure and limitations of the world, while encouraging their creativity and innovation in design.